Founder of Whoop Record & The Music Inc
Niche Radio Interview
Widely considered as the No.1 Bollywood DJ in India, DJ Suketu has been topping the live music industry for over 2 decades with his remixes. A Times Music discovery way back in 2001, he has churned out some of the most successful and loved remixes of all time. His skills were honed by 4 times UK Champion and 2 times World Champion DJ Cut Master Swift at the DMC headquarters in Burnham. He went on to win the DMC in 1999. He released his debut album ‘440 Volts’ in 2003. The single ‘Pyaar Zindagi Hai’ entered the charts at No.1 and parked itself there for 8 weeks.
He followed it up with ‘Bin Tere Sanam’ in 2004 from a widely successful party compilation ‘War Of The DJs’. ‘Bin Tere Sanam’ was an overnight sensation. It debuted at No.1 on the Indi-Pop charts and stayed there for 20 weeks! It was one of the most frequently played tracks in nightclubs all over India and can be rightfully called of the greatest remixes in the Indian music industry. Later that, the track was recognized as the highest selling remix in the history in Indian music. He collaborated with composer and singer Atif Aslam in 2005 to recreate ‘Who Lamhe’ a song from the movie Zeher. The recreation became a sensation; an anthem of sorts. ‘Who Lamhe’ wasn’t just the biggest remix of the year, it remains timeless and an eternal favorite of millions. He became the first DJ to endorse and be the brand ambassador for Casio’s range of DJ headphones and G-Shock watches. Over the years Suketu has worked with many composers & musicians on numerous projects. Amongst them are Pritam, Adnan Sami, Himesh Reshamiya and Shankar-Ehsaan-Roy, Salim Merchant including international artists like Flo Rida, Sean Kingston and Iyaz!
Interview Edit: Nisha Haraale
Mix & Mastering: In-house