Kanika Kapoor

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Full Name Kanika Kapoor
Age 42 Years Old
Nick Name Kanika
Gender Female
Famous As Singer
Birth Date March 23, 1978
Birth Place Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

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Kanika Kapoor is an Indian singer. She is a former wife of Raj Chandok, an NRI businessman. She is one of the most renowned and popular playback singer of Bollywood having won Highly prestigious Awards like FilmFare Award, BIG Star Entertainment Awards and IIFA Awards in the music field. Recently, the most successful Female Singer of Bollywood Cinema world has made the hit headlines at many Newspapers of India and in the internet site after she was been tested positive for Covid-19, the world Wide epidemic disease of 2019-20. In March 2020 after returning from London, she attended few parties with Indian politicians and VIPs at Hotel Taj, Lucknow, against Government of India - Ministry of Health's home quarantine advisory against Coronavirus at the time. Subsequently, she was tested positive for Covid-19. A domino effect leads President of India to cancel his plans, and engagements indefinitely. A complaint was lodged against her for her negligence. Scroll down to know more about her biography, personal life, facts, parents, education and many more.

Famous For 

  • She is popularly known for her award-winning and Hit Bollywood music songs like  "Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan" for the film Roy (2015) and "Baby Doll" for the film Ragini MMS 2. 

Singer Kanika Kapoor Tested Positive For Coronavirus

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Early Life of Kanika Kapoor

Kanika Kapoor was born on 21 August 1981 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. She holds Indian nationality and belongs to her father, Rajeev Kapoor, who is a businessman, and her mother, Poonam Kapoor, is a boutique owner. She was born and brought up in a Khatri family from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh where she also studied music. At the age of 12, Kapoor started to study classical music under musician Pandit Ganesh Prasad Mishra from Varanasi and was accompanied by him to classical concerts around India. Kapoor participated in many music competitions at school in her childhood. She did her B.A. and then Masters in music from Bhatkhande Music Institute in Lucknow.

Career of Kanika Kapoor

  • After getting a divorce from her husband Raj in 2012, she relocated to Mumbai to become a Professional singer.
  • She began her musical journey and career by singing her debut song "Jugni Ji" (2012) was for a music video–which became a commercial success. In 2014, she began her Bollywood playback singing career with the song "Baby Doll" for the film Ragini MMS 2 which went viral and topped the Indian Music charts.
  • Kapoor subsequently earned widespread recognition and success for singing one of the Hindi cinema's top charted songs, including "Lovely" and "Kamlee" for the film Happy New Year (2014), "Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan" for the film Roy (2015), "Desi Look" for the film Ek Paheli Leela (2015), "Nachan Farrate" for the film All Is Well (2015), "Jugni Peeke Tight Hai" for the film Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon (2015), "Jab Chaye Tera Jadoo" for the film Main Aur Charles (2015), "Neendein Khul Jaati Hain" for the film Hate Story 3 (2015), "Premika" for the film Dilwale (2015), the later of these rank among one of the highest-grossing Bollywood film. The song "Da Da Dasse" from the film Udta Punjab (2016), earned her several Best Playback Singer awards and nominations-following which she sang the songs, "Hug Me" from Beiimaan Love (2016), "Luv Letter" from the film The Legend of Michael Mishra (2016) and "Beat Pe Booty" from the film A Flying Jatt (2016), all of which earned her further success.
  • She regularly arranges and takes part in live shows and concerts. In 2016, she paired up with various composers including Amit Trivedi, Raghav Sachar. In an interview, she said that she will now concentrate more on Sufi and classical tracks. She will also release her songs as singles.
  • In 2016, she was made the brand ambassador of Swiss Watch manufacturer 88 Rue du Rhone, an independent brand by Raymond Weil.
  • In 2019, she appeared as one of the judges of singing reality show The Voice (season 3).

Achievement and Awards of Kanika Kapoor

Brit Asia TV Music Award 

  • 2012 Best Single for the song "Jugni Ji"

Bollywood Record of the Year 

  • 2015 Best Female Act for "Lovely" from Happy New Year

Filmfare Awards 

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

21st Century Icon Awards

  • 2017 Inspirational Icon Award

IIFA Awards

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

Personal Life of Kanika Kapoor

At the time of writing, Kanika Kapoor is a married woman but has divorced now. She was married to Raj Chandok, an NRI businessman, in 1997 and moved to London with her husband with whom she had three children. She separated from her husband in 2010 after he cheated on her by making a relationship with another woman. Shortly after, Heartbroken Kanika moved back to her parent's home in Lucknow. The couple divorced in 2012.

Kanika Kapoor With Her Husband Raj Chandok

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Net worth of Kanika Kapoor

As of 2020, The net worth of Kanika Kapoor is estimated to be $7 million while her salary is under review. She earns her income through her music career in Bollywood. She also earns a hefty amount of money from her own fashion brand "Kanika Kapoor: House of Chikankari"  which was established to help the female artisans in Lucknow and from her endorsement deals and Concerts. She currently lives in her house in Lucknow city, India with her parents and grandparents.

Body Measurement of Kanika Kapoor

Kanika Kapoor is a beautiful woman with slim and hourglass-like body figure. She is 5 feet 5 inch tall and weighs 56 kg. Her Bust size is 33 inch, waist size is 26 inch and Hip size is 34 inches. Her shoe size is 7(US) and Dress size is 4(US). Her eye color is Grey and hair color is Dark Brown.