admin January 10, 2018

What is the first thing you search when you open your YouTube? Well, if you ask me, I am personally a fan of stand-up comedians who post their hilariously sarcastic videos on the platform.

We look for solutions, either it is for making ourselves happy by funny videos or to search for a new hairstyle, look for a new recipe or a medical remedy, YouTube is the place.

Talking about the other side, becoming a YouTube star is a new vogue in India. Everyone is trying to put on their ‘talents’ online using YouTube. Did you also try doing that?

You will be shocked to know that according to the data gathered, every month some 20,000 active YouTube channels upload 3.8 lakh videos.

So, here I am with listed out YouTube stars who are the famous ones from their genres. C’mon, let’s see who are the top 10 YouTubers in India.

1. Bhuvan Bam

Bhuvan’s journey started when in May 2015 he uploaded a video on Facebook that criticized the anchor who asked a mother who had lost her child some insensitive questions. He said in an interview with Raaj Jones that at that moment, he was just checking the front camera of his phone.

That video went viral. He then made his YouTube debut in June 2015.

With more than 4.5 million subscribers, his channel is among the fastest growing YouTube channels in India as according to YouTube stats, he has gathered more than 614 million views.

2. Sahil Khattar

At 17, Sahil Khattar became Chandigarh’s top Radio Jockey with his programme, Love Guru. But in 2011, he decided to move to Mumbai. According to the report of Economic Times, living in a chawl, he would lie to his parents that he was in a two-bedroom flat in the suburb of Bandra.

His hard work paid off in 2014 when Culture Machine, a digital media company, signed him up for a composition where one would ask questions to people on the streets. The YouTube channel Being Indian is owned by Culture Machine which has more than 1.5 million subscribers.

You will be shocked to know about this co-founder of AIB who was Forbes’ Richest Celebrity of the Year. 

3. Tanmay Bhat

The co-founder of AIB (All India Bakchod), Tanmay Bhat is an Indian stand-up comedian and scriptwriter. According to the sources, Tanmay was named one of India’s ‘Top 10 Comics’ by the Times of India. With more than 5400 subscribers on YouTube, Tanmay Bhat was also made it to the latest Forbes’ Richest Celebrity of the Year, along with silver-screen stars like Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan.

4. Sanjay Thumma

Sanjay Thumma is a trained chef, who was running his own restaurants in the US, sold his restaurants to introspect on what to do next.

One day, he decided to upload a few recipe videos on YouTube so that his friends, who would call for recipes could use them. He then realized that it wasn’t just his friends who used them. According to the sources, soon YouTube called and suggested him to upload more videos and get paid for them.

Currently, his YouTube channel Vahchef – VahRehVah has more than 1 million subscribers.

Who is your favorite singing band on YouTube? 

5. Sanam Puri

According to Wikipedia, in May 2010, Times music launched a Nationwide Pop band hunt called ‘SUPASTARS’ for young talent in India.

Amongst thousands of entries, ‘The SQS Project’ won the title ‘TIMES MUSIC SUPASTARS’, changing the band name to ‘SQS Supastars’.

By 2014, they had rebranded the band to the more catchy Sanam. Now the band is known for being amongst India’s top 10 independent YouTube Channels with more than 2.7 million subscribers.

6. Nisha Madhulika

Nisha started her blog in 2007 in which, by 2011 she had written over 100 recipes. After her fans requested to put up out a video on the blog, she planned to do. But due to initial glitches, she along with her husband set up a room with props and lighting.

According to the sources, now she puts out three recipes a week. She also keeps time like two days of the week for shoots; four days are set aside to research, engage with her followers, and respond to their emails.

What are your views on this YouTuber who works on the channel Pretentious Movie Reviews?

7. Kanan Gill

Indian stand-up comedian, actor, and YouTuber, Kanan Gill is known for the YouTube series, Pretentious Movie Reviews where he reviews Bollywood films along with fellow stand-up comedian Biswa Kalyan Rath.

Kanan worked as a software engineer for three years. He won Punchline Bangalore followed by a win at the Comedy Store in Mumbai. He then quit his job to pursue a career in comedy.

According to the sources, he made his acting debut in Sunhil Sippy’s Noor alongside Sonakshi Sinha.

8. Ranjit Kumar

Hyderabad-based Ranjit Kumar was a programmer who was earning well, but he was too much bored of it. He then started reviewing gadgets.

From 1600 subscribers, he traveled the journey to more than 1.1 million subscribers on his YouTube channel


According to Economic Times, now, he adds 800-900 subscribers a month. Doing everything by himself, he spends 10-14 hours a day working on his videos and engaging with his followers.

Among one of the most successful beauty tips channel, his channel is rocking on YouTube.  

9. Shruti Anand

Shruti Anand, 31, while was in Washington DC, one day realized most of the products and tips on YouTube were not for Indian skin tones. In 2011, in between jobs, she filmed a video and uploaded it on YouTube.

By 2013, Anand and her hubby had moved back to India; she continued with her YouTube posting. Her spouse quit his business to construct her YouTube channel. They have a five-part group. In future, they need to take advantage of the client base to dispatch their own particular product offerings and accessories.

10. Vikram Yadav

While studying medicine, around 2007, Vikram Yadav would regularly utilize the web and online gatherings to look for answers and comprehend issues from worldwide specialists.

In 2009, when he graduated, he felt it was payback time. So, he started to transfer recordings on YouTube about stuff he had looked into or a medicinal issue he had experienced, alongside medications and results.

Dr. Vikram is a Moradabad-based doctor who is now into a full-fledged passion and also an income-generator.

Kudos to all these developing YouTubers of India.

That’s all, folks. I hope you liked the story.



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