Kalathil Kuzhiyil Devadasan Dilin Nair, better known as Raftaar, is an Indian rapper, lyricist, dancer, TV personality and music composer who is closely associated with Hindi and Punjabi music.
He began his career in rap 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 the Mafia Mundeer group. Raftaar later split from the group and formed `The Titans` with Badshah and Sachit Takkar (Sachh). He was supported by 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, Raftaar joined Manjeet Ral (now known as Manj Musik). He started his solo career after signing with Zee Music Company in 2016.
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 shows like MTV Hustle, Dance India Dance and Roadies.