Neha Kakkar is an Indian singer who is popularly known for her songs like Sunny Sunny, London Thumakda, Manali Trance, Pyaar Te Jaguar, Patt Lainge, Kala Chashma, Mile Ho Tum (Reprise), Main Tera Boyfriend, Chhote Chhote Peg, Oh Humsafar, Dilbar, Nikle Current, Aankh Maarey, etc.
She belongs to a Hindu family and was born to Rishikesh Kakkar (Father) and Niti Kakkar (Mother) on 6 June 1988 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India and was brought up in Delhi, India. Her elder sister, Sonu Kakkar and brother, Tony Kakkar are also singers.
She had an affair with actor, Himansh Kohli from 2014 to 2018.
Neha Kakkar did her schooling from New Holy Public School in New Delhi.
At the age of just four, she started singing. When she was in her eleventh standard, Neha participated in the season 2 of a singing reality show, Indian Idol. She has released a song “SRK Anthem” on YouTube about Bollywood star, Shah Rukh Khan which went on to be hit. In 2008, she released her first music album, Neha The Rock Star, which was composed by Meet Bros.
In 2008, Neha Kakkar participated in the reality show, Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar. In the same year, she made her Bollywood singing debut with the song, Hai Rama for film, Meerabai Not Out. In 2009, she sung the title track for Hindi TV serial, Na Aana Is Des Laado.
In 2010, Neha made her acting debut by playing the role of Sam in the Bollywood film, Isi Life Mein. In 2011, she participated in the comedy reality show, Comedy Circus Ke Taansen. After that, she made her appearance on the sets of Comedy Nights with Kapil in 2014, Comedy Classes in 2015, Comedy Nights Bachao in 2016, Comedy Nights Live in 2016, The Kapil Sharma Show in 2016, The Voice India Kids in 2017, and Super Dancer in 2017 & 2018.
Apart from Hindi films and TV serials, Neha Kakkar has also sung the songs for other language films like “Neeve Na Neeve Na” for Telugu film, Kedi (2010); “Nodu Baare” and “Thamassu title song” for Kannada film, Thamassu (2010); “Party Shoes” and “Remix Qawwali” for Bengali film, Bindaas (2014); “Desi Chhori” for Bengali film, Yoddha: The Warrior (2014); “Dhanak Dhanak” for Telugu film, Ala Ela (2014); “Magic Mamoni” for Bengali film, Agnee 2 (2015); “Patt Lainge” for Punjabi film, Desi Rockstar 2 (2016); and “Fikar” for Punjabi film, Do Dooni Panj (2019).
In 2017, she judged the singing reality show, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs. Neha also judged another reality show, Indian Idol in 2018.
She, along with Himansh Kohli featured in the music video, Oh Humsafar, sung by Neha Kakkar and Tony Kakkar.
She has also performed live at numerous stage shows.
PTC Punjabi Music Award for Best/ Duo Group for the song, Pyaar Te Jaguar
PTC Punjabi Music Best Duet Vocalist Award for the song, Patt Lainge
Zee Rishtey Award For Favourite Judge for the reality show, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa
Actor: Shah Rukh Khan
Neha Kakkar is 4’9” tall.
In February 2018, she bought a Mercedes GLS350 car.