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 30)[1][2]
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand[3]
OriginIndia
GenresBollywood
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active2006–present
Labels
Associated actsIraj Weeraratne
Websitehttps://www.nehakakkar.com

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 Lil 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 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 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 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 female voice in ‘Magic Mamoni’ of the Bengali movie where acted Mahiya Mahi. 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 have been 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]

Year Title Film / album Language Co-singer(s) Source
2009 "Baloo - Blue (theme)" Blue Hindi Blaaze, Raqeeb Alam, Sonu Kakkar, Jaspreet Jasz, Dilshad Khan [4]
"Hai Rama" Meerabai Not Out
Title Track Na Aana Is Des Laado [17]
2010 Neeve Na Neeve Na Kedi Telugu Arijit Singh
Nodu Baare Thamassu Kannada Master Saleem
Thamassu title song
2011 Woh Ek Pal Not a Love Story Hindi
2012 Second Hand Jawani Cocktail Miss Pooja, Nakash Aziz [4]
"SRK Anthem" -
"Satan" - Adarsh Singh Rathore
2013 "Botal khol" Prague Adarsh Singh Rathore [4]
Dhating Naach Phata Poster Nikhla Hero Nakash Aziz [18]
"Hanju" - Meiyang Chang [7]
2014 "Sunny Sunny" Yaariyan Hindi Yo Yo Honey Singh [7]
"London Thumakda" Queen Labh Janjua, Sonu Kakkar [19]
"Party Shoes" Bindaas Bengali Shadaab Hashmi
"Remix Qawwali" Nakash Aziz
"Desi Chhori" Yoddha: The Warrior Shadaab Hashmi
"Dhanak Dhanak" Ala Ela Telugu
"Manali Trance" The Shaukeens Hindi Honey Singh
"Johny Ho Dafaa" - Tony Kakkar
2015 "Ek Do Teen Chaar" Ek Paheli Leela Tony Kakkar
Naughty No 1 Barkhaa Amjad - Nadeem
Aao Raja Gabbar is Back Yo Yo Honey Singh
"Maa Tu Bata" - Tony Kakkar
"Akhiyan" - Bohemia and Tony Kakkar
"Akhiyan (Unplugged)" - Bohemia and Tony Kakkar
"Magic Mamoni" Agnee 2 Bengali
"Pyaar Te Jaguar" - Hindi Harshit Tomar, JSL Singh
"We Will Rock the World" Calendar Girls Meet Bros, Khushboo Grewal
"Tu Isaq Mera" Hate Story 3 Meet Bros, Earl Edgar
Wedding Da Season - Mika Singh
Car Mein Music Baja - Tony Kakkar [20]
Tukur Tukur Dilwale Arijit Singh, Kanika Kapoor, Siddharth Mahadevan, Nakash Aziz [21]
2016 Patt Lainge Desi Rockstar 2 Punjabi Gippy Grewal
Dekhega Raja Trailer Mastizaade Hindi Nakash Aziz [22]
Humne Pee Rakhi Hai Sanam Re Jaz Dhami, Ikka Singh [23]
Akkad Bakkad Badshah [24]
"Dono Ke Dono" Loveshhuda Parichay [25]
Chitta Kukkad Gippy Grewal [25]
"Kar Gayi Chull" Kapoor & Sons Badshah, Fazilpuria, Sukriti Kakar
"Let's Talk About Love" Baaghi Raftaar
"Do Peg Maar" One Night Stand
"Kala Chashma" Baar Baar Dekho
"Gal Ban Gayi" Single Meet Bros, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Sukhbir
"Phone Mein Teri Photo" Phone Mein Teri Photo
Ki Kariye Nachna Aaonda Nahin Tum Bin 2 Hardy Sandhu, Raftaar [26]
"Maahi Ve" Wajah Tum Ho Amit Gupta
"O Jaaniya" Force 2
Mile Ho Tum (Reprise) Fever (2016 film) Tony Kakkar
Das Ki Karan - Falak Shabir, Tony Kakkar
Naina Dangal Pritam
Nachna Single Iraj & Chingy, Yama Buddha & Tony T
2017 Badri Ki Dulhania (Title Track) Badrinath Ki Dulhania Dev Negi, Monali Thakur, Ikka Singh
Cheez Badi Machine Udit Narayan
Main Tera Boyfriend Raabta Arijit Singh
Kudiya Shehar Di Poster Boys Daler Mehndi
Trippy Trippy Bhoomi Badshah, Benny Dayal
Suroor Single Bilal Saeed
Mehbooba Fukrey Returns Raftaar, Yasser Desai, Mohammed Rafi
Chalti Hai Kya 9 Se 12 Judwaa 2 Dev Negi
Oonchi Hai Building 2.0 Anu Malik
Aa Toh Sahi Meet Bros
Meri Mehandi Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi Shaan, Parthiv Gohil
Maro Line Aishwarya Nigam
2018 Aashiq Banaya Aapne Hate Story 4 Himesh Reshammiya
Mohabbat Nasha Hai Tony Kakkar
Chhote Chhote Peg Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety Yo Yo Honey Singh
Bhangda Ta Sajda Veere Di Wedding Shashwat Sachdev
Oh Humsafar Single Tony Kakkar [27]
La La La Arjun Kanungo [28]
Dilbar Satyameva Jayate Dhvani Bhanushali, Ikka Singh
Dholida Loveyatri Udit Narayan, Palak Muchhal, Raja Hasan
Morni Banke Badhaai Ho Guru Randhawa
Nain Na Jode Ayushmann Khurrana
La La La Baazaar Bilal Saeed
Baarish Single
Nikle Current Jassi Gill
Zindagi Mil Jayegi Tony Kakkar
Dil Chahiye
Aankh Maarey Simmba Mika Singh, Kumar Sanu
Mera Wala Dance Nakash Aziz
Gali Gali (Hindi dubbed) K.G.F: Chapter 1 Solo
Tension Wali Raat Tina and Lolo Farhad Bhiwandiwala
Nikle Currant Single Jassi Gill
Diliwaliye Bilal Saeed
Makhna Yo Yo Honey Singh, Singhsta, Pinaki, Sean, Allistair
2019 Chamma Chamma Fraud Saiyyan Romy, Arun, Ikka
Fikar Do Dooni Panj Punjabi Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Tera Ghata (Remake) Single Hindi
Coca Cola Tu (remix) Luka Chuppi Hindi Tony Kakkar

As Actor[edit]

Television[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Naziya Alvi (19 June 2006). "Idol-finalist dejected after 'death'". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
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  25. ^ a b "Loveshhuda Songs, Download Loveshhuda Movie Songs For Free Online at". Saavn.com. 15 January 2016. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
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  28. ^ Karishma Upadhyay (13 May 2018). "Arjun Kanungo's high notes". The Telegraph (Calcutta). Retrieved 13 May 2018.

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