Neha Kakkar

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Neha Kakkar
Neha Kakkar at Filmcity.jpg
Neha Kakkar
Background information
Born (1988-06-06) 6 June 1988 (age 31)[1][2]
Rishikesh, Uttar Pradesh (Present day: Uttarakhand), India[3]
OriginIndia
GenresBollywood
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active2006 – present
Labels
Associated acts
WebsiteOfficial website

Neha Kakkar (born 6 June 1988) is an Indian singer.[4] She competed on season 2 of the television reality show Indian Idol in 2006 and was a judge on the tenth season of the same show i.e. Indian Idol 10.[3] She also appeared in Comedy Circus Ke Taansen in 2014 on Sony TV. She had judged a singing reality show on Zee TV named Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs.[5]

In 2008, she launched her first album, Neha-The Rock Star and the music was composed by Meet Bros.[6] She has worked in songs "Sunny Sunny" from movie Yaariyan, "Manali Trance" from movie The Shaukeens, "Aao Raja" with singer Yo Yo Honey Singh from movie Gabbar is Back, "Dhating Naach" from movie Phata Poster Nikala Hero, "London Thumakda" from movie Queen, "Dilbar" from movie Satyameva Jayate, "Hanju" (Album) with singer Meiyang Chang, and "Patt Lainge" (Album) with singer Gippy Grewal.[7]

Early life[edit]

Kakkar was born in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.[3] She is the younger sister of playback singer Sonu Kakkar.[8] One of her two brothers, Tony Kakkar, is also a singer.[9][10] Kakkar grew up in Delhi and studied at New Holy Public School, Uttam Nagar, New Delhi.[citation needed] When she participated in Indian Idol Season 2, she was a student of class 11.[citation needed] Kakkar was passionate about music since early childhood. She started singing when she was only four.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

She made debut with Indian Idol Season 2 as a contestant. After Indian Idol, she entered the music industry with the album ‘Neha The Rock Star’ composed by Meet Bros in 2008. In 2013, Kakkar was in the song ‘Dhating Naach’ for the movie ‘Phata Poster Nikhla Hero’. She was the female singer in the popular song ‘Sunny Sunny’ with Honey Singh in 2014 which gave her breakthrough. In the same year, Kakkar gave voice in the song ‘London Thumakda’. Then she gave the voice for the song ‘Party Shoes’ of the Kolkata's movie ’Bindass’.[citation needed]

Kakkar was the female voice in ‘Magic Mamoni’ of the Bengali movie where Mahiya Mahi acted. Her other works includes song ‘Car Mein Music Baja’, ‘Dilwale’ movie song ‘Tukur Tukur’, ‘Chitta Kukkad’ for the movie ‘Loveshhuda’, ‘Kala Chashma’ for the movie Baar Baar Dekho in 2016 for the song and song 'Dilbar Dilbar' in 2018 for the film Satyameva Jayate (2018 film), which was recreated by original song with same title from Sirf Tum and became chartbuster.

Personal life[edit]

Neha Kakkar and Himansh Kohli were in a relationship since 2014.[11] They broke up in late 2018.[12][13]

Awards[edit]

Year Category Song and film Result Ref.
2016 PTC Punjabi Music Award for Best/ Duo Group Pyaar Te Jaguar Winner [14]
2017 PTC Punjabi Music Best Duet Vocalist Award Paat Lainga Winner [15]
2017 Zee Rishtey Award For Favourite Judge Sa Re Ga Ma Pa (Reality Show) Winner [citation needed]
Mirchi Music Awards
2017 Female Vocalist of The Year "Badri Ki Dulhania" (Badrinath Ki Dulhania) Nominated [16]

Discography[edit]

Soundtrack albums[edit]

