In a world where social media plays a big role in influencing people, it can be difficult to stand out in the eyes of public. So, today we will be introducing you all to Manish Kumar Meena who is well known by the name Monish Raja, a person who was able to win hearts of the public with his hard work. This 26-year-old actor, model and social media influencer belongs from a small town Bundi in Rajasthan.
With the purpose of providing good music to good listeners, Monish Raja started his career in 2016-17 from Pink city, Jaipur. He used to have 4.4 million followers on Tiktok but after the ban he started paying attention on his Instagram and YouTube. Currently, he has 4.3 million followers on Instagram and 122k subscribers on his YouTube channel which he started in 2019. Getting into the show line is itself a struggle which had to be faced by Monish Raja too but, being consistent is the key. Having a good platform to showcase his talent and facing financial issues were few of his biggest struggles but, giving up was never an option for him. After constant attempts and thrive for success, currently he has accomplished around 40-50 fashion shows and shoots.
Monish Raja debuted in the show Mahakal 2.0 and the best thing about him was that he never gave up or backed down during the worst situation. His one of the most famous works, ‘Aag Laga Do’ under V Production was released three months ago and already has over 6.3 million views and comment section is filled with appreciation from the supporters. The song comes ‘Trending on #13 in India’. He is also known for his song, ‘Bholeraaz’ which has over 2.4 million views on YouTube. Not only that, Monish Raja is also a free style dialogue artist.
Monish Raja told us that during his times of struggle, his father Latoor Lal Raja who works for Rajasthan police, his other family members including his friends always supported him and motivated him during bad times. He also mentions that he was deeply inspired by well-known rapper Honey Singh and Emiway Bantai, who is a famous youtuber.
When asked about how he got the name Monish Raja, he said, “When I used to do photography for different events, people used to call me ‘Monish’ instead of ‘Manish’ since the name was kind of hard to pronounce and my mother would always call me ‘raja beta’. So, I kept my stage name as Monish Raja.”
Let us tell you that he has performed in different places and has been giving different stage shows. He has also, covered various Honey Singh’s raps and with that he has been indulged in Lyrics writing work. Although, he does not really work on his own lyrics because of not really having a good platform to share it with the public.
He believes that, to achieve success one must be consistent during hard times and keep working hard.