While we have various apps and websites available today which provide all the music from hip hop to retro in one click, the classic medium of entertainment is still preferred by many. Yes, we are talking about the radio! Radio has always topped the list when it comes to entertaining people considering it has few benefits over other mediums, like not needing an internet connection at all! Here are 10 FM radio brands of DELHI/NCR and their music genre :
Radio Air Rainbow 102.6 FM
Founded on February 1, 1993, Air FM Rainbow operates at 102.6 FM in New Delhi, India. Run by All India Radio (AIR) it is a government-owned enterprise with slogans “Dil Se Dil Tak” and “Musically Yours.“
The channel features various genres like community, pop, classic and folk in various languages like Hindi, Marathi and Tamil. Along with music, it also provides hourly news in some languages. This FM radio station has some unique programs like Time Out, Footloose and Wicked Hour while playing western/popular and classic music like ghazals, soundtracks and more.
Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM
Radio Mirchi, owned by a subsidiary of The Times Group, is a nationwide network of private FM radio stations in India. It was launched in 2001 and it operates at 98.3 and features various genres like Indian music, Bollywood and pop in many international, multilingual and Indian languages like Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali and Gujrati.
The station has some amazing programs like Mirchi Murga, Edge and Purani Jeans. Some main RJs on this station are RJ Sayema, RJ Jeeturaaj, RJ Suren and RJ Naved. Its slogan is “Mirchi FM it’s hot!” and the tagline goes as “Mirchi Sunne Wale Always Khush!”
Air Gold 106.4 FM
One of the best retro radio channels, the air Gold operates at 106.4 FM and features specific genres like classic and Bollywood evergreens along with hourly news in English and Hindi. It was first broadcasted in 2001 in New Delhi, India by the All India Radio.
The main programs on this channel are News FM Gold (Hindi), National Programme of Talk, Raat Ke Humsafar, Samachar Prabhat, Door Koi Gaye, Raina Beeti Jaye and Morning News in addition to the best classical music.
BIG 92.7 FM in Delhi
Founded in 2006, BIG 92.7 FM is India’s 2nd largest private ration station with 24/7 broadcasting. With the slogan, “Dhun Badal Ke Toh Dekho”, it covers pop, folk and Bollywood music.
The main programs you will find at this station are Abbys, New York Festival, Dhun Badal Ke Toh Dekho, Suhaana Safar and Yaadon Ka Idiot Box with famous RJs like Vidya Balan, Annu Kapoor and Neelesh Misra.
Radio City 91.1 FM
Founded in 2001 in Mumbai, India, Radio City is the 1st FM radio broadcaster of India. It is a subsidiary of Jagran Prakashan Ltd. that has more than 60 million listeners including 34 cities. That is why it says, “Rag Rag Mein Daude City”. With 73 national and international awards, Radio City has 39 stations across 12 states.
In August, 2008, Radio City launched its web station as “radiocity.in” where it offers 24/7 streaming including internet radio, news, videos, RJ shows with a mix of Hindi, regional and devotional music. RJ Ginnie is the most popular RJ of Radio City who hosts a radio show named, “Suno Na Dilli” every monday.
Red 93.5 FM
Headquartered in Delhi and owned by Sun Group in Chennai, Red FM is a famous radio station operating at 93.5 and featuring genres like Bollywood, talk, pop, rock and dance music in various Indian languages. It was launched on August 14, 2009 by the Chennai-based Sun Group.
The main programs on this station are Morning No. 1 with RJ Raunac, Vellapanti.com with RJ Rocky, Drama Queen with RJ Swati, Athanni Chavanni with RJ Sachin, DL 935 with RJ Ashish and Kisna, and Midnight Masala with RJ Heena. The slogans of this station are “Bajate Raho!“ and “Mast Maja Maadi”.
Radio Nasha 107.2 FM
Founded in March, 2016 in Delhi, India, Radio Nasha perfectly delivers the passion and excitement of its slogan “Nasha Retro ka”. This FM radio station operates at 107.2 in Delhi and brings back the magical retro eras from the 1970s to the 1990s.
RJ Nasha is the 1st radio station that is jammed with Romantic and Passionate Bollywood music. Within just a year of its launch, Radio Nasha reached over 9 million listeners. This station is for the lovers of Bollywood as few shows are also dedicated to the Bollywood celebrities like “Crazy for Kishore” hosted by RJ Amit Kumar, “Filmy Calendar Show” hosted by RJ Satish Kaushik.
Fever 104 FM
Launched in 2006, Fever FM is a leading radio network of India with over 27 million listeners. Fever FM is considered as the youngest and hippest radio station that is especially destined for youth.
It plays the latest bollywood hits and has various exciting programs like Soul Vatra (6:00 AM), Full on Panjabi (11:00 AM) and Dilli Ke Do Dabangg, Comedy ki Dukan with RJ Lucky and other energetic RJs like RJ Sharat, RJ Avi J, RJ Addy, RJ Syd, and RJ Anurag Pandey.
Radio Zabardast HIT 95 FM
Radio Zabardast HIT operates at 95 FM in Delhi and plays Bollywood and Punjabi music. It was launched in September 2006 and has a strong listenership especially among the youth.
It’s the only station that plays 12 hits in an hour in Delhi. The genre is usually pop and language English and Hindi. Notable programs are zabardast evenings, zabardast requests, zabardast mornings with top RJs like RJ Khurki, RJ Ritesh, RJ Misha, RJ Meera, and RJ Panky.
Radio One 94.3 FM
India’s commercial radio network which was launched in September 2007 with 7 operational cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata and Pune. Radio One operates at 94.3 in Delhi and features pop and rock music in English and international language.
It is an amazing radio station that has mostly young listeners. It also features amazing programs with famous RJs making it India’s favorite FM radio station for all music lovers.
Over To You
We hope this list helps you browse through your favorite music channels making your FM radio experience easy, fun and more personalized. Now enjoy finding and listening to your favorite songs on FM radio easily and hassle-free.
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