A lyricist, composer, rapper and dancer, RAFTAAR is a multi-faceted global entertainer who has garnered a loyal following in a short span of time and is considered as a youth icon for the millennial generation.
From starting his journey as an avid dancer and performing at one of country's biggest dance shows DID (Dance India Dance) RAFTAAR had started his journey as Max. From giving his fair share of contributions to dance he still wanted to pursue his long-term dream which was music and had started writing and composing raps in local regional languages including Hindi, Punjabi and Haryanvi. His talent was soon caught an eye by the famous punjabi urban music producers then known as RDB. Swag Mera Desi his debut single on Mtv Spoken Word with Manj Musik went viral and finally gave him a mainstream recognition. Soon after Bollywood welcomed him with arms wide open and he graced us with hits like Tamanche Pe Disco, Whistle Baja, Toh Dishoom, Marr Gaye and the very famous Dhakkad (Dangal) which gave him country wide recognition as it was welcomed in many regional languages.
- Indian of the year 2017
- Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh National Sadbhawna Award 2017
Only showcase his talent across various contributions in the field of Music. Always in pursuit of making new music and surprising his fans, Raftaar has made independent music a brand in its own in India.