Hindustani Bhau aka Vikas Jayaram Phatak entered Salman Khan’s reality show Bigg Boss 13 as a wild card entry. Hindustani Bhau is a TikTok and YouTube star, who is known as the ‘Pehli Fursat’ guy.
He gained instant popularity after making controversial statements against people he thinks are anti-national. He is popular for his expletives-filled videos and is also one of the most-memed guy over the internet.
Bhau who was born on August 7 attended St. Andrew’s High School, Mumbai for his primary education. For his higher education, Bhau enrolled at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai and received his bachelor degree.
Bhau is married to Ashwini Pathak and the couple has a son named Aditya Pathak.
He is a big fan of Sanjay Dutt and his style resembles the actor. He copies the dialogue delivery and walking style of Sanjay Dutt. Actually, he was very influenced by the 1999 Bollywood film “Vaastav.” Thereafter, he became a fan of Sanjay Dutt and started copying him.
Bhau became famous due to his viral videos that came out in 2019. It had abusive words and was mostly targeted towards Pakistan and other YouTubers who spoke badly about India. YouTube also acknowledged the popularity of his channel by giving him Silver Play Button for crossing one lakh subscribers on his channel in July 2019.
Apart from posting videos, Bhau works as a reporter at a local newspaper in Mumbai and has been awarded as the Best Chief Crime Reporter in 2011. He even runs an NGO in Mumbai called, “Aditya Yuva Pratishthan,” an NGO which is named after his son.
Hindustani Bhau has inked his son’s name ‘Aditya’ on his right hand along with the symbol of stars. He also has a tattoo of Sai Baba on his left hand.
His wife, Ashwini Fhatak was also making headlines sometime ago after she lodged a police complaint accusing some people of making incorrect statements against Vikas on social media. She alleged that many fake statements, messages and videos have been made against Hindustani Bhau. Ashwini has also mentioned in her complaint that some people are posing as Bhau’s family members but actually are no one to him. She has requested the media not to take interviews of such fake relatives and upload any wrong videos or messages against her husband which may irk controversies.
Well at last don’t you think Bhau looks completely unrecognizable in Big Boss 13? What say?