Year Movie Title Lyrics Music Co-Singer Length Ref
Hindi
2009 Blue "Blue Theme" Raqeeb Alam A.R. Rahman 3:55 [17]
Meerabai Not Out "Hai Rama" Soumik Sen Sandesh Shandilya Sukhwinder Singh 3:38
2011 Not a Love Story "Woh Ek Pal Chhina Kal" Shabbir Ahmed Sandeep Chowta Arjit Singh 3:17
2012 Cocktail "Second Hand Jawani" Amitabh Bhattacharya Pritam Miss Pooja, Nakash Aziz 4:03 [18]
2013 Prague "Botal Khol" Varun Grover Atif Afzal Adarsh Singh Rathore 3:33 [17]
Ramaiya Vastavaiya "Jadoo Ki Jhappi" Priya Saraiya Sachin-Jigar Mika Singh 3:37
Phata Poster Nikhla Hero "Dhating Nach" Irshad Kamil Pritam Nakash Aziz 3:10
2014 Yaariyan "Sunny Sunny" Yo Yo Honey Singh 4:03
Queen "London Thumakda" Anvita Dutt Amit Trivedi Labh Janjua, Sonu Kakkar 3:50 [19]
The Shaukeens "Manali Trance" Sahil Kaushal Yo Yo Honey Singh Lil Golu 3:23
2015 Ek Paheli Leela "Ek Do Teen Chaar" Tony Kakkar 3:13
Barkhaa "Naughty No 1" Sameer Anjan Amjad - Nadeem Amjad Khan 4:02
Kuch Kuch Locha Hai "Daaru Peeke Dance" Aishwarya Nigam 3:38
Gabbar Is Back "Aao Raja" Sahil Kaushal Yo Yo Honey Singh 4:01
Calendar Girls "We Will Rock the World" Kumaar Meet Bros Anjjan Meet Bros Anjjan, Khushboo Grewal 4:11
Hate Story 3 "Tu Isaq Mera" Earl Edgar 4:11
Charlie Kay Chakkar Mein "I Am Single" Harry Anand Harry Anand, AJ Singh 4:10
Dilwale "Tukur Tukur" Amitabh Bhattacharya Pritam Arijit Singh, Kanika Kapoor, Siddharth Mahadevan, Nakash Aziz 4:33 [20]
2016 Mastizaade "Dekhega Raja Trailer" Anand Raj Anand Nakash Aziz 3:48 [21]
Ki & Ka Pump It (The Workout Song)" Kumaar Meet Bros 03:59
Sanam Re "Humne Pee Rakhi Hai" Ikka Singh, Kumaar Epic Bhangra Jaz Dhami, Ikka Singh 3:45 [22]
"Akkad Bakkad" Badshah 3:13 [23]
Loveshhuda "Dono Ke Dono" Manoj Yadav Parichay 3:50 [24]
"Chitta Kukkad" Yuvraj Goel Parichay Gippy Grewal 3:38 [24]
Kapoor & Sons "Kar Gayi Chull" Badshah Badshah, Fazilpuria, Sukirti Kakar 3:07
Baaghi "Lets Talk About Love" Sabbir Khan Manj Musik Raftaar 3:21
One Night Stand "Do Peg Maar" Kumaar Tony Kakkar N/A 3:58
Baar Baar Dekho "Kala Chashma" Amrik Singh, Kumaar Prem Hardeep Amar Arshi, Badshah 3:07
Tum Bin 2 "Ki Kariye Nachna Aaonda Nahin" Jasbir Phullawalia Gourav Roshin Hardy Sandhu, Raftaar 3:57
Wajah Tum Ho "Maahi Ve" Kumaar Amit Gupta 6:05
Force 2 "O Janiya" N/A 4:22
Fever "Mili Ho Tum (Reprise)" Tony Kakkar 4:24
Dangal "Naina" Amitabh Bhattacharya Pritam N/A 3:47
Jugni "Joban Hai Shawa" Shellee Clinton Cerejo N/A 3:11
"Jugni (Unplugged)" 3:01
2017 Badrinath Ki Dulhania "Badri Ki Dulhania" Shabbir Ahmed Tanishk Bagchi Dev Negi, Ikka Singh, Monali Thakur 3:27
Machine "Cheez Badi" Anand Bakshi Udit Narayan 3:42
Raabta "Main Tera Boyfriend" Kumaar Sourav Roy, Meet Bros Arjit Singh, Roach Killa 4:36
Poster Boys "Kudiya Shehar Diyan" Shabbir Ahmed, Javed Akhtar Tanishk Bagchi Daler Mehndi 3:32
The Final Exit "Dum Maro Dum Maro" Amjad Nadeem Raftaar, Yasser Desai 3:33
