Kerala Blasters remain third in the ISL points table despite the 1-0 defeat.
The Kolkata side has never beaten the Blasters in five ISL meetings.
The 26-year-old midfielder has signed a 3.5-year deal with Kerala Blasters.
Kerala Blasters moved into third position in the points table with a 2-0 win.
The Blasters are currently in fourth place and a point behind FC Goa with two games in hand.
The visitors lost 1-3 and remain third in the ISL points table.
Mumbai City had crushed the Blasters 4-0 in their last ISL match.
Jorge Pereyra Diaz scored twice in a 4-0 victory for City.
Mumbai are yet to lose a game all season, sitting on a seven-match winning streak and one win away from breaking the ISL record for the most consecutive wins.
Blasters’ seventh win in their last eight games took them to 25 points from 12 outings.