Neha Kakkar, a famous Indian playback singer who has sung numerous peppy numbers, was born on 6 June 1988 in Rishikesh. Last seen as a judge on the Season 10 of the popular Indian reality TV show, Indian Idol, she was also a contestant of the same show in season 2. Brought up in Delhi, she sings songs both in Punjabi and Hindi.
Born in a Khatri family, she also has a sister (Sonu Kakkar) who is a singer and a brother (Tony Kakkar) who is a music director. Neha Kakkar dated Himansh Kohli till 2018 after which they broke up.
|Real Name||Neha Kakkar|
|Date Of Birth||6 June 1988|
|Educational Qualification||Not Know|
|School||New Holy Public School, New Delhi|
|Debut||TV- Indian Idol Session 2 (2005-2006)|
Singing- Baloo – blue theme’ (2009) Film Blue
Film- Isi Life Main (2010)
|Height (approx)||in centimetres- 148 cm|
in meter- 1.48 m
in feet & inches- 4’9”
|Weight (approx)||in Kilogram- 46 kg|
in pounds- 101 lbs
Family, Siblings, Relationship
|Marriage Date||24 October 2020|
|Family||Father- Rishikesh kakkar|
Mother- Niti Kakkaer
|Siblings||Sisters- Sonu kakkar (Singer)|
Brother- Tony kakkar (music Director)
|Ex-Boyfriend||Himansh Kohli (Actor)|
A popular Indian playback singer, she identifies herself as a leading singer of critical chartbuster songs and party songs. She started her career in Bollywood as one of the highest-paid singers and is popular for her peppy numbers like ‘Second Hand Jawani‘, ‘Sunny Sunny‘, ‘Ao Raja‘, and other party songs. She has also given the national anthem for PKL (Pro Kabaddi League) along with Rahul Ram. She made her debut in singing with ‘Baloo – blue theme‘ in 2009 for the film Blue. Before entering the Bollywood industry, she was a contestant in the 2nd season of Indian Idol from where she had got eliminated early. Her song ‘Mile Ho Tum‘ from Fever topped as the most-watched Bollywood song video on Youtube.
- 58th Filmfare Awards South- Nomination for ‘Best Female Playback Singer (Kannada)’ for the song ‘Horage Haradide Thamassu‘ – film Thamassu in 2011
- 3rd PTC Punjabi Music Awards – Nomination for “Best Duo / Group” shared with Harshit Tomar for the song ‘Pyaar Te Jaguar‘ in 2016
- 10th Mirchi Music Awards – Nomination for ‘Female Vocalist of The Year‘ for the song ‘Badri Ki Dulhania‘ for the film ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania‘ in 2017
- 4th PTC Punjabi Music Awards – Won the award of ‘Best Duet Vocalist’ shared with Gippy Grewal for the song ‘Patt Lainge’ in 2017
- Zee Rishtey Awards – Won ‘Favourite Judge Award’ for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs 2017 shared with Himesh Reshammiya and Javed Ali in 2017.
- 15th Mirchi Music Awards – Won Mirchi Social Media Icon of the year in 2020
|Favourite Food||Mexican & Italian|
|Favourite Singer||Arijit Singh, Shreya Ghosal, Lata Mangeshkar, Bohemia, Sunidhi Chauhan, Nyvaan, Shannon Donald, Arman malik|
|Favourite Song||Tujhse Naraaz Nahi Zindagi|
|Favourite Musicians||Pritam, A.R. Rahman, Vishal-Shekhar, Amit Trivedi, Mithoon, Amal Maalik, Tony Kakkar|
|Favourite Actor||SRK, Govinda, Akshay Kumar|
|Favourite Actress||Deepika Padukone, Jacqueline Fernandez|
|Salary (approx)||1.5 Lacs per song|
|Net worth (approx)||3.5 million USD|
Most Popular Songs of Naha kakkar
|O Saki Saki||2019|
|Tu Chiz Badi Hai Mast||2017|
|Badri Ki Dulhania||2017|
|Khuda Bhi Jab||2017|
|Gal Ban Gayi||2016|
|Humne Pee Rakhi Hai||2016|
|Mile Ho Tum||2016|
- She started singing bhajans and aarti when she was 4.
- She doesn’t smoke or drink habitually.
- Her net worth is 3.5 million USD.
- She is a Gemini and is fond of traveling, gym, and shopping.
- Post her split with her long-term boyfriend Himansh Kohli in Dec 2018; she took to her Instagram handle to reveal about her depression.