Is there anything better than the feeling of your heartstrings vibrating and your eyes glistening during the final chorus of a love song? Universal, true and essential, Kanika Kapoor’s first love song titled ‘Jhanjhar’ is an ancient craft and an elusive skill. The Punjabi song has been written, composed and sung by Kanika Kapoor. The authentic, specific and inspired song has her collaborating with Deep Money on the music and Nitin Gupta on the lyrics. The song is presented by Zee Music Company. The enchanting video is shot in a fortified manor house in the countryside of the UK. An ethereal Kanika is seen reminiscing about the token of love received from her lover. On the release, Kanika shares, “You can’t outsmart the heart. Romantic love isn’t a general state of being, it is pulled out of us by a special, unforgettable person. I wanted to share my sincerity and authenticity about this specific love. On an intuitive level, people will always feel it if it is real. I am romantic by nature. I know this, the rest the song speaks for itself.”
In 2012, Kapoor released the music video “Jugni Ji“, featuring Dr. Zeus. Upon the release, “Jugni Ji” went on to become one of the biggest singles of 2012 and Kapoor earned the Brit Asia TV Music Award for Best Single. By the success of “Jugni Ji”, Meet Bros Anjjan asked Kapoor to sing the song “Baby Doll” for the film Ragini MMS 2 (2014), which marked her Bollywood singing debut. The song created hype over its release and topped the charts with winning Mirchi Music Awards for the “Number One Song of the Year” award.
She also relaunched her own fashion brand “Kanika Kapoor: House of Chikankari” to help the female artisans in Lucknow and develop this art of embroidery and textile decoration. In 2016, she was made brand ambassador of Swiss Watch manufacturer 88 Rue du Rhone, an independent brand by Raymond Weil. In 2019, Kapoor was one of the judges of singing reality show The Voice (season 3)