Bhoomi "Trippy Trippy" Priya Saraiya Sachin-Jigar Benny Dayal, Badshah 3:34
Judwaa 2 "Chalti Hai Kya 9 Se 12" Dev Kohli Sandeep Shirodkar Dev Negi 4:21
"Oonchi Hai Building 2.0" Anu Malik 3:24
"Aa Toh Sahi" Sonu Saggu Meet Bros Meet Bros, Roach Killa 3:41
Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi "Meri Mehandi" Sanjay Chhel Lalit Pandit Shaan, Parthiv Gohil 5:22
"Maro Line" Aishwarya Nigam 3:57
Fukrey Returns "Mehbooba" Kumaar Prem-Hardeep Raftaar, Yasser Desai, Mohammed Rafi 2:59
2018 Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety "Chhote Chhote Peg" Yo Yo Honey Singh Honey Singh, Navraj Hans 3:24
Hate Story 4 "Aashiq Banaya Apne" Manoj Muntashir Tanishk Bagchi Himesh Reshammiya 3:42
"Mohabbat Nasha Hai" Kumaar Tony Kakkar 5:15
Veere Di Wedding "Bhangra Da Sajda" Gaurav Solanki Shashwat Sachdev Romy, Shashwat Sachdev 3:46
Fanney Khan "Halka Halka (Unplugged)" Irshad Kamil Amit Trivedi N/A 3:05
Satyameva Jayate "Dilbar" Shabbir Ahmed Tanishk Bagchi Dhvani Bhanushali, Ikka Singh 3:04
Loveyatri "Dholida" Udit Narayan, Palak Muchhal 3:36
Badhaai Ho "Morni Banke" Mellow D Guru Randhawa 3:18
"Nain Na Jodeen" Kumaar Rochak Kohli Ayushmann Khurrana 4:34
Baazaar "La La La" Bilal Saeed 3:07
Tina & Lolo "Tension Wali Raat" Arko Pravo Mukherjee Farhad Bhiwandiwala 3:54
K.G.F: Chapter 1 "Gali Gali" Anand Bakshi Tanishk Bagchi N/A 2:54
Simmba "Aankh Maarey" Shabbir Ahmed Mika Singh, Kumar Sanu 3:33
"Mera Wala Dance" Kumaar Lijo George-DJ Chetas Nakash Aziz 3:20
2019 Fraud Saiyyan "Chamma Chamma" Shabbir Ahmed Tanishk Bagchi Romy, Arun, Ikka Singh 3:16
Luka Chuppi "Coca Cola" Mellow D Tony Kakkar, Young Desi 2:59
De De Pyaar De "Hauli Hauli" Garry Sandhu 3:29
Student Of The Year 2 "The Hook Up Song" Kumaar Vishal-Shekhar Shekhar Ravjiani 3:33 [25]
Hume Tumse Pyaar Kitna “Humne Rait Pe” Sajan Agarwal Tony Kakkar 4:34
Jabariya Jodi "Ki Honda Pyaar" (Female Version) Raj Shekhar Vishal Mishra 5:22
Batla House "O Saki Saki" (Remake) Tanishk Bagchi 3:11
Punjabi
2015 Oh Yaara Ainvayi Ainvayi Lut Gaya "Khet" Happy Raikoti Jatinder Shah Jassi Gill 3:59
2016 Needhi Singh "Saare Punjab Ne" Gurnazar DJGK N/A 2:47
2017 Jindua "Beauty Parlor" Ikka Singh Jaidev Kumar Ikka Singh 3:32
2019 Do Dooni Panj "Fikar" Vinder Nathu Majra Badshah Rahat Fateh Ali Khan 3:58
Kannada
2010 Thamassu "Nodu Baare" Agni Shridhar Sandeep Chowta Master Saleem 5:37
"Thamassu Title Song" N/A 5:44
Telugu
2010 Kedi "Neeve Na Neeve Na" Chinni Charan Sandeep Chowta Arjit Singh 5:34
"Jaaniya Jaane" Sandeep Chowta N/A 5:02
2014 Ala Ela "Dhanak Dhanak" Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry Bheems Ceciroleo N/A 2:27
Bengali
2014 Bindaas "Party Shoes" Savvy Gupta Shadaab Hashmi 3:45
"Remix Qawwali" Nakash Aziz 4:00
Yoddha: The Warrior "Desi Chhori" Shadaab Hashmi 3:48
2015 Agnee 2 "Magic Mamoni" N/A 3:00

