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Radio jockeys: Now, they are celebrities in their own right

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Manavi Kapur & Nikita Puri 

It was a perfectly mundane July evening in 2016 that soon became a nightmare for many in Gurugram. A monsoon downpour brought the city to a grinding halt, leaving people stuck in their cars for up to six hours. As horns blared around them, drivers and occupants had only one loyal companion — the good old radio.  “When tempers are flying, your favourite song on the radio can do a lot to calm you down,” says Priyanka Chawla, a start-up employee who works in Gurugram. That night, radio jockeys — the stars of the airwaves — shared their own stories ...

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First Published: Fri, June 30 2017. 21:54 IST
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