Top 12 Most Popular YouTubers in India

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Youtube is one of the most influential video platforms in the country, and much of the credit goes to the Top YouTubers in India and their loyal fanbase. Binge-watching Youtube videos have made a unique place in the day-to-day routines of the common Indian citizen.

Be it watching standup comedy, cooking lessons, motivational speeches, or technological know-how, the Indian community spends a substantial amount of time surfing the internet for relevant Youtube content. And with the exponential growth of Youtube’s user base, we have seen the rise of many early birds to become the leaders through engaging content and consistency across an extended period of time.

Let’s take a look at some of the Top YouTubers in India who happen to be big names in the market and garner an insane fan following.

  1. Ajey Nagar (CarryMinati)

    Carry Minati is only 20 years old and has 19.3 million subscribers on his Youtube channel – which is by far the most rapid growth by any Indian Youtuber. He started out by roasting artists during the gameplay of Counter-Strike video game and developed a loyal fanbase that grew a liking for his witty roasts. Born in Faridabad, Haryana, Carry’s unique manner and cunning usage of Haryanvi slang to conjure hysterical roasts have been an all-time hit amongst Indian fans. His videos are often based around “dissing” the cringe-worthy user-generated content that is making its way through social media these days. He is arguably the highest-paid YouTuber in India with a net worth of approximately 27 crores, and his popularity has resulted in him interviewing stars like Tom Cruise and Henry Cavill in the past.

  2. Bhuvan Bam (BB Ki Vines)

    Bhuvan Bam hails from the national capital of Delhi, and is hugely popular for his vines, wherein he plays multiple characters himself and ties them all together to portray day-to-day situations and problems in a humorous way. He is one of the most Renowned and Top YouTubers in India. Some of his famous characters are Titu mama, Banchhodas, and Mr. Bola, among others, and his YouTube channel has 17.6 million subscribers. Moreover, in 2018, BB was the first Indian individual YouTube content creator to cross 10 million subscribers. Thanks to his singing and songwriting skills, he is also known for the amazing music videos that he posts on his channel which are loved enormously by his sea of supporters.

  3. Ashish Chanchlani (Ashish Chanchlani Vines)

    Based out of Ulhasnagar in Maharashtra, Ashish Chanchlani is an engineering graduate turned comedian who makes hilarious videos on diverse topics concerning the average human being such as the daily struggle to studies to relationship issues. He initially gained astronomical levels of popularity through the platform Vine and later moved on to his own YouTube channel. He currently has around 18.4 million subscribers on YouTube. His enormous fame is a direct result of him putting out unique and original content on a regular basis. His videos strike a chord with the common masses, and the comment section gets stuffed with people who find it relatable and at the same time, funny to the bones. He is one of the highest-paid YouTubers in India with a net worth of over a million dollars.

  4. Gaurav Chaudhary (Technical Guruji)

    Gaurav Chaudhary’s Youtube Channel ‘Technical Guruji’ has around 16.8 million subscribers, where he mainly talks about topics that cover the latest news and product launches in the field of technology. Another one of the Top YouTubers in India, he often posts unboxing videos of the most recently launched mobile phones and reviews them in an easy-to-understand language so that every viewer gets to know about the latest technological trends easily. He explains in Hindi, gadgets beginning from cell phones, to smartwatches, to TVs, ISPs, and even cryptocurrencies, reaching out to a wider audience through his simplicity. He introduced another Youtube channel by the name of “Gaurav Chaudhary”, which features his personal life experiences while visiting places like the Burj Khalifa, Google HQ, and many others. Originally based out of Ajmer in Rajasthan, Gaurav is currently staying in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

  5. Amit Bhadana (Amit Bhadana)

    This Delhi-based Youtuber is leading the Indian Youtubers’ landscape with a grand total of 20 million subscribers on his youtube channel. He is the first Indian Youtuber to cross the 20M mark on the platform and is regarded as one of the Top YouTubers in India. His ‘hat ke’ content has carved a unique niche in his fans’ hearts. The former law-graduate shot to fame a couple of years through his comedy sketches that the lower/middle-class society can relate to. He was recently awarded the Best Youtuber Award at the Dada Saheb Phalke International Film Festival in Mumbai. Amit writes the script of his videos, directs them as well as edits them himself. He has been entertaining his Youtube audience with his wit and humor since 2017, with his vines and stories covering a wide range of topics from Indian culture to relationships, and beyond.

