Bhuvan Bam , the hutiyapa guy popularly known by his channel name “BB Ki Vines” or Bencho is very famous on internet..He has been a most recent sensation in YouTubers group with awesome backing and viewers engagement on his youtube channel BB ki Vines.
Here we have listed few facts about him.
Bhuvan Bam, was born on January 21, 1994 .He is a singer, songwriter, music composer and stage performer from New Delhi. He is a 5-feet 7-inch tall . He began his career singing in the Bars at New Delhi.
He has done his schooling from Green Fields School, New Delhi and held a Bachelors degree from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, New Delhi, India. He has been doing comedy and entertaining people since his school days. He had also made some random videos in the past which were largely appreciated by closed ones.
3. How “BB Ki Vines” Started
According to a post on Quora, the highly famed channel “BB Ki Vines” was created accidentally while he was checking the front camera of his new Nexus phone. Anyway, now he owns an iPhone 6 Plus
4. The Source of Earning
The source of his earning was previously mainly from Live Musical Performances and Original Songs but now since he has the large viewership and subscribers base on YouTube, so he is earning a lot from ‘YouTube Partners’ Program. He also performs for events, stage shows, college fests etc. and earn through it.
5. What’s so special about him?
The popularity of Bhuvan lies in his unique writing skill and originality. His sketches resemble many people’s personal experience and he weaves stories around day to day familiar consequences. During a TEDx Talk at IIT, Delhi, he clearly emphasized the importance of originality to make dreams come true.
6. Video style = Superwoman
His video format is similar to that of ||Superwoman|| aka Lilly Singh who got the huge popularity all over the world. However, her contents are woman oriented and have western appeal while Bhuvan Bam content is fully desi and framed to suit young Indian kids specifically.
7. Bhuvan Bam’s First YouTube Video
Bhuvan Bam uploaded his first video named ‘The Chakhna Issue’ back in 2014. It had only received 10-15 views back then. Though the video has been deleted by Bhuvan Bam but you can enjoy the same video here. It was re-uploaded by his fans.
8. Collaboration with The Viral Fever
He recently collaborated with “The Viral Fever” in the video TVF Bhootiyapa Bachelors Vs Ghost on invitation from Jeeji of Jeeji Veerji, Screen Patti YouTube channel. He also jammed with Vaibhav bundhoo in a live Facebook session by TVF. This was his first big collaboration with any other YouTube channels. He was in the lead role of the second episode of “TVF bachelors” as well in the video “Bachelors vs Landlord ft. BB ki Vines”
9. Massive Popularity
Bhuvan Bam is massively popular among teens and post-teen boys of North India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. In fact, he first got viral in Pakistan through Facebook. Only then he decided to create a Facebook page and the YouTube channel, which we know now. He is recently gaining the huge fan following among girls too.
He is also criticized by many for the abusive languages and 18+ contents used in his videos but then there are a lot of people in the support as well. The supporters argue that this is the way modern youth talks in Delhi and he is just showing the uncensored reality. This is how a quora user responds to a similar question about BB and his abusive language thing.
“People Who are saying that he uses abusive language should come to Delhi, then they’ll know what abuses are. If A guy from Delhi can not abuse than who can.”
11. The Curious case of Dr. Sehgal
One of his popular series- Dr. Sehgal is actually a real doctor whose clinic is right next to his house. Though he had many funny experiences with him but he is nowhere similar to the on-screen Dr. Sehgal. Bhuvan says he has only used his name and also feel guilty to do so
12. Fan Following
Till date Bhuvan Bam has more than 2.7 million fans on his Facebook Page “BB Ki Vines“, 1.2 million followers on Instagram and 2 million subscribers on his YouTube Channel . He also runs a Facebook Page as the “BBMusician” which has 37k+ fans. ( Updated list on January 30, 2017 )
When I first created this post on 18th June 2016, Bhuvan Bam had 1.2 million fans on his Facebook Page “BB Ki Vines“, 250K followers on Instagram and 615,479 subscribers on his YouTube Channel. His music Facebook Page “BBMusician” had 20k+ fans on 18th June 2016. I am not deleting these old followers data so that you compare the growth this guy has done in last 6 months.
13. His Most Favorite Creation
His most favorite creation ( according to him) is his original song “Ban-Chod” which he has released in March 2015 in reply to many illogical bans imposed by the government in this country. This song reached a lakh views in just a day and was amongst the ‘Most Popular Video on Youtube’ for a week. Though the original video is no more available on his official YouTube channel ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjq4_3AQcZo ). Not sure if he actually deleted it or was blocked by YouTube.
14. The Most Popular Video
When we first published this article on 18th June, 2016, the most viewed ‘BB Ki Vines’ video was “Papa MaakiChu” with 4.5 million views and it’s still the number one “BB Ki Vines” video with 10.4 million views ( as on 30-Jan 2017).
15. India’s first Individual YouTuber to cross 2 Million Subscribers
As on 29th January 2017, Bhuvan Bam became the first ever Individual Indian YouTuber to cross 2 million subscribers. Read about this amazing news in details here.
16. Winner of WebTV Asia Awards 2016
He recently won the Most Popular Channel Award at the WebTV Asia Awards 2016 at Seoul, South Korea. The other nominees for the year 2016 were The Viral Fever, All India Bakchod, East India Comedy and Being Indian. The Previous year’s winner from India was The Viral Fever.
17. BB Ki Vines Characters
Bhuvan Bam has created many fictional characters to weave his stories. All these characters have their own traits and unique personality, accent and style. Bhuvan Bam aka BB is the protagonist. Bancho or Banchordas Chhatriwala is the closest friend of the Bhuvan Bam who literally repeats the word ‘bancho’ in almost every sentence that he says. One very famous character is Sameer Fuddi. He is a cousin of Bancho who speaks in a confusing manner. Mr. Hola is the friend of Bhuvan Bam’s father. Other few characters are BB’s mother, Babloo Ji, Mrs. Verma and Dr. Sahgal.
18. Promotional Video For UCWeb (Alibaba Group)
19. A Web Series for SAB Group.
Bhuvan Bam is playing a lead role in a new web-series called “The Bro Court.” This web-series is created by Sab Group and been published on the YouTube channel of their leading digital comedy brand “Happii-Fi.”
20. Bhuvan Bam – The Singer & The Music Composer
Before being intensely popular for his comedy videos on YouTube Channel “BB Ki Vines,” his passion, as well as the source of income both, was music composition and singing. In an interview to Times of Youth, he says:
“Interestingly, I am not a comedian. Music is my profession and passion. All my earnings are through my live performances and original songs.”
His old YouTube Music channel named “Bhuvan Bam Official” is still active which he had created more than 6 years before ( on Jul 14, 2009 ). This channel currently has 94,100 subscribers and 24 videos. His dedicated Facebook Music Page “BBMusician” currently has currently 37K fans.