Muslim RJs: A Glimpse into Their Captivating World and the Future of Radio


Whether it’s the familiar voice of a beloved RJ or the thrill of discovering new music on the airwaves, radio continues to enchant listeners across the globe.

Mohammad Alamullah | Clarion India

NEW DELHI — In the vibrant world of Indian radio, the legacy of Amin Sayani, the ‘velvet voice of radio,’ continues to echo through the airwaves, resonating with millions in the country and outside. While Sayani has proved himself to be irreplaceable, a new generation of Muslim Radio Jockeys (RJs) has emerged, captivating audiences with their talent, charm, and unique style.

RJ Naved: One of the most beloved figures in the realm of Indian radio is RJ Naved, whose infectious laughter and witty banter have endeared him to audiences of all ages. His immensely popular show, Mirchimurga, blends humour with social commentary, captivating listeners every evening. Reflecting on his journey, RJ Naved said his aim has always been to entertain and connect with his audience. “The success of Mirchimurga is a testament to the power of storytelling and the enduring appeal of radio,” he said.

RJ Sayema: In the quiet hours of the night, the dulcet tones of RJ Sayema weave a tapestry of nostalgia, as she delves into the timeless melodies of the past. With her soothing voice and engaging demeanor, RJ Sayema has become a beacon of comfort for listeners seeking solace in the beauty of music. “Radio is a medium that transcends time,” remarks RJ Sayema. “Through music and storytelling, we create moments that linger in the hearts of our listeners long after the broadcast ends.”

RJ Yunus Khan: The resonant voice of RJ Yunus Khan has captivated audiences on Vividh Bharati, where he serves as a distinguished announcer and presenter. Known for his versatility and eloquence, RJ Yunus Khan has garnered a dedicated following with his insightful commentary and compelling storytelling. “Radio is a platform for expression,” says Khan. “Through words and music, we have the power to inspire, educate, and entertain.”

RJ Faheem: Hailing from Aligarh, RJ Faheem Azad has become a familiar voice on Faridabad’s community radio, where he engages listeners with talk shows and discussions on social issues. His commitment to community engagement and meaningful dialogue has earned him a special place in the hearts of Faridabad residents. “Radio is a lifeline for communities,” he asserts. “It allows us to amplify voices, share stories, and foster connections that transcend geographical boundaries.”

RJ Mir: A stalwart of the Indian radio scene, RJ Mir Afsar Ali’s illustrious career spans over two decades, during which he has entertained audiences as a jockey, anchor, singer, comedian, and actor. His departure from Radio Mirchi marks the end of an era, yet his legacy lives on through the timeless tales he shared with listeners. Reflecting on his journey, RJ Mir remarks, “Radio has been my companion for over 27 years. It’s a medium that has the power to evoke emotions, spark conversations, and unite communities.”

Amidst a rise in streaming services and digital media platforms, the future of traditional radio hangs in the balance. While it’s tempting to envision a world where radio becomes obsolete, there is evidence to suggest otherwise. Despite declining listenership, radio continues to hold a special place in the hearts of many, offering a unique blend of companionship, nostalgia, and community connection.

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