DJ Rekha

DJ Rekha is a producer, curator, and educator based in New York City. She is founder of Basement Bhangra™ and Bollywood Disco nights and co-founder of Mutiny Club night. She was named "Ambassador of Bhangra" by the New York Times. Rekha and her frequent collaborator, Dave Sharma, performed their compositions at Chicago Symphony Hall for the Sinfonetta in 2015. Rekha was the sound designer for the TONY award-winning Broadway Show, Bridge and Tunnel, received a Drama Desk Award nomination for her work on the play Rafta Rafta, and is associate producer for the NPR Radio Documentary, A Feet in Two Worlds. Her debut album, DJ Rekha presents Basement Bhangra, was released in 2007 and, in 2009, she was inducted into the NYC People's Hall of Fame. Her record label, Beat Bazaar Music, issued its debut single release, Pyar Baile, worldwide in November 2011. She has curated events for Celebrate Brooklyn, Central Park Summerstage, was a Grand Marshall of the 9th Annual NYC Dance Parade in 2015, and has performed internationally. DJ Rekha performs live the first Thursday of every month at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City and hosts a weekly podcast, Bhangra & Beyond, on BTR.




DJ Rekha rounds up a credible selection of Punjabi music songs repurposed for Bollywood film soundtracks. The Wakhra Song - Navv Inder, Lisa Mishra & Raja Kumari Sip Sip - Jasmine Sandlas, Sonnyji House Mix 00:00 - Intro 01:40 - The Wakhra Song - Navv Inder, Lisa Mishra & Raja Kumari 04:53 - Tareefan - Badshah & Qaran 07:53 - Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan - Kanika Kapoor, Amaal Mallik, Ankit Tiwari & Meet Bros Anjjan 11:54 - Dil Chori - Yo Yo Honey Singh, Simar Kaur & Ishers 15:38 - Morni Banke - Guru Randhawa & Neha Kakkar 18:55 - Gud Nal Ishq Mitha - Navraj Hans, Harshdeep Kaur & Rochak Kohli 22:29 - Suit Suit - Guru Randhawa, Arjun 25:27 - Kala Chasma - Amar Arshi, Badshah & Neha Kakkar 28:38 - Coca Cola - Tony Kakkar, Neha Kakkar & Young Desi 31:33 - Hauli Hauli - Garry Sandhu, Garry Sandhu, Neha Kakkar, Mellow D & Tanishk Bagchi 35:00 - Saturday Satuday - Sharib-Toshi, Badshah, Indeep Bakshi & Akriti Kakkar 38:30 - Sadi Gali - Krsna & Lehmber Hussainpuri, Manj Musik 42:56 - Mic Break 46:30 - Sip Sip - Jasmine Sandlas, Sonnyji House Mix 51:38 - Lak Nu Hila - Tasha Tah 55:19 - Aank Marey - Neha Kakkar, Mika Singh, Kumar Sanu & Tanishk Bagchi 58:45 - Outro 59:13 - Finish


 10 September 2019  n/a