Tochi Rainaa was born on the 2nd September 1965 in Drbhanga (State of Bihar). He studied in neighbouring Nepal. His family that hailed from Kohat (Pakistan) finally came and settled in Patiyala after the Indo-Pakistani partition.
He belongs to the musical gharaana of Patiyala. He also learnt tabla for a good 10 years and right now is learning western classical guitar. Since his childhood sufi singing was his interest which is now his identity.