Female DJs might have seemed a rarity about five years ago, but not anymore! While DJ-ing has always seen men behind the console with the big headphones, the trend is now changing. Breaking stereotypes, these female DJs are ruling the roost by combining insane music skills with the latest fashion trends.
Does the name sound familiar? Pearl Miglani is a well-known name in the Indian music scene. Hailing from Goa, this soft-spoken music enthusiast ranks amongst the best DJs in India. Her forte is Electronic Dance Music and House music. It might not be wrong to say that she has been a pioneer in bringing these genres to India. With her husband Nikhil Chinappa, she has also founded Submerge, a platform for upcoming DJs.
After 11 years of showcasing the latest fashion trends on the ramp, DJ Barkha decided to pursue her true passion, music. A native of Delhi, she has anchored shows on TV, featured in ad campaigns and collaborated with other musicians for various videos. What can this girl not do? She is also well-known for her mind blowing Bollywood remixes.
What were you doing at 24? DJ Paroma has learnt from the best and been influenced by music from all over the world, an opportunity gained by working for a reputed airline. She dabbles across a wide range of genres, but the crowd goes wild when she plays commercial house and club music. If you are visiting Orbits Club in Mumbai, don’t mistake the girl in trendy clothes behind the console for a partygoer, that’s DJ Paroma!
From Texas to Bangkok, and Australia to Doha, this DJ has performed everywhere. She has also played live on radio. The one word that is often used to describe her music is ‘spunky’. She is the only female DJ who also plays the dhol, and boy does she do it well! She plays House, Progressive House and Bollywood Music with flair. Her music leaves a deep impact on the crowds who go wild when she plays her signature tunes.
DJ Megha knows what it takes to be part of the entertainment industry. She began her career by walking the ramp to showcase hot fashion trends. Featured as part of Femina’s list of 100 most beautiful women, she’s one of the top female DJs in India! She’s been doing this for 11 years and is known nationally and internationally for her distinct style of blending different tracks. She has played for top brands including Red Bull, Swarovski, Bacardi, Smirnoff and lots more. Now if that isn’t a testament to her incredible skills, we don’t know what is.
DJ Rink is one of those people who takes their passion seriously. She has studied to obtain certification as a DJ, is a trained sound engineer and holds a master’s degree from the Wellingkar Institute. Her Bollywood remix tracks are masterpieces that you will want to keep listening to on loop. However, while that is her niche, she also works with other genres like Hip Hop, House and Electronic. She has created original music and released her first album in 2008. Along with music, she keeps herself updated with what’s in fashion, her outfits are never less than perfection.
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