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 (30 years old; age as in 2018) 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.
Neha Kakkar is approximately 5′ 0” tall and weighs 50 kg. She has brown eyes and black hair.
She visits the gym regularly.
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.”
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.
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.