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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] Bhuvan became the first Indian individual YouTube content creator to cross 10 million subscribers in 2018.[4] He is the Director of BB ki Vines Pvt Ltd and a Designated Partner at AMB Youthiapa LLP, the company behind BB ki Vines merchandise. [5][6]

Bhuvan Bam
Bhuvan Bam.jpg
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
Channel
LocationIndia
Years active2015 – present
GenreComedy
Music
Subscribers14 million
Total views1.79 billion
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg100,000 subscribers 2015
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg1,000,000 subscribers 2016
YouTube Diamond Play Button.svg10,000,000 subscribers 2018
Updated 11 June 2019

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Early life and education

He 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 from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College.[8] Bhuvan Bam started his career as a musician performing in restaurants and later started composing his own songs.

YouTube 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
  • Banchoddas Chhatriwala (Bancho), Bhuvan's friend
  • Sameer Fuddi, Bancho's cousin.
  • Babloo ji, Bhuvan's Father
  • Bhuvan's Mother
  • Titu Mama, Bhuvan's maternal uncle
  • Babli Sir, Bhuvan's teacher
  • Mr. Hola
  • Mrs. Verma , Babloo Ji's colleague and his crush.

Awards

Bhuvan Bam won the award for the Most Popular Channel on YouTube at the WebTVAsia Awards 2016 held in Seoul, South Korea.[12][13] He was felicitated by the Hindustan Times at the first edition of their Game Changer Awards.[14] In 2019, the film Plus Minus, which featured Bhuvan and Divya Dutt, won the People's Choice Award for Best Short Film at the Filmfare 2019.[15]

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

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. ^ 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.
  13. ^ "WebTVAsia Awards 2016 Korea". www.webtvasiaawards.com. Retrieved 2 August 2017.
  14. ^ "YouTuber Bhuvan Bam: Social media trolls will never understand what's wise". 2 January 2018.
  15. ^ "Winners of Filmfare Short Film Awards". filmfare.com. Retrieved 28 March 2019.

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