  6. Sandeep Maheshwari (Sandeep Maheshwari)

    When it comes to motivational and inspiring talks on YouTube, Sandeep Maheshwari is one of the Top YouTubers in India. Apart from being an elite motivational speaker on YouTube, he is the founder and CEO of ImagesBazaar.com and one of the fastest-growing entrepreneurs in India. His free life-changing seminars have set many on the right path, as he continues to be the helping hand to many crestfallen youngsters. His YouTube channel is currently nearing 15 million subscribers. If someone is looking for uplifting content related to personality development, public speaking, meditation, and conquering fear, Sandeep Maheshwari’s YouTube channel is the place to be.

  7. Nisha Madhulika (NishaMadhulika)

    Nisha Madhulika started her YouTube channel when she was 52 years old and did it out of her passion for cooking. With a distinguished specialty in Indian cuisine, Nisha has forged a massive audience on YouTube, mainly comprising people who like to cook through easy-to-follow tutorials. So far, she has posted over 1,565 videos explaining various Indian recipes and the procedure to make them, and meanwhile, has amassed over 9.27 million subscribers on the video-streaming platform. She is also a restaurant consultant and also writes for various food columns on different websites.

  8. Rajesh Kumar (FactTechz)

    After Rajesh Kumar captured 100,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel in January of 2017, there was no looking back from that point. FactTechz currently has 13.4 million subscribers and also, and it is said to be the first Indian YouTube channel to cross a million subscribers in less than 365 days. Rajesh makes sure to upload eye-catching videos through the smart use of thumbnails and compelling wordplay. He does it all in Hindi, in order to cater to a larger audience. According to him, you can find all types of scientific/educational videos on almost every topic that he thinks is cool and useful, on his channel. His simple, yet riveting content makes him one of the Top YouTubers in India in terms of daily viewership.

  9. Kabita Singh (Kabita’s Kitchen)

    Born in Kolkata and raised in Pune, Kabita Singh is a household name in most parts of North India. Her trademark simplicity in explaining Indian recipes and cooking techniques can be followed by anyone and everyone who wishes to cook. Her channel mainly focuses on posting recipe videos that are easy to recreate and can be cooked with ingredients that are easily available. After posting her first video back in November of 2014, Kabita now has grown to house 7.49 million subscribers on her youtube channel. She gave up her banking job to take care of her son and is now one of the Top YouTubers in India through her cooking skills.

  10. Harsh Beniwal (Harsh Beniwal)

    Harsh Beniwal posts ultra humorous vines and comedy sketches on his YouTube channel, catering to a whopping subscriber base of almost 9 million. He posts hilarious videos, often shot with his friends, and never fails to bring a smile with his exaggerated on-screen antics. Harsh also made his Bollywood film debut in the movie Student Of The Year 2 and was also the first selected contestant for Season 11 of the popular television reality show Big Boss. It was in 2015 that he uploaded his first Vine video on his self-titled YouTube channel.

  11. Prajakta Koli (MostlySane)

    Prajakta Koli regularly holds a segment called Real Talk Tuesday, wherein she talks about spending time with family members, how to deal with panic, how getting the best things you want in life never comes easy, and so on. Being one of the Top YouTubers in India, she holds a YouTube subscriber base of 5.28 million, Prajakta has hosted numerous eminent personalities such as world champion sprinter Yohan Blake, comedian Russell Peters, and actor Nawazuddin Siddique. Her channel usually consists of comedy skits, interviews, fun, and social awareness content. She made it to the Forbes ‘30 under 30’ list in 2019 and also won the ‘YouTuber of the year award at the Cosmopolitan Indian Blogger awards.

  12. TS Madaan (TsMadaan)

    TS Madaan’s YouTube channel focuses on helping the Hindi-speaking viewers succeed in their personal and professional goals. He is a motivational speaker with over 8.6 million subscribers on YouTube. The content is predominantly based on the six major areas of your life, namely, Health, Family, Career, Mind, Society and Soul. Moreover, his videos shed light on the day-to-day happenings of the world as well as teach basic life skills, which include Human Relations, Self Confidence, Positive Thinking, Anger Management, Stress Management, Time Management among others. 

Entertaining people is an ability that requires a natural sense of humor, on-point acting skills, a great script, and quick wit, among others. But more than that, YouTube provides a platform for any individual with a unique skill set to become the highest-paid YouTuber in India. The audience is ready to consume quality content. And we have ample examples of personalities who started out small and are now some of the big names in the YouTube industry. 

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