Raghavan is the alias of Rajeshkumar. Born in Punnalaikkadduvan in the North of Sri Lanka, Raghavan spent most of his youth in the charge of the LTTE before leaving in protest over authoritarianism and internecine killings in 1984.


RS was born in Wallington, London in April 1989. He was raised in a tight-knit Christian family in the London Borough of Sutton, one of the southernmost boroughs of London.