DJ or a Disk Jockey is one of the top most and one of the most famous and highest paid profession in the music industry in the current era. With EDM ( Electronic Dance Music) taking over the music industry in the recent years has encouraged a ton of youth who aspire to be a DJ. The perception of the work done by a DJ has changed over the recent years. Late before EDM was introduced as a form of music in India, till then the perception of a DJ was just as a person who played Bollywood music on your festive days but with time this image of theirs has certainly changed as now they don't just fuse music tracks but create some amazing music themselves. Most of them work on producing EDM. EDM isn't just a single type of music, It has a number of subdivisions too which include genres like House music, Techno, Dubstep etc.
In the recent years India saw upcoming of various talented artists with ton of talent which took over the top charts in the country with their banging tracks and which were listened and aired throughout the country on various television channels and radio channels too. Thus giving us the ;
Top 5 Indian DJ's :
Its no surprise that Nucleya top's the list of the top Indian DJ's with his bass-full music. Udyan Sagar, better known by his stage name Nucleya or NUCLEYA, is an Indian Dj / music producer who was born on 7 December 1979 in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. Nucleya is one of the top rated artists in the game with his super-hit singles such as 'Bass Rani', 'Lang Gwacha' and many others. Uday, who started to practice music at a very young age of 19 years. Moreover, his basic focus on revolutionizing old Indian music and his deep routed Indian music roots have definately played a vital role on his road towards success.
Sahil Sharma a.k.a Zaeden is one of the youngest Indian DJ's in the game. He is a Indian boy just like many others who basically chased and perused his passion for EDM music as soon as he discovered it. He was born in the city of Gurugram, Haryana ,India on 2nd July 1995. He attended The Heritage School, where he gained a great interest in playing the tabla and piano throughout school, and at 14, he began performing as a DJ. He briefly studied mass communication at Amity University, Noida before relocating to Mumbai to study . The stage name "Zaeden" was chosen by him as his name is too common in the countryand moreover the word "Zaeden" was chosen by him meaning "out of the box thinking" in Latin.
3) DJ NYK
Nikhil Sahni better known as DJ NYK was born in the capital of the country is an Indian disc jockey, video jockey and a producer too. Before becoming one of the top Indian DJ's he was just like any other regular student pursuing his degree from the Delhi University. During his youth he had a keen interest in music and started producing several songs and remixes that were liked by his peers. but it wasn't until the age of 24 that he landed his first professional gig. With time his remixes got way popular with times and came into recognition of various influential people in the Bollywood which landed him doing his first Bollywood track for the movie "Billu Barber". Since then he has been creating various remixes for different Bollywood movies. Some of his famous remixes include remix of track 'Chammak Challo','Paathshaala' etc.
4) DJ Chetas
DJ Chetas was ranked as the World No. 59 on the DJ MAG Top 100 DJs list in 2005. He is the only DJ in Indian History to crack into the prestigious DJ MAG awards. He also has a prime time show of his own under the name 'House Of Dance' on 9XM every Friday and Saturday. Moreover he is also the Official DJ for the famous IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders . He started his musical journey towards becoming one of the top Indian DJ's dating back 14 Years. He started his career just as a passion for the love of music, without knowing that this passion would transcend into an art possessed by very few Artists world over! After 14 years of unmatched and dedicated hard work, his talent was recognized by myfavdj.in wherein voters and music lovers across the nation voted DJ Chetas unanimously as their Favorite Bollywood DJ and got him to the No.1 Spot in India at that time.
Shaan Singh a.k.a SHAAN was born on June 18, 1995 in Mumbai and is one of the youngest Indian DJ's who started his DJ/Producer career at the age of 15 and debuted at Asia’s premier music festival – Sunburn Goa 2010. In 2014, he became the first top Indian Dj's to play at Tomorrowland, and raised the tricolor high and serving as inspiration to millions as it is considered the highest honor for any Dj to play there. He was the youngest DJ to play an international music festival and has quickly risen to become India’s Hottest DJ/ Producer Export. His AR Rahman’s English version of Jai Ho, that released on the Republic Day was one of his huge hits. His big room, uplifting tracks, and silky smooth transitions have definately bought him the fame and name which he truly deserved in return for his implacable talent.