Bhuvan Bam works the popular ‘BB Ki Vines’ channel on YouTube. On Saturday, YouTuber Bhuvan Bam, who runs the popular ‘BB Ki Vines’ channel, took to social media to partake in the grief of missing parents to COVID-19 in a span of one month.
“Lost both my lifelines to Covid. Without Aai (mother) and Baba (father), nothing will be alike. Everything fell apart in a month: my home, dreams, everything. My Aai is not with me, neither is Baba. Now I have to learn how to live from the beginning. But doesn’t feel like it,” read the YouTuber’s post, accompanying a set of photos of his family. Was I a good son? Did I do enough to save them? I’ll have to live with these questions forever. I can’t expect to see them again. I hope the day comes soon,” he said in an emotional note on Instagram, grieving the loss.
According to a statement published by his team, the YouTube star’s father, Avnindra Bam, died on May 11, while his mother Padma Bam killed on June 10. Actor Rajkumar Rao acknowledged Instagram post of Bam: “I’m so sorry for your loss, Bhai. I’ve seen it first-hand. You’ve done a lot. We did whatever we could, but nobody can change what’s written in destiny. Being someone who has suffered both his parents, I can assure you they will never leave you; their blessing will forever be with you. May God give you strength, Bhai. I’m always there.”
Bam is a Maharashtrian, born on January 22 1994, in Vadodara, Gujarat, to Avnindra and Padma Bam. Later on, his family moved to Delhi. He did his schooling at Green Fields School, Delhi and earned a bachelor’s degree in History from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Delhi University.
The Career of Bhuvan Bam
Bam started his internet career by uploading a video. He lampooned a news reporter who claimed a woman insensitive questions about her son’s death due to the Kashmir floods. The video went viral in Pakistan, sparking Bam to build his own YouTube channel in June 2015.
BB Ki Vines
BB Ki Vines is a YouTube channel with 2–12 minute videos depicting an urban teenager’s life and his whimsical conversations with his friends and family – all played by Bam himself. He owns 20M subscribers on his YouTube channel. He is known for playing characters like Banchoddas, Bablu, Janki, Mrs Verma, Adrak Baba, and Mr Hola, Sameer Fuddi, Titu Mama, Detective Mangloo, Dr Sehgal, Babli Sir. The videos are photographed utilising a front camera on the phone by Bam himself. He uploaded his videos to Facebook and proceeded to YouTube.
Works of Bhuvan Bam
Bam released a music video in August 2016, “Teri Meri Kahani”. It was followed by “Sang Hoon Tere”, “Safar”, “Rahguzaar” and “Ajnabee”. He also appeared in a short film, Plus-Minus, accompanying by Divya Dutt, which gained him a Filmfare award. He began a new digital series on YouTube called Titu Talks in December 2018, which featured Shah Rukh Khan as the first visitor. In 2019 he published the song “Ajnabee” on his YouTube channel. He lately shot a video titled ‘Lifeline of Society’ prompting viewers to raise stocks for migrants in the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. In January 2021, he issued a statement declaring that his uploaded videos had had a total number of 3 billion views. As of March 2021, Bam is working on his upcoming project Dhindora.
India observed a steep rise in recorded cases of COVID-19 and mortality during the second wave of the pandemic in April and May, which headed to panic over the lack of oxygen and hospital accommodations in different parts of the nation. India has logged 2.93 crore claims of COVID-19 so far, and over 3.67 lakh deaths as of Saturday.