Raftaar (Singer) Biography, Height, Age, Wife, Family & More

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Raftaar is an Indian rapper, lyricist, and dancer. Raftaar started his career as a rapper in 2008. Raftaar started his career with Golu and Young Amli by singing a song and uploading them on social sites.

After which Raftaar started working with Yo Yo Honey Singh. Raftaar was supported by his friend Ankit Khanna who introduced him to the Punjabi music band RDB.

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Raftaar won the award for “Best Urban Single” at the Brit Asia TV Music Awards for “Swag Mera Desi” with Manj Musik. In 2019, Raftaar started judging reality shows MTV Hustle, Dance India Dance, and Roadies.

Raftaar Biography

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Raftaar was born on 16 November 1988 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Raftaar is a Kerala-born Malayali whose parents later settled in Delhi. His father was a cleaner in the Indian Railways and his mother was a typist.

Raftaar started his work with Honey Singh as a member of the Mafia Munder group. After which Raftaar left the group and released her debut mixtape WTF – Witness the Future in 2013. Later Raftaar made her Bollywood debut with the song “Tamanche Mein Disco”. Which later became a super hit.

Real Name Dilin Nair
Nickname(s) Raftaar, RAA, Max in Dancer Name
Profession(s) Rapper, Singer, Dancer, Lyricist
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 16 November 1988
Birthplace Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Debut Singing: “Beer Bar” (2009)
“Shera Di Kaum” from the film Breakaway (2011, English/Punjabi film)
Religion Hinduism

Raftaar Physical Stats

Height (approx.) in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 159 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.) – Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 31 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Raftaar career 

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Raftaar started his career in 2008 and quite quickly saw the face of success in his life. After releasing his song “Swag Mera Desi” in 2013 with Bad Manj Musik, he became known to all. And later the line from his song “Ab Yeh Karke Dikhao” was a scarecrow for Yo Yo Honey Singh. 

Yo-Yo Honey Singh’s song “Party with the Bhootnath” had already used “Ab Yeh Karke Dikhao” which led to a controversy between the two rappers in the media. “Swag Mera Desi” won Best Urban Song at the 2014 Brit Asia TV Music Awards.

In 2017, Raftaar made her debut in the Bengali music industry through the film One, which starred singers Vishal Dadlani and Yeh. Raftaar also produced and rapped a song for the Champs soundtrack. The ad collaborated with Varun Dhawan for the second edition of Breezer Vivid Shuffle.

Raftaar participated in Dance India Dance (2011) with a collaborator named “Max and Manik”. In 2011, he rose to instant fame with his first rap song ” Zindabad “.

After that, Raftaar joined the Mafia Mandir Group and started working with Yo Yo Honey Singh. But later Raftaar got separated from the Mafia Mandir Group.

Raftaar worked as a Dance Trainer in “The Big Dance Club” in Delhi. Raftaar released his first mixtape WTF – Witness the Future in 2013.

Raftaar made her Bollywood debut in 2013 with the song “Tamanche Pe Disco” starring Sonakshi Sinha and Saif Ali Khan, which went on to become a major hit of its time.

In the year 2013, Raftaar was in the public eye after releasing his song “Swag Mera Desi” with Manj Musik.

In 2017, Raftaar debuted in the Bengali music industry through the film “One” which featured singer Vishal Dadlani and Raftaar both singers. 

Raftaar is the gang leader of the reality show MTV Roadies. Also, Raftaar is one of the judges on MTV Hustle and Dance India Dance.

Raftaar Net Worth

Net Worth (Approx) 05 – 10 Million
Salary 30 – 50 Lakh Month
Income Source Songs and Secondary income comes from Brands, ads, and Others

Raftaar Family

Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known

Raftaar Affairs

Raftaar married Indian television actor Karan Vohra and Kunal Vohra’s sister Komal Vohra on 1 December 2016.

It was “love at first sight” for Vohra and Raftaar when they met at a friend’s house in 2011. They tied the knot after dating for five years. After this, Raftaar posted pictures from their wedding ceremony and wrote, ‘Marry my soul’.

Raftaar and his wife, interior designer Komal Vohra, are officially separating. Their six years of marriage are likely to end in October this year, for the time being, they have unfollowed each other on social media and deleted their pictures.

The couple, who tied the knot in 2016, have been living separately for some time now, and from what we exclusively gathered, the two filed for divorce in 2020 at the time of the pandemic, which has delayed the final proceedings.

A source close to the couple confirmed, “Everything got delayed due to the pandemic. They will sign the divorce papers on October 6.

Marital Status Separated
Affairs/Girlfriends Komal Vohra (interior designer)
Wife/Spouse Komal Vohra (Interior Designer, m.2016 – 2022)

Note: In June 2022, he filed for divorce from his wife Komal Vohra after six years of marriage.

Marriage Date 1 December 2016

Raftaar facts

  • Raftaar is a multi-talented personality, who knows the dance, rap, writing, singing, etc.
  • He was born in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala, later he moved to Delhi with his parents.
  • His father was a cleaner in the Indian Railways and his mother was a typist.
  • First of all, he started his career as a dancer and at that time people knew him by the name Max.
  • Raftaar participated in Dance India Dance (2011), with a collaborator named “Max and Manik”.
  • In 2011, he instantly became famous with his first rap song “Zindabad”.
  • Raftaar worked as a Dance Trainer in “The Big Dance Club” in Delhi.
  • He has also participated in dancing reality shows like Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 8 and Dance India Dance.

Raftaar Favourite Things

Favorite Singers Eminem and Linkin Park
Favorite Colors Black
Favorite Foods Saag with Makki ki Roti
Hobbies Workout

Raftaar Social Media

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