Kanika Kapoor Biography, Age, Husband, Family, Height, & More

Kanika Kapoor is a famous singer from India. She’s known for her songs like “Baby Doll” and “Chhitiyan Kalaiyan” in Bollywood. She’s a big star in India because of her singing. Kanika Kapoor became really famous after singing “Baby Doll” for the movie Ragini MMS 2. Even though she’s just starting her career, she has achieved a lot. She’s considered one of the top singers in India’s film industry. Kanika Kapoor is a unique talent in Bollywood. She studied Music for her MA at Bhatkhande Music Institute in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. In March 2020, she made news when she tested positive for coronavirus after coming back from London in India.

Kanika Kapoor Biography

Kanika Kapoor, also called Kanika, is a singer, music composer, and playback singer from India. Currently living in London, she travels between India and England for recording songs and other music-related work. With her incredible voice, she has captivated audiences and gained immense fame in a remarkably short time. Known for her unique singing style and strong voice, she’s famous for songs like “Baby Doll” and “Chhitiyan Kalaiyan” in Bollywood. Born to businessman Rajeev Kapoor and boutique owner Poonam Kapoor, she’s not only a singer but has also served as a judge on the singing reality show “Om Shanti Om”. However, in March 2020, upon returning from London, she attended several parties at Hotel Taj, Lucknow, with Indian politicians and VIPs, despite the Ministry of Health’s advice for home quarantine due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

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Kanika Kapoor Picture

Personal Information

Real Name Kanika Kapoor
Nickname AKA Kanika
DOB (Date of Birth) 21 August 1978 (Monday)
Age (as of 2023) 45 Years
Birth Place Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac Sign Leo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Religion Hinduism

Education/Qualifications

School Loreto Convent, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
College/ University Bhatkhande Music Institute, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Education Qualifications BA & MA in Music from Bhatkhande Music Institute in Lucknow

Physical Stats

Height

Feet & Inches 5′ 5″
Meter 1.65 m
Centimeters 165 cm
Eye Color Grey
Hair Color Brown
Figure Measurements 33-26-34

Family Information

Father Name Rajeev Kapoor (Runs his family business of electrical trading)
Mother Name Poonam Kapoor (runs a boutique)
Siblings Brother- Sasha (Elder, owns a company in London)
Marital Status Married
Husband First Husband- Dr. Raj Chandok (m. 1997; div. 2012), Second Husband- Gautam Hathiramani (NRI businessman) (m. 20 May 2022 – present)
Children Daughter(s)- Aayana, Samara
Son- Yuvraaj

Affairs

Boyfriend Raj Chandok

Profession

Profession Singer
Net Worth $7 Million in 2023 or INR 57 Crores

Favorites

Color Yellow and Blue
Food Aloo Paratha
Drink Assam Tea
Actor/Actress Deepika Padukone, Hrithik Roshan, Leonardo DiCaprio
Songs Papa Meri Jaan (From “ANIMAL”)
Movies Veer-Zaara
Hobbies Doing Yoga, Shopping, Travelling
Kanika Kapoor Young Age Picture
Kanika Kapoor Young Age Picture
Kanika Kapoor With her First Husband Picture
Kanika Kapoor With her First Husband Picture
Kanika Kapoor With her Second Husband Picture
Kanika Kapoor With her Second Husband Picture
Kanika Kapoor With her Children Picture
Kanika Kapoor With her Children Picture
Kanika Kapoor With her Father Picture
Kanika Kapoor With her Father Picture
Kanika Kapoor With her Mother Picture
Kanika Kapoor With her Mother Picture
Kanika Kapoor With her Brother Picture
Kanika Kapoor With her Brother Picture
Kanika Kapoor With her Boyfriend Picture
Kanika Kapoor With her Boyfriend Picture

Family

Kanika Kapoor comes from a Hindu Khatri Family. Her dad, Rajeev Kapoor, works in business, while her mom, Poonam Kapoor, owns a boutique. She has an older brother named Shasha, who runs a company in London.

