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.