Masala Crew

Since 1993 Sunil has been entertaining a strong following with quirky quirky humor & upbeat messages.  He weaves in light-hearted commentary on daily current happenings in Houston / Buzz on Bollywood / and India trends with trendy Bollywood Music.  His love for everything Indian is evident in his passionate promotions of the best of local […]

Since 1994, music, humor and food are just some of the things that got Preanka excited… well, not quite in that order!  Born in Mumbai as Arti Trilokekar, she got married when she was a fetus (ok, not really), and transformed into Preanka Desai.  Come to think of it, she was probably born with a […]

Since 1994, if Google has a question about Bollywood, they’d call Rajoo!  Being Masala Radio’s music director is a role he exemplifies with his choice of songs.  Gifted with a knack for finding humor spontaneously, Rajoo also is our local tapori, who idolizes the incomparable music director, R. D. Burman, and his superb musical compositions.  […]

Since 2007, DIlip has been hosting the immensely poplar Black & WHites Clasisc show Gata Rahe Mera Dil.  In 2013 he initiated with Ina the regional language show Chel Chabilo Gujarati.  Dilip is a joyful and animated individual born in Mumbai and immigrated to Houston in 2001.  He brings his great taste and love for […]

Since 2012, Ina -vibrant and cheerful chhel chhabili gujarati – has graced Houston airwaves with her sweet voice and charming commentary on almost any topic! An avid Music Lover, Ina has accumulated vast memories and knowledge of various genres of music, specializing in black & white Bollywood classics & Gujarati folk songs. An insurance agent […]

Since 2017, Amit has been rocking Rush Hour with his unique music and wit from a mixed of Desi roots and USA upbringing.  He has been RJing for 20 years now for several radio channels across the US.  Apart from radio, I am a business consultant, professional cameraman, cricket commentator and an avid cook.  Born […]

Since 2018, Anees has hit Houston Rush Hour by storm with his quirky Indian memories and anecdotes!  Born in Mumbai, Anees spent most of his life in Rajkot where both parents were teachers.  His favorite Bollywood movies are Don and Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, favorite actors Amitabh Bachchan & Aamir Khan, favorite actresses – Priyanka Chopra and Katrina Kaif.  […]

Since 2009, Priya has rocked the show with her mastery of the 80s and 90s Era of Bollywood in her show creation Time Travel Tuesdays.  Born and raised in Houston, Priya was a teenage fan of Masala Radio, faxing in requests for her parents anniversaries since 1993.  She studied dance at the age of 4, […]

Since 2007 Alka brings in a very Delhi flavor to radio.  Originally with Gaatha Rahe Mera Dil, Alks initated her own concept of meoldious love songs which she names Dil Chaata Hai.  A stronlgy passionate and postive person, Alka indluges in a variety of arts from creating original oil paintings, to teaching students at Texas […]

Since 2013, Swati has been filling Houston’s Sunday afternoons with the sweetest melodies, ghazals, and a qawwali or two, slong with her even sweeter voice and commentary.  Music is her passion, a celebration of life.  She is a hardcore Pancham da  fan, not one show has ever gone without playing one of his tunes.  Zindagi agar […]

Since 1993, Sandhya has steered the creation and executive management of Masala Radio.  She created the original name, Music Masala, which years ago was modernized to Masala Radio, with the parallel creation of Masala Cruises and Masala Entertainment.  Along with life partner Sunil, she has created the structure for growth from a two hour radio […]

Since 2010, Rinku has been managing sales with her deep commitment to excellence paired with a fun-loving, approachable, and very positive nature.  Rinku manages the Masala behind the scenes team and has earned the admiration and respect of both clients and crew members.  Beyond the serious side, here are some fun facts about Rinku: She […]