It’s not easy to live the life of a celebrity, especially when your work is to make people groove to your tunes. Shilpi Sharma is known as the most successful actress turned DJ in India.
Shilpi Sharma, who is best remember for her film ‘Style’, had been busy through the year doing shows and events. She transitioned from a model and an actress to a DJ and that is what makes her different from other. She has been popular for her work in movies such as ‘Jo Bole So Nihaal’, ‘Right or Wrong’, ‘Thank You’ and ‘Heroine’.
Sharma originates from a small town called Dholpur in the state of Rajasthan, near the city of Agra. She hails from a family of powerful entrepreneurs and politicians. Her late father, Murarilal Sharma, had previously served as Nagar Palika Chairman of Dholpur, a very senior role; her mother and brothers are similarly involved in big business and government.
Shilpi studied from the All Saints’ School, Nainital And has degree in acting, interior designing from New York, USA and she is one of the most successful DJ in India. She is the first actress turned DJ, in India therefore very known.
Sharma started her career by acting in Big TV advertisements. She was the face for Pears Soap for five years. She did ads for other brands like HSBC, Nippo Gold Batteries with Rahul Dravid, Mcdonald’s, Park Avenue, Colgate.
After doing a number of ads, she made her movie debut with director N. Chandra’s film ‘Style’. She was next cast in Rahul Rawail’s ‘Jo Bole So Nihaal’. She made a brief appearance in Subhash Ghai’s film, ‘Right Yaa Wrong’. In 2012 she has acted in Madhur Bhandarkar film ‘Heroine’. Shilpi also did special appearance in film ‘Thank You’.
Shilpi says, “I was quite shocked by the death of my father, former Prime Minister Murari Lal Sharma. During that time, I had to leave Vikram Bhatt’s signed movie ‘Hate Story’. Done from the movies, but came back as a DJ and singer”.
She says I remixed the songs of Shahrukh Khan’s most films which includes ‘Raees’, ‘Happy New Year’, ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, including ‘Rustam’, ‘Dear Zindagi’ etc are included.
Shilpi sharma is on a role with her three super hit remixes for Film ‘DILWALE’. She has remixed “GERUA” , ‘Manma emotion jage’ , ‘ Tukur Tukur’ . Her latest song of 2017 is Zaalima the famous song of Shah rukh khan’ film Raees and ‘Ae Zindagi gale laga le’ from film Dear Zindagi.
Motivated for her passion for music, she took another step for her music career and is now the most successful DJ in India. In 2014, as a DJ, Sharma became famous for remixing Baby Doll song from the movie ‘Ragini MMS 2′.
She has spent the last one year focusing on her musical career. She giving back to back hits from Pyaar Mein Dil Pe Maar De Goli‘s remix for Tamanchey to the Lovely Song for Happy News Year and now Chittiyan Kalaiyaan’s remix for Roy.
DJ Shilpi Sharma receives an award at the Young Women Achievers Awards. Apart from this, former President Pratibha Patil has honored her with award for her participation in social work. She also did many performances at world-famous clubs.
Shilpi’s new album, “Salaam-e-Ishq”, was released on July 19 in Mumbai. She says “It’s great that we’re able to revamp some of the old tunes. There are some beautiful melodies and lyrics and when given a modern twist, help introduce the youth to the classics.”
A Dj has to be focused & dedicated. A Dj must understand his/ her audience & build a connect with them. Having knowledge about the beats is not sufficient, it’s about the way you modify it & keep your audience engrossed” says Shilpi Sharma.