Singer Raftaar Biography, Songs, Career, Love Life, Wiki
There are very few people who have a gifted talent to charm the world and so is the story of this celebrity. The rapping sensation Raftaar is himself a success story. He is a singer/rapper by profession whose songs have a unique blend of lyrics and as his name suggests ‘Raftaar’ which means speed. Not many people are aware of this fact that Raftaar real name is Dilin Nair. He was a member of this urban music group named ‘Mafia Mundeer’ which was formed by Yo Yo Honey Singh. He didn’t receive much recognition and decided to split with the group. Raftaar came into the spotlight when he was signed by the Punjabi band RDB into Three Records. At present, he has sung man hit songs which have gained nationwide popularity. Raftaar songs have a crisp and edgy feel along with the music that is very catchy. He has also produced few songs in Bollywood and is moving ahead in his career with a golden ticket in hand. To know more about the rapper’s early life keep reading biography of Raftaar.
Raftaar Date of Birth
The singer was born in the year 1988. Raftaar birthday comes on 16th November. The stylish rapper prefers celebrating his birthday with his friends from the music industry and his family. He considers this day very auspicious. When he did his first song with RDB, Raftaar age was 24 years. To know more about the singer’s achievements and career you can eye onto Raftaar wiki.
Raftaar Family Background
The rapper was born in Kerala, India and his ethnicity is Malyali. There is no information available regarding his family members. Raftaar has spent most of his life in Punjab and it is very hard to figure out that he hails from Kerala.
Raftaar Education and Other Qualifications
No information related to the singer’s early education is available at present. But the known fact is that, Raftaar is a skilled dancer and was also a dance instructor in one of the studios in Delhi. He was even contacted to judge many small scale dance shows.
Raftaar Personal Life
This phase of the rapper’s life is something which wasn’t known by many people. He started his career with dancing and even worked as a background dancer for few Bollywood movies. He was seen for the first time on television when he participated in the famous dance reality show ‘Dance India Dance’. He was a contestant on the show under the name ‘Max’ along with his partner Manik. After losing on this show he started his career as a rapper. Raftaar has even worked as a dance teacher in Delhi at ‘The Big Dance Club’. His initial days in the music world were spent working with music producer Yo Yo Honey Singh. Raftaar was a member of his group ‘Mafia Mundeer’. The celebrity rapper has a very appealing physique. He is a fitness freak in real life and is very conscious about his diet.
Raftaar’s spilt with ‘Mafia Mundeer’ brought him new opportunities which proved to be very fruitful for the singer. He was recognized by the Punjabi music band RDB. They later signed him into their label, ‘Three Records’. In collaboration with RDB, Raftaar was first introduced in the song “We Doin It Big”. He later worked in the album ‘Born Star’ in which he was a part of three songs namely, “Majnu”, “Sugar” and “Bottle”. In 2013, his solo album was released which was called “WTF- Witness The Future”. Raftaar song list includes “Head To Toe”, “Chadta”, “Goli”, “Swag Mera Desi Hai”, “Sniper” and “Happy Single”. The singer has also sung few really peppy and hit numbers in Bollywood movies as well. Raftaar movies in which he has sung are ‘Heropanti’ (debuted by Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon) and ‘Fugly’ (Debuted by Boxer Vijender Singh). Songs from Raftaar upcoming movies are eagerly awaited by his fans. Raftaar latest songs include “Desi Hip Hop”, “Saah Beh Gaya” and “Stand Up”. Appearing in MTV Coke Studio Season 4 is another feather on the hat for this rapper.
Raftaar in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8
The dancing stint in Raftaar made him to accept the proposal of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded Season 8. The dancing caliber of Raftaar made him one of the strong contenders to win the show, and people were also thinking Raftaar to be winner of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8. Ganesh Hedge, Lauren Gottlieb, Karan Johar, and Shahid Kapoor judged this show. The other contestants who actively participated in this show are- Sanaya Irani, Subhreet Kaur, Shamita Shetty, Radhika Madan, Faisal Khan, Scarlett Wilson, Kavita Kaushik, Mohit Malik, and few other faces from the Industry.
Raftaar Love Affairs
The singer has been very secretive about his family and love life. There is no information available regarding Raftaar wife name or Raftaar girlfriend name. The singer is a very popular and famous celebrity at present and many females are dying to become Raftaar girlfriend. He is focusing on his career at present and there is no such scene regarding Raftaar marriage. It is believed that the singer will marry after establishing his career in the industry.
Raftaar Honey Singh Controversy
Both the singers earlier worked together under “Mafia Mundeer” and Raftaar was Honey Singh Lyricist in this group. The latest controversy was regarding Raftaar and Honey Singh Songs “Swag mera desi hai” and “Party with the Bhoothnath” respectively, which had a common line “yeh krke dikhao”. Raftaar’s song was released later after Honey Singh’s song and it was rumored to be a dig at Yo Yo Honey Singh as it was framed as “ab yeh krke dikhao”. Raftaar also claimed that Honey Singh’s songs ‘Break up Party’ and ‘Dope Shope’ were written by him. This is one of the strong reason why Raftaar is hated by Honey Singh wife Shalini Talwar. Hope you enjoyed reading about Indian singer and Rapper Raftaar, now read biography of Mohit Malik next.