Bhuvan Bam

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Bhuvan Bam
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Personal information
Born (1994-01-22) 22 January 1994 (age 25)[1]
NationalityIndian
EducationShaheed Bhagat Singh College
OccupationYouTuber
Comedian
Singer
YouTube information
Also known asBB Ki Vines
LocationIndia
Years active2015 – present
GenreComedy
Music
Subscribers15.2 million
Total views2.00 billion
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers 2015
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers 2016
YouTube Diamond Play Button.svg 10,000,000 subscribers 2018
Updated 28 October 2019

Bhuvan Bam (born 22 January 1994)[1] is an Indian comedian, singer, songwriter and YouTube personality from Delhi, India. He is known for his YouTube comedy channel BB Ki Vines.[3] In 2018, Bam became the first Indian individual YouTube content creator to cross 10 million subscribers.[4] He is the Director of BB Ki Vines Private Limited and a Designated partner at AMB Youthiapa LLP, the company behind his channel merchandise.[5][6]

Early life and education

Bam is a Maharastrian,[7] born on 22 January 1994 in Baroda, 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.[8]

Career

He started his internet career with the sarcastic video of a news reporter who asked a woman insensitive questions regarding the death of her son due to the Kashmir floods, which got about 15 views on Facebook. His first video went viral in Pakistan, inspiring Bam to create his own YouTube channel in June 2015.[9]

BB Ki Vines

BB Ki Vines is a YouTube channel whose 2–8 minutes long videos depicts the life of an urban teenager, and his whimsical conversations with his friends and family - all played by Bam himself.[10]

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.[11] Some of the recurring characters featured in his videos are:

  • Bhuvan Bam as himself, the protagonist.
  • Banchoddas "Bancho" Chhatriwala, Bhuvan's best friend.
  • Sameer Fuddi, Bancho's Cousin.
  • Babloo ji, Bhuvan's Father.
  • Jaanki ji, Bhuvan's Mother.
  • Titu Mama, Bhuvan's Maternal Uncle.
  • Lakhan Chhatriwala, Bancho's Father.
  • Babli Sir, Bhuvan's School Teacher.
  • Mr. Hola, Antagonist.

Music

Bam composes and sings his own songs. The music videos are uploaded on his YouTube channel.

Discography

Year Song Release date
2016 Teri Meri Kahani 2 August 2016
2018 Sang Hoon Tere 12 January 2018
2018 Safar 13 June 2018
2018 Rahguzar 29 August 2018
2019 Bas Mein 2 March 2019
2019 Ajnabee[12] 8 November 2019

Awards

Year Award Category Result Ref(s)
2016 WebTVAsia Awards Most Popular Channel on YouTube Won [13][14]
2019 World Bloggers Awards Global Entertainer of the Year Won [15][16]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b PINKVILLA (13 June 2018), BB Ki Vines | Bhuvan Bam answers Most Googled Questions in a quirky way | Safar-Official Music Video, 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. ^ Happii Fi (23 January 2017), BRO COURT | EPISODE 1 | #BROCOUNTABILITY | BHUVAN BAM (BB Ki Vines), retrieved 16 September 2018
  4. ^ "Indian YouTuber Bhuvan Bam Becomes The First YouTuber To Reach 10 Million Subscribers! - Republic World". Republic World. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Bhuvan Bam - Director information and companies associated with | Zauba Corp". www.zaubacorp.com. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  6. ^ "BB Ki Vines Official Merchandise - Youthiapa.com". youthiapa. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  7. ^ PINKVILLA (17 June 2018), BB Ki Vines | When Bhuvan Bam Acted Like His Father | Safar - Music Video, retrieved 4 July 2019
  8. ^ "Youtube star Bhuvan Bam: Students need to know that there is a life #BeyondMarks". Hindustantimes.com/. 24 May 2017. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  9. ^ Goyal, Malini (8 May 2016). "Meet India's top 10 YouTube superstars". India Times. Bennet, Coleman, & Co. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  10. ^ Singh, Devika (12 February 2017). "Meet India's YouTube Millionaires". Business News. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  11. ^ "Bollywood is the final stop for YouTube star Bhuvan Bam". 4 July 2016.
  12. ^ "Ajnabee lyrics and chords by Bhuvan Bam". The Chordstore. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  13. ^ Surendran, Vivek (29 November 2016). "INTERVIEW: YouTuber Bhuvan Bam of BB Ki Vines talks about content, fame and his new show Bro Court". India Today. New Delhi: TV Today Network. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  14. ^ "WebTVAsia Awards 2016 Korea". www.webtvasiaawards.com. Retrieved 2 August 2017.
  15. ^ "Ashish Chanchlani, Bhuvan Bam and Gaurav Chaudhury bag wins at Cannes". Campaign India. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  16. ^ "World Blogger Awards 2019: Bhuvan Bam and Ashish Chanchlani win big at Cannes". in.com. Retrieved 16 September 2019.

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