Harun Robert

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Harun Robert (Rob)
Born(1980-09-12)September 12, 1980
Mumbai, India
Alma materCollege of Art, Delhi
National Institute of Design
Occupation
  • Artist
  • TV personality

Harun Robert, known professionally as Rob, is a professional artist and TV personality. He was the host and creative director of popular Do it yourself TV show M.A.D, which aired on Pogo.[1][2][3]

He is currently active on YouTube with his two channels: Harun Robert and Mad Stuff With Rob.

Career[edit]

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 and College of Art, Delhi.[4] 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.[5] He then partnered with Sony Music to create a YouTube channel called MadStuffWithRob.[6][7] He also hosts workshops for children and is a Graffiti artist.[8][9][10][11] 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.

References[edit]

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