Birth Name: Kim A. Thayil
Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 4, 1960
Ethnicity: Malayali Indian
Kim Thayil is an American musician. He is the lead guitarist of the Seattle-based rock band Soundgarden. His parents are from the state of Kerala in India, with Malayali ancestry. His father is named Boniface Thayil.
Other members of Soundgarden include or have included Matt Cameron, Chris Cornell, Jason Everman, Ben Shepherd, Scott Sundquist, and Hiro Yamamoto.
His last name is a Malayali last name: https://forebears.io/surnames/thayil
He’s on Wikipedia’s category of Malayali Americans: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:American_people_of_Malayali_descent
Change the ethnicity from “Indian” to “Malayali” or “Malayali Indian”
His father is named Boniface Thayil.