Bhuvan Bam becomes first Indian YouTuber to hit 10 million subscribers
Bhuvan Bam, popularly known for his YouTube channel ‘BB Ki Vines’, has today become the first Indian YouTuber to reach 10 million subscribers, making him the most viewed YouTube influencer in the country. From a humble 15 views for his first video to 1.2 Billion views now, it’s been an eventful journey with its fair share of hard work, jokes and funny-bone tickles!
The 24 year old digital star has a devout fan following on Facebook and Instagram, making himone of the most influential internet personalities in the country today. His content revolves around several different but relatable middle-class characters, usually played by Bam himself using props, and has made him a hit with the younger audience. Often claiming that he always wanted to become a singer, and got into vines by chance, Bam released his four songs on YouTube, the most popular receiving up to 10 million views on the platform. He is all set to launch another single in the upcoming month.
Bhuvan Bam is all set to produce and debut in his first ever short film ‘Plus Minus’ that also stars actress Divya Dutta. Produced by Guneet Monga of ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’, ‘Masaan’ and ‘The Lunchbox’ fame, the movie will explore various dimensions of human relationships through the narrative of two individuals. The movie is expected to release on September 14 th on Bam’s YouTube channel.
Bhuvan Bam has received a WebTV Asia award for Most Popular Indian Channel in Seoul, South Korea in 2016. In 2017, he was awarded the ‘Hindustan Times Gamechanger’ award in the field of entertainment. Whilst there are other channels that feature combined content of various artistes. Bam is a one-man-army. Right from the pre-production, recording and post- production processes, it’s all done by him via his phone!