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Arunabh Kumar

Arunabh Kumar (born November 26, 1982) is the founder of The Viral Fever, an online entertainment source that works upon presenting social issues in an entertaining way. He was the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of The Viral Fever. [1][2]

Arunnabh Kumar
Personal information
Born (1982-11-26) November 26, 1982 (age 35)
Nationality Indian
Occupation Ex CEO - The Viral Fever
YouTube information
Also known as The Qtiyapa Guy
Years active 2010 - present
Genre Comedy
Alma mater IIT Kharagpur

Early lifeEdit

Arunabh Kumar was brought up in Muzaffarpur in Bihar.[3] After completing his B. Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur, he joined Shah Rukh Khan's production house Red Chillies Entertainment in an assistant’s position under Farah Khan. He was the assistant director of the Indian movie Om Shanti Om.

MTV rejected his creation Engineer's Diary which led to the launching of The Viral Fever.[4][5]

Awards and achievementsEdit

  • The Economic Times 40 under Forty list for 2016[6]
  • Fortune Top 40 under 40 list for 2015[7] and 2016[8][9]
  • GQ's List of Most Influential Young Indians for 2015[10] & 2016
  • "Entrepreneur" List of 10 Geniuses Redefining Creativity, 2016[11]
  • Man's World - Men of the Year, 2014[12]
  • AFAQs - “Newsmaker of the Year” in 2014.[13]