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Shibani Kashyap Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Marital Status: Married
Education: BA English Literature
Age: 45 Years

Shibani Kashyap

Bio/Wiki
Profession(s)• Singer
• Composer
• Actor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 162 cm
in meters- 1.62 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)36-30-36
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourDark Brown
Career
DebutAs a singer: (Album)
• 1998: Ho Gayi Hai Mohabbat Tumse (Reprise)
The 1998 Album 'Ho Gayi Hai Mohabbat Tumse (Reprise)' by Shibani Kashyap

(Film)
• 2003: Sajna Aa Bhi Ja from the film 'Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II'

As an actor: (Film)
• 2018: Helicopter Eela; cameo appearance
(TV)
• 2018: Ek Veer Ki Ardaas: Veera; as Megha Kapoor
Awards1998: Channel V Award (1998) for Best Indian Music Video for “Ho Gayi Hai Mohabbat”
2000: Bharat Nirmaan Award for contribution in music
2005: Sahara Sangeet Award for Best Female Pop Singer
2018: Rajiv Gandhi Global Excellence Award
2018: Best Playback Singer Award at Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival
Shibani Kashyap's Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2018, won for Best Playback Singer
2019: Pride of Nation Excellence Award
2019: Star Achiever Awards, New Delhi
2019: Women’s Achiever Award Match by Phulkari Women of Amritsar
2020: Felicitated at Hunar Haat (Mumbai), a forum to preserve, protect, and promote local artists and craftsmen
Shibani Kashyap felicitated by Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvip, during a mega show at Hunar Haat, Mumbai, on 26 April 2022
2020: Bharat Ratna DR. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Award- Voice of Soul
Bharat Ratna DR. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Award in 2020
2021: CAIT Women Entrepreneurship Award
Shibani Kashyap bestowed with the CAIT Women Entrepreneurship Award by the Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Shri Som Parkash, in 2021
Personal Life
Date of Birth12 January 1979 (Friday)
Age (as of 2024) 45 Years
BirthplaceKashmir
Zodiac signCapricorn
SignatureShibani Kashyap's autograph
NationalityIndian
College/UniversityLady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi
Educational QualificationBA in English Literature
Political InclinationBharatiya Janata Party
Shibani Kashyap's Twitter post about her political inclination
Hobbies Practising Yoga, Dancing
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date6 February
Family
Husband/SpouseRajiev DevInder (Bollywood actor)
Shibani Kashyap with her husband, Rajiev DevInder
ParentsFather- Name not known (retd. from Indian armed forces)
Shibani Kashyap with her father
Mother- Punam Kashyap (Director of Education at the Delhi World Foundation, Delhi)
Shibani Kashyap and her mother
SiblingsBrother- Ashish Kashyap
Shibani Kashyap with her brother, Ashish Kashyap
Sister- None
Favourites
Singer(s)Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Arijit Singh
MusicianSting
ActressKatrina Kaif
AnimalDog
FoodButter chicken
Street foodGol Gappa, Papri chaat, Momos, and Samosa
MonumentHumayun’s Tomb, Delhi
Shopping spot(s)Dilli Haat, Sarojini Nagar, and CP–I
Singer-Songwriter(s)Madonna and Michael Jackson

