8 Things You Probably Didn't Know About KSHMR

Posted at October 6th, 2017 | by Tithi Mukherjee | in Dance Music, Entertainment

Popular DJ and producer KSHMR aka Niles Hollowell-Dhar is not just passionate about his music, but he also feels deeply for his heritage and culture. On the artist’s birthday, here are some of the things you probably never knew about him:

 

His grandparents, originally from Kashmir, migrated to Delhi.

 

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He is most proud of his song Jammu because it connects him to his Indian heritage.

 

 

 

Part of his surname, ‘Dhar’ hails from the ancestry of Kashmiri Pandits of India.

 

 

His inspiration for choosing KSHMR as his stage name is because Kashmir is also called ‘paradise on earth’.

 

 

 

After a year of DJing, he finally revealed himself at Ultra Music Festival in 2015 and was introduced by Tiësto.

 

 

He was originally a part of the hip-hop production duo, The Cataracs with David Singer-Vine.

 

 

KSHMR collaborated with The Golden Army to create a mix of the popular Game of Thrones theme.

 

He has recently launched his own line of kurtas as official merchandise.

 

Tithi Mukherjee

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