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'Moonlighted as a radio jockey in early 20s': Chief Justice DY Chandrachud

“Not many are aware of this, but I moonlighted as a radio jockey in my early twenties at All India Radio, doing programmes like ‘Play it Cool', 'Date with You', or 'Sunday Request',” Chief Justice DY Chandrachud said.

December 05, 2022 / 03:52 PM IST
Chief Justice DY Chandrachud, who was sworn into office in November, will remain in office till November 10, 2024

Chief Justice DY Chandrachud, who was sworn into office in November, will remain in office till November 10, 2024

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud has revealed that he “moonlighted” as a radio jockey at the All India Radio in his early 20s and hosted several programmes on the state broadcaster.

“Not many are aware of this, but I moonlighted as a radio jockey in my early twenties at All India Radio, doing programmes like ‘Play it Cool', 'Date with You', or 'Sunday Request',” he said.

The country’s top judge was speaking at an event in Goa on Saturday.

“My love for music persists only, even today. After I’m done with the music of the lawyers, which is not always music to the ears, I go back and listen to music which is music to the ears, everyday of my life,” he said after inaugurating the first academic session of the India International University of Legal Education and Research (IIULER) in Goa, an initiative of the Bar Council of India Trust-PEARL FIRST.