Dhvanit Thaker

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Dhvanit Thaker
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OccupationRadio personality, singer
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Dhvanit Thaker, popularly known as RJ Dhvanit, is Gujarati radio personality, actor and singer from Ahmedabad, India.

Early life[edit]

He is born in Ahmedabad to Neeta and Harishkumar Thaker. He completed his schooling from Sheth Chimanlal Nagindas Vidyalaya in Ahmedabad. He completed B. Sc. in Chemistry from M. G. Science College, Ahmedabad. He joined M. Sc. but dropped out as his father died and he took over his job in Life Insurance Corporation of India where he worked for three years. He participated in the first ever talent hunt by Radio Mirchi in 2003. He won the hunt against 1500 participants and joined as the radio presenter even though he do not have any formal training in it.[1][2][3][4]

Career[edit]

Dhvanit Thaker hosts the morning and evening shows on Radio Mirchi Ahmedabad. He produces radio jingles. He released his first music album, Majja ni Life, in 2009, which was successful. He also performed single for 2013 Gujarati album, Click Kar!. He has also sung for several Gujarati films like Kevi Rite Jaish, Better Half, Mohan Na Monkiz and Passport. He writes column Dhvanit Sab Janta Hai in Ahmedabad Mirror and Just Dhvanit in NavGujarat Samay. He was a brand ambassador for tourism company, Cox and Kings and Adani PNG.He also made documentaries for the Government of Gujarat.[1][3] He published a book of quotes in Gujarati, Morning Mantra in 2017.

Dhvanit debuted as an actor in 2017 Gujarati film Vitamin She, directed by Faisal Hashmi[5][6][7] which was well received and was commercially successful. Before that, he performed a cameo as a teacher in Gujarati film Mission Mummy (2016).[8] Dhvanit again collaborated with Faisal Hashmi for the first Gujarati science fiction film Short Circuit, which was released in January 2019.[9][10]

Awards[edit]

He has won the Best Radio Jockey (Gujarati) and the Best Show (Guruwar Gurjari and Hello Amdavad) in the India Radio Forum Awards for 2009, 2010[1] and 2015.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Year Movie Genre Role Director Notes
2016 Mission Mummy Family Drama Dhvanit Sir Ashish Kakkad Cameo as himself
2017 Vitamin She Romantic Comedy Jigar Faisal Hashmi
2019 Short Circuit Sci-Fi Drama Samay Faisal Hashmi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Change makers of Gujrat : Simply Gujarati". India Today. 28 November 2011. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  2. ^ "એફ એમ ઈઝ ઈક્વલ ટુ ધ્વનિત ઠાકર". Sadhana (in Gujarati). 28 January 2012. Archived from the original on 16 June 2015. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  3. ^ a b "RJ Dhvanit - Its better to be a big fish in a small town". Radioandmusic.com. 17 April 2010. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  4. ^ Devang Bhatt. Best Radio Jockey RJ Dhvanit of Hello Amdavad Fame (in Gujarati). SitiNews. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  5. ^ Jambhekar, Shruti (23 May 2015). "Popular RJ Dhvanit Thaker takes up acting". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
  6. ^ "RJ Dhvanit's visual debut". Navgujaratsamay (in Gujarati). 27 May 2015. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  7. ^ TNN (11 May 2015). "'My Miss India journey was beautiful' - Beauty Pageants". Femina Miss India. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  8. ^ Gujjuinsights. "Mission Mummy Movie Review - GujjuInsights.com". www.gujjuinsights.com. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  9. ^ "D-Town experiments with genres - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  10. ^ https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/gujarati/movies/news/vitamin-she-film-director-faisal-hashmi-is-coming-up-with-a-gujarati-sci-fi-movie/articleshow/65401377.cms

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