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

Kanika Kapoor

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Bio
Real NameKanika Kapoor
Nickname'Baby Doll' Singer
ProfessionSinger
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 5"
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 56 Kg
in Pounds- 123 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)33-25-34
Eye ColourGrey
Hair ColourBrown
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 March 1981
Age (as in 2017)36 Years
Birth PlaceLucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
NationalityIndian
HometownLucknow, Uttar Pradesh
SchoolLoreto Convent, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
CollegeBhatkhande Music Institute, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Educational QualificationMasters in Music
Singing Debut Singles: Jugni Ji (2012)
Bollywood Playback: 'Baby Doll' from the movie Ragini MMS 2 (2014)
FamilyFather- Rajeev Kapoor (Runs his family business of electrical trading)
Mother- Poonam Kapoor (runs a boutique)
Kanika Kapoor Parents
Sister- N/A
Brother- Sasha (Elder, owns a company in London)
Kanika Kapoor with her brother, Sasha
ReligionHindu
AddressMumbai
HobbiesShopping, Travelling
ControversiesSinger & Music Producer Dr Zeus expressed his disappointment when he was not credited as the producer of the song "Baby Doll Main Sone Di", Kanika's debut Bollywood song. In a radio interview, he said that the fruits of all his hard work were reaped by Meet Bros., who were unfairly given the credits for the song.
Favourite Things
Favourite CuisineChinese
Favourite ActorsBollywood: Hrithik Roshan
Hollywood: Leonardo DiCaprio
Favourite ActressDeepika Padukone
Favourite MusiciansA. R. Rahman, Vishal-Shekhar, Beyonce, Shakira, Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez and Justin Bieber
Favourite Designers Peter Dundas, Christian Laqua, Rohit Bal
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
HusbandDr. Raj Chandok (Doctor, m. 1997–2012)
Kanika Kapoor with her Ex-husband Raj Chandhok
ChildrenDaughters- Aayana, Samara
Son- Yuvraaj
Kanika Kapoor with her children

Kanika Kapoor

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Kanika Kapoor

  • Does Kanika Kapoor smoke?: No
  • Does Kanika Kapoor drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Kanika is a trained classical singer under musician Ganesh Prasad Mishra from Varanasi.
  • Besides singing, she is also a trained Kathak dancer.
  • In Lucknow, Kanika has a large extended family, comprising of around 150+ members, all living nearby.
  • When she was only 11 years old, she got to sing on the All India Radio (AIR).
  • She tried her luck in Bollywood when she was 16 years old, but it didn’t work and she got married and moved to London.
  • Her elder brother, Sasha, and Harmeet Singh (from duo Meet Brothers) used to study in the same class and were close friends. This is how Kanika Kapoor knows Meet Brothers; in fact, she considers Harmeet & Manmeet as her brothers.
  • Popular bhajan singer, Anupa Jalota, is her father’s childhood friend.
  • At a mere age of 12, she began to do shows (Jagrans) with singer Anup Jalota, whom she considers next to her father.
  • She got married to Dr Raj Chandok at the age of 17 and immigrated to London. However, her in-laws didn’t allow her to pursue singing as they thought that it was not a ‘good’ profession.
  • Owing to her in-laws’ decision, a talented singer remained a housewife for 13 years. However, she couldn’t take it anymore and parted ways with her husband in 2012.
  • After her divorce, Kanika moved to India along with her children; however, since her children were not able to adjust in the Indian environment and were getting ill, she moved back to London.
  • She became popular after the release of her song “Jugni Ji” in 2012. Notably, the track was the remix version of the Pakistani Sufi song “Alif Allah”, which was originally sung by Arif Lohar and Meesha Shafi at the third season of Coke Studio Pakistan (2010).
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