Singles/Album Songs[edit]

Year Title Co-Artist(s) Label Composer Single/Album Notes Length Ref
2013 "Hanju" Meiyang Chang Times Music Tony Kakkar Single Released 10 December 3:28 [7]
2014 "Johny Ho Dafaa" Tony Kakkar T-Series Released 20 December 2:41
2015 "Maa Tu Bata" Tony Kakkar Desi Music Factory Released 7 May 4:16
"Akhiyan"/Unplugged Bohemia Released 21 June 4:40
"Pyaar Te Jaguar" Harshit Tomar, JSL Singh 7Milestone Records JSL Singh Released 17 August 3:45
"Wedding Da Season" Mika Singh T-Series Amaal Malik Released 24 November 3:45
"Car Mein Music Baja" Tony Kakkar Desi Music Factory Tony Kakkar Released 14 December 4:20 [26]
2016 "Patt Lainge" Gippy Grewal Speed Records Dr Zeus Desi Rockstar 2 Released 5 January 4:10
"Bad Wali Feeling" Indeep Bakshi T-Series Indeep Bakshi Bad Wali Feeling Released 15 May 3:06
"Gal Ban Gayi" Yo Yo Honey Singh, Sukhbir Meet Bros Single Released 7 September 4:14
"Phone Mein Teri Photo" N/A Desi Music Factory Tony Kakkar Phone Mein Teri Photo Released 17 September 3:57
"Das Ki Karan" Falak Shabir Single Released 5 December 5:13
2017 "Ring" Solo T-Series Jatinder Jeetu Released 21 April 3:55 [27]
"Suroor" Bilal Saeed Desi Music Factory Bilal Saeed Released 3 November 4:09
2018 "Oh Humsafar" Tony Kakkar T-Series Tony Kakkar Released 6 April 5:30 [28]
"Mastang" Jassi Chhokar Deep Jandu Released on 21 June 3:40
"La La La" Arjun Kanungo Desi Music Factory Bilal Saeed Released 6 February 3:12 [29]
"Nikle Currant" Jassi Gill T-Series Sukh-E Released 11 October 3:32 [30]
"Zindagi Mil Jayegi" Tony Kakkar Desi Music Factory Tony Kakkar Released 22 October 5:31
"Baarish" N/A Bilal Saeed Released 31 October 2:38
"Dil Chahiye" Tony Kakkar Tony Kakkar Released 17 November 2:48
"Diliwaliye" Bilal Saeed Bilal Saeed Released 11 December 3:38
"Makhna" Yo Yo Honey Singh, Singhsta, Pinaki, Sean, Allistair T-Series Yo Yo Honey Singh Released 21 December 3:11 [31]
2019 "Tera Ghata" (Remake) Solo Aditya Dev Released 31 January 2:47 [32]
"Kuch Kuch" Tony Kakkar Desi Music Factory Tony Kakkar Released 4 February 3:14
"Sorry" Maninder butter Desi music factory

Filmography[edit]

As an actor[edit]

Year Film Role(s) Notes
2010 Isi Life Mein Sam

Television[edit]

As a contestant[edit]

Year Show Channel Result
2006 Indian Idol – Season 2 Sony TV Voted Out
2008 Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star – Season 1 Star Plus Challenger

As a judge[edit]

Year Show Channel
2017 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs 2017 Zee TV
2018 Indian Idol – Season 10 Sony TV
2019 Indian Idol-season 11 Sony TV

Special appearances[edit]

Year Show Channel
2014 Comedy Nights with Kapil Colors TV
2015 Comedy Classes Life OK
2016 Comedy Nights Bachao Colors TV
Comedy Nights Live
The Kapil Sharma Show Sony TV
2017 The Voice India Kids &TV
2019 Super Dancer Sony TV
2019 Khatra khatra khatra

Colors TV

References[edit]

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