Emiway Bantai (Singer) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

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Emiway Bantai (Singer) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Girlfriend and More

Emiway Bantai is an Indian singer, songwriter, rapper and live performer. His most well-known work is the song Asli Hip Hop from the 2019 movie Gully Boy. He also made an appearance on the well-known reality series India’s Got Talent before becoming famous. Emiway originally from Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Birth & Early Life

Emiway Bantai was born on 13 November 1995 in Bengaluru, Karnataka into an orthodox middle class Muslim family. His ancestors hail from Karnataka. His real name is Shahrukh Shaikh but later changed his name to “Emiway,” a mix of Lil Wayne and Eminem.

Emiway attended Little Angels High School, Sion. He excelled in academics up to the 10th grade, but as he entered the 11th grade, he began to devote more time to rap. He struggled with despair after failing the 12th grade.


Real NameShahrukh Shaikh ((YouTube))
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter, Rapper, Music Composer, Editor and Live Performer
Date of Birth13 November 1995
Age28 Years
Birth PlaceBengaluru, Karnataka, India
Home TownBengaluru, Karnataka, India
FamilyMother : Name Not Known
Father : Bilal Shaikh
Brother : VBreak
Emiway Bantai with Family
Sister : Not Available
Wife : Not Available
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Emiway Bantai (Singer)


Initially, Emiway started writing rap and compose music as for fun but soon he got amazing response from audience. He recorded first music video in 2013 titled “Glint Lock” featuring Minta. He worked as a helper at the “Hard Rock Cafe” during his early days as a rapper in order to make ends meet.

Emiway released his Hindi debut rap Aur Bantai in 2014, which became instant hit on internet. He duet with Raftar in the song Sadak, it gave Emiway in Bollywood film industry. He rose to prominence after made his Bollywood debut in 2019 with Zoya Akhtar’s movie Gully Boy starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt.

Education Details and More

SchoolLittle Angels High School, Sion
CollegeRizvi College of Arts Science and Commerce
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutFilm : Gully Boy (2019)
Gully Boy (2019)
AwardsRadio City Freedom Award (2016)
MTV Europe Music Award (2019)
and many more
Emiway Bantai (Singer)

Physical Stats and More

Height5′ 8″ Feet
Weight60 Kg
Body ShapeChest: 38 inches
Waist: 31 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
HobbiesDancing, Travel, Writing and Music
Emiway Bantai (Singer)

Personal Life

Emiway is presently dating Swaalina, who appears in rap music and songs as a model. He formerly had a relationship with rapper Mukta Karandikar.

Marital Status and More

Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendsSwaalina (Singer)
ControversiesHe started a diss war with Raftaar in 2018. It all began when Raftar made fun of Emiway by claiming that rappers like him couldn’t make money. Emiway then responded with his “Samajh Mein Aaya Kya” diss track, to which Raftar replied, “Sheikh Chilli.”
Net WorthINR 20-50 Crore
Emiway Bantai (Singer)

Social Media Presence

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Some Facts About Emiway Bantai

  • Emiway Bantai was born and brought up in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • He always wanted to become a doctor.
  • Bantai didn’t ask his family for financial assistance so he could pursue rap music. At first, Bantai exclusively rapped in English, but his father persuaded him to switch to Hindi so that Indians could understand him.
  • He was awarded the Radio City Freedom Award for the song Aisa Kuch Shot Nai Hai in 2016.
  • In 2019, Emiway won Best Indian Act at MTV Europe Music Awards. The ceremony took place in Spain on November 3, where artists such as Nicki Minaj, BTS, Green Day, Shawn Mendes and Martin Garrix were honoured with awards in different categories.
  • He received Best Hip-Hop Artist award by People Choice in 2017.
  • Emiway performs all of his rapping in his own recording studio, “Bantai-The Studio.”
  • One of Emiway’s videos also included a cameo from his father.
  • Emiway even owns a Hero Splendor.
  • He is affectionately referred to as Shahrukh Shaikh by his family and friends.
  • He is an avid dog lover.

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