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Bhuvan Bam
Personal information
Born (1994-01-22) 22 January 1994 (age 24)[1]
NationalityIndian
EducationShaheed Bhagat Singh College
Occupation
YouTube information
Also known asBB Ki Vines
Channel
Years active2015 – present
Genre
  • Comedy
  • Music
Subscribers11.08 million
Total views1.37 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
Subscriber and view counts updated as of 10 November 2018.

Bhuvan Bam (born 22 January 1994)[1] is an Indian comedian and YouTube personality from New Delhi. He is known for his YouTube comedy channel BB Ki Vines and work in The Bachelors produced by The Viral Fever and in Happi Fi's Bro Court.[2]

Bhuvan became the first Indian Youtuber to have 10 million subscribers in 2018.[3] Bam has also been a speaker at TEDxIIITD at IIIT Delhi and TEDxJUIT at Jaypee University of Information Technology in 2016.[4][5]

Early life and education

He did his schooling from Green Fields School, New Delhi and earned a Bachelor's degree from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College.[6] Bhuvan Bam started his career as a musician performing in restaurants. He later started composing his own songs.

YouTube career

He started his Internet career with 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 15,000 views on Facebook. His first video went viral in Pakistan, inspiring Bam to create his own YouTube channel in June 2015.[7]

In 2018, Bhuvan Bam and Divya Dutta starred in a short film, Plus Minus about Baba Harbhajan Singh. The short film is directed by Jyoti Kapur Das.

BB Ki Vines

BB Ki Vines is a YouTube channel whose 2–8 minutes long videos humorously depict the life of an urban teenager.[8] The YouTube channel has more than 11 million subscribers and over 1.37 billion views (as of 14 November 2018). The videos are filmed using a front facing camera on a phone by himself. He originally uploaded his videos to Facebook, and then to YouTube.[9]

Awards

Bhuvan Bam won the award for the Most Popular Channel on YouTube at the WebTVAsia Awards 2016 held in Seoul, South Korea.[10][11]

He was felicitated by the Hindustan Times at the first edition of their Game Changer Awards.[12]

Discography

Year Song Release date
2014 Pass Hoon 4 July 2014
2016 Teri Meri Kahani 2 August 2016
2018 Sang Hoon Tere 12 January 2018
2018 Safar 13 June 2018
2018 Rahguzar 29 August 2018

References

  1. ^ a b PINKVILLA (2018-06-13), BB Ki Vines | Bhuvan Bam answers Most Googled Questions in a quirky way | Safar-Official Music Video, retrieved 2018-09-16
  2. ^ Happii Fi (2017-01-23), BRO COURT | EPISODE 1 | #BROCOUNTABILITY | BHUVAN BAM (BB Ki Vines), retrieved 2018-09-16
  3. ^ "Indian YouTuber Bhuvan Bam Becomes The First YouTuber To Reach 10 Million Subscribers! - Republic World". Republic World. Retrieved 2018-10-30.
  4. ^ "TEDxIIITD | TED.com". www.ted.com. Retrieved 2017-08-02.
  5. ^ "TEDxJUIT | TED.com". www.ted.com. Retrieved 2017-08-02.
  6. ^ "Youtube star Bhuvan Bam: Students need to know that there is a life #BeyondMarks". Hindustantimes.com/. 2017-05-24. Retrieved 2017-08-04.
  7. ^ Goyal, Malini (8 May 2016). "Meet India's top 10 YouTube superstars". India Times. Bennet, Coleman, & Co. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  8. ^ Singh, Devika (12 February 2017). "Meet India's YouTube Millionaires". Business News. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  9. ^ "Bollywood is the final stop for YouTube star Bhuvan Bam". 4 July 2016.
  10. ^ 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.
  11. ^ "WebTVAsia Awards 2016 Korea". www.webtvasiaawards.com. Retrieved 2017-08-02.
  12. ^ "YouTuber Bhuvan Bam: Social media trolls will never understand what's wise". 2 January 2018.