In a world that is extremely dependent on social media, one can never be easily bored. We are constantly scrolling through our smartphones, watching videos on YouTube, double- tap on Instagram, share content on Facebook and the list and read articles, like you are now. It is difficult to imagine our lives without these platforms which consume almost our entire day. YouTube is a platform that creates content to entertain all kinds of people. It gives the artist a chance to explore their skills and talents and also allows rising as a star. The most famous YouTubers Ashish Chanchlani and Bhuvan Bam are two of the artists who started it as a hobby and have walked into stardom.
Ashish Chanchlani started his YouTube journey in the year 2014. He was aspiring to be a civil engineer, at the same time he uploaded funny content on Facebook and Instagram. It was his video titled “eating habits in the classroom” that gained millions of views which made him realize his potential. His channel became popular due to the funny relatable videos, as people could connect to the situations he portrayed in his videos. In the year 2018, Ashish Chanchlani was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Award for ‘Best Digital Influencer’. In 2019, at the first edition of the World Bloggers Awards, which was held in the Cannes Film Festival, he was awarded the ‘Best Comedy Influencer’. And in the same year, he made a cameo appearance in Men In Black: International.
Bhuvan Bam is the guy behind BB Ki Vines. Bhuvan Bam is from Delhi and completed his bachelor’s degree from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, New Delhi. He uploaded his first video on YouTube in 2014, which received less than 20 views, but this did not stop him from producing content for his channel. He has been climbing the ladder of success since his video went viral in 2015 and nothing has stopped him. He is one of the most successful Indian YouTubers, who has worked with foreign artists.