Sunidhi Chauhan is a popular and famous playback singer and actress in India. She was born on 14 August 1983. Singer Sunidhi Chauhan started her journey at the age of four, and her first debut was Shastra, a film in 1996. In 1999, she recorded ‘Ruki Ruki Si Zindagi’ and received a nomination for it, ‘Filmfare RD Burman Award’ as a category of new Music Talent. She next worked in 2000 with a film song named ‘Mehboob Mere,’ and got a Filmfare nomination again. After that, she worked mostly on item songs and got a title as “Queen of Item Songs” in the Bollywood music industry.
Bio/Wiki of Singer Sunidhi Chauhan
Full name: Nidhi Chauhan (stage name Sunidhi Chauhan)
Profession: Mainly she is a singer
Active Years: 1996 – present
Income Source: Singer and Actress
Net Worth: $ 13 Million
Birthday, Age & More
Birthday: 14 August 1983 (Sunday)
Birthplace: She was born in New Delhi in India
Hometown: Delhi, India
Current Address: 2B/183, Andheri West in Mumbai
Age: 38 running (Up- 2021)
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign: Leo
Hobbies: Dancing, Travelling, and Driving
Car Collection: Maruti Suzuki Ritz, Honda Accord, and BMW X5
School: She studied in Greenway Modern School in New Delhi
College: Not Known
Education Qualification: She completed her 12th Standard
Height, Weight & Body
Height: In inches- 5.3” inches
In meters- 1.60 m
In centimeters-160 cm
Weight: In kilogram- 60 kg
In pounds -132 lbs
Body Measurement: 34-30-36 inches
Body Shape: Hourglass
Eye color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Family And Relatives
Father: Dushyant Kumar Chauhan
Mother: Not Known
Sister: Suneha Chauhan
Relationship And Affairs
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: Not Known
Husband/Spouse: Bobby Khan
Children: Tegh Sonik (son)
Dessert: Ice Cream
Actor(s): Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Aamir Khan
Actress(s): Rekha and Madhuri Dixit
Singer(s): Lata Mangeshkar, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Sukhwinder Singh, and Shakira
Musician: Mariah Carey and Beyonce
Song: Always Be My Baby
Color: Red, Black, and Yellow
Cricketer: Sachin Tendulkar
Some Unknown Facts About Singer Sunidhi Chauhan
- Does Sunidhi smoke? – No
- Does she drink alcohol? – No
- At the age of 4 she strated singing in local gatherings and competitions.
- The famous film actress ‘Tabassum’ first noticed her singing skills in Delhi and was given a chance to sing live in her show named Tabassum Hit Parade.
- At the age of 11, she sang English songs also.
- In 1996, she received a singing reality TV show Meri Aawaz Suno, which was telecasted on the channel Doordarshan.
- Microsoft hired her to sing their song for Windows Vista song Wow was Now in 2007.
Sunidhi Chauhan was born in New Delhi in India. Her father, Dushyant Kumar Chauhan, was a Theatre Artist in Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra and her mother is a housewife but a great inspiration for her. She does not attend graduation studies and focuses on her career.
Actress Tabassum first got a chance to sing in her show, and then she and her whole family moved to Mumbai. Then she turned Nidhi to Sunidhi and felt as if it was her lucky name. But, her family faces many financial problems due to shifting to Mumbai. So, she worked in Kalyanji’s academy as a lead singer in the Little Wonders troupe. Then she got many offers for shows, but her father said it is better than singing for films.
At first, she married Bobby Khan, a Director and Choreographer, in 2002, but the following year they got divorced. Her second marriage name is Hitesh Sonik, and he is a Music Composer. The couple has a son named Tegh Sonik, who was born on 1 January 2018.
Singer Sunidhi Chauhan started her musical journey in 1995, and then she sang a song for the film Shastra in 1996. Then she worked with Udit Narayan in the song Ladki Deewani Dekho. He also worked in DD National’s show Meri Awaz Suno. In 1998, her five famous tracks were Swapna Paree, Govinda Kal Mere Ghar Aaya, Jiyo Magar Haske, Chudiyan, etc. After that, she worked as a background vocalist. The following year, Sonu Nigam recommended her name to a music director for the song Suna Tha. After that, she got her voice in animation films like Rio and Sons of Ram. She is fluently sung in many languages such as Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Oriya, Nepali, Punjabi, and others. She is a very hardworking woman, and still, now, she earns love and popularity from people.
She had ramp walks for the many various fashion designers. She has worked in some films, and her first cameo film was Ehsaas: The Feeling (2000). She sang a Pakistani Film song named Peehu Peehu, and the film’s name was ‘Pyar Hi Pyar Mein.’ She also sang Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, and Punjabi film songs.
Sunidhi is not related to any political party in India and other countries.
Awards and Nominations
- She achieved first in Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent – 2001
- She got two same awards in two different years, and it was the IIFA Award as a Best Female Playback Singer in 2005 and 2007.
- Zee Cine Award for Best Playback Singer (Female) in 2005
- In 2011, Guild Awards for Best Female Playback Singer and GIMA Award as a Best Playback Singer
- In 2012, Mirchi Music Awards as a Critics Choice Female Vocalist of the Year.
- In 2014, she received Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Best Playback Singer.
The Controversy of Sunidhi Chauhan
Sunidhi Chauhan raised her voice when she was a judge of the reality show Indian Idol’s makers. Kishore Kumar’s son Amit Kumar revealed that the makers pressured him to praise contestants in the reality show, and later Sunidhi also told the same in an interview. She said in the interview that she would not be judging any reality show.