Sunidhi Chauhan is an Indian Playback Singer. She began performing in local gatherings at the age of 5 and made her career debut at the age of 13, with the film Shastra.
|Born||14 August 1983, New Delhi|
|Height||5 ft 3 inches|
|Mother||Name not Known|
|Spouse||Hitesh Sonik, Bobby Khan|
Sunidhi Chauhan is an Indian Playback Singer. She is known for her versatility as a vocalist. Best known for her Bollywood songs. Her age is 39 years(as of 2023).
Sunidhi Chauhan belongs to a Rajput family. Her father, Dushyant Kumar Chauhan, is a theatre artist at Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra, Delhi. Her mother is Homemaker. She has a younger sister named Suneha Chauhan.
She got married to the director and choreographer Bobby Khan in 2002. The marriage distanced Sunidhi from her family and they disowned her. Due to some differences in their relationship, Sinidhi and Bobby got separated after one year of their marriage. Her family reconciled with her post her separation from Bobby.
During this period, she stayed with Annu Kapoor and his wife Arunita. Sunidhi Chauhan then came in relationship with Hitesh Sonik, who was her childhood friend. The duo dated each other for two years and tied the knot on 24 April 2012. She has a son named Tegh Sonik(born on 1 January 2018).
Sunidhi did her schooling at Greenway Modern School, Dilshad Garden of New Delhi. After schooling, she left her studies to pursue her career in music. She started taking her formal training in Indian classical music from Gautam Mukherjee.
Sunidhi Chauhan Career
In 1995, Chauhan performed at the age 40th Filmfare Awards with the group “Little Wonders”, when late music director Aadesh Shrivastava heard her and recorded her voice for the film , Shastra.
She made her career debut at the age of eleven, with the song “Ladki Deewani Dekho” from the film, alongside Udit Narayan. During the year, she won the first singing reality show on DD National titled Meri Awaz Suno, where she was honoured with the “Lata Mangeshkar Trophy” for the best female singer of India.
Besides, she recorded her first solo album, Aira Gaira Nathu Khaira which was ultimately promoted as a children’s album. Chauhan then realised her “limitations” and got formal training in classical singing from Gautam Mukharjee. For the next two years, she worked as a background vocalist.
Chauhan met singer Sonu Nigam, who recommended her to Sandeep Chowta. During the time, Chowta was working as the music director for Ram Gopal Varma’s film Mast(1999). Within two weeks time, Chauhan was signed to lend her voice for the film’s song where she recorded the title track along with “Ruki Ruki Si Zindagi” and “Suna Tha”.
For the song “Ruki Ruki Si”, she won the RD Burman award, at the Annual Filmfare awards, and was nominated for the Best Female Playback Singer, at the same ceremony. By the end of the year, she worked with Anand-Millind for Jaanwar and with Shrivastava for two films: Dahek and Bade Dilwala.
- She was nominated for the Apsara Award in 2012 for the best playback female singer for the song “Aa Zara”.
- She was nominated for the Filmfare Award in 2013 for the best female playback singer for the song “Atu Itu”
- She won the Global Indian Film Award in 2005 for the best female singer for the film Dhoom(2004).
- She won the Filmfare Award in 2011 for the female playback singer for the song “Sheila Ki Jawani” of the film Tees Maar Khan(2010)
- She won the Popular Award in 2005 for the best female playback singer for the song “Dhoom Machale ” – of the film Dhoom(2004).
- She won the Filmfare Award in 2007 for the best female playback singer for the song “Beedi Jalaile”.
Sunidhi Chauhan has said that she quit Indian Idol as a judge as she could not go on doing “what they(the makers) wanted”. She said that she was asked to praise contestants on Indian Idol. Sunidhi, who was on the judges’ panel for the fifth and sixth seasons of the reality show, was responding to the latest controversy around it.
Sunidhi told a leading daily on Sunday, “Not exactly this that praise all of them but yes, we all were told to praise. That was the basic thing. And so, I couldn’t go on. I couldn’t do what they wanted and I had to part ways. Hence, today, I am not judging any reality show”.
Sunidhi Chauhan Net Worth
Sunidhi Chauhan’s net worth is estimated to be $13 Million which is around 100 crores in Indian Rupees.
Sunidhi earns that much of worth through movies and brands. Sunidhi Chauhan is one of the most loved & Richest Singers of India.
|Net Worth||$13 Million|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||100 Crore INR|
|Monthly Income And Salary||40-50 Lakhs +|
|Yearly Income||5-6 Crore +|
Social Media of Sunidhi Chauhan
Sunidhi Chauhan has a huge amount of fan following in the social media. She has an 6 million fan following on combining her Instagram and Twitter
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
1. How old is Sunidhi Chauhan?
Ans. Sunidhi age is 40 years old as of year 2023.
2. How much does Sunidhi Chauhan charge for a song?
Ans. Sunidhi Chauhan has a similar fee as most singers and charges Rs 10-15 lakh per song..
3. What is the father name of Sunidhi Chauhan?
Ans. Sunidhi father’s name is Dushyant Kumar Chauhan.
4. Why did Sunidhi Chauhan leave Indian Idol?
Ans. She could not go on doing “what they(the makers) wanted”.
5. Which song made Sunidhi Chauhan famous?
Ans. Sunidhi Chauhan rose to fame with the song Ruki Ruki Si Zindagi from Mast.