Age

Kanika Kapoor was born in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, on August 21, 1978. She is currently 45 years old.

Education

Kanika went to Loreto Convent School in Lucknow. Later, she studied music at Bhatkhande Music Institute in Uttar Pradesh, earning her B.A. and M.A. degrees. Her music journey began early under the guidance of Pandit Ganesh Prasad Mishra.

Height and Weight

He stands at 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 56 kilograms.

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Husband and Children

Kanika met Dr. Raj Chandok, who happened to be her cousin’s best friend, at a wedding in Khajuraho. They fell in love and got married in 1997, eventually settling in London. Their family grew with two daughters, Aayana and Samara, and a son named Yuvraaj. However, after being together for about 15 years, their relationship ended in 2010 due to Kanika discovering her husband’s infidelity. They officially divorced in 2012. Later, on May 20, 2022, she married NRI businessman Gautam Hathiram Ani.

 Career

Kanika Kapoor began her singing career in 2012 with “Jugni Ji,” a remix of the Pakistani Sufi song “Alif Allah.” This track, initially sung by Arif Lohar and Meesha Shafi on Coke Studio Pakistan, became a massive hit shortly after its release. Her success with “Jugni Ji” caught the attention of Meet Bros Anjjan, leading her to sing “Baby Doll” for the Bollywood movie Ragini MMS 2 in 2014, marking her debut in the industry.

Her rendition in “Baby Doll” garnered critical acclaim, earning her accolades like the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer. Following this success, she lent her voice to hit songs such as “Lovely,” “Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan,” “Nachan Farrate,” “Jugni Peeke Tight Hai,” “Jab Chaye Tera Jadoo,” and “Beat Pe Booty.”

During the same year, she toured North America as part of “SLAM! The Tour,” performing alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone. Her career milestones continued in 2018 when she sang the Indian national anthem in front of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In September 2023, Kanika received the Special Award for Contribution to Music at the Asian Achievers Awards in London, an event organized by the global advisory firm EPG.

Net Worth

In 2023, it’s estimated that Kanika Kapoor has a net worth of about $7 million or around 57 crores in Indian Rupees.

