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Alisha Chinai Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More


Alisha Chinai

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Bio/Wiki
Real NameSujata Chinai
Nickname(s)Alisha Chinoy, Baby Doll, Indian Madonna
ProfessionPlayback Singer
Famous ForHer song 'Made in India' (1995)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Personal Life
Date of Birth18 March 1965
Age (as in 2018)53 Years
BirthplaceAhmedabad, Gujarat, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
NationalityIndian
HometownAhmedabad, Gujarat, India
DebutTV (As a Judge): Indian Idol 3
Alisha Chinai in Indian Idol 3
Album (Hindi): Jaadoo (1985)
Album (Konkani): Old Goan Gold (1985)
Film (Bollywood): "Zooby Zooby" song from the film 'Dance Dance' (1987)
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesTravelling, Reading
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Filmfare Best Female Playback Award for the song "Kajra Re" from the film Bunty Aur Babli in 2005
Alisha Chinai at Filmfare Awards
• International Billboard Award
• Freddie Mercury Award for Artistic Excellence
Controversies• In 1995, she became a news headline when she filed a sexual harassment case against Anu Malik. She claimed that he had molested her and demanded ₹26.60 Lakhs as compensation.
• Later, Anu Malik had denied all the charges and reported a defamation suit against her worth ₹2 Crore.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affair/BoyfriendRomel Kazzouah (2003) (Canadian Musician-Entrepreneur)
Alisha Chinai with her Boyfriend Romel Kazzouah
Marriage Year1986
Family
Husband/SpouseRajesh Jhaveri (m. 1986-1994) (her Former Manager)
Alisha Chinai with her husband Rajesh Jhaveri
ChildrenNot Known
ParentsFather: Madhukar Chinai (Singer)
Mother: Name Not Known
Alisha Chinai's Parents
Favourite Things
Favourite Song(s)Attention by Charlie Puth, Despacito by Luis Fonsi

Alisha Chinai

Some Lesser Known Facts About Alisha Chinai

  • Does Alisha Chinai smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Alisha Chinai drink alcohol?: Yes

    Alisha Chinai Drinking

    Alisha Chinai Drinking

  • She belongs to a Gujarati family. Her parents gave her the name Sujata Chinai, which she later changed to Alisha (the name of her cousin’s daughter).
  • She was introduced to the Hindi Film Music Industry by the veteran music composer and director “Bappi Lahiri.”
  • In the 1980’s, she gave several disco hits with Bappi Lahiri such as Love Love Love, Guru, Tarzan, Dance Dance, Commando, and more.
  • In 1985, she sang for a music album “Old Goan Gold” with Remo Fernandes in Konkani language.
  • In 1987, she lent her voice in Pankaj Parashar’s film “Jalwa;” the song was composed by Anand-Milind.
  • One of her greatest hits of that time was from the film “Mr. India (1987):” “Kate Nahi Kat Te,” which she had sung with Kishore Kumar.
  • Her another famous track in 1989 was “Raat Bhar Jaam Se” from the film “Tridev;” the song had music by Kalyanji-Anandji and Viju Shah.
  • In the 1990s, she rose to the peak of her career by giving several hits, and in 1995, she gave the biggest hit of her career i.e., “Made in India.”

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  • After her serious fight with Anu Malik in 1995, she again worked with Anu Malik in 2003. She sang a song for his film “Ishq Vishq;” which was the debut film of Shahid Kapoor.

  • In the same year, she gave another Bollywood hit “Tinka Tinka Zara Zara” from the film “Karam;” the song featured Priyanka Chopra and John Abraham.
  • In 2007, she became a judge at a singing reality competition show “Indian Idol 3” along with Javed Akhtar, Anu Malik, and Udit Narayan. After this, she judged another singing competition show “Star Ya Rockstar” along with Anu Malik.

    Alisha Chinai on the set of Star Ya Rockstar

    Alisha Chinai on the set of Star Ya Rockstar

  • She has lent her voice in several movies including Taaqatwar (1989), Naaraaz (1994), Chehraa (2005), No Entry (2005), Aap Ki Khatir (2006), Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009), Krrish 3 (2013), and more.
  • She is also known as a pop diva in the Indian Music Industry.

    Alisha Chinai while Performing

    Alisha Chinai while Performing

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