Neeti Mohan was born on 18th November 1979 (age 39 years as of 2019) in Delhi.
She was born to Brij Mohan Sharma, is a government officer and her mother Kusum Sharma, is a homemaker. She has three sisters- Shakti Mohan, Mukti Mohan and Kriti Mohan.
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According to sources, she is going to marry Nihaar Pandya, ex-boyfriend of Deepika Padukone.
She is 165 cm tall (5ft 5inches) and weighs about 53 kg (117 lbs). Her figure measurements are 34-26-35. She has black hair with brown eyes.
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School & Career
Neeti Mohan initiated in learning music at the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya. During the time, she was involved in dramatics and dancing; considering singing as a “serious hobby”.
Later she moved to Rajasthan and completed her education from Birla Balika Vidyapeeth, Pilani, Rajasthan.
She learnt music formally at the Bhatkhande Music Institute and continued training in Mumbai with Rajashree Pathak.
Apart from training in singing, she studied dancing with her two sisters. She trained in Bharata Natyam and Kathak under the supervision of Ashley Lobo. She graduated in Philosophy from Miranda House, University of Delhi, New Delhi.
In 2003, Neeti Mohan was one of the winners of Channel V‘s reality television show Popstars, subsequently being chosen for Aasma (a pop group) where she got the chance to perform with Bryan Adams.
During 2003-2008, she worked with Ashley Lobo and managed to catch the attention of A.R. Rahman when she randomly sent a demo CD to him and was offered a chance to join his musical troupe.
In 2009, Neeti participated in the Star Plus show Music Ka Maha Muqqabla, where she was part of the winning team “Shankar’s Rockstars” led by Shankar Mahadevan.
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Bollywood Singing Career:
Neeti Mohan made her Bollywood singing debut with Student of the Year (2012), where she performed the soft-ballad “Ishq Wala Love“, along with Salim Merchant and Shekhar Ravjiani.
She was next heard in “Jiya Re” from Jab Tak Hai Jaan which was composed by A. R. Rahman.
For her work in both the songs, she won the RD Burman Award for New Music Talent at the Annual Filmfare awards, and was nominated as the Best Female Playback Singer for the song “Jiya Re”.
Then she lent her voice for a Punjabi track, “Saadi Galli Aaja“, co-composed, co-written and co-sung by Ayushmann Khurana. Since Neeti does not speak Punjabi, she had to learn to pronounce the words before recording the song.
She also performed the track “Kashmir Main Tu Kanyakumari” for Chennai Express, along with Sunidhi Chauhan and Arijit Singh.
She also lent her voice for movies like Gunday (“Tune Maari Entriyaan”), Main Tera Hero (“Galat Baat Hai”), Kick (“Tu Hi Tu”). She also collaborated with Jeet Gannguli for the first time with the song “Darbadar” from CityLights.
Neeti’s biggest release of 2015 came with Bombay Velvet, where she performed six jazzy tracks for the album. She collaborated with Trivedi in Shaandaar where she performed both “Nazdeekiyaan” and “Senti Wali Mental” for the film.
She collaborated with Himesh Reshammiya in: Sanam Teri Kasam and Teraa Surroor. “Haal-E-Dil” from the former received acclaim from critics.
She garnered her second Filmfare nomination for Best Female Playback Singer for the song “Sau Aasmaan” from Baar Baar Dekho.
She was also part of the music reality shows like The Voice India Kids as one of the mentors. She collaborated with Pritam and Rochak Kohli for two albums- Jab Harry Met Sejal and Lucknow Central respectively.
Her father encouraged her to write and compose and even helped her to write her first single Ja Ja.
- Favourite Food: Veg Pulao, Dal, Bhindi Mirch Masala, Angoori Rabdi
- Favourite Actor: Tom Hanks, Aamir Khan and Ranveer Singh..
- Favourite Actress: Madhuri Dixit and Deepika Padukone.
- Favourite Musician: Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, A.R. Rahman and John Mayer.
- She is a trained Bharata Natyam and Kathak dancer.