Jonita Gandhi (Singer) Height, Weight, Age, Affair, Biography & More

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Age: 30 Years
Marital Status: Unmarried
Hometown: Ontario, Canada

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Real NameJonita Gandhi
NicknameToronto's Nightingale
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 4”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 57 kg
in Pounds- 126 lbs
Figure Measurements 34-25-35
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 October 1989
Age (as in 2019)30 Years
Birth PlaceNew Delhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
HometownOntario, Canada
SchoolTurner Fenton Secondary School, Brampton, Canada
College/UniversityRichard Ivey School of Business (University of Western Ontario)
Educational QualificationBachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc), Honors Business Administration (HBA)
Singing DebutBollywood: Chennai Express Title Track (2013)
Chennai Express poster
FamilyMother- Sneh Gandhi
Father- Deepak Gandhi (Electronics Engineer, Runs a music studio)
Brother- Mandeep Gandhi
Sister- N/A
Jonita Gandhi family
HobbiesTravelling, Shopping
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodTofu, Sushi, Aamras Puri
Favourite Songs'Lag jaa gale' from the movie 'Woh Kaun Thi'
'Aap ki nazron ne samjha' from the movie 'Anpadh'
'Aji rooth kar kahan jaiyega' from the movie 'Aarzoo'
Favourite SingersA. R. Rahman, Benny Dayal, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhonsle
Favourite MusiciansA. R. Rahman, Bruno Mars, East or West
Favourite Music GenreRomance, Classical Music, Opera
Favourite TV ShowsDexter, Silicon Valley, The Big Bang Theory, Girls
Favourite ActressAlia Bhatt
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
ChildrenSon- N/A
Daughter- N/A

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Jonita Gandhi

  • Does Jonita Gandhi smoke: Not Known
  • Does Jonita Gandhi drink alcohol: Yes
  • Jonita was born in New Delhi but she grew up in Toronto and Brampton as her family migrated to Canada when she was 9 months old.
  • Jonita Gandhi’s tryst with music began when she first performed a gig at her father’s show on a Christmas event in Toronto. She was only 7 years old at that time. Notably, her father is a musician by hobby and an Electronics engineer by profession.
  • She has learned Western Classical Music from Ontario Conservatory of Music.
  • Jonitha even got trained in Indian Classical Music while she returned to India.
  • Interestingly, unlike other singers, Jonita didn’t undergo any formal training in singing while growing up. She just learned the basics of the art by listening to veteran singers like Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. However, later, in order to sharpen her skills so as to become a Bollywood playback singer, she finally had to undergo training in Indian classical singing.
  • While doing her graduation, Jonita went under an internship at ‘CIBC World Markets.’
  • She even cleared a test to take admission in the medical field but she chose not to be a doctor as she felt that it would not give her enough time for her singing.
  • After her graduation, she became a part of a musical group led by singer Sonu Nigam. As part of the group, she performed live in many countries viz. Russia, USA, England, etc.
  • She says that if not a singer, she would have been a corporate banker.
  • She first featured in A. R. Rahman‘s studio album “Raunaq (2014),” after which, she worked with him in his several other projects.
  • Her ‘Break-Up’ song from the movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016) became an instant hit upon release.

  • When asked in an interview that despite receiving only a little training in the Indian Classical Music, how she has managed to establish herself in Bollywood, she replied,-

    Even though western classical music is very different from Indian classical music, I have been able to use it to my advantage and that’s what makes me unique. In Bollywood, Indian classical singers aren’t valued as much as people who are versatile in other genres.”

  • Jonita is an avid pet lover.Jonita Gandhi with her pet