DJ Rink is an Indian DJ known for achieving no. 43 rank in the world’s top 100 female DJ’s list by Djanemag.
DJ Rink was born as Snehal Shah on Monday, 19 September 1983 (age 38 years; as of 2021) in Gujarat. She was raised in Mumbai. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. She earned a diploma in Business Management from Wellingkar Institute, Mumbai, a Master`s degree in Commerce from Mithibai College, Mumbai, a course in Sound engineering from Institute of Government Poly Technic, Bandra.
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Hair Colour: Brown
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Rink`s father`s name is Haresh Shah.
She has a sister whose name is Niketa Jhaveri.
Husband & Children
She is unmarried.
She is a Gujarati.
Rink started her career as a DJ in 2005. She started playing at various clubs. She had launched a Bollywood music remix album named ‘Lady Architect’ in 2008 and in 2011, she released the album named ‘Desi Diva DJ Rink.’
She worked with big labels like Saregama and Sony Music. She played on the sets of Sony’s Extra Innings during the IPL (Indian Premier League), where she made many cricketers dance on her beats.
Awards, Honours, Achievements
- In 2018, she won the Best Female Dj – Waah Women Awards.
- In November 2021, she won the Speaker TEDX in the TEDX KIET awards.
- She owns a red color Volkswagen Vento car.
- She owns a Kia Seltos X-Line car.
- She is fondly called as Rinku by her family and friends.
- Her blood group is A+.
- Her hobbies includes swimming and travelling.
- She has a Rudraksh mala tattoo inked on her right hand and the word ‘OM’ inked on her right hand.
- Rink was working in a marketing firm, and left the job to become a DJ.
- In an interview, she said that she played for the first time when she was in a party and asked the DJ to play a song. He denied and asked Rink to play a song herself. This was the first time she played at a party. She further said in the interview,
I loved collecting music from every DJ that I met, and soon had a huge collection of Bollywood songs. That’s when I decided to turn a DJ.”
- She credits her managing field for the start of her career. She took training under the famous DJ Joe Azeredo and DJ Suketu.
- When Rink passed out from the training, many new technologies of DJing were introduced, and to learn these techniques, she took training for sometime in a club.
- She also achieved the rank in the top 22 DJs from across India and also became the No. 1 female DJ mixing Bollywood music in 2013.
- In an interview, she was asked if the DJ industry was male- oriented, she said,
In 2005, when I joined the world of Djing, male DJs used to stare at me for hours, only to find a fault. But, times have changed and in every metro, you find almost 15 girl DJs. My music is my drug and I get high on this and nothing else. This industry is safe for women, but they need to learn how to project themselves and watch out for the signals they give out.”
- She has expertise in EDM, Hip-hop and Bhangra. She made song remixes of the songs based on a particular festival.
- She is often seen riding a bike, and often posts pictures on Instagram.
- She is featured in various newsapapers.
- She is often seen drinking at various occasions.