DJ / DVJ and producer, NYK, aka Nikhil Sahni is a unique artist who has successfully brought together two seemingly disparate worlds. He is the man responsible for making audiences worldwide, wake up to what could best be termed a two-fold amalgam, of Bollywood beats and electronic dance music.
Blending and transforming both traditional and unexpected sounds, he has synthesized and resynthesized the two in ways most artists won’t ever comprehend. NYK's rise as an artist has been meteoric to say the least. And while any success story would come replete with its years backed by unyielding perseverance and unbridled passion, NYK has been a born experimenter, in a habit to string together meaningful pieces of self-expression.
Needless to say, in the process, he has won many a hearts and topped many a Bollywood music charts. His indefatigable spirit to constantly discover new and enthralling music for his listeners, coupled with his vibrant energy and an enviable ear for first-rate music, have ensured that the force of this passion of his life is conveyed to one and all.
At the age of 27, DJ NYK is already a sensation, a phenomenon to be reckoned with. A Facebook fan base crossing over 1 Million and a multiple-world-tour repertoire to boast of, he is the cynosure of all eyes and ears alike.The “King of Remixes” has also won the best Bollywood DJ Award a record breaking 3 Times at the 2012, 2013 & 2016 VH1 MYFAV Awards & was a part of the prestigious All Stars League in 2014 & 2015.
Having constantly striven to break boundaries NYK has forever pushed the creative envelope. He is the first DJ to introduce the concept of “Electronyk Podcast”. In 2009, he took an initiative to put together a mix tape for dance music aficionados showcasing budding talent from across the world. He has so far, compiled 8 episodes of the ELECTRONYK PODCAST, some spanning as long as 6 hours, power-packed with the latest and greatest in dance music making it a much-awaited musical event every year.
He also has to his credit the introduction of Video D-Jing (DVJ) in India. NYK’s un-flailing enthusiasm serves as a reminder that an artist is a creator. His illuminating ideas do for music what Monet did for art or Speilberg for film. The rest as they say is music-history.