Dilin Nair, better known by his stage name Raftaar, is an Indian singer, lyricist, dancer and music composer. Raftaar started his career as a rapper. He began his career in 2008 with Lil Golu and Young Amli (now known as Ikka), recording songs and uploading them on social sites. He then started working with Yo Yo Honey Singh as a part of group Mafia Mundeer. Raftar then split from the group. He was supported by his friend Ankit Khanna, who introduced him to the Punjabi music band RDB, who then signed him onto their label, Three Records. Soon after the split between the RDB members, Raftar joined Manjeet Ral (now known as Manj Musik). He also started his solo career. He won the “Best Urban Single” award for “Swag Mera Desi” with Manj Musik at the Brit Asia TV Music Awards. In 2019, he started judging the reality show MTV Hustle, Dance India Dance and Roadies.