Shibani Kashyap before her live show in 2021

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shibani Kashyap

  • Shibani Kashyap is an Indian singer and composer who rose to fame after she lent her voice to the signature tune of the AIR FM channel of All India Radio in 1996.
  • She did her schooling in various cities across India such as Banihal, Srinagar, Gulmarg, Dehradun, Pune, Assam, and Delhi. [1]YouTube – Prasar Bharati Archives
  • When she was studying in school, she was promoted to the lead singer of the school choir. After that, she started participating actively in Inter-school vocal competitions. Shibani was once declared the winner of the Vocal Music National Competition in Delhi. Later, she participated in and won this competition thrice in a row.
  • Shibani was encouraged by Jagjit Singh to pursue music as a career.
  • In an interview, Shibani said that she was one of a Delhi-based band, “Black slades” (now called “JEREMIAH 29:11”).
  • In 1998, she made her singing debut with her album “Ho Gayi Hai Mohabbat Tumse (Reprise).” Songs including “Zinda Hoon Main” from the film ‘Zinda’ (2006), “Sajna Aa Bhi Jaa” from ‘Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II’ (2003), and “Kashmakash” from the Bollywood film Sunday (2008) helped her achieve popularity.
  • She collaborated with Bappi Lahiri on the song ‘Zamaana Toh Hai Disco Ka.’
  • After singing the jingle for ‘Subah Savere,’ a television show on Doordarshan, Shibani earned the title of Jingle Queen.
  • Shibani has composed songs to promote social movements such as Save girl child and women empowerment.
  • After the 2008 Mumbai attacks, she recorded an anti-terrorism Hindi song titled Alvida (My Free Spirit).  Cover poster of the 2010 Hindi song 'Alvida (My Free Spirit)' by Shibani Kashyap
  • Singing the signature tune of the AIR FM channel of All India Radio in 1996 was the ‘cherry on top’ in Shibani’s career.
  • On 3 October 2010, Shibaniperformed at the opening ceremony of the 19th Commonwealth Games (2010) in New Delhi.

    (3 October 2010); Shibani Kashyap performing at the opening ceremony of the 19th Commonwealth Games held in New Delhi 2010

    (3 October 2010); Shibani Kashyap performing at the opening ceremony of the 19th Commonwealth Games held in New Delhi 2010

  • On 12 March 2015, she performed on the 45th Independence Day of Mauritius, where President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh were the guests of honour.
  • Shibani Kashyap is the brand ambassador of ‘Roundtable India,’ an NGO that helps the poor people in India by providing education to underprivileged children.
  • Shibani is the brand endorser of Yamaha Guitars. [2]Twitter – Shibani Kashyap
  • After appearing as a host on the Indian reality TV show ‘Desi Beats,’ Shibani appeared as one of the judges on the Telugu TV show titled Bathroom Singer in 2007. She even co-hosted a 2019 TV show titled Dil Ki Awaaz with Bappi Lahiri in Oman.

    Shibani Kashyap and Bappi Lahiri as judges on the TV show titled Dil Ki Awaaz (2019) in Oman

    Shibani Kashyap and Bappi Lahiri as judges on the TV show titled Dil Ki Awaaz (2019) in Oman

  •  During an interview, Shibani revealed that she was a self-taught artist. She further added that she used to spend around 8 to 12 hours every day learning how to play the guitar.
  • Shibani was childhood friends with the late singer Krishnakumar Kunnath (KK). During an interview, while talking about him, Shibani shared that both of them (Shibani and KK) used to spend time in Delhi, singing jingles and performing gigs. She further added,

    I used to sing a lot of jingles with him. And he used to come to pick me up on his bike and we used to go to the studio and record for Pradeep Sarkar and the whole gang. We have done so many shows together. He and I did a tour with Siddharth Basu. We have done live quiz shows where we would perform between the quiz. We did a lot of concerts together.”

  • Shibani Kashyap has performed in various gigs and live shows. [3]Instagram – Shibani Kashyap
  • She has showcased her voice at many music festivals including Worli Festival, Kala Ghoda Festival, and LAVASA Festival. In 2014, she performed at the closing ceremony at Tarpa Festival in Silvassa.
  • Shibani has also made appearances as an actor in films and TV shows. In 2018, she made a cameo appearance in the Hindi film ‘Helicopter Eela,’ and she appeared as Megha Kapoor in the Hindi TV show Ek Veer Ki Ardaas: Veera (2018) on StarPlus.

    Shibani Kashyap as Megha Kapoor in a still from the Hindi TV show Ek Veer Ki Ardaas- Veera

    Shibani Kashyap as Megha Kapoor in a still from the Hindi TV show Ek Veer Ki Ardaas- Veera