Kanika Kapoor is an Indian singer. She is famous for her Hindi, Punjabi, and Party Songs. Kanika is also known for her marvelous style of singing and powerful voice. Kanika Kapoor was born in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, and completed her schooling from Loreto Convent Lucknow U.P. Kanika always aspired to pursue a career in singing.
Kanika Kapoor was born on 23 March 1978 in a Khatri family in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Her father Rajeev, Kapoor, and her mother, Poonam Kapoor.
Kanika Kapoor begins to study classical music under a famous musician Pandit Ganesh Prasad Mishra from Varanasi and was accompanied by him to classical concerts around India at the age of 12. In her childhood, She participated in many music contests at school.
At the age of 15, she did a ban with All India Radio and also inclusive bhajan singer Anup Jalota in his shows. She did her B.A. and then Masters in music from Bhatkhande Music Institute in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Then Kanika moved to Mumbai to pursue her music career. Her debut song is “Jugni Ji” singing in 2012.
Biography & Wiki
|Biography & Wiki|
|Real Name||Kanika Kapoor|
|Debut||Singles- Jugni Ji (2012)
Bollywood Playback- “Baby Doll” from the movie Ragini MMS 2 (2014)
|Language Known||Hindi & English|
|Date Of Birth||23 March 1978|
|Age (as in 2020)||42 years|
|Birthplace||Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh|
|Hometown||Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh|
|Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Leo|
|Height in Centimeters||165 cm|
|Height in meters||1.65 cm|
|Height in Inches||5′ 5″ inch|
|Weight in Kilograms||56 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||123 lbs|
|Figure Measurement (approx)||33-26-34|
|Shoe Size (approx)||7(US)|
|Family & Relatives|
|Affairs, Boyfriends and Marital Status|
|Marriage Date||Year 1997|
|Husband/Spouse||Dr. Raj Chandok (1997- 2012)|
|Education and School, College|
|Educational Qualification||B.A. & M.A. in Music from Bhatkhande Music Institute in Lucknow|
|School||Loreto Convent, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh|
|College||Bhatkhande Music Institute in Lucknow|
|Favorite Things and Like & Dislike|
|Favorite Actors||Bollywood- Hritik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan
Hollywood- Leonardo DiCaprio
Deepika Padukone, Bhumi Pednekar
Lata Mangeshkar, Udit Narayan, Alka Yagini, Justin Bieber
A.R. Rehman, Vishal- Shekhar, Shakira, Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber
Peter Dundas, Christian Laqua, Rohit Bal, Manish Malhotra
Non – Vegetarian
|Favorite Food||Aloo Paratha|
|Favorite Sweet||Kesar Jalebi|
|Hobbies||Doing Yoga, Shopping, Travelling|
|Favorite Holiday Destination||Not Known|
|Salary (approx)||Not Known|
|Net Worth (approx)||Not Known|
Kanika has a Stunning figure and she is 165 cm tall which is 5 feet 5 inches. Kanika Kapoor has a keen interest to maintain her body fitness her weight is 56 kg. She is very health conscious she always takes care of her looks and appearance. She visits the gym regularly and her figure measurement is 33-26-34 and she has attractive brown hair and Grey eyes.
Family Background and Relationship
Kanika was born on 23 March 1978 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. her father is Rajeev Kapoor runs his family business of electrical trading and mother is Poonam Kapoor runs a boutique. She has a brother Sasha. Kanika Kapoor was married to Raj Chandok an NRI businessman, in 1997 and She moved to London with her husband, she had three children, two daughters Ayana, Samara, and one son Yuvraj. Kanika separated from her husband in 2012 and moved back to her parents’ home in Lucknow Uttar Pradesh. The couple divorced in 2012.
Kanika Kapoor is a famous Bollywood singer. Nowadays, she resides in London for song recording and other music concerns Kanika moves to between India and England.
