RJ Sayema is an artist and a radio presenter. She has done both her Masters in Social Work and M Phil in Social work from Delhi University. She is an eligible lecturer after having qualified in NET. However, she chose passion over qualification. She started her radio journey with All India Radio as an English presenter and National News Reader (English).
Some years after, she joined Radio Mirchi as the host of the much-acclaimed Hindi retro night show “Purani Jeans”. The show closed down in Delhi in April’2017 after staying at No.1 position for the last 14years. Now the same show goes to many cities of USA and India. She also hosts 12-3 in Delhi wherein a one experiences pure radio magic.
An award-winning radio jockey, she has truly demolished the wall between generations and brought them together with her signature style of presenting the show the millennial way. Her twitter bio talks about the promise with her friends not ‘fans’
“Zindagi ka ek tukda tum laao, ek main laati hu’n…
You pick up a piece of your life and I will get the other…”
RJ Sayema pioneered in bringing the heart-wrenching, soul stirring stories of prolific writer Saadat Hasan Manto on a private Radio Station in her radio series called “Ek Purani Kahani’. She also keeps the tradition of urdu poetry alive through her recitals of the likes of Ghalib, Faiz and Kaifi Azmi etc. She enjoys a massive fan following on social media with more than 1 million followers on facebook and Twitter.
In the digital world, she is rocking it with her video series. ‘Urdu Poetry and P for Pronunciation’. Also catch her Urdu Ki Paathshala on social media.