India’s one of the leading and popular playback singers Kanika Kapoor is the talk of the town in Bollywood nowadays.
This time, not for her upcoming songs or anything like that but for another reason. Kapoor has finally tied the knot with beau Gautam in London and now the pictures of the couple from their wedding day have been circulating all over the social media.
Although, the news of her love affair with Gautam was already creating a buzz, the singer was just tight-lipped about this matter and never revealed publicly about this matter.
Kanika Kapoor Early Life
Kanika Kapoor was born on August 21, 1978 to Businessman Rajeev Kapoor and Poonam Kapoor in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, where she was raised.
From childhood, Kanika dreamed of becoming a singer, so at the age of 12 she started to study classical music under musician Pandit Ganesh Prasad Mishra in Varanasi.
Kanika used to go with him to every music concert around India and also accompanied Bhajan singer Anup Jalota in his shows.
After completing her graduation, she went to Bhatkhande Music Institute in Lucknow to pursue Masters in Music and then moved to Mumbai with the dream of becoming a singer.
Who is Kanika’s Groom?
The news about Kanika getting married for the second time had already been circulating on social media for a few months and everybody was so eager to know about whom the star singer is going to marry?
Now, as the pictures of the couple’s wedding are circulating all over the internet, everyone has come to know about the groom Gautam Hathiramani, who is an NRI businessman based in London.
The love birds got married on Friday, May 20, 2022 in an intimate ceremony attended by family and close friends at a five- star hotel in London.
Reportedly, they both met first during her UK-tours for music concerts one year ago and since then they have been dating each other. Some reports also claim that the couple has been thinking about getting married for the past six month, however, Kanika had never made any statement regarding these rumors publicly.
It is the second time the singer has got married as she was earlier married to Raj Chandok, who was also a London based NRI businessman. Kanika married Raj in 1998 and moved to London with him. With him, she has three children; two daughters Aayana and Samara and a son Yuvraj.
Things couldn’t go well between the two and finally in 2012, they got separated. After that, Kanika again moved to Mumbai to start her career in singing.
Kanika Gautam Wedding Pictures
The couple was looking absolutely stunning on the day of their wedding. Some pictures and videos from the ceremony shared by their friends on their Instagram accounts revealed the details of the ceremony.
The couple opted for pastel shades for their big days. Kanika wore a beautiful pink lehenga- choli with exquisite jewelry. Talking about the groom, he was wearing a crisp white sherwani with shining jewels on his neck and a turban for the occasion. Manmeet Singh of the musical duo meet brother also shared an image of the newly wed couple on instagram.
While on the Mehndi day, Kanika opted for a green lehenga-choli and Gautam opted for a light yellow kurta and paired it with a jacket. Have a look:
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Kanika Kapoor: Award & Achievements
Kanika’s first song Jugni Ji was a music video which was released in 2012 and became a commercial success. The singer rose to fame with her debut playback song titled Baby Doll from actress Sunny Leone starrer Ragini MMS 2.
The song became a massive hit and topped the music chart, after which, Kapoor received wide critical acclaim and several awards including Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer.
After that, there was no looking back for the singers as she gave back to back hit songs such as “Lovely” and “Kamlee” for the film “Happy New Year”, “Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan” for “Roy”, “Desi Look” for “Ek Paheli Leela” etc.
She also received several playback singer awards and nominations for singing the song “Da Da Dasse” from the 2016 crime thriller movie Udta Punjab.
In 2016, she won “Hindustan Times Most Stylish Awards for Most Stylish Music Personality” as well as “IIFA Awards for Best Female Playback Singer for Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan”.
Controversy Regarding Kanika Kapoor
In March 2020, just before the start of the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic, Kapoor returned from London and attended a few parties with Indian politicians and VIPs at Hotel Taj, Lucknow.
She attended the party against the home quarantine advisory of the Ministry of Health of the Government of India and subsequently, tested positive for COVID-19, after which she was badly trolled on social media and a complaint was also lodged against her for breaking the protocols.