Sonu Kakkar is an Indian playback singer. She was born in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. She started singing jagrans at the age of five when her parents moved to Delhi. She later shifted to Mumbai where Bollywood music director Sandeep Chowta heard her singing in a singing competition and gave her a break with the song 'Babuji zara dheere chalo'. She is elder sister of singer Neha Kakkar, who is a bollywood sensation singer now.