Kanika Kapoor sings Punjabi, English and Hindi songs. Her Bollywood journey started in 2012. Kanika Kapoor became the singing sensation of Bollywood from the songs “Baby Doll “ which she sang for the movie “Ragini MMS 2” and this song was picturized on “Sunny Leone.”
Her other hit song was “Chittiyaan Kalayiaan” for the film Roy which released in 2015. Kanika again became the voice of Sunny Leone as a playback singer female for the song ‘Desi Look‘ for the film ” Leela Leela” which became the popular number of the year. There are some of her famous songs include “Lovely”, “Kamlee”, “Beat Pe Booty”, and “Chhod Diya”, “Jugni Ji” many more. Kanika sang a welcome song “Hello Namstey” for PM Narendra Modi where “Modi Ji “was the guest of the honor of the ceremony to address the Indian community in England at Wembley Stadium (London), in 2015.
Awards and Achievements
Big Star Entertainment Award for Most Entertainment Female Singer for the song “Lovely” in 2014.
Filmfare Award & Stardust Award for the Best Female Playback Singer for “Baby Doll” in 2015.
Hindustan Times Most Stylish Awards for Most Stylish Music Personality in 2016.
IIFA Award for the Best Female Playback singer for “Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan” in 2016.
Music producer Dr. Zeus was not happy with Kanika as he was not credited as the producer of her debut song “Baby Doll Main Sone Di.”
Kapoor tested positive for COVID-19 during the coronavirus pandemic on 20 March 2020. Kanika returned to India from London on 09 March, whereupon she joins a party for her family and friends in Lucknow. Her father, Rajiv Kapoor, said she attended three parties, which Kanika Kapoor refusable. Kanika testing positive for COVID-19, and updates about it on Twitter; former chief minister of Rajasthan Vasundhara Raje spoke in a tweet that herself and her son had met Kapoor at a party, and later went in a voluntary quarantine till their reports came back as negative.
In the party, the question was attended by several prominent personalities, including the former chief minister of Rajasthan Vasundhara Raje, her son – incumbent MP Dushyant Singh, and Uttar Pradesh’s state minister of medical, and health Jai Pratap Singh.
Dushyant Singh later attended Parliament of India. The party has visited by a few diplomats, a domino effect leading to the quarantine of six Members of Parliament, the health minister of Uttar Pradesh Jai Pratap Singh, former chief minister of Rajasthan Vasundhara Raje, two top office holder, in the central government, three members of the legislative assembly of UP, and other bureaucratic elites went into self-quarantine on the same day when Kapoor made her test result public. Dushyant Singh later also met the President of India, as a result, Rashtrapati Bhawan canceled all plans and betrothal, of President of India indefinitely.
Contact and Social Media Information
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Kanika Kapoor at Twitter–@TheKanikakapoor
Lesser Known Facts About Kanika Kapoor
- Kanika Kapoor has an extended family of around 150 members living in Lucknow.
- She cannot speak Punjabi properly but singing a number of songs with Punjabi lyrics.
- Kanika Kapoor belongs to a family with roots in music. Her uncle Learnt music from the late Pandit Ganesh Mishraji and Kanika would often sit with them and practice music.
- After her marriage, She moved to the plush apartment in Central London at Mayfair but after divorce, she shifted to a small apartment in Knightsbridge, London.
- Kanika Kapoor came back to India with her children after her divorce but as her children were not able to adjust in the Indian environment, She goes back to London.
- She learned music at a very young age when she was only 11 years old, she got an opportunity to sing on the All India Radio (AIR).
- Kanika Kapoor had converted her garage into a studio, where she would sing and record in her house in the Lucknow.
- When Kanika was in Mumbai, She made an album with Lalit Sen But it never released.
- Besides singing, Kanika Kapoor is also a trained Kathak Dancer.
- Kanika Kapoor is a famous Indian playback singer who is known for some hit Bollywood numbers including “Baby Doll” and “Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan.”