Kanika Kapoor is a popular Indian singer well known for her Hindi, Punjabi, and Party songs. She is also known for her unique style of singing and powerful voice. She is best known for singing the hit Bollywood songs Baby doll and Chhitiyan kalaiyan. apart from singing, she is also a trained Kathak dancer.
Kanika Kapoor Wiki Bio Quick Facts :
|Date of Birth / Age :||21 August 1978, 42 Years (as in 2020)|
|Nick Name :||Kanika|
|Full Name :||Kanika Kapoor|
|Birthplace / Home Town :||Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign :||Leo|
|Religion / Caste :||Hinduism / Khatri|
Height, Weight and Physical Stats :
|Height :||165 Cm|
|Weight :||56 Kg|
|Body Measurement :||33-26-34|
|Eye Color :||Grey|
|Hair Color :||Brown|
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Family and Relatives :
|Father :||Rajeev Kapoor|
|Mother :||Poonam Kapoor|
|Marital Status :||Divorced (1997 – 2012)|
|Spouse / Husband :||Raj Chandok|
|Daughter(s) :||Aayana, Samara|
|Affairs :||Raj Chandok (Ex)|
Education and Career :
|Qualification :||BA and MA in Music|
|School :||Loreto Convent, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh|
|College / Universities :||Bhatkhande Music Institute, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh|
|Debut Film / TV / Party :||
|Net Worth :||$7 Million (approx)|
Contact and Social Media Profile :
|Email / Contact :||N/A|
|Address :||Knightsbridge, London|
Kanika Kapoor Favorites :
|Hobbies :||Doing Yoga, Shopping, Travelling|
|Food Habit / Favorite Food :||Non-vegetarian / Aloo Paratha, Jalebi, Chinese Cuisines|
|Favorite Actor :||Hrithik Roshan, Leonardo DiCaprio|
|Favorite Actress||Deepika Padukone|
|Favorite Singers :||Lata Mangeshkar, Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Justin Bieber|
|Favorite Musicians :||A R Rahman, Vishal Shekhar, Beyonce, Shakira, Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber|
|Favorite Lyricist :||Shabbir Ahmed|
|Favorite Designers :||Peter Dundas, Christian Laqua, Rohit Bal, Manish Malhotra|
|2014||Big Star Entertainment Award for Most Entertaining Female Singer for the song Lovely|
|2015||Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer for Baby Doll|
Some Known Facts about Kanika Kapoor :
- Does Kanika Kapoor smoke? : No
- Does Kanika Kapoor drink alcohol? : Not Known
- In Lucknow, Kanika has a large extended family.
- At the age of 12 she started learning classical music under musician Ganesh Prasad Mishra.
- She participated in many music competitions at school in her childhood.
- At her Lucknow house, Kanika had converted her garage into a studio, where she would sing and record.
- Anup Jalota was her father’s childhood friend, and he would often give her a chance to sing Bhajans in the breaks that he took during his performances.
- She then moved to Mumbai to pursue her music career. Anup Jalota introduced the 16 year old Kanika to Bollywood folk and helped here sign a three year contract with Universal Polygram.
- While in Mumbai, she made an album with Lalit Sen but it never released.
- Kanika met Raj Chandok at her cousin’s wedding in Khajuraho and she fell in love with him. The couple tied the knot in 1997 and moved to London.
- They have two daughters, Aayana and Samara and a son, Yuvraaj. All her kids have British citizenship.
- After a togetherness of around 15 years, the couple split up in 2010, due to some personal reasons. The couple got divorced in 2012.
- After her divorce, Kanika moved to India along with her children, however, since her children were not able to adjust in the Indian environment and were getting ill, she moved back to London.
- She also owns a house in Mumbai.
- Kanika Kapoor made her Singing debut in 2012 with the song Jugni Ji, featuring Dr. Zeus.
- In 2014, she began her Bollywood playback singing career with Baby doll for the film Ragini MMS 2. The song became widely popular and was critically acclaimed, and from there she never looks back.
- Now She is getting counted as the top female singers, and has all the happiness and stardom in life that any superstar wants.
- Currently, she lives in London, and for song recording and other music concerns she moves between India and England.
- In 2015, during Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s visit to the UK, Kanika Kapoor sang the welcome song.
- In 2016, she became the brand ambassador of Swiss Watch manufacturer 88 Rue du Rhone.
- In 2018, she performed for the second time in front of PM Narendra Modi, she sang the national anthem of India.
- According to Kanika, she cannot speak Punjabi properly despite singing a number of songs with Punjabi lyrics.
- In addition to singing, she runs her own fashion brand, Kanika Kapoor : House of Chikankari, to promote the art of embroidery and textile decoration.
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