Neha Kakkar

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Neha Kakkar
Born (1988-06-06) 6 June 1988 (age 26) [1]
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India[1]
Genres Bollywood Singer
Occupation(s) SingerComedian
Years active 2006 till now

Neha Kakkar is an Indian playback-singer.[2] She competed on the television reality show Indian Idol season 2 in 2006. In 2008, she launched the album Neha The Rock Star with music composed by Meet Brothers.[3] Since then she has been playback singer for few Bollywood numbers. In February 2012, she recorded a song about Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan (SRK), which became a hit on YouTube. The song later on became popular as "SRK Anthem".[4] She also came up with a single "Hanju" along with singer Meiyang Chang.[5]

She is brought up in Delhi and is sister of singer Sonu Kakkar.[2] She was a student of class 11 at New Holy Public School, Delhi when she participated in Indian Idol.[1]


Year Title Film / Album Co-singer(s) Notes
2008 Multiple songs Neha The Rock Star Album of 8 songs[3]
2009 "Bareilly Ke Bazzar Mein Remix" Jail
2009 "Blue (theme)"[2] Blue Blaaze, Raqeeb Alam, Sonu Kakkar, Jaspreet Jasz, Dilshad Khan
2009 "Hai Rama" Meerabai Not Out
2009 Title Track[6] Na Aana Is Des Laado Television series
2010 "Neeve Na Neeve Na" Kedi Arijit Singh Telugu Song
2011 "Woh Ek Pal" Not a Love Story
2012 "Second Hand Jawani"[2] Cocktail Miss Pooja, Nakash Aziz
2012 "SRK Anthem"[4] - -Solo- Single
2013 "Jaddu Ki Jhappi"[2] Ramaiya Vastavaiya Mika Singh
2013 "Dhating Naach"[7] Phata Poster Nikhla Hero Nakash Aziz
2014 "Hanju"[5] - Meiyang Chang Single
2014 "Sunny Sunny"[5] Yaariyan Yo Yo Honey Singh
2014 "London Thumukda"[8] Queen Labh Janjua, Sonu Kakkar
2014 "Party Shoes" Bindaas Shadaab Hashmi Bengali Song


  1. ^ a b c "Indian Idol profile - Neha Kakkar". Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Sen, Torsha (14 November 2013). "Feels great to be compared to Shakira: Neha Kakkar". New Delhi: Hindustan Times. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Tajdar Ahmad Khan (16 June 2008). "Rocking star?". The Hindu. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Former 'Idol' Neha Kakkar's Shah Rukh Khan Anthem a YouTube hit". IBN Live. 13 March 2012. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c "Big stars, small screens". The Telegraph. 26 January 2014. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  6. ^ Deepali Dhingra (22 April 2013). "Siblings on a song". Mid Day. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "A time to remember". Tribune India. 11 September 2013. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  8. ^ Joginder Tuteja (9 February 2014). "Review: Queen's music rocks". Retrieved 11 February 2014. 

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