Kanika Kapoor is a British singer of Indian descent who has made her mark through her soulful Sufi inspired Hindi music. She has trained for twelve years in Indian classical music under the expert tutelage of Pt. Ganesh Prasad Mishra since the age of 7. She completed her Masters degree in Indian classical music at Bhatkande Music College in 1999 and then took the professional leap into the realm of music in order to fulfill her lifelong dream when she moved to London at the age of 18. A trained classical singer being a versatile vocalist, Kanika is an incredible talent and multi-dimensional performer.
It was in 2012 that Kanika Kapoor struck gold with her very first commercial outing. Produced by the British mogul, Dr. Zeus, “Jugni Ji” became a runaway YouTube sensation; garnering over a million views and earmarking her as a special talent to watch out for. Such was the
buzz created by her debut success across the globe, that in 2013, she was roped in by Ekta Kapoor to lend her soulful voice to a song for the movie “Ragini MMS”. That song turned out to be “Baby Doll” and the rest as they say is history! Picturised on the sultry Sunny Leone, in association with the Meet Brothers; the track has gone on to take the entire nation and globe by storm like never before. Having garnered over 50 million YouTube views, it then went on to become the most downloaded Bollywood track on iTunes! In fact, the song became such a rage that the organizers of the IPL specially included Kanika Kapoor alongside superstar, SRK, to headline its opening ceremony on public demand!