Tony Kakkar, well known for his song “Coca Cola Tu”, is the older brother of the renowned singers Neha Kakkar and Sonu Kakkar. He is a singer, a lyricist and a music composer.
Tony Kakkar Profile/Introduction
Tony Kakkar, born as Vipin Kakkar, shifted to Delhi, from Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, in the early 90s and started off his career by singing bhajans with his sisters in small jagratas in and around Delhi. He was very interested in music from a very young age and thus decided that he would be a musician someday.
Tony’s sister, Neha Kakkar moved to Mumbai to follow her dreams in 2004. Tony followed her to the city and often went along with her to her recordings. Slowly and steadily he began to learn the nuts and bolts of music. How it is composed, edited and advertised. This is also where he began demo recording his music and by sheer luck, Pooja Bhatt, an actor-producer heard his music. She liked it and recommended him to T-series owner, Bhushan Kumar. His work was appreciated and he was set to release his very first song.
|Profession||Singer; composer; lyricist|
|Famous for||his song “Coca Cola Tu”|
Tony Kakkar Personal Life Info & More
Tony was born in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand on April 9, 1984, to Rishikesh Kakkar and Niti Kakkar. He is the middle child of his family, with his elder sister, Sonu Kakkar and younger sister, Neha Kakkar. He is from a Hindu Khatri Family.
|Date of Birth/Birthday||9 April 1984|
|Age (as in 2021)||37 years|
|Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign||Aries|
Tony Kakkar Height, Weight, Physical Stats & More
|Height (approx.)||in meters – 1.68 m
in feet-inches – 5’6
|Weight (approx.)||in Pounds – 143 lbs.
in Kilograms – 63 kg
Tony Kakkar Family Members Names & Information
Tony Kakkar Marital Status & More
Tony Kakkar Education Qualification, School & College
|School||Private School (New Delhi)|
Tony Kakkar Favourite Things/Like & Dislike
|Favourite Singers||Guru Randhawa, A. R. Rehman, Lata Mangeshkar, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Arijit Singh|
|Favourite Colors||Black, Grey, White|
|Hobbies||Photoshoot, Travelling, Riding|
Tony Kakkar Money Factor
He debuted with his first song “SRK Anthem” in 2012. Later, he worked as the music director in the film Mr. Bhatti on Chutti (2012). He composed music for the song “Ek do teen char” in ‘Ek Paheli Leela’, “khara khara” and “dil ashkon mei” from a movie named “fever”. He also composed songs in the movie “Hate Story 4”. In Bollywood, his first song was in the film “Creature 3D(featuring Bipasha Basu) titled “Sawan Aya Hai”.
His most famous song “Coca Cola Tu” was produced in 2018 . Further, he also made songs like “dheeme dheeme”, “kuch kuch” and “car mein baja music”. Tony Kakkar is famous for his cringe pop music (a genre of pop music that is unintentionally cringeworthy). He is also the founder/owner of the label Desi Music Factory, along with Anshul Garg which was founded in 2015.
On several occasions, Tony Kakkar has been accused of stealing beats and visuals from K-Pop by fans. A song named “Booty Shake”, released in 2021 by Tony Kakkar, is said to have been heavily based on a K-pop song by the girl group Black Pink named “Ice Cream (feat. Selena Gomez). Earlier too, he was alleged of stealing visuals from a song named “Like A Movie” by the group B1A4 and even from a group named Iz*one’s Japanese single “Beware” under the song named “Shona Shona”.
In response to these accusations, Kakkar and his team decided to add in credits in the description of Shona Shona‘s YouTube video specifically for set design “inspiration” taken from the music videos of B1A4 and IZ*ONE. However, there was no public statement made by them.
|Net Worth||$2 Million. (Rs 14 Crore)|
Tony Kakkar Biography & Some Other Lesser Known Facts About Tony Kakkar:
Before he achieved fame, he was not from a well off family. His father sold snacks outside schools and colleges to earn a living. When his sisters and he sang bhajans at age 6, they were paid Rs 50 for their performance. In spite of the fact that there is absolutely no family background in music industry, Tony and his sisters made their impact. He is quite religious and rigorously worships Lord Ganesha.
One of his favourite holiday destinations is Mauritius. He also owns a Mercedes Benz. He was featured on the cover page of the Glimpse Magazine with his younger sister Neha Kakkar.
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