RJ Purab Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Hometown, Biography & More

RJ Purab


RJ Purab, born as Purab Duggal, is an Indian radio jockey and digital creator. He is popular for his morning FM show ‘Morning No. 1 Kanpur’ at 93.5 Red FM and ‘Car Fooling’ car prank YouTube videos.


RJ Purab was born on Friday, 15 April 1988 (age 35 years; as of 2023) in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. His zodiac sign is Aries. After completing his school education, he pursued a bachelor of arts.

RJ Purab in his childhood

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 10″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black


Purab belongs to the Duggal family of the Punjabi Khatri community.

Parents & Siblings

There is not much information about Purab’s parents.

RJ Purab’s father

RJ Purab with his mother

He has an elder brother.

RJ Purab’s brother

Wife & Children

RJ Purab got married to Reena Bhagwani in 2015. In 2017, the couple was blessed with a daughter named Veronica Duggal.

RJ Purab with his wife, Reena Bhagwani

RJ Purab with his daughter, Veronica Duggal


Before marriage, RJ Purab was dating Reena Bhagwani. They were in a relationship since 2008 and got married in 2015.

RJ Purab with Reena Bhagwani


RJ Purab started his career as a Radio Jockey intern at Radio City Surat. His internship lasted for 9 months. He then joined South Asia FM Ltd Kanpur (Red FM 93.5) in 2009. In 2012, he started hosting the show ‘Morning No. 1 Kanpur’ from 6 am to 12 pm. The show is about local issues, news, and prank calls for the element of fun.

RJ Purab at Red FM 93.5

He has a youtube channel, RJ Purab, where he uploads his car fooling prank videos.

RJ Purab youtube channel feature photo

He started the car fooling video series in November 2021 and within four months he achieved the milestone of 100k subscribers for which youtube awarded him with a Silver button in February 2022.

RJ Purab celebrating the milestone of 100k subscribers

Bike Collection

He has a Royal Enfield bike.

RJ Purab driving his Royal Enfield

Car Collection

RJ Purab owns two cars –

  • Hyundai Verna Atlas

    RJ Purab standing near his car


  • Films: Sardar Udham Singh, URI: The Surgical Strike, Shershah, Kesari
  • Songs: Tu Jo Mila from Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Kaise Hua from Kabir Singh
  • RJ: RJ Raunac, RJ Swati

    RJ Purab (right) with RJ Raunac

  • Prank Show: MTV Bakra by Cyrus Baroacha


  • RJ Purab did many odd jobs before becoming an RJ. He started by selling SIM cards; he put up a canopy in Kanpur and sold insurance, SIM cards, and mobile phones. Later, he went to Surat where he worked at a Saree showroom.
  • In an interview, he disclosed that he was the black sheep of the family who didn’t know what to do in life to make a living. He was a backbencher in his school-college days.
  • He failed in the 7th class following which he left the home.
  • He often attends social service camps. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he donated plasma to a patient named Ayesha Begum and saved her life.

    Appreciation letter to RJ Purab for his plasma donation

  • His other name is Inder Duggal.
  • RJ Purab is non vegetarian.
  • He consumes alcohol occasionally.
  • He has a labrador dog named Sasha.

    RJ Purab with his dog, Sasha

  • RJ Purab gave a TEDx talk in March 2023 at Moti Jheel Kanpur.
  • RJ Purab was featured in Urban Kanpur magazine in 2017.

    RJ Purab featured on the cover page of the Urban Kanpur magazine