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Bhuvan Bam
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Personal information
Born (1994-01-22) 22 January 1994 (age 27)[1]
NationalityIndian
EducationShaheed Bhagat Singh College, Delhi University (BA History)
Occupation
YouTube information
ChannelsBBKiVines
Years active2015–present
Subscribers20.5 million
Total views3.1 billion
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers 2017
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers 2018
YouTube Diamond Play Button.svg 10,000,000 subscribers 2018

Updated: 17 March 2021

Bhuvan Bam (pronounced [ˈbʱʊʋən baːm]; born 22 January 1994)[1] is an Indian comedian, writer, singer, songwriter, and YouTube personality from Delhi, India. He is known for his YouTube comedy channel BB Ki Vines. He is the director of BB Ki Vines Private Limited corporation.[3]

Early life and education

Bam is a Maharastrian, born on 22 January 1994 in Vadodara, Gujarat[2] to Avnindra and Padma Bam. Later on, his family moved to Delhi. He did his schooling from Green Fields School, Delhi and earned a bachelor's degree in History from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Delhi University.[4]

In 2021, Bhuvan's parents died from COVID-19.[5]

Career

Bam launched his internet career in uploading a video in which he lampooned a news reporter who asked a woman insensitive questions regarding the death of her son due to the Kashmir floods. The video went viral in Pakistan, inspiring Bam to create his own YouTube channel in June 2015.[6]

BB Ki Vines

BB Ki Vines is a YouTube channel whose 2–12 minute videos depicts the life of an urban teenager, and his whimsical conversations with his friends and family – all played by Bam himself.[7] He has 20 million subscribers on his YouTube channel and is known for playing characters like Banchoddas, Sameer Fuddi, Titu Mama, Bablu, Janki, Mrs. Verma, Adrak Baba, and Mr. Hola, Detective Mangloo, Dr Sehgal, Babli Sir[8]

The videos are filmed using a front camera on a phone by Bam himself. He originally uploaded his videos to Facebook, and then moved to YouTube.[9]

Works

In August 2016, Bam released a music video "Teri Meri Kahani". This was followed by "Sang Hoon Tere", "Safar", "Rahguzaar" and "Ajnabee". He also appeared in a short film, Plus Minus, along with Divya Dutt which earned him a Filmfare award.[10][11] In December 2018, he began a new digital series on YouTube called Titu Talks, that featured Shah Rukh Khan as the first guest.[8]

In 2019 he released the song "Ajnabee" on his YouTube channel.[12]

He recently shot a video titled 'Lifeline of Society' encouraging viewers to raise funds for migrants in the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.[13]

In January 2021, he released a statement claiming that his uploaded videos had had a total number of 3 billion views.[14]

As of March 2021, Bam is working for his upcoming project Dhindora.[15][16] [17]

Filmography

Films that have not been released yet Denotes Projects that have not yet been released
Year Title Worked as Role Notes
2016-17 TVF Bachelors Season 1[18] Actor Bhubaneswar Bam Web series by TVF
2018 Plus Minus[19][20] Actor 'Baba' Harbhajan Singh Web series
2019 One Mic Stand[21] Guest actor Self Web series
2021 Bingo Comedy Adda[22] Guest Actor Self Web series
dagger 2021 Dhindora[23][24][25] Writer, actor TBA Web series

Awards

Year Award Category Result Ref(s)
2019 Filmfare Awards Best Short Film Won [26]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b BB Ki Vines | Bhuvan Bam answers Most Googled Questions in a quirky way | Safar-Official Music Video. 13 June 2018. Event occurs at 02:04. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b BBC News Hindi (28 June 2019), Bhuvan Bam अपने YouTube चैनल BB Ki Vines से कितना पैसा कमाते हैं? (BBC Hindi), retrieved 29 June 2019
  3. ^ "BB KI VINES PRIVATE LIMITED - Company, directors and contact details | Zauba Corp". www.zaubacorp.com. Retrieved 11 March 2021.
  4. ^ "Youtube star Bhuvan Bam: Students need to know that there is a life #BeyondMarks". Hindustan Times. 24 May 2017. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Bhuvan Bam loses parents to Covid-19: 'Will have to learn to live again. Don't want to'". Hindustan Times. 12 June 2021. Retrieved 12 June 2021.
  6. ^ Goyal, Malini (8 May 2016). "Meet India's top 10 YouTube superstars". The Times of India. Bennet, Coleman, & Co. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  7. ^ Singh, Devika (12 February 2017). "Meet India's YouTube Millionaires". Business News. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  8. ^ a b "Bhuvan Bam: Making of a Star". Forbes India. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  9. ^ "Bollywood is the Final Stop for YouTube Star Bhuvan Bam". 4 July 2016.
  10. ^ Arote, Vinay (31 March 2019). "Winning the Filmfare Award Was a Magical Moment". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  11. ^ "Bhuvan Bam, Divya Dutta on Their Short film – Plus – Minus Winning Big at Filmfare Awards 2019". Firstpost. 31 March 2019. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  12. ^ "Each time in front of camera is different experience: Bhuvan Bam". outlookindia.com/. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  13. ^ "Top YouTuber Bhuvan Bam Shoots Video To Help Raise Funds For Migrants". NDTV.com.
  14. ^ "Bhuvan Bam on being India's first digital content creator with 3 billion collective views reach and 20 million subscribers". Business Insider. 19 January 2021.
  15. ^ "Dhindora Hindi Movie (2020) Cast, Crew, Trailer, and Release Date". The Clash Of News. 18 March 2020. Retrieved 6 March 2021.
  16. ^ Shaiwala, Alifiya. "BHUVAN BAMS NET WORTH". Republic World. Retrieved 6 March 2021.
  17. ^ Tejendra, Anweshak. "Bhuvan Bam wraps up Delhi shoot for YouTube film 'Dhindora'". Retrieved 6 March 2021.
  18. ^ "TVF Bachelors newest episode takes a funny twist on the film A Wednesday - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  19. ^ Plus Minus Movie: Showtimes, Review, Trailer, Posters, News & Videos | eTimes, retrieved 10 March 2021
  20. ^ "Bhuvan Bam, Divya Dutta on their short film Plus Minus winning big at Filmfare Awards 2019 - Entertainment News , Firstpost". Firstpost. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  21. ^ "One Mic Stand sneak peek: Shashi Tharoor and others test their stand-up comedy chops". The Indian Express. 13 November 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  22. ^ "Bhuvan Bam reveals a 'mistaken break-up' incident on Bingo! Comedy Adda's next episode". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  23. ^ "Prajakta Koli, CarryMinati, Bhuvan Bam, Mallika Dua — why digital influencers are fetching key acting roles - Entertainment News , Firstpost". Firstpost. 20 January 2021. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  24. ^ Fern, Shefali; es (17 March 2020). "Bhuvan Bam Starts Shooting For His First Film 'Dhindora'". The Live Mirror. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  25. ^ Shaiwala, Alifiya. "Bhuvan Bams net worth: Know how well-off the BB Ki Vines YouTube star is". Republic World. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  26. ^ "Bhuvan Bam Talks About Creating Content and His Filmfare Win". The Quint. 4 April 2019.

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