An Indian singer, Tochi Raina is a notable playback singer of Bollywood. He is popularly known for songs like Kabira, Saibo, Aali Re and Maldar Ki Jeb, among many others. Born on 2nd September 1971, to Sahib and Surjit Singh, he finished schooling in Nepal, where his father was posted as a government employee. He belongs to a family with a history of music background; right from his grandmother to his sister, everyone has been into music.
After moving to Delhi, he trained in music under Pandit Vinod Kumar. His guru was a disciple of Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, an Indian classical singer. He learned music from several Gurus and believes that they taught him more than just music. His journey towards attaining musical knowledge led him on the spiritual path, and he turned towards Sufi singing. Tochi Raina has also sung in several of the Coke Studio seasons, his most notable song being Rabba, composed by Amit Trivedi.
He moved to Mumbai to progress in his journey and got his first break with A Wednesday, a 2008 film. The night he finished recording the song Saibo for Shor in the City, is when his daughter was born and thus named after the song.