Sunidhi Chauhan's Personal Life
Sunidhi Chauhan's Controversies
Breakthrough and Collaborations
Sunidhi sang “Ruki Ruki Si Zindagi” in Mast of Ram Gopal Varma and 3 other songs after which she became popular. She said while talking about the movie in an interview that whatever she is today, she owe to the movie Mast. Through Sonu Nigam she met Sandeep Chowta and after 15 days, she got Mast at the age of 16 only.
In 2007, February, as the marketing campaign’s part and the launching of Windows Vista, Microsoft hired her to sing the title song “Windows Vista Song” named “Wow is Now”. The song has Hindi and English lyrics proclaiming several ‘glamorous’ characteristics of Windows Vista operating system.
Sunidhi has also sung the movie songs of Oriya.
She sung for Disney’s movie Hindi-dubbed versions, High school Musical songs that were very famous and sung in English version by Vanessa Anne Hudgens. Moreover, Chauhan was also the singer of English song “Reach out” during 2006 Asian Games’ opening ceremony at Doha, Qatar.
The year 2008 was very successful for her as she had gone to deliver large number of superhit songs including “Chhaliya” of Tashan, Race Saanson Ki” of Race, “DancePe Chance” of Rab Ne Banadi Jodi, “Desi Girl” of Dostana, “Rock Mahi” and Lucky Boy that resulted in the winning of “Kelvinator GR8! FLO Women award 2009”.
During April 2010, she joined Salim Merchant and Anu Malik as a judge in Indian Idol 5 on its 5 season of its immense popularity singing show. She had also judged the 6th season of the singing talent show- Indian Idol with Salim Merchant, Anu Malik and Asha Bhosale.
Sunidhi is famous for India’s strongest live performers today, which has also made the 1st ever holder of the prestigious award of “Chevrolet GIMA (Global Indian Music Awards) of the best Live Performer- Females”.
Sunidhi has collaborated with many Indian singers like Udit Narayan, Shaan and Alka Yagnik. She is famous for her pairing in movies like Aaja Nachle and Omkara with Sukhwinder Singh. She is very often paired with the male singer Sonu Nigam and the femal playback singer- Shreya Ghoshal. As per the critics, she is a stiff competitor of Sunidhi. She has also done duet singing for the Mantra album with the Pakistani singer Faakhir Mehmood. She has even collaborated with Enrique Iglesias for the song “Heartbeat (India Mix)” that was also included in the album of Enrique “Euphoria (Special Indian Edition). She had collaborated for 2 songs with the famous band Junoon of Pakistan and also with Raghav Sacchar, Ishq Bector and Apache Indian, the Indian singer. She has worked with the lyricists including Anand Bakshi, Javed Akhtar, Swanand Kirkire, Prasoon Joshi, Sameer, Gulzar, Irshad Kamil and Jaideep Sahni along with the music directors like M.M. Keeravani, Vishal-Shekhar, Anand-Milind, Nadeem-Shravan, Rajesh Roshan, Pritam Chakraborty, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Jatin Lalit, Anu Malik, Himesh Reshammiya, Yuvan, Harris Jayaraj, Ilaiyaraja, A.R. Rahman, Bappi Lahri, Vandemataram Srinivas and many others.
Sunidhi is one amongst the few female singers present today of this generation who has lent her voice for most of the famous and leading actresses of Bollywood and amongst those some includes Rakhi Sawant, Mumaith Khan, Gauhar Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma, Jacqueline Fernandez, Parineeta Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Esha Deol, Dia Mirza, Lara Dutta, Shamita Shetty, Sushmita Sen, Shilpa Shetty, Urmila Matondkar, Sonam Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Bipasha Basu, Katrina Kaif, Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Preity Zinta, Aishwarya Rai, Kajol, Madhuri Dixit, Rekha and Amisha Patel. She was the amongst the main singer who has lent her voice to the 3 leading Bollywood actresses’ comebacks, Kajol in Fanaa movie, Sridevi for English Vinglish movie and Madhuri Dixit for Aaja Nachle.
Chauhan, in 2011 got a breakthrough in the pop world internationally by collaborating with the international singer Enrique for the Hindi version of the song Heartbeat. Since then she became the 1st Indian singer female for the international collaboration. Chauhan, in 2013 released her 1st single, Ab Laut Aa, in the Electronic Dance Music genre with Sanjay Deb.