Raju is based out of Vadodara, Gujarat. He has completed his diploma in painting of Fine Arts, M.S. University, Vadodara, Gujarat in 2013. Currently he is pursuing post diploma in painting from Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University, Vadodara, Gujarat. He was awarded the Prafulla Dahanukar- the Gujarat State award Maharashtra, ABIR art "First Take" Award, Nasereen Mohammadi Best display award and many others.