‘Bancho’ is the slang for famous Indian comedian, singer, songwriter, and YouTube personality Bhuvan Bam. He has turned from a nobody to one of the best Indian YouTubers in a span of 4 years.
Bhuvan Bam, popularly known for the famous “BB ki Vines”, is an Indian Youtuber and Viner. Bam is profoundly loved by Indians around the world. He performs comedy sketches using various diverse characters. All the characters of the sketch are performed by Bhuvan himself. His career began with a sarcastic video which he uploaded on facebook. The video was intended to make pun of news reporting as he imitates a reporter who asks sensitive questions from a woman about the death of her son due to Kashmir floods. The video only got 15 views, however, it inspired an idea in Bhuvan’s mind to create his own YouTube channel for the purpose of making comedy videos. Thus was born a star who rules all the charts till the date as his videos have crossed 2 billion views worldwide.
Bhuvan Bam has achieved several accolades till the date. In 2018, he became the first individual Indian YouTuber and Content Creator to cross 10 million subscribers. Coming into 2019, he won the World Bloggers Award for ‘Global Entertainer of the Year’. In the same year, he also won the Filmfare People’s Choice award for the best short film for ‘Plus Minus’. However, his most profound achievement is the millions of hearts that he has won through his amazing characters, incredible performances, and explicit top-of-the-box jokes.
His career which started with a sarcastic video has now become a benchmark for success for other YouTubers and Viners. His videos, backed by extremely amusing, uproarious, and sarcastically-witty dialogues, garner millions of views in a very short span of time. BB’s channel achieved 1 million subscribers within seven months. There isn’t any doubt that it is Bhuvan’s ingenuity which makes him stand out from the crowd.
In an interview to the Hindustan Times, he said, “I can’t work on deadlines. When I don’t put out videos, I admit to my followers that I was not able to come up with good content. I can’t put out substandard stuff”.
What makes BB Ki Vines so special?
“Na Dekh Aise Aasmaan ko Itni Umeed Se, Agar Kisi Parindey Ne Muh Pe Hug Dia to Saare Hasrato Ke Lode Lag Jayge”Sameer Fuddi; one of Bhuvam Bam’s Character in his Comedy Sketches
Meaning – Don’t look at the sky with so much hope, if a bird shits on your face then all Aspirations would be fucked.
It’s such dialogues that keep the fans on their feet for every Bhuvan Bam video. Every upload that Bhuvan does gets featured in the top trending videos on YouTube. Such is his influence. His craft of writing such hilarious dialogues accompanied by amazing precision in their delivery are BB’s most rewarding tools.
Along with BB, India has seen several talented YouTubers. However, the incredible talent of BB has withstood challenges from everyone and has enabled him to come out on top of every comparison. Besides, his competitors enjoy the luxury of several actors while on the other hand, BB has been a one-man army ever since. All the Bhuvan’s vines have been shot through a mobile phone using the front camera and even then he has been able to explore so much variety through his videos.
Some of his playlists such as Angry MasterJi and Doctor Sehgal have had people LOL or ROTFL. He also used one of his celebrated characters in a talk show which featured the likes of Shah Rukh Khan and Johnny Sins.
Bhuvan Bam – The Singer
Apart from his extra-ordinary excellence in Comedy Sketches, BB is also a musician. He sings and composes his own songs. His first song – Teri Meri Kahaani was also used in the popular Indian web series ‘Permanent Roommates’. Since then BB has released several songs, the latest being – Ajnabee.
Before BB Ki Vines, Bhuvan used to perform at a Mughlai Restaurant in Delhi for hours. However, the breakthrough from his Vlogs has made Bhuvan a sensation among the Indian Audience. Through the early stages is parents weren’t aware of his expeditions, they came to notice them by accident. But a more profound realization came when they were robbed while shopping in the Sarojni Nagar market, Delhi and had to call the cops.
BB is a star among the youth of India. His versatile craft and skill makes his way in the list of upcoming rising superstars from India.
But till then enjoy BB answering some frequently asked questions.