Top 15 DJs to hire for your wedding
Give a groovy spin to your wedding bash with our curated list of in-demand DJs who know just how to get a party started!
If you want your wedding to truly rock, don’t scrimp on the DJ as the right one can make a world of difference to your wedding events, be it the boisterous ‘desi’ sangeet or the wild western-style reception (and not counting the bachelor/bachelorette bashes or after parties!). So put on your dancing shoes and get set to groove with the best in the business.
With an experience of over 15 years, DJ Sidharth specializes in rock, dub, drum, base, techno, house, Bollywood, and Punjabi music fused tastefully with hip hop and commercial EDM making him a versatile choice for Indian weddings. And, having successfully played at over 40 destinations across the world, his beats are known to take the dancefloor by storm!
An all-rounder musician who can belt out soul-soothing traditional chants to Punjabi beats that can bring the house down, DJ Ganesh is renowned for his musical prowess. Extremely passionate, highly skilled, and a global musician who’s performed in over 30 countries, his tracks are bound to add plenty of cheer to your big day.
Well known for creating extravagant performances that bring the house down with its addictive beats, DJ Aarish experiments with a variety of genres which, in turn, makes him a talented spinner. From glamorous sangeet nights where everyone craves a dash of Bollywood music to sophisticated reception parties, his style ensures that every event is unforgettable.
DJ Arjun Shah also known as DJ AJ started his music career when he was 15, and quickly made his mark by winning accolades at large-scale college events and after parties. Specialising in Punjabi, hip hop, house, EDM and Bollywood music, this youthful spinner has his pulse on what moves crowds to their feet and his playlist is flexible enough to accommodate whatever vibe you are going for at your wedding events.
Anuraag Chaddha – also known as DJ Madoc – is an electronics and telecommunication engineering graduate. Yet, his passion for music has taken prime importance in his life, and has seen him wowing audiences at places like the exclusive WINK club at Taj President and Li Bai at St Regis Mumbai where he was resident DJ. He is also actively involved in sound production and collaborates with many cutting-edge London-based artists which enables him to keep innovating the DJ club scene in India. If you are looking for something niche and noteworthy at your wedding, check out his beats.
The king of ‘Bollywood mashups’ and the only one listed 59th in the prestigious DJ MAG’s top DJ’s list, DJ Chetas is a name to reckon with. The popular disc jockey started his career 11 years ago and soon became known for his enthralling music the world over. He specialises in everything from Punjabi pop, hip hop, electronic dance music (EDM) and of course, Bollywood tracks. Having been the official DJ for the Kolkata Knight Riders and a regular one at Mumbai parties and the wedding circuit, he is the DJ to consider if you want your wedding tracks to be standout sensational.
A musician who is known to bring the house down with his infectious energy and spirited tunes, DJ Regge is extremely versatile and never afraid to experiment with different genres of music. A member of the Pune Nightlife Scene and the Resident DJ of 1000 Oaks, with him in the house, you can be assured to have a blast on the dance floor.
After kick-starting his music career in his early 20’s DJ Nitesh has been unstoppable as he made waves locally and internationally. With smooth transitions between commercial pop, RnB, house, and Bollywood, his tunes are always in line with the global chart-toppers which results in each event at your wedding being an unforgettable experience.
If you want a true blue Bollywood experience at its finest at your wedding, then celebrity DJ Aqeel is the go-to guy for that. He started his career in the early 2000s with dance numbers like ‘Tu Tu Hai Wahi’ and ‘Shake it Daddy Remix’. He is a very popular name in the showbiz circuit and at high-end private parties. Having owned a popular nightclub in Mumbai, DJ Aqeel has enough hands-on experience to ensure the tempo and energy of an event is sustained till your feet can’t take it any more. And if you love underground music, you will find your music soulmate in this talented spinner.
Get your wedding celebrations kick-started with some foot-tapping mixes from the console of the charismatic DJ Alex. Having opened the set for some distinguished names in the music industry like Akon & Salim-Sulaiman and played for Bollywood biggies like Amitabh Bachchan & Salman Khan, this DJ from Mumbai has made it to the panel of some of the luxurious event planning organizations and has built strong tie-ups with leading hotel chains. Dazzle your guests at your destination wedding with his Jugal Bandi with live dhol and percussion along with a saxophonist.
DJ Mark IV (Vikram Nathwani)
Vikram Nathwani is considered one of the trendsetters in the DJ scene and honed his innate talent and technical DJ skills at DJ Aqeel’s Future DJ Academy. His specialties include EDM, Trap and old-school hip-hop. His forte also includes commercial Bollywood, and his playlist and mixing skills are just what you need to create a splash at your pool party or decadent bachelorette bash.
DJ Anish Sood
If anyone has his ear to the ground when it comes to setting a dance floor on fire, then DJ Anish Sood is the man. He has performed with some of the biggest names in dance music such as David Guetta and Steve Aoki. His live music repertoire includes House, EDM and Techno and his crowd-mastering skills are just what is needed at a millennial wedding bash.
He is one of the youngest DJs to perform as a resident DJ at Sunburn, and his background in music started when he was in school and played many instruments. He has come a long way since then, and has played at some of the most sought-after night clubs such as Ministry of Sound and the Box in London. His uplifting tracks, smooth song transitions and absolute mastery over understanding the mood of a crowd has earned him due recognition in this fast changing industry. We say, book him already if you want your party music to be in trusted hands.
Fancy shimmying away in shiny suits and retro flare pants? If yes, then DJ Stetson will rev up your bash with his popular retro repertoire. Famous for EDM and incorporating retro beats in commercial Bollywood songs, DJ Stetson is the name to consider especially if you are crazy about Bollywood or have a yesteryears theme at your wedding.
Name any country and he’s wowed the crowd there with his mixes. Recognized as one of the premier DJ’s in India, Gaurav Malai has played for big names at landmark events. From spinning gigs at Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s 70th birthday, and Abhishek and Aishwarya’s pre-wedding functions to Mr Sunil Mittal’s daughter’s wedding and JSW Steel Group’s chairman – Sajjan Jindal’s daughter’s wedding in Florence, this in-demand DJ has built some serious cred for himself over the years.
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