YouTube is a powerful platform and it’s no surprise that there are many successful Indian creators on the website. Check out this list of the top 10 most subscribed YouTube channels in India and get an inside look at what makes these accounts so popular among viewers.
YouTube is a well-known global video-sharing platform where users can upload, share and watch videos. It has aided Indian content creators by providing them an access to a forum where they can share their work with a worldwide audience, thus resulting in increased visibility and remuneration. YouTube has benefited individual creators, and also assisted India’s economy by generating employment and helping creators present their content across entertainment and business sectors. The entertainment and advertising industries in India have both advanced from the platform’s popularity. Indian YouTubers contributed around 10,000 crores rupees to India’s GDP in the year 2022 alone.
By giving artists of all sizes a place to publish and promote their work, YouTube has contributed to the democratization of content distribution. This has promoted cultural and social transformation in India by allowing a wide spectrum of opinions and ideas to emerge on the platform.
There are several individuals and groups who have established their hold and following in social media through the online video-sharing platform. Some of the most subscribed YouTube channels in India are:
Ashish Chanchalani Vines
Ashish Chanchalani started his channel on YouTube in 2009 and currently has 28.9 million subscribers. He earns about 30 lakhs per month. He is well-liked among the youth as his videos usually include re-imaginings of popular topics and amusing dubbed videos.
Sanjeev Kapoor Khazaana
Sanjeev Kapoor starred in the longest-running cooking programme on television, which was aired worldwide. In 2009, he launched his YouTube channel, which now has 7.16 million followers and is one of the most subscribed YouTube channels in India. He uploads cooking videos on his YouTube account which has garnered many views and subscriptions.
Prajakta Koli launched her channel in 2015 and currently has 6.8 million subscribers. On her channel, she creates relatable and entertaining vlogs on a number of topics. She formerly worked as a radio jockey and now earns over 8 lakh rupees each month from her channel. She had since moved into acting and worked in television series Mismatched and made an appearance in the Bollywood film Jug Jugg Jeeyo with Varun Dhawan and Kiara Advani.
The Viral Fever
The Viral Fever, sometimes referred to as the TVF, is among the most subscribed YouTube channels in India. There are some of the finest comedy videos on the channel, which has 11.4 million followers. With videos covering a various themes on cinema, politics and major societal issues, TVF was one of the early entrants in the Indian online entertainment market and is the forerunner of web series in the country.
Komal Pandey is a fashion influencer with 1.26 million subscribers on her YouTube channel. Her videos include fashion blogging content where people can obtain beauty tips and styling ideas, and be updated about the latest fashion trends.
One of the most well-known bands on YouTube in India with 10.4 million subscribers, Sanam is noted for both its covers of old Indian Bollywood classic songs and its original music. The band was one of India’s leading independent YouTube channels in 2016, as well as India’s top music artist on digital platforms. It is still one of the fastest growing YouTube channels in India.
India’s Nomad, as he likes to refer to himself, Deepanshu Sangwan has a popular travel vlog operating on his YouTube channel with 1.58 million subscribers and his channel is among the most subscribed YouTube channels in India. He has taken several journeys across the world and has released videos of those travels as well as details about the destinations to help other fellow travellers.
Gaurav Chaudhary launched his YouTube channel in 2015 and now has 22.8 million members. His channel named Technical Guruji is among the top-performing and most popular YouTube channels in India. He produces tech-related videos, which contribute to his monthly income of about one crore rupees.
BB Ki Vines
Bhuvan Bam is among the Indian creators on YouTube who has one of the most subscribed accounts. With 25.6 million users presently, he joined the platform in 2015. He now makes about 25 lakh rupees per month for publishing his funny videos and musical content on YouTube. He was the first Indian YouTuber to have a series created and published just for the online video-sharing platform.
ZEE Music Company
ZEE Music Company is among the most subscribed YouTube channels in India with 91.2 million subscribers. The channel has an A grade with over 7,000 uploads of music and video content.