Neha Kakkar is a popular Indian playback singer. She is famous among her fans as” Indian Shakira “and “Selfie Queen “. She is the sister of the Bollywood singer Sonu Kakkar and the music director Tony Kakkar. She has sung several hit songs in Hindi films. Apart from Hindi, she has also lent her voice to Bengali, Telugu & Punjabi films. Some of her hit songs include” Garmi “, “Saki Saki”,” Ankh Marey”,” Coca-Cola”,” Laal Ghagra “, “Mile Ho Tum Humko”,” Dilbar”, “Badrinath Ki Dhulhania” & Many More.
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Neha Kakkar Biography
Neha was born on 6 June 1988 in a Hindu family in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India. Her father, Jaynarayan Kakkar, used to sell samosas in Rishikesh to meet the day’s end. Her mother Niti Kakkar is a homemaker. Since childhood, she had a special interest in singing. In the early 90s, Kakkar’s family moved to Delhi, and Neha, therefore, tried her luck at singing.
Neha pursued her schooling at New Holy Public School, Delhi. There is no information available about her higher education. In 2004, she moved to Mumbai along with her brother, Tony Kakkar to fulfill her dream of becoming a rock star.
Neha Kakkar Movies And TV Shows
Neha started singing barely at the age of 4. In the year 2006, when she was a student of class 11, she got the opportunity to audition for a music reality TV show entitled “Indian Idol season 2”. Luckily, she got selected in the audition and, thereby, failed to pursue her higher studies. Though she could not win the show, her excellent singing charmed everybody. After the Indian Idol, she launched her debut album “Neha the Rockstar” in 2008(music by Meet Bros).
The same year, she won another TV reality show “Jo Jeeta wohi Superstar“.Meanwhile, she recorded a music album called “Romeo Juliet “composed by her brother Tony Kakkar. That year, she made her first Bollywood debut as a chorus singer in the song “Hai Rama” for the film “Meerabai Not out”.
The following year, she provided the chorus vocals for the theme song of “Blue” (2009), composed by A.R. Rahman. Afterward, she also sang the title track of the Hindi language soap opera “Na Aana Is Des Laado“.Then, she appeared in the role of a college student in Vidhi Kasliwal’s film “Isi Life Mein” in 2010.
Thereafter, she entered both the Kannada and Telugu music industries by performing tracks for Sandeep Chowta. She also lent her voice to the title track of the Kannada film” Thamasu”. Next, in 2011, she participated in “Comedy Circus ka Tanseen season 2″ with Kapil Sharma and Ali Asgar. The following year, the dance track “Second Hand Jawani” in collaboration with Pritam made her famous among the music listeners. In 2012, she released” SRK Anthem”, a homage to Shah Rukh Khan, the legendary Bollywood actor, on YouTube.
In 2013, the Central Board of Film Certification banned the item song “Botol Khol”, sung by Neha for its vulgar lyrics. In the meantime, she sang the song “Jadoo ki jhappi “for “Ramaiyya Vastavaiya“.
She next collaborated with Pritam for another item song “Dhating Nach” which she performed in conjunction with Nakash Aziz and Shefali Alvares. In 2014, she worked with YoYo Honey Singh for the film “Yaariyan”.
The same year, she performed alongside Amal Trivedi in ” London Thumkada“, a wedding song. Later, in 2015, she entertained her fans with many super hit songs such as “Ek Do Teen Chaar”, “Daru Peeke Dance”, “Tukur Tukur” etc.
In 2016, she performed the song” Mile Ho Tum Humko “for the film” Fever”. In addition to this, she contributed to the soundtrack of “Baar Baar Dekho” by performing the wedding song” Kaala Chasma”. Even she sang the epic Bhangra” Humne Pee Rakhi “for the film “Sanam Re”.
Kakkar’s first collaboration with Tanishk Bagchi resulted in her vocal appearance in several Bollywood songs including” Badri ki Dhulhania”, “Mein Tera Boyfriend”, “Na Na Na Na”, “Cheez Badi ” and so on. Up next, she also appeared as a judge in 2017 in the sixth season of “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’ll Champs“. The year came to an end with yet another super hit song “Mehbooba” from the film “Fukrey Returns”.
In 2018 & 2019 she beautifully presented some hit songs such as “Chhote Chhote Peg“”,Ashiq Banaye Apna”,”Dilbar”,” Ankh Marey”,” Dholida”, “Bhangra Da Sajda”,” Gali Gali “,”Coca Cola Tu “,”Saki Saki “,” Dhimee Dhimee” etc. In 2020 she appeared specially in the song “Lamborghini” and “Sawan Mein Lag Gayi Aag”. In the same year, she
glorified the seat of a judge in “Indian Idol Season 12″. In 2021, she appeared as a guest in many reality shows like “Superdancer”,” Kaun Banega Crorepati “, and “Saregamapa“.
Neha received several awards for her excellent singing in numerous films. In 2011, she got a nomination for the “58th Filmfare Awards” in the category of Best Female Playback Singer – Kanadda for the song “Horage Harudid”. In 2016 and 2017, she was also nominated for the “3rd PTC Music Awards” and the “10th Mirchi Music Awards” respectively. In 2017, she won the” 4th PTC Punjabi Music Awards” as best Duet Vocalist for the song “Patt Lainge”.
The next year, she also won the “Brit Asia Music Awards” in the category of Bollywood Track of the year for the song “Dilbar”, featured in the film “Satyamev Jayate”.
Neha Kakkar Husband
Neha and actor Himesh Kohli had been in a romantic relationship since 2004. But in 2018, an Instagram post of Kakkar revealed their breakup.
On October 24, 2020, Neha married Rohanpreet Singh, a Punjabi musical artist, in a Gurudwara in New Delhi.
Neha Kakkar Net Worth 2022
According to the sources, Neha has a net worth that is estimated at around 3.5 million USD (24.75 Crores INR). In movies, she charges a massive 8-10 lakhs per song.
Neha Kakkar Upcoming Movies 2022 & 2023
No information available.
|Date of Birth||6 June 1988|
|Age||31 Years (As in 2022)|
|Profession||Indian Playback Singer|
|Birth Place||Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India|
|Resident Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Husband Name||Rohanpreet Singh|
|Father Name||Jaynarayan Kakkar|
|Mother Name||Niti Kakkar|
|Height||5 feet 5 inches|
|Favourite Singer||Tony Kakkar|
|Favourite Actor||Sanjay Dutt|
|Favourite Actress||Priyanka Chopra|
|Favourite Food||Pani puri|