Hometown: Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Age: 9 April 1984
Marital Status: Unmarried
|Real Name||Vipin Kakkar|
|Profession(s)||Singer, Music Composer(s), Music Director(s), Lyricist|
|Famous For||Being the brother of the Bollywood singer, Neha Kakkar|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
|Debut||Film (As Music Director): Mr. Bhatti On Chutti (2012)
Song (As a Singer): SRK Anthem (2012)
Bollywood Song (As a Music Composer and Lyricist): "Sawan Aya Hai" from the film 'Creature 3D' (2014)
Punjabi Song (As a Singer): Akhiyaan (2015)
|Date of Birth||9 April 1984 (Monday)|
|Age (as in 2019)||35 Years|
|Birthplace||Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India|
|Hometown||Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India|
|Hobbies||Playing & Watching Cricket, Watching Films, Travelling|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Rishikesh Kakkar
Mother- Niti Kakkar
Sister(s)- Sonu Kakkar, Neha Kakkar
|Singer(s)||Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Ghulam Ali Khan, Lata Mangeshkar, A. R. Rahman, Arijit Singh|
|Colour(s)||White, Black, Grey|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Tony Kakkar
- Tonny Kakkar was born into an economically weak family in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.
- His father, Rishikesh Kakkar, used to sell samosas outside schools and colleges to support his family.
- In 1990, Tony’s family moved to Delhi from Uttarakhand.
- While in Delhi, he started singing bhajans with his sisters, Sonu and Neha at the jagaratas. They used to receive Rs. 50 each for every performance.
- In 2004, Tony moved to Mumbai along with his sister, Neha Kakkar.
- He used to accompany Neha for her song recordings and in his free time learnt the technical aspects of composing music.
- Gradually, Tony started making CDs of demo music.
- One day, the actor and producer, Pooja Bhatt, heard one of his music projects and suggested him to meet the T-series owner, Bhushan Kumar.
- Tony prepared the music of the song ‘Sawan Aaya Hai’ and showed it to Bhushan, who offered him his first song.
- As a music composer, Tony has worked on many popular songs like “Ek Do Teen Char” and “Khuda Bhi” from the film ‘Ek Paheli Leela;’ “Mile Ho Tum,” “Khara Khara,” and “Dil Ashkon Mein” from the film ‘Fever;’ and “Mohabbat Nasha Hai” from the film ‘Hate Story 4.’
- He has also sung many popular songs like “Coca Cola Tu,” “Dheeme Dheeme,” “Mile Ho Tum,” “Car Mein Music Baja,” and “Kuch Kuch.”
- He received immense popularity after singing the Punjabi song “Akhiyaan” (2015) along with his sister, Neha Kakkar and the Punjabi rapper, Bohemia.
- Tony has a deep faith in Lord Ganesha.
- Kakkar has featured on the cover of the Glimpse Magazine along with his sister, Neha Kakkar.
- Here’s an interesting video about Tony Kakkar’s biography: