As the Managing Director of DJ RAJ Entertainment and Event Lighting, Raj Gandhi has changed the standards of South Asian weddings and entertainment. His mission is very simple “provide each client with the most talented and professional entertainers, mix that with high end lighting and sound equipment, the result is an unforgettable event that only DJ RAJ Entertainment and Event Lighting can provide. Raj Gandhi has set the benchmark in the South Asian entertainment market, making DJ RAJ Entertainment and Event Lighting the most recommended and preferred entertainment firm in North America!

Raj Gandhi's unmatchable experience and talent as an Emcee and Disc Jockey extends from 1994 and covers hundreds of events. He has preformed at many upscale international venues such as JW Marriott, Mumbai, India, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, India, and the Raffles Hotel in Singapore. Raj shares his experience, talent and passion with the entire staff of DJ RAJ Entertainment and Event Lighting, ensuring your special occasion will be a night to be remembered forever!

(Please book Raj Gandhi 6 months to 1 year prior to your event.)

Amlan Gangopadhyay is one the most experienced Disc Jockeys and Lighting Technicians in the industry, with this experience he has the official title as Event Production Manager!   Starting with the DJ Raj Entertainment team back in 2004, Amlan has successfully entertained and amazed crowds with his musical versatility and the visual grandeur of his lighting design. His talent has led him to entertain guests at many exotic locations from The Lake Palace Hotel in Udaipur, India to the Hamptons in New York. Amlan has worked with numerous celebrities including Kenneth Cole and the cast of Bravo TV's "NYC Prep". The events that Amlan has undertaken have been featured in Grace Ormond Wedding Style, Town and Country Weddings, and Manhattan Society Magazines.  Amlan will take your event and turn it into an unforgettable experience. 

(Please book Amlan Gangopadhyay 6 to 1 year prior to your event)


Sound technician, designing light shows, MC-ing and most importantly DJ-ing are just some of the assets that Smith Patel posses. When you have Smith at your event you can expect it to go smoothly and your event will be perfect! The dynamic personality developed while working under immense pressure for well over five years enables Smith to insure that any event is successful and memorable. The technical know-how and the burning passion for music from his Indo-Asian roots in combination with the New York City vibe, you can expect the right soundtrack for any occasion. From the art of scratching, to the elegance of seamless mixing and blending, combine that with the best compilation of music from different genres insures no one feels left out on the dance floor. Smith's imagination transforms a dance floor into an fun, energetic, refined atmosphere. The perfect selection of music in combination with the best light shows will not only give a memorable soundtrack to your event but a stunning visual experience and atmosphere that your guests will never forget.

(Please book Smith Patel 6 months prior to your event.)


Whether it is a Club, or a wedding reception that needs the club touch, DJ Akash is the most sought after DJ in the tri-state. Akash came across the art of DJing after taking a heavy interest in music, percussion, and various instruments at a very young age. He was unaware of his talent until the various mixtapes and live recordings that he produced received tons of positive press & attention from music lovers. He quickly became the youngest headlining DJ at various NYC clubs / lounges and eventually grew into the most requested wedding reception DJ. His skills on the turntables are unmatched and leave the crowds wanting more each and every time.

(Please book Akash Patel 6 months to 1 year prior to your event.)

DJ Shivam Patel offers extraordinary disc jockey services with great high energy interaction!! His passion for entertaining started out at very young age and created him into a sensation. His smooth transitions from song to song and his exceptional voice can entertain his guests all night long! Not only does he rock dance floor but he keeps audiences tuned in during cocktail hour and dinner with his wide range of music dating back to the 60's. His resume of private parties includes top hotels and banquet facilities in the Tri-State region and across the United States. He has performed at popular clubs in the region including Santos, Madison Ballroom, Studio 9, Maritas Cantina, Buda Bar, Pinnacle, etc.
Shivam Patel ensures that guests in attendance at any party will walk with many memories.

(Please book Shivam Patel 6 to 10 months prior to your event.)
MC Vig has been in the wedding industry for over 10 years and specializes in making your day one to remember. Ever the consummate entertainer, his highly energetic style provides for remarkable dance floors, amazing baraats, and an overall unforgettable experience. From celebrity weddings to super sweet sixteens, there isn’t a crowd young or old that does not leave thinking that they attended the ultimate party.

(Please book MC Vig 6 months to 1 year prior to your event.)
MC Vinny is a professional MC who works in the entertainment industry as an actor and comedian as well. He knows how to work a crowd and feeds off energy and if there is no energy he creates the energy. Vinny loves using his comic ability to relax the crowd and ensure your guests will remember your special event for a lifetime. Vinny has been on 30 Rock, The Following, Team Toon on Cartoon Network and tons of commercials. He recently can be seen working with Tina Fey on an American Express commercial. Vinny also offers skit writing services (your friends will perform the skit), comedic dance choreographing (your friends or Vinny will perform the dance) and wedding games (For the bride and groom and involving the crowd) that will start your party off with a blast!

