Chhota Rajan (Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje) aged now 55 year, born in a Marathi family. He married to Sujata Nikalje and the couple has three daughters, Ankita Nikalje, Nikita Nikalje and Khushi Nikalji.
He started his criminal activities in mid-1970s. He was involved in many crime including Murder, conspiracy, use of illegal fire arms, organized crimes etc. He worked with Dawood Ibrahim and believed to be his key aide. He moved to Dubai in 1987. Fell out with Dawood Ibrahim after 1993 Mumbai blasts.