Neha Kakkar is a popular and well known Bollywood playback singer who has sung various songs. She started her journey with a Television singing reality show Indian Idol 2. She is been active in singing industry since 2009. A part from singing Neha has seen on the panel of Judges of various reality shows. She is also popular with the name “Selfie Queen” among her Fans.
Neha Kakkar Biography, Wiki, Singer, Career, Youtube, Awards and Much More
Neha belongs to a Khatri Hindu Family from Rishikesh, Uttarakhand and bought up in Delhi India. She completed her Schooling from New Holy Public School, Uttam Nagar, Delhi and She was devoted to singer from her childhood days as she belongs to a singing family. She started her Singing Traning at the age of 4. Before coming to the industry her elder sister Sonu kakkar become famous in Bollywood industry. She sungs in two different languages such as Hindi and Punjabi. She has also sung Indian National anthem in her voice at Pro Kabaddi League along with Daler Mehndi and with a member of Indian Ocean band Rahul Ram.
|Full Name||Neha Kakkar|
|Famous as||Selfie Queen|
|Birthplace||Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India|
|Current City||Versova, Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 148 cm|
in meters- 1.48 m
in Feet Inches- 4’ 9”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 50 kg|
in Pounds- 110lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||36-28-36|
|School||New Holy Public School, Delhi|
|College||Did not Attend|
She is the younger daughter of Rishikesh and Niti Kakar. She also has two siblings Sonu Kakkar and Tony Kakkar. Both siblings are also active in the singing industry and are successful singers.
|Brother||Tony Kakkar (Elder Brother: Singer and Music composer)|
|Sister||Sonu Kakkar (Elder Sister: Singer)|
She started her journey at the age of 11 where she got selected for the Indian Idol Show. She appeared for the 1st time in the second season of Indian Idol in 2008. There she gained a lot of popularity and fame. In the same year, her debut album “Neha The Rock Star” was released which was composed by Meet Bros. Neha has never looked back after this breakthrough. In 2009, she made her Bollywood debut with the theme song from the film Blue.
She sung various song for Bollywood hit films such as Ramaiya Vastavaiya, Dangal, Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Simmba etc. She is currently one of the top Bollywood singers. In 2013, she achieved great success and sung the Bollywood movie song ‘Dhating Naach’ for the movie ‘Phata Poster Nikhla Hero’. After this achievement, she worked with popular singer Honey sing in the popular song ‘Sunny Sunny’ 2014. In this year she also appeared in ‘London Thumakda’ and she gave the voice for the song ‘Party Shoes’ of the Kolkata’s movie ‘Bindas’. In the same year, she appeared in Comedy nights with Kapil, Comedy Class (2015), Comedy Nights Bachao (2016), Kapil Sharma Show (2016). In 2017 she Judged the Singing Reality show Sa Re Ga Ma L’il Champs.
In 2016 she represented herself as a leading singer of contemporary Hindi cinema by critically and commercially successful Songs. She has also worked in Bengali movie where acted Mahiya Mahi and played her a stunning singing role in the song ‘Magic Mamoni. She has worked with various Bollywood actors.
|2020||Olamme||Street Dancer 3D||Hindi|
|2019||Fikar||Do Dooni Panj||Punjabi|
|2016||Saare Punjab Ne||Needhi Singh||Punjabi|
|2015||Khet||Oh Yaara Ainvayi Ainvayi Lut Gaya||Punjabi|
|2015||Magic Mamoni||Agnee 2||Bengali|
|2014||Desi Chhori||Yoddha: The Warrior||Bengali|
|2014||“Dhanak Dhanak||Ala Ela||Telugu|
|2010||Neeve Na Neeve Na||Kedi||Telugu|
|2010||Thamassu Title Song||Thamassu||Kannada|
|Favorite Food||Moong dal halwa, french fries, rasgulla, ragi chips etc|
|Favorite Actor||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Jacqueline Fernandez|
|Favourite Film||The Shaukeens|
|Favourite Musician||A R Rehman & Yo Yo Honey Singh|
|2020||15th Mirchi Music Awards||Mirchi Social Media Icon of the year||Won|
|2018||Brit Asia TV Music Awards||Bollywood Track of the Year||“Dilbar”||Satyameva Jayate||Won|
|2017||10th Mirchi Music Awards||Female Vocalist of The Year||“Badri Ki Dulhania”||Badrinath Ki Dulhania||Nominated|
|2017||Zee Rishtey Awards||Favourite Judge Award||Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs 2017||Won|
|2017||4th PTC Punjabi Music Awards||Best Duet Vocalist||“Patt Lainge” (Shared with Gippy Grewal)||Won|
|2016||3rd PTC Punjabi Music Awards||Best Duo / Group||Pyaar Te Jaguar (Shared with Harshit Tomar)||Nominated|
|2011||58th Filmfare Awards South||Best Female Playback Singer – Kannada||“Horage Haradide Thamassu”||Thamassu||Nominated|
- Neha Kakkar was born in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.
- She started her career as a contestant on the TV show Indian Idol Season 2.
- Neha’s father used to sell Samosas outside of Sonu Kakkar’s college.
- From the age of 4, Neha started learning music. She used to do Mata Ki Chowkis and Jagratas in childhood.
- She gained a lot of fame with her debut album Neha – The Rockstar composed by the Meet brothers.
- She has become one of the most followed Indian celebrities on social media.
- Neha has performed in more than 1000 live concerts till now, including her foreign tour in USA, Canada, UAE.
- Kakkar loves to take selfie, if you go to her social media account, you will get many selfie images of her.
- She is one of the Highest Paid Singers of India. She charges around 8 lakh rupees for a song and takes 30-40 lakh rupees for a concert during Navratri.