Harun Robert

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Harun Robert
Born (1978-12-28) 28 December 1978 (age 43)[1]
Delhi, India
Alma mater

Harun Robert (born 28 December 1978), known professionally as Rob, is an Indian professional artist, YouTube and TV personality. He was the host and creative director of popular Do it yourself (DIY) TV show M.A.D., which aired on Pogo.[2][3][4]

He is currently active on YouTube and Instagram with his channel Mad Stuff With Rob and "artguyrob" respectively and also on Disney India's new show Imagine That. He used to outcast his talent in terms of creative do-it-yourself ideas to make the young children build an imaginative career.[citation needed]


Rob is a trained animation filmmaker, and used to work in a studio in Mumbai designing animated content for children's channels. He is an alumnus of the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and College of Art, Delhi.[5] He approached to design the production of M.A.D., which he later started hosting and directing. He hosted the show till 2014. He also hosted an interactive magic show called Magicskool for the channel from 2011.[6] He then partnered with Sony Music to create a YouTube channel called MadStuffWithRob.[7][8] He also hosts workshops for children and is a Graffiti artist.[9][10][11][12] In 2015, he also starred in a version of the music album 'DJ Waley Babu' along with Indian rapper Badshah. In 2017, he painted the Jog Flyover in Andheri, Mumbai, as a part of Viacom18's Chakachak Mumbai project, and became the brand ambassador for Windmill, India's first international festival for children. On 4 February 2018, he launched another channel "Rob in the Hood" on YouTube to feature his vlogs. In 2020, Rob collaborated with Disney India to make a new show titled Imagine That, in which he demonstrates the techniques used to make fun artistic items using the materials of daily use and provides useful tips[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Rob Answers Fan Questions #AskRob". YouTube. Retrieved 13 December 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Theme: Order in Chaos". TEDxIITBHU. Archived from the original on 29 March 2015. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
  3. ^ "It's a M.A.D. world". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 22 May 2017. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Art in a M.A.D. world". Mint. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Mad About Art And Craft". The Hans India. Archived from the original on 18 August 2016. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
  6. ^ "POGO launches Magicskool". Sify. Archived from the original on 5 June 2017. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
  7. ^ "Sony Music launches an online channel for children". The Times of India. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Rob and his art mob". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 28 November 2016. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
  9. ^ "Youtube goes MAD". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
  10. ^ "Painting the sky red". The Tribune. Archived from the original on 13 November 2016. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
  11. ^ "Street smart". India Today. Archived from the original on 22 May 2017. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
  12. ^ "He can work magic on canvas". The Hindu. Retrieved 22 May 2017.