Dj Akhtar is a popular DJ.
With his career spanning over 3 decades, he is still regarded as amongst the top 3 djs in India and has an official equal ranking in Asia as well.
He is considered to be the most busiest Dj in India with almost 5 gigs ...every week spanning across pan India, in Asia, and trotting the entire globe spinning at Indian weddings, popular Indian Festivals, and corporate events.
He won the National award ( the highest honour awarded to any individual with a standing ovation amongst several hoteliers, nightclub owners, dignitaries, and socialites ) in August 2018 . This award was given to him for his outstanding achievement in the night life and music industry by INCA the “ Indian Nightlife Convention and awards” hosted in Delhi . The same was endorsed by video selfies sent in by the biggest stars of the Bollywood film and music industry .
He received the Best Dj in the country ( Bollywood ) by Delhities Magazine for 2019.
He won the best dj of Asia three years in a row at the EDM DROID Asia awards for the 25 Top Asian djs of the world.
#15 all Asia
#1 Mumbai and
He headed the Dj Power List and has been Awarded the highest honour -
“The Legend” title for the Loofre India Dj Power List of 2019 and 2020 consecutively.
He won the Best Dj in India and Best Artist manager award at the EEMA Spotlight Zonal Awards of 2020.
He also also won the Best
Regional Dj award for 2020.
He won the No 1 Dj in India in the Top 25 DJ’s of the World - Edm Droid poll in 2018 & 2019.
And No 7 on the Asian Top 20 Djs of the world in 2018 . He also happens to be the only Indian Dj to ever qualify on this poll.
In 2018 he also took no 17 position on top 20 Asia Djs 2018 in EDM Asia poll.
He won the award for best Dj in the country for 2005-2006 which was presented to him at the Lions club international gold awards (Sol) by the then Deputy chief minister R R Patil and Director General of Police Dr Pasricha.
He has won the best Dj in India award several times in his vast career since its first initiation in India in 1992 (at the first ever all India Dj championships ).
He’s the only Dj to perform at all the functions of the famous Nick Jonas & Priyanka Chopra wedding .
In the summer of 2013 he was invited to Los Angeles where he performed for the likes of Kim Kardashian , Paris Hilton , Donald Trump etc at a private event held at "The Beverly Hills Hotel " . This was a an exclusive red carpet event. He was the only Dj head lining the entire event.
The only Indian Dj to perform at the Cannes Festival Du Plais in France 7 years in a row ( 4 years for the Times of India and 3 years for Zee )
The only Dj to be part of the Zoom TV Holi bashes and The Times of India MD’s private event simultaneously from the past 18 consecutive years in a row and still continue doing so.
The only Dj to perform at the famous Bombay Times Anniversary Bash 24 years in a row.
Only Dj to have performed 24 years in a row at the Water Kingdom and Essel world Anniversary events .
He’s the most preferred Dj at the famous Goa fest right from it’s first year of initiation to date . He performs there for the after parties of Times of India , Romedy Now , Zoom and Disney.