Birthday Special: A tremendous journey of singing superstar 'Neha Kakkar'
Bollywood’s Singer Neha Kakkar turns a year older today. The singer, who stepped into Bollywood from the singing reality show Indian Idol, won the hearts of people with her wonderful voice. She is known for experimenting with her style and image.Her journey from "Indian Idol" to "Aankh Marey" is tremendous.
Kakkar was born on 6 June 1988 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. She is the younger sister of playback singer Sonu Kakkar and singer-composer Tony Kakkar. During the early days, her father, Rishikesh Kakkar used to sell samosa outside a college for a living while her mother Niti Kakkar was a homemaker.
Breakthrough with Cocktail:
She had a single Bollywood release in 2011, Sandeep Chowta-composed "Woh Ek Pal", performed alongside Arijit Dutta, which lacked the needed coverage from the music listeners.
She then made an appearance in the second season of Comedy Circus Ke Taansen alongside Kapil Sharma and Ali Asgar which she considered an "amazing experience" where the "atmosphere on the sets was positive and the jokes had us all cracking up. I particularly enjoyed it since I am bubbly and always smiling".
The following year, her collaboration with Pritam for the dance track "Second Hand Jawani" from Cocktail proved to be a major breakthrough for Kakkar. The song went to become popular among the music listeners, though it received mixed to negative reviews from critics, calling it a "distraction amidst rest of the album".
Besides, she got a "tremendous response" for her "Shah Rukh Khan Anthem" on YouTube, for which Shah Rukh Khan thanked her by saying he "loved the song".
Kakkar's first release of 2015 came with "Ek Do Teen Chaar" from Ek Paheli Leela which was composed, penned and co-sung by Tony Kakkar. The song received mainly negative reviews from critics, calling it a "failed attempt on a potential number".
After that, she has given back to back mesmerising songs to her fans and Bollywood like "Chhote Chhote Peg" fromSonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety. "Aashiq Banaya Apne" included in the soundtrack album of Hate Story 4, originally performed by Himesh Reshamiyya and Shreya Ghoshal.
The duo collaborated for five other projects, from which "Dilbar" fromSatyameva Jayate and "Aankh Maarey" from Simmba became popular with music listeners. In addition,both songs reaching the list of most-viewed Indian videos on YouTube and the former being the first Indian song to reach number three on the Billboard YouTube Music Chart.
During the year, Kakkar lent her voice for the foot-tapping club number "Dheeme Dheeme", composed by Bagchi. In addition, the romantic love song "Tu Hi Yaar Mera" composed by Rochak Kohli. Furthermore, Tuteja from Bollywood Hungama appraised her "different avatar".
Kakkar is very active on social media platforms including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube page. In addition,she interact with her fans and regularly post updates about her life.
She is one of the most followed Indian artiste on Instagram. She always share funny and attractive videos on her social media accounts.
In October 2019, she received the Instagram trophy, celebrating the first Indian musician. Also, the fifth Indian to reach the milestone.
She has shared her struggle story on instagram handle also.
Today She is celebrating her big day with her family, we wish her all the good luck and success.
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