Naved Khan popularly known as RJ Naved is an Indian entertainer, TV host and radio jockey, best known for his show ‘Dilli ka Don’ on Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM.
It was in the year 2000 when Radio Mirchi organized an RJ hunt and he recorded his voice and sent it to them. After a few rounds of auditions, he came out to be the winner of the hunt, beating almost 35,000 other participants and has been with the station since then.
Naved started his career as an RJ by hosting the night show ‘Dr. Love’ and then moved on to host a show named ‘Total Filmi’ on Radio Mirchi. Since 2007, he has been hosting the evening drive time game show ‘Sunset Samosa’ which was earlier known as ‘Bumper to Bumper’.
The daily feature ‘Mirchi Murga’ is undoubtedly the unique element of the show. Mirchi Murga is a phone prank section in which Naved alters his voice to call up people and irritate them.
During his career, Naved has also played pranks on Bollywood actresses like Ravina Tandon, Vidya Balan and many more. According to him, playing a prank on the common man is a challenging job and also helps him to increase the interaction with his listeners.
Besides being a great radio jockey, Naved is also good at acting and painting.
Awards and Achievements :
- His show,’Sunset Samosa’ has won the best Sparkler Award three times in total and 2 years in a row at India Radio Forum Awards (IRF).
- He won the NT Award (National Television Award) for 2G (TV category),
- He has been awarded the ‘Best RJ’ award at the Golden Mike 2015.
- He has also won the Indian Icon Award.