Today, young generations are highly inclined towards dance, fun, party and club dance and it needs a good DJs to constitute a rocking music floor with different mash-up of existing music. DJ simply stands for ‘Disc Jockey’.DJ has the great capability to gather a crowd by their incredible mash-up. They are not only the one who mix the music and plays them but they also are the heart and the soul of events.
Since Electronic Music Dance (EDM) is very popular especially in the metro cities and other big cities the demand of best DJ is as much as other profession do have. We have known about the famous and the top DJ of the world from different magazines and sources. Let’s check out some of the best DJs in our own country India.
The names are listed by basic research from different sources. Feel free to know us more name through comment box in case I have missed the famous one-
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10. Anish Sood
In very short period of time, Anish got high popularity as he started DJing from very early period of his life. He was only 16 when he started DJing at his high school functions, friends and college parties. Due to his effort and dedication in the profession he was invited in the famous festivals like Sunburn in Goa, Invasion in Pune, Storm Festival, Aambay Valley City Festival and many more. He has also won DJ of the year award in 2014 and honored by My Fav Best House DJ for two times. Apart from these, he has also featured with Dimitri Vega & Like Mike, Axwell and Ingrosso and some renowned festival Tomorrow land in India and foreign countries.
9. Sarthak Sardana
He is known by his nick name Sartek. He is not only a DJ but also a music producer. His tracks are so much popular that the French hit maker David Guetta has played in in International Radio. He is exclusively the one Indian to bring the Indian Electro House Charts in Top 100. He was also the part of various International Festivals held in India like Martin Garrix, Steve Aoki, Nicky Romero and many others.Recently, he made a collaboration with the producer from Oakland for the track ‘Don’t Need Love’. He has opted CA as a profession of his life but his passion and like for the music and dance gave him a career as a one of the best DJ in India.
8. Nikhil Sahni
He has started the DJing career at a very early age of 17 and now he is famous worldwide. He doesn’t do it only in local clubs but whole India and in foreign as well. He is renowned by his nick name DJ NYK. Besides all these, he has also done remixing in different Bollywood songs formally out of which ‘Chammak Challo’ became famous at international level. He is usually called king by the music lovers of young generation. He is also a very good experimenter and he has been honored as a Brand Ambassador by the leading Audio Entertainment Industry in the year 2009-10. Multiple times he has been awarded as ‘King of Remixes’ for two times back to back in the year 2012 and 2013.
7. Karanvir Singh
He is a Delhi guy known by his popular name Kerano. He made a collaboration with Tom Swoon and announced the singles track. The track was ranked in top 4 Beat port which was like a milestone for a India DJ. The heights he has achieved in the DJ is really commendable. He has also got support from various track makers like Benny Benassi, Thomas Gold, Morgan Pages, Nicky Romer, etc. He recently made a hit Fade Away on Epic Sony.
6. DJ Chetas
He is basically a Bollywood DJ and a Music Producer. He is said to have the highest number of fans in terms of the Facebook like and followers. He is also ranked in number 33 in the list of top DJs in terms of popularity. He also hosts the TV show in 9XM which is of 9 hours and he has been honored as the Official DJ for the team of Kolkata Knight Riders. He is also planning to be a composer in Bollywood Music Industry. He does not entertain the crowd only by the music mix but he is a great performer as he entertains the crowd by his drama and his act.
5. Sahil Sharma
He is known by his nick name Zaeden and he is supposed as Martin Garrix of India. He started his music career as fellow musician in Delhi. At the age of 14 only, he started to incline towards music as his passion and profession. For more than a year he travelled many places and clubs to gain the experience of this field. He has been the face of more than 350 shows in 2 years which includes the major festivals like Tomorrow land, Mood Indigo, Supersonic and Pacha Tour.
4. Sunny and Karan
They are called Progressive Brother and supposed to be Like Mike and Dimitri Vegas of India. They have done DJing in very famous festivals like Burnout Festival, Nari and Milani, Seven Lions, Swanky Tunes, Benassi Dada Life, Syn Cole and many more. They innovate new style of mash-up like Electro House with Hard and Trap Style. They have created the master piece of DJ tracks which they distribute freely as a gift to keep in touch with the fans.
3. Prayag and Rishab
They have named them as Lost Stories. The official mixes Faded, Wherever I go were ranked as the 52 position in the DJ mas-up ranking in India. They have started their journey 7 years ago and they are now the international performers. In different countries and festivals like Summer Festival, Ibiza, Tomorrowland, they have been the part of DJ hosting the show. The official release ‘How You Like Me Now’ had made a countless play on VH1 top 10 list.
He has started his career professionally as a DJ at the age of 15 and was the part of Sunburn Festival, Goa. He is known as the youngest DJ to be the part of the such a high level international Festival. He is the first Indian to be the part of Tomorrowland and The Box @ Ministry of Sound, London. He has also done performances with David Guetta, Hardwell, Kaskade, Michael Woods, etc.
He is the ultimate king among all the famous and the best DJs we discussed. The way he creates fusion with the Indian and Traditional Music has given life to the Indian Culture. He has made various records of huge attendees for his show. Besides all these, he has also done shows for Diplo and Skrillex across the world. Recently, his new album ‘Bass Rani’ has created fire to the music shows.
So, these were the list of top 10 DJs in India in the year 2017. Keep in tune with us for more updates on the famous personalities.