Name – Neha Kakkar
Nickname – Neha, Selfie Queen
Occupation – playback singer, model and dancer
Height – 4 feet 9 inches
Citizenship – Indian
Religion – Hindu
Favorite Actor Bollywood – Shahrukh Khan
Favorite Actress Bollywood – Jacqueline Fernandez
Favorite Musician – A. R. Rahman
Neha Kakkar, a name in the world of music whose melodious voice and songs are liked not only in India but in the whole world. Neha Kakkar is considered one of the finest singers of Bollywood. Whatever she has achieved today is the result of hard work and genuine passion. Neha Kakkar, who played the magic of her voice, has performed super hit songs in many films, including the songs ‘Kar Gayi Chool’, ‘Sanam Re’, ‘Mahi Ve’, ‘Cheese Badi Hai Mast’ ‘Badri Ki Dulhania’ there are many such songs which proved to be super hit at the box office. Perhaps this is why they she is called playback singer.
Neha Kakkar was born on 6 June 1988 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand state of India. Her father’s name is Jayanarayan Kakkar, who works in an NGO and mother’s name is Niti Kakkar, she is a housewife. Neha Kakkar’s brother’s name is Tony Kakkar, who is a music director. Tony has composed music in Creature 3D, Paraguay, and Hanju, and his sister’s name is Sonu Kakkar, also a singer.
In childhood, Neha started singing bhajans and aarti in the temples when she was 4 years old. Early in childhood, Neha Kakkar shifted to Delhi with her family and completed her schooling from New Holy Public School in Delhi. As Neha Kakkar grew older, her voice became even more melodious.
When Neha Kakkar was in Class 11, she participated in Indian Idol Season 2 in the year 2006, but she could not win the show. Even though she lost the show, she became popular among people. Gradually people started getting to know Neha Kakkar. But till now she could not achieve the position that is the dream of every singer. Time passed slowly, and over time Neha started to work harder.
In 2008 Neha made her singing debut with the album Neha, The Rock Star, composed by Meet Brothers. And this album took Neha Kakkar’s name to a large extent among the people. And her popularity attracted the attention of many Bollywood music directors.
In addition to singing, Neha Kakkar is also very fond of dance and modeling. When she performs on stage, she keeps entertaining people with her dancing along with the song. She has done over 1000 live shows. Neha loves Sufi tracks so much that she likes Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and she also likes Sonu Nigam for her versatility. Neha Kakkar is fondly called Selfie Queen. The number of people who like Neha Kakkar on social media is also not less. The Bollywood super singer has 19.5 million followers on Instagram and more than 14 million fans on Facebook. Not only this, the number of followers of Neha on Twitter is close to 7 lakhs.
When she shared the picture of her house and got emotional:
Neha Kakkar, who used to live in a one-room house 12 years ago, wrote on her Instagram account – ‘This is the bungalow that is now ours, and the other house is Rishikesh where I was born. In that house, we used to stay in the same room. There my mother kept a table, which was our kitchen. That house, too, was not our own. We used to pay for that. Today whenever I see my bungalow in this city, I always get emotional.’
Along with singing, Neha is also very active on TV. Neha is currently a judge on Zee TV’s show Saregamapa Little Champs Season Six and Indian Idol 10, 11, which is a significant achievement for Neha. The journey from a contestant to a judge must have been very difficult. In this show, Neha shared a touching story about her father, in which she told how her father struggled for his livelihood. She said that she would never forget that her father used to sell samosas outside her sister, Sonu’s college, and her sister’s friend used to tease Sonu.
- Zee Rishtey Awards – 2017
- Favorite Judge Award – Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs
- Mirchi Music Awards – 2020
- Mirchi Social Media Icon Zee Cine Awards – 2019
- Viewer’s Choice Song of the Year – Simmba
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