DJ NYK

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Nikhil Sahni
Born
NationalityIndian
OccupationDisc jockey, video jockey and producer

Nikhil Sahni better known as DJ NYK (born Delhi, India), is an Indian disc jockey, video jockey and producer.[1][2][3][4]

Personal life and Career[edit]

DJ NYK was born in Delhi, India and raised in New Delhi. DJ NYK was influenced by music at an early age. He started producing his music and remixes before going into DJing. During his high school days, he produced several songs and remixes that were liked by his peers. DJ NYK is a graduate of Delhi University. As a producer, in his early days, he needed a platform to share his production, so he decided to go into DJing.

DJ NYK landed his first professional gig at the age of 20.[5] NYK's incursion into Bollywood was one of the principal breakthroughs in his career. His first job in Bollywood was a track he did for a movie "Billu". Since then, he has done several remixes in Bollywood for different films.[6]

Nikhil has also done official mixes for Danish Pop duo Bombay Rockers and Nindy Kaur (RDB). His official remix of Aey Khuda from the movie "Paathshaala" was No.1 position on the charts. NYK's remix of the hit track " Chammak Challo" sung by international pop star Akon was featured on RA.1's PlayStation, which made him first Indian DJ to REMIX a track for PlayStation video game.

He has also played at the various Club MTV parties and MTV Bollyland concerts in India and abroad.[7][8][9][10][11][12]

Film Remixes done by DJ NYK[edit]

Movie Music Label Year
Billu Barber T-Series 2009
Jai Veeru T-Series 2009
Runway T-Series 2009
De Dana Dan Venus 2009
Paathshaala T-Series 2010
Golmaal 3 T-Series 2010
Ok Jaanu Sony Music India 2017

Awards and Nominations[edit]

He was awarded India’s #1 Bollywood DJ twice in a row at the 2012 and 2013 VH1 MyFav Awards.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mecca' 17: Hindu College through its exemplary fest teaches others how to play a perfect host". Hindustan Times. 2017-03-20. Retrieved 2017-11-23.
  2. ^ "15 things to do in Dubai this weekend - What's On Dubai". What's On Dubai. 2017-03-15. Retrieved 2017-11-23.
  3. ^ Pioneer, The. "Lamhe-2017 to give chance to show talent". The Pioneer. Retrieved 2017-11-23.
  4. ^ "DJ NYK - DJ of the month - TheTechy". www.thetechy.com. Retrieved 2017-12-03.
  5. ^ icecool. "DJ NYK at Sugar Review - Event Reviews - Articles - hkclubbing.com". www.hkclubbing.com. Retrieved 2018-01-13.
  6. ^ "xmas eve". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2017-12-24.
  7. ^ "Save the date for MTV Bollyland". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2018-01-13.
  8. ^ Report, Staff. "Mickey Singh and DJ NYK to play Dubai". www.khaleejtimes.com. Retrieved 2017-11-23.
  9. ^ "3000 students participate in MIET Student Festival 'Sammilan 2K17'". Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K. 2017-03-26. Retrieved 2017-11-23.
  10. ^ "Singer Neha Kakkar and DJ NYK perform at 'The Regency Antilia'". Retrieved 2017-11-23.
  11. ^ Report, Staff (2016-02-28). "Mickey Singh, DJ Nyk coming to Dubai". GulfNews. Retrieved 2017-11-23.
  12. ^ "Bollywood Vs EDM :: TollywoodTimes.com". Retrieved 2017-12-24.
  13. ^ "'Old remix albums don't work anymore'". Deccan Chronicle. 2013-11-17. Retrieved 2017-12-03.