(Please book MC Vinny 6 months to 1 year prior to your event.)

James "MC Capri", DJing and MCing since he was 15 years old, Capri hosts high end and upscale weddings throughout the United States. Having hosted events and announced opening artists at club Matrix and "The Loft" in Poughkeepsie New York, MC Capri has certainly evolved as an interactive MC and also a unique DJ. Capri is multi-talented, coming into the scene as a DJ, he takes his talents from behind the booth and has become one of the most sought after MC's in the industry. From getting down in the studio with the vinyl squad on Vassar Radio and Marist Radio to DJing at Tropicana in Atlantic City and Bar A in Belmar, New Jersey, Capri has what it takes to rock a crowd. All in all, Capri has been a successful mobile entertainer for over 10 years now and has the experience to prove it. If you want a high energy interactive MC, then Capri is the guy for you.

(Please book James Capri 6 months prior to your event.)


Abbas Qureshi, also known as Q is a versatile entertainer. Known for his exceptional MC skills, he is one of the most sought after entertainer in the wedding industry. His oratory skills put him at the top of the list, both in the DJing and VJing. He has worked weddings, sweet 16s, corporate events, live recordings, and concerts for TV stations such as Ravi, Indus, Zee, Sony, and PTV Prime, just to name a few.

Accomplishments: Started Boston’s first Desi Radio Hour – Bombay Masala on 92.3FM Waltham in 1998. It is the longest running desi radio show in Boston to date. Worked as a VJ for PTV Prime, Indus, Ravi, Sony US, interviewing personalities such as Imran Khan (the singer), Former Pres. Musharraf, and hosted many TV shows.

(Please book DJ & MC Abbas 6 to 10 months prior to your event.)


MC Matt, has entertained in the South Asian entertainment industry since he was 18 years old and his passion shines through his work. He has a gifted voice that commands attention and sets the tone for an unforgettable event. His charisma and witty demeanor makes for an exuberant atmosphere that is unmatched. The ability to work any crowd speaks volumes as first time clients always invite him back for more events. Whether it might be a wedding, private party, or company party, clients always appreciate his good, classy, reliable, warm and charming repoire he establishes.

(Please book MC Matt 6 to 10 months prior to your event.)


A talented musician that has made his mark in the South Asian community, Mohit is not only an amazing dhol drummer, but also a highly requested emcee. His versatility has taken him far - from being a long time composer for the RU Dhol Effect to wowing audiences all over the east coast with live band performances fusing western music with a splash of Bollywood flair. Not only a composer and performer, he also teaches dhol in both private and group class settings - so you know you're in the hands of an expert drummer when Mohit comes to rock your event.

(Please book Dholi Mohit 3 to 6 months prior to your event.)


Lighting & Sound Manager Nayan

As the manager of lighting and sound/stage set-up, Nayan Patel has been recognized for his outstanding event lighting and coordinating skills. He is trained in professional lighting software and qualifies as a real light jockey. You will not only be getting a DJ and MC, you will also be getting a professional light jockey! Nayan’s knowledge of color patterns and scene setting is unmatchable and sets him apart from all other light jockeys. From LED up lighting, custom monograms to pin spots, Nayan will create the perfect ambiance for your event.

(Please book Nayan Patel 3 to 6 months prior to your event)


Lighting and sound technician Nick Bilchuk has provided lighting and sound design for many of the country's most luxurious hotels and banquet facilities. Working along side with the DJ RAJ Entertainment and Event Lighting team to give each event that unique elegant touch! He is a specialist in sound design, intelligent moving head fixtures; LED up lighting, pin spot center piece lighting and paper lanterns. Nick has several years of training on DMX controls and digital light control. As a member of the DJ RAJ Entertainment staff, Nick will ensure your event has spectacular lighting and breathtaking sound!

(Please book Nick Bilchuk 3 to 6 months prior to your event)


Since joining the DJ RAJ team back in 2009, James O'Donnell has been providing clients with the utmost in professional service. His knowledge of lighting production and lounge setups has made him an integral part of the team. James has managed loft production for many events through out the United States including Electric Zoo Music Festival, Fashion Night Out NYC, Made in America Festival, and many more. James is trained in AutoCAD Design as well as SketchUp and he will ensure that your event is personally designed to your specific requests.

(Please book James 3 months prior to your event)