Popularly known as Kumaar - a successful and active lyricist in Bollywood Cinema, Rakesh Kumar is originally from Jalandar, Punjab.
He has completed Bachelor in Arts from D.A.V. College, Jalandar. His father Mr. Dharampal along with his whole family supported him throughout his journey in the glamour world of Bollywood.
He has started his career in writing and recording songs in mumbai. He has given his first Big hit as Ishq Tera Tadpave (2000) from album of Sukhbir.
His work highly appreciated and he found real fame as a Best Lyricist for song “Maa ka ladla bigad gaya '' from DOSTANA. Although the number of hit songs he has written are innumerable but he is best known for creating the lyrics of Bollywood chartbuster songs Baby Doll, Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan, Sooraj Dooba hain, Lovely, Desi Look, Nachan Farrate, Main Hoon hero tera, Tujhe Bhula Diya (Anjaana Anjaani ) and many more.
He earn a numerous award in a lifetime, Recently he has been Nominated for Filmfare Awards for song Sooraj Dooba for film Roy.
As per his inherent nature of thriving for excellence constantly, he pushes his limits to outdo his own benchmarks.
.....and the Journey continues..
Hindi, Punjabi, English
Radio Mirchi Listeners Choice Award for Soch Na Sake song from Airlift
Got Radio Mirchi Award - Diamond Disc Award for the song from Kapoor & Sons – Kar Gayi Chull
Got Radio Mirchi Award - Gold Disc award for the song from Ki & Ka – High heels
Got Radio Mirchi Award - Gold Disc award for the song from Airlift - Soch Na Sake
Got Radio Mirchi Award for the song from ROY – Sooraj Dooba Hai and Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan.
Got Best Lyricist Award at ptc Punjabi Film Award 2015 for the song suraj (Mundeyan Ton Bachke Rahin)
Nominated for Radio Mirchi Award (2009) for the song from DOSTANA – Maa ka ladla bhigad gaya and Desi Girl.
Got the platinum award for the song baby doll from Radio Mirchi.....In Radio mirchi top 20.....! Babby dol is number1.
Nominated for best lyrics “Main tenu samjhawan” (Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania) for screen Awards 2015