Discography List

Film/Album Composer(s) Song(s) Year
Alif Allah Dr. Zeus “Jugni Ji” 2012
Ragini MMS 2 Meet Bros Anjjan “Baby Doll” 2014
“Baby Doll (Remix Version)  
Happy New Year Dr. Zeus, Vishal–Shekhar “Lovely”  
“Kamlee”  
Roy Meet Bros Anjjan “Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan” 2015
Meet Bros Anjjan
(Remix by: MBA feat. DJ Shilpi)
Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan (MBA Swag)  
Meet Bros Anjjan
(Remix by: Kuwar Virk)
“Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan (Remix)”  
NH10 Sanjeev–Darshan “Chhil Gaye Naina”  
Ek Paheli Leela Dr. Zeus “Desi Look”  
Dr. Zeus
(Remix by: DJ Chetas)
“Desi Look (Remix)”  
Ten Cricket Project Alesso “We Could Be Heroes” (Recreated Song)  
All Is Well Meet Bros “Nachan Farrate”  
“Nachan Farrate (MB Swag)  
Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon Amjad Nadeem “Jugni Peeke Tight Hai (Version 1)”  
The Big Indian Wedding Kanika Kapoor “Teddy Bear”  
Main Aur Charles Sanjeev-Darshan “Jab Chaye Tera Jadoo”  
Hate Story 3 Meet Bros “Neendein Khul Jaati Hain”  
Super Girl From China Kanika Kapoor “Super Girl From China”  
Dilwale Pritam “Premika”  
“Tukur Tukur”  
Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3 Sajid–Wajid “Jawaani Le Doobi” 2016
Teraa Surroor Himesh Reshammiya Ishq Samundar (Reloaded) (Originally composed by Anand Raj Anand)  
Udta Punjab Amit Trivedi “Da Da Dasse”  
Do Lafzon Ki Kahani Arjuna Harjai “Ankhiyaan”  
Beiimaan Love Raghav Sachar “Hug Me”  
Great Grand Masti Sanjeev–Darshan “Teri Kamar Ko”  
The Legend of Michael Mishra Meet Bros “Luv Letter”  
A Flying Jatt Sachin–Jigar “Beat Pe Booty  
Jaguar S. S. Thaman “Selfie”  
Rokto Akassh “Dana Kata Pori”  
Tutak Tutak Tutiya Raaj Ashoo “Tutak Tutak Tutiya” (Title Song)  
Munna Michael Meet Bros “Shake Karaan” 2017
Resham Da Rumaal Band of Brothers “Resham Da Rumaal”  
T-Series Mixtape Abhijit Vaghani” “Ambarsariya/Suit Suit”  
Pieces Of Me Tigerstyle “Kurti Mal Mal Di”  
Tera Intezaar Raaj Aashoo Abhagi Piya Ki  
T-Series Mixtape Punjabi Abhijit Vaghani “Marjaani/Lovely”  
Ba Baa Black Sheep Gourov-Roshin, Shaan “Galla Goriyaa/Aaja Soniye” 2018
Nachdi Firangi Meet Bros “Nachdi Firangi”  
Pretty Girl Kanika Kapoor “Pretty Girl”  
Cheater Mohan “Cheater Mohan”  
Thade Rahiyo Meet Bros “Thade Rahiyo”  
Baazaar Kanika Kapoor “Chodd Diya”  
“Chodd Doya (unplugged)”  
T-Series Electro Folk Aditya Dev “Genda Phool” 2019
Hume Tumse Pyaar Kitna Raaj Aashoo & DJ Emenes (MIB), Vicky & Hardik “Manmohini”  
T-Series Mixtape Punjabi 2 Abhijit Vaghani “Roi Na/Maahi Ve”  
Ragini MMS: Returns 2 Meet Bros “Hello Ji” 2019
Hello Charlie Kanika Kapoor “Soneya Ve” 2021
Pushpa: The Rise (D) Devi Sri Prasad “Oo Bolega Ya Oo Oo Bolega”  
Bholaa Ravi Basrur “Pan Dukaniya” 2023

Awards List

Brit Asia TV Music Awards

  • 2012 Best Single for “Jugni Ji”, with Dr Zeus
  • 2012 Best Female Act
  • 2014 Best Female Act
  • 2015 Bollywood Record of the Year for “Lovely” with Dr Zeus
  • 2015 Best Bollywood Act
  • 2015 Best Female Act

BIG Star Entertainment Awards

  • 2014 Most Entertaining Female Singer for “Lovely” from Happy New Year

Filmfare Awards

  • 2015 Best Female Playback Singer for “Baby Doll” from Ragini MMS 2

IIFA Awards

  • 2015 Best Female Playback Singer for “Baby Doll” from Ragini MMS 2
  • 2016 Best Female Playback Singer for “Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan” from Roy

Mirchi Music Awards

  • 2014 Nominated: Female Vocalist of The Year for “Baby Doll” from Ragini MMS 2
  • 2014 Nominated: Upcoming Female Vocalist of The Year for “Baby Doll” from Ragini MMS 2

Screen Awards

  • 2015 Nominated: Best Female Playback Singer for “Baby Doll” from Ragini MMS 2

Stardust Awards

  • 2014 Best Playback Singer – Female for “Baby Doll” from Ragini MMS 2

Star Guild Awards

  • 2015 Best Female Playback Singer for “Baby Doll” from Ragini MMS 2

Producers Guild Film Awards

  • 2016 Best Female Playback Singer for “Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan” from Roy

Global Indian Music Academy Awards

  • 2016 Best Female Playback Singer for “Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan” from Roy

Asian Achievers Awards

  • 2023 Special Award for Contribution to Music

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