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PHOTOS: When Shah Rukh, Karisma, Ranbir Kapoor were RJs

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  • Jan 25, 2013, 11:20 AM IST
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Preity Zinta tried it, Vidya Balan did it and Shahrukh Khan proved it that being a Radio Jockey (RJ) is one of the coolest career options nowadays.

A career as an RJ, which has been around for a century now since the advent of FM channels has become one of the most popular job among the youths.

With their own styles of communicating, RJ’s have the quality to entertain their listeners along with updating them with news or information and play our favourite songs simultaneously.

 

Find out more by clicking on the following slides

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    What does an RJ do?

    An RJ does not have a regular 9 to 5 job. He works in shifts to entertain people throughout 24/7. He sometimes even write scripts for the show. And since radio can’t survive without songs movies or Bollywood, an RJ presents a mixture for the listeners. 

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    Qulaties of an RJ

    • Enjoy talking to people and have a desire to be aware
    • Be original and have your own style 
    • Voice performance or qualities like mimicry, local dialects and comedy or humour items helps to carry on the show 
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    Can you be an RJ?

    If you have a sweet, mid to heavy voice, you will be considered suitable for broadcasting. However, it also depends on how confident you are and your personality to deliver all of it through your voice. 

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    Is formal training required?

    No. Anchoring or Radio Jockeying depends on how you deliver, your originality, the punch in your content, your style, your personality, how you present your programme and further how you connect with your audience.

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    Advantages

    There is a lot of scope for quick growth. All you need is talent, confidence and perseverance. 

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    Remuneration

    As a radio jockey, besides getting contractual good money, one can also earn by doing Ad commercials. As you get famous and your voice is recognized, other Radio Channels tend to attract you with better package. 

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    Career in Bollywood

    Many RJs even do voice-overs for ad films and movies.  

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    Actors who played RJs 

    Shahrukh Khan

    Preity Zinta

    Vidya Balan

    Ranbir Kapoor

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    Actors who played RJs 

    Sanjay Dutt

    Sonali Bendre

    Karishma Kapoor

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    Actors who played RJs 

    Raju Shrivastava

    Abhishek Bachchan

    Himesh Reshammiya

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