Raj Shekhar is an Indian lyricist and poet. He was born in Madhepura, Bihar. He made his debut in Bollywood in 2011, when the film Tanu Weds Manu was released as a lyricist. He majored in Hindi literature from Kirori Mal College, Delhi and gained his Masters from Delhi University. He continued his creative expressions through theatrical art often by acting, directing plays, and writing scripts. Poetry has always been his constant passion, which found a place in all his creative endeavors.