Sunidhi Chauhan is one of the popular playback singers of Bollywood. She started to sing at just the age of four and made her career debut at just the age of 13 and the first film, where her songs have been played was Shastra, in 1996. During those years, she won the first singing reality show, MeriAwazSuno. After her heartwarming song RukiRuki Si Zindagi from movie Mast, she achieved the immense popularity along with the Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent and bagged the nomination for Best Female Playback singer. Even, media address her as the queen of item songs.
Sunidhi’s music career started blooming with her RukiRuki Si Zindagi in Mast, which let her Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent and got nominated for Best Female Playback singer. After that, she got the major break through the song Mehboob Mere and nominated for another Filmfare nomination. Later media started addressing her as the queen of item songs. Soon after this, Sunidhi received her third Filmfare nomination for the song DhoomMachale in 2004 and later bagged two more nominations in next year for “KaisiPaheli” and “Deedar de”.
After her most successful years 2006 and 2007, she received her 12th Filmfare nomination ChorBazaari (2009) and Dance Pe Chance (2008). In 2010 she made the international film debut being featured for the song Heartbeat and Enrique Iglesias. She got another Filmfare for the item song Sheila Ki Jawani (2010) and nominated for international styled carnival song “Udi” (2010). Even, she appeared in a number of shows as a judge and coach and gave her special appearance in movies.
Sunidhi did her studies in the Greenway Modern School, Delhi and for further studies; she went to Rajendra Nagar, Delhi, with the family. After the schooling, she dropped her studies to pursue the career in music.
At the age of just 18, she secretly got married to director and choreographer Bobby Khan. However, the duo separated soon. After that, she got married to Hitesh Sonik, her childhood friend and music composer in 2012
10 million dollars. Even, she charges 6 to 7 lakhs for each song.
Since 2001, she has been making her appearance, strong enough to be more recognized in the industry. The list of shows and movies are given below-
- Ehsaas: The Feeling (2001, Cameo appearance)
- Bhoot (2003, special appearance)
- UufKyaJaadooMohabbatHai (2004, special appearance)
- Bas Ek Pal (2006, special appearance)
- HawaaHawaai (2014, special appearance)
- Khoobsurat (2014, special appearance)
- Playing Priya (2016, acting debut)
- Indian Idol 5 (2010, as a judge)
- Indian Idol 6 (2012, as a judge)
- The Voice India (2015, Coach)
There are numbers of awards and honors lift the glory of her voice, which includes Best Female Playback, and another one is for RD Burman Award for New Music Talent.
Name: SunidhiChauhan (NidhiChauhan, birth name)
Date of Birth: 14th August 1983
Place of Birth: New Delhi
Marital status: Married
Spouse: Hitesh Sonik
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 5.8” approx.
Weight: Not available
Eye Color: Black
Language known: Hindi, English