Shoba Joshi, is a radio personality, music producer, music supervisor, music promoter and owner of Geetanjali Radio which airs on 1320AM KXYZ in Houston, TX for the past 24 years. Geetanjali Radio has an audience of approximately 45,000 families weekly, and has a frequency of over 10,000 Watts.
Shoba is recognized by the Indian community as an expert in the field of Indian music— and is known by her tag-line: Kuch Kal Ke Geet, Aaj Ke Geet, Pal Pal Ke Geet, Mal Mal Se Geet.
Geetanjali Radio features both old and new Indian songs from the Bollywood industry. Shoba has interviewed well-known artists such as Sonu Nigam, Jagjit Singh, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam and many more melodious singers.
Some of the biggest actors in Bollywood from Amitabh Bachchan to Aishwarya Rai have also joined the show.
Geetanjali Radio has been airing since 1992 with the support of great advertisers and local Houston listeners.
“We have a large community who has enjoyed the show and my selection of classic and modern music. We live in a diverse city, the show not only highlights musicians performing in all regions of India, but also features songs and musicians who draw upon Indian traditions for their musical inspiration.” –Shoba.
The show not only plays music and discusses Bollywood related news, but also promotes local/worldwide charities and contributes to the South Asian population of Houston by keeping listeners aware of events & religious functions that take place in Houston.
Community Organizations such as:
Ekal Vidayla, 5-H Empowerment Programme, Pratham,
ICC, Association of India’s Development (AID),
BAPS, Meenakshi Temple, Radha Krishna Temple and
All activities of these community organizations
are announced free of charge as a voluntary service.
Jhankar School of Dancing – Outstanding contribution
to Art & Culture – 1997
Bollywood Acts Academy - Best Performance in Art
& Culture – 2004
Radio South Asia - Outstanding Performance Award
Radio India - Contribution for Services, West Palm
Beach, Florida – 2000
ICC - Community Service Award - 2007
Judge – In many local Talent shows such as
Singing, Dancing, Fashion and various Associations