|Headquarters||New Delhi, India|
In the 1990s, T-Series released many of the best-selling Bollywood soundtrack albums, including Nadeem–Shravan's Aashiqui (1990), the best-selling Indian soundtrack album of all time. Currently, the T-Series YouTube channel is the most-viewed YouTube channel in the world, with nearly 39 Billion views in all as of June 2018. It is the second most subscribed channel on the site behind PewDiePie.
T-Series was founded by Gulshan Kumar in the 1980s, as a small company initially selling pirated Bollywood songs. T-Series' first original film soundtrack release was for Lallu Ram in 1984, with music scored by Ravindra Jain. The company's breakthrough came with Aashiqui (1990), a film soundtrack album composed by duo Nadeem–Shravan (Nadeem Akhtar Saifi and Shravan Kumar Rathod), which sold 20 million units in India, and is the best-selling Bollywood soundtrack album of all time. Besides music production, the company has also ventured into film production.
In 1997, T-Series founder Gulshan Kumar was murdered by Mumbai underworld organization D-Company. Currently, key people of the company are Kumar's son Bhushan Kumar and his younger brother Krishan Kumar.
As of June 2018, the label's music channel has over 49 million subscribers, making it the 2nd most-subscribed YouTube channel, and the most subscribed Hindi-language and Indian YouTube channel. It is the most viewed channel on YouTube having more than 39 billion views.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|2000||Papa the Great||Krishan Kumar, Nagma|
|2001||Tum Bin||Priyanshu Chatterjee, Himanshu Malik|
|2003||Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai||Priyanshu Chatterjee, Sakshi Shivanand|
|2006||Humko Deewana Kar Gaye||Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Bipasha Basu, Anil Kapoor|
|2007||Darling||Fardeen Khan, Esha Deol|
|2007||Bhool Bhulaiyaa||Akshay Kumar, Ameesha Patel, Vidya Balan, Shiney Ahuja|
|2008||Karzzzz||Urmila Matondkar, Himesh Reshammiya|
|2009||Radio: Love on Air||Himesh Reshammiya, Sonal Sehgal|
|1990||Bahaar Aane Tak|
|1991||Jeena Teri Gali Mein|
|1991||Ayee Milan Ki Raat|
|1991||Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin|
|1992||Jeena Marna Tere Sang|
|1993||Aaja Meri Jaan|
|1987||Oru Thayin Sabhatham|
|1987||Mangai Oru Gangai|
|1987||Kavithai Paada Neramillai|
|1988||Kan Simittum Neram|
|1988||En Thangai Kalyani|
|2015||Baahubali: The Beginning|
|2016||Idhu Namma Aalu|
|2016||Meen Kuzhambum Mann Paanaiyum|
|2016||Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan|
|2017||Baahubali: The Conclusion|
|2018||Thittam Poattu Thirudura Kootam|
T-Series joined YouTube on March 13, 2006. Their channel has over 49 million subscribers and 39 billion views, making it the most viewed and the 2nd most subscribed channel. It had been unveiled through many channelytics that on average the channel earns over 100k subscribers everyday and Social Blade predicts that with the current growth of their channel they would surpass PewDiePie by 2019.
Music without ProductionEdit
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