Neha Kakkar is a famous singer who has sung numerous popular songs. Being a contestant as well as a judge on the popular Indian reality TV show, Indian Idol, she has managed to carve a niche for herself. Let’s get into more details of Neha Kakkar’s personal and professional life.
Neha was born on 6 June 1988 (35 years old; age as of 2023) in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India and brought up in Delhi, India. She sings songs in two different languages like Hindi and Punjabi. She has sung the national anthem at Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) along with Daler Mehndi and with a member of Indian Ocean band Rahul Ram. Neha also competed in the season 2 of the Indian reality show, Indian Idol. Apparently, she has also been seen on the panel of judges in the season 10 of the same reality show.
Height (approx.): 5′ 0″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Family, Caste & Boyfriend
Neha Kakkar was born to Rishikesh Kakkar and Niti Kakkar in a Khatri family. Her sister, Sonu Kakkar, is also a singer and her brother, Tony Kakkar, is a music director.
Neha Kakkar was dating actor, Himansh Kohli. However, the couple broke up in 2018. After her break-up with him, she revealed about her state of depression through her Instagram stories and wrote, “Yes I am in Depression. Thanks to All the Negative people in the world. You’re successful in giving me the worst days of my life.” She also said, “bcz of One Person or two, it’s coz of the World who’s not letting me Live my personal life.”
Reportedly, Neha started dating Punjabi singer Rohanpreet Singh in 2020, and in October 2020, Neha and Rohanpreet Singh made their love official on social media.
On 21 October 2020, she shared a video clip of her Roka ceremony on Instagram.
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#NehuDaVyah Video releases Tomorrow 💝 till then here’s a small Gift for My NeHearts and #NehuPreet Lovers. Here’s Our Roka ceremony clip!! ♥️💃🏻😇 I Love @rohanpreetsingh and Family 😍🙌🏼 Thank you Mrs Kakkar and Mr. Kakkar Hehe.. I mean Mom Dad 🥰 Thank youu for throwing the best event 😍🙌🏼 My Outfit: @laxmishriali Make up & Hair: @ritikavatsmakeupandhair Jewellery: @indiatrend Bangles: @sonisapphire Styled by @ritzsony @styledose1 Rohu’s Outfit: @mayankchawla09 Video: @piyushmehraofficial
On 22 October 2020, she shared a photo of the day when Rohanpreet Singh had first proposed to her.
The duo tied the knot on Saturday, 24 October 2020, in a close-knit ceremony in Delhi.
Neha Kakkar did her schooling at New Holy Public School, Delhi. She started singing at the age of four. In 2006, she took part in the popular singing reality show Indian Idol Season 2 and was among the top 10 finalists. In 2008, she released her first album Neha – The Rock Star in which Meet Brothers gave music to her songs.
In 2009, she made her Bollywood debut with the theme song of the film “Blue.”
She made a guest appearance in various shows like Comedy Nights with Kapil (2014), Comedy Classes (2015), Comedy Nights Bachao (2016), Comedy Nights Live (2016), and The Kapil Sharma Show (2016).
In 2017, she judged the singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs.
In September 2022, several fans of Falguni Pathak criticized her for the remake of Pathak’s song ‘Maine Payal Hai Chhankai.’ Falguni Pathak also took to Instagram to share screenshots of her fans condemning Kakkar for her song titled ‘O Sajna.’ NDTV
According to reports, Neha Kakkar charges ₹ 1.5 lac per song.
- Her favourite film is “The Shaukeen.”
- Neha admires the musicians A.R.Rahman, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Bohemia, Nyvaan, and Shannon Donald.
- She launched her own app Official App for Neha Kakkar to connect with her fans.
- At the age of 4, she started singing bhajans and aartis at religious events.
- She has also sung a song SRK Anthem to dedicate Shah Rukh Khan.