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Here Are 5 Lesser Known Facts About Sunidhi Chauhan

Written By Nilanjana Roy | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Sunidhi was the first Bollywood singer to sing with pop icon Enrique
  • Let's take a look at some lesser known facts about Sunidhi Chauhan

The girl who rocked the world with her popular songs like 'Dhoom Machale' and 'Sheela Ji Jawaani' turned 34 on August 14. Yes, we are talking about our desi pop star, Sunidhi Chauhan. The singer is known for some of her popular songs like 'Crazy Kiya Re', 'Beedi', 'Aaja Nachle', 'Chokra Jawaan', 'Dilliwaali Girlfriend' and many more. Besides giving her voice to rock songs, she has a versatile discography to flaunt with tracks like 'Bhaage Re Man Kahi', 'Mere Haath Mein', 'Bin Tere', 'Hey Shona' to name a few. On the occasion of her birthday, let us take a look at some facts about the singer that we bet, you didn't know about...

Singing Debut At 13

Sunidhi was the winner of a popular singing reality show titled 'Meri Awaaz Suno' that aired in 1996. But even before she bagged the title, she was the lead singer of music maestros Kalyanji and Anandji's 'Little Wonders' troupe. Udit Narayan's son Aditya Narayan was also a part of the troupe. Chauhan also made her singing debut in the 1996 film 'Shastra', she lent her voice for the song, 'Ladki Deewani Ladka Deewana' along with Udit and Aditya Narayan.

(Credits: YouTube 'Meri Awaz Suno')

A 10th Pass Out

The ace singer, who is currently ruling the world with her mesmerising voice did not complete her schooling. Having had her aim and goal fixed her focus was on singing alone that was also the reason why she had to drop out of school. 

A Multilingual Singer

Sunidhi has lent her voice to more than 2000 songs and the list includes chart buster Bollywood songs and melodies in regional languages like Bengali, Bhojpuri, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Odiya, Tamil and Telugu  

First Indian Female Singer To Sing With Enrique

Previously, popular Bollywood singers like A. R Rahman and Sonu Nigam has collaborated with international singers like Britney Spears and the singers of the band Pussy Cat Dolls, but Sunidhi became the first female singer from Bollywood to sing a duet song with the popular international pop icon Enrique for a song 'Heartbeat'. 

Trapped In Controversy

Sunidhi Chauhan and Sonu Nigam once got trapped into a controversy after the owner of T-Series Bhushan Kumar accused them of being traitors. The duo was was offered a song in the 2014 release 'Heartless', which featured Adhyayan Suman in the lead role and they refused the offer as they thought that they would never get the amount they had quoted for the project. 

 

 

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