He is a DJ who has impressed star DJ Aqeel so much that the latter has said that if there was anybody after him in his profession it was this person. Who is this DJ who has everybody in India dancing and grooving to his tunes? He is DJ Chetas, the man who makes the night throb with his pulsating music whenever he performs. What is his real name? It’s Chetas Shah, fondly called by his family and friends as Chetu. His numerous fans are curious to know more about him especially DJ Chetas’ net worth. So here are a few details from DJ Chetas’ wiki just for you.
An Educated Man
DJ Chetas was born on March 30, 1987, in Mumbai which makes his age 32 years. He was born in a Marwari family to his mother Sudha Shah and his father. He has a younger sister named Ria Shah with whom he is very close. Despite his passion for music DJ Chetas did not ignore his studies. After finishing his schooling from Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai, he studied management at prestigious colleges such as Narsee Monjee Institute of Management and Higher Studies, Mumbai, and S.P.Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai.
Bitten by the DJ Bug
DJ Chetas credits his father for giving him sound advice that started his journey in the world of music. When DJ Chetas was in class 10th he saw one of his friends’ elder brother mixing two tracks on his computer. That lit a spark in DJ Chetas and he got interested in DJing. His father told him to join a school for DJing and he joined an institute called Underground in Lokhandwala, Mumbai. A two year stint in his family business convinced him that he was born to be a musician and since that day DJ Chetas has plunged into his music and has never looked back.
Bollywood Became His Hunting Ground
Being in Mumbai his attraction to Bollywood was inevitable. He started his professional music career by creating several Bollywood mashups that were very well received. He especially took a liking to superstar Salman Khan and created several mashups that rode the charts of popularity. Soon prestigious assignments started coming his way like when he was the official DJ of Kolkata Night Riders, a cricket team in the IPL. He hosted several music shows including the very popular show called House of Dance on the 9mx channel. In 2018 his mashup tour “Bollyboom Life is a Mashup Club Tour” entertained all his fans and earned him both fame and money.
Present Here, There & Everywhere
Today DJ Chetas is ranked World No. 59th on the DJ MAG Top 100 DJs list and is considered Bollywood’s number one DJ. So if you walk into a discotheque or night club in Mumbai, don’t be surprised if the crowd is swaying to DJ Chetas’ music on the dance floor. Being versatile DJ Chetas has composed several songs for films like Loveyatri, Mitron and Good Newwz. In 2019 his profile got higher as he appeared on several TV shows such as The Kapil Sharma Show where he shared the stage with people like Badshah, Lisa Mishra, Hardy Sandhu and Tanishk Bagchi.
Just What the Doctor Ordered
DJ Chetas considers DJ Aqeel as his idol and inspiration and loves to listen to the music of famous music composers like Pritam and Sachin-Jigar. Few people know that DJ Chetas is happily married to his wife Aalika Banerji, a doctor based in Mumbai. The happy couple tied the marital knot on December 12, 2015, and has been in a beautiful relationship since then.
Charging What He Deserves
People are eager to know what fees or price does DJ Chetas charge for his shows. He and his management team keep the details close to their heart but everybody knows that he charges a huge amount for his live shows. However, the quality of his music is so high that nobody really minds forking out money to attend his shows and groove to his catchy tunes. According to the grapevine, DJ Chetas’ charges up to Rs. 3.0 lakh for a single performance or show. The man deserves it because he has toiled hard for many years before he became one of India’s most famous disc jockey.
Future Looks Great
Right now life is looking great for DJ Chetas. He is doing what he has a passion for, his family and friends love him and he has the appreciation and respect of millions of fans. He has said in several interviews that he would like to score music for more films and raise the profile of DJing in India. With talent and hard work on his side it sure looks that he will!