Neha Kakkar Measurements Height Weight Bra Size Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more. Neha Kakkar Singh (born 6 June 1988), is an Indian playback singer. She is the younger sister of playback singer Sonu Kakkar. She began performing at a very early age at religious events. In 2005, she participated in the second season of the singing reality show, Indian Idol. She made her Bollywood debut as a chorus singer in the film Meerabai Not Out. She rose to prominence with the release of the dance track “Second Hand Jawaani” from Cocktail (2012), which was followed by several popular party songs, including “Sunny Sunny” from Yaariyan and “London Thumakda” from the 2014 soundtrack album Queen. Apart from playback singing, Kakkar has appeared in several music videos and as a judge on several television reality shows including “Indian Idol”.
In 2019, Kakkar was listed among the most-viewed female artists on YouTube with 4.2 billion views. In January 2021, she became the first Indian singer to win a YouTube Diamond Award.
She appeared in the India Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2017 and 2019. In December 2020, she appeared in the list of Asia’s 100 Digital Stars by Forbes.
Kakkar was born on 6 June 1988 in Rishikesh in the state of Uttar Pradesh (now Uttarakhand). In the early 1990s, Kakkar along with her family moved to Delhi, to try her luck in singing. Kakkar, at the age of four, started performing at local gatherings and religious event. In 2004, she moved to Mumbai along with her brother, Tony Kakkar. In 2006, at the age of eighteen, Kakkar auditioned for the second season of Indian Idol where she got eliminated early in the show.
Kakkar and actor Himansh Kohli were in a romantic relationship since 2014. In September 2018, they officially announced their relationship on national television and revealed that they will tie the knot soon. However, three months later, an Instagram post by Kakkar revealed that the couple broke up.
Kakkar met Punjabi musical artist Rohanpreet Singh in Chandigarh for the first time and they soon fell in love. On 24 October 2020, they got married in a Gurdwara in New Delhi.
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Kakkar is very active on social media platforms including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube page, where she interacts with her fans and regularly posts updates about her life. She is one of the most-followed Indian artists on Instagram. In October 2019, she received the Instagram trophy, celebrating the first Indian musician and the fifth Indian to reach the milestone.
In 2017, Kakkar was included in the list of 35 boldest entrepreneurs in India who are changing the game in various industries. The same year she appeared in the Forbes Celebrity 100, a list based on the income and popularity of India’s celebrities. She was listed at the sixty-fourth spot in 2017 and the twenty-ninth spot in 2019. In 2019, Kakkar was listed on position second among the most-viewed female artists on YouTube with 4.2 billion views worldwide.
In December 2020, she appeared in the list of Asia’s 100 Digital Stars by Forbes.
In December 2020, Neha launched an exclusive Masterclass for aspiring singers with FrontRow.
Neha Kakkar and her brother Tony Kakkar have been criticized and accused of ravaging and plagiarizing lyrics, visuals, and harmony from several Indian classics on multiple occasions. Several Indian classics and pop hits like Kavita Krishnamurti’s “Tu Cheez Badi Hai Mast Mast” and “Tip Tip Barsa Paani”, Shreya Ghoshal’s “Aashiq Banaya Aapne”, Falguni Pathak’s “Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi”, Lata Mangeshkar’s “Kaanta Laga”, Alka Yagnik’s “Chamma Chamma”, Poornima’s part of “Chalti Hai Kya 9 Se 12”, Payal Dev’s “Sawan Me Lag Gayi Aag”, and several others. Most recently she plagiarized a full theme and harmony of Indian classic singer Falguni Pathak’s “Maine Payal Hai Chhankai”(1999) and remade an inferior version of it named “O Sajna”. Even after several appeals and requests from the original playback singers and fans to stop remaking original cult classics, Kakkar does not seem to honor their requests and instead claims that nothing can stop her as she has now gained fame and success in recent post.
Her voice has been described several times in the media as “distinct”, “unique”, “chirpy”, “seductive” and “partially nasal”. She did not take any formal vocal training.
Kakkar admits that she has always looked up to her elder sister Sonu, as her singing inspiration and she “guides me on how to sing particular songs”. She named her brother Tony as a constant pillar of strength.
Awards and achievements
|2011||58th Filmfare Awards South||Best Female Playback Singer – Kannada||“Horage Haradide Thamassu”||Thamassu||Nominated|
|2016||3rd PTC Punjabi Music Awards||Best Duo / Group||“Pyaar Te Jaguar” (Shared with Harshit Tomar)||Nominated|
|2017||4th PTC Punjabi Music Awards||Best Duet Vocalist||“Patt Lainge” (Shared with Gippy Grewal)||Won|
|2017||10th Mirchi Music Awards||Female Vocalist of The Year||“Badri Ki Dulhania”||Badrinath Ki Dulhania||Nominated|
|2018||Brit Asia TV Music Awards||Bollywood Track of the Year||“Dilbar”||Satyameva Jayate||Won|
|2010||Isi Life Mein…!||Sam|
|2016||Tum Bin II||Herself||Special appearance in song Nachna Aaonda Nahin|
|2020||Jai Mummy Di||Herself||Special appearance in song Lamborghini|
|Ginny Weds Sunny||Herself||Special appearance in song Sawan Mein Lag Gayi Aag|
|2021||Tuesdays and Fridays||Herself||Special appearance in the song Phone Mein|
|2006||Indian Idol – Season 2||Contestant|
|2008||Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star – Season 1||Challenger|
|2011||Comedy Circus Ke Taansen||Various characters|
|2014||Comedy Nights with Kapil||Special appearance|
|2015||Comedy Classes||Special appearance|
|2016||Comedy Nights Bachao||Special appearance|
|2016||Comedy Nights Live||Special appearance|
|2017||The Voice India Kids||Special appearance|
|2017||Music Ki Pathshala||Guest Appearance|
|2017||Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs 2017||Judge|
|2018||Indian Idol – Season 10||Judge|
|2019||Indian Idol – Season 11||Judge|
|2019||Super Dancer||Special appearance|
|2019||Khatra Khatra Khatra||Special appearance|
|2020||Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs||Special appearance|
|2020||India’s Best Dancer||Promotion of song “Taaron Ke Sheher”|
|2020||Bigg Boss 14||Song Promotion With Tony Kakkar|
|2020||Indian Idol — Season 12||Judge|
|2021||Bigg Boss OTT||For interacting with the housemates with Neha Kakkar|
|Kaun Banega Crorepati||Guest|
|Sa Re Ga Ma Pa||Guest Appearance|