Ravi Apnabeat

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Ravi Sethi, also known as Ravi Apnabeat, or DJ Ravi, is a DJ, dhol player and entertainer based in Manchester, United Kingdom.


Apnabeat has been active for 13 years and specialises in Bollywood, Bhangra and RnB. He has been prominent[citation needed] in the Asian club circuit.

Apnabeat performs at wedding receptions and special occasions, for the mainstream and also Asian events and mixed culture events.[1][2]

Apnabeat worked previously as a music journalist for the Manchester Evening News and City Life.[3]

Apnabeat is best known for his DJ residency at Satans Hollow night club,[4][citation needed] the longest running Asian / Bhangra night in England, Bollywood Seduction,[5] which takes place every Wednesday.[6]

In December 2011 Apnabeat launched a radio show on ALL FM. The show specialises in Asian / Bhangra music with interviews with celebrities from the music scene. Guests on the show have included Bhangra singers H-Dhami, Shin from DCS (Band), Panjabi Hit Squad, Dr Zeus, Panjabi MC, Bhinda Jatt, and Sukh the director of the Simply Bhangra website.

As of 2013 the show is aired out live on Alternate Tuesdays, 9pm- 11pm.[7] Most of the previous radio shows can be accessed via links on the Apnabeat website.[8]

Apnabeat won Asian Wedding DJ or Entertainer of the Year at an Asian Wedding Experience Awards ceremony held on 9 June 2013 at Renaissance, Manchester.[9][10][11][12]

Apnabeat were finalists and nominated for the "Entertainer of the Year" award at the second annual Asian Wedding Experience Awards held on 8 December 2014.[13][14]


  1. ^ http://bridesupnorth.com/2015/01/28/beautifully-bespoke-contrasting-catholic-hindu-wedding-redworth-hall-hotel-urmila-john/
  2. ^ http://www.weddingdaysecrets.co.uk/business-directory/107/apnabeat-2/
  3. ^ "Bolly good fun". Manchester Evening News. 4 July 2005. 
  4. ^ http://www.viewmanchester.co.uk/clubs/satans-hollow-info-30859.html
  5. ^ "Satans Hollow – Seduction, Manchester". Asian Club Guide. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  6. ^ http://www.desisisters.co.uk/tag/satans-hollow/ details of Satans Hollow's Bhangra night discussed
  7. ^ http://allfm.org/dj-schedule
  8. ^ http://www.apnabeat.co.uk/
  9. ^ "Inspiration, Creativity and Excellence rewarded". The Asian Wedding Experience. 11 June 2013. Retrieved 13 June 2013. Congratulations to the winners of the UKs first & only Asian Wedding Experience Awards, sponsored by 100 Bollywood Years and in association with the Asian Wedding Experience Show. The winners were announced on 9th June 2013, during the gala awards ceremony held at Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel. ... The winners are: ... Asian Wedding DJ or Entertainer of the Year – Apna Beat 
  10. ^ "Leading Asian wedding companies are honoured". Asian Image Newspaper. 17 June 2013. 
  11. ^ http://www.asianimage.co.uk/news/north_of_england/10999118.This_Valentines_weekend_head_to_the_Asian_Wedding_Experience_Manchester/
  12. ^ http://www.weddingplannernews.co.uk/2013/06/20/general-news/leading-asian-wedding-companies-are-honoured/
  13. ^ https://asianweddingexperience.wordpress.com/2014/11/25/the-nominees-for-the-2014-asian-wedding-awards-are/
  14. ^ http://www.foreignersinuk.co.uk/community_news-events-asian_wedding_awards_2014_nominees_unveiled_5078.html

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