YouTube Fanfest 2019, Mumbai: Highlights of the Grand Gala
Bhuvan Bam, Ashish Chanchlani & Amit Bhadana along with International YouTubers Lilly Singh and Amanda Cerny gave the night a fresh and international Touch.
Mumbai is a city known for many things. It is known for finger-licking street food and as a hometown for Bollywood and entertainment. But most importantly, Mumbai denoted is as the City of Dreams. So, when 18 youngsters, who built and achieved their dreams on YouTube, took to the festival stage over the weekend, it was nothing short of passion and inspiration.
The Grand Night Made Memorable by Prospering YouTubers
On Saturday night, Mumbai hosted the annual YouTube Fan Fest and this year’s edition saw it paint the town red. It did not only feature Well-Known Indian YouTubers including Bhuvan Bam, Ashish Chanchlani & Amit Bhadana but also International YouTubers Lilly Singh and Amanda Cerny giving the night a fresh and international Touch. Even the soaring temperatures did not stop them and were paid off by the crowd reactions.
Glimpse of the night that left everyone delighted
The night kicked off by the duo hosts Naseer and Vineeth also known for their YouTube Channel ‘Jorindian’ with a rap which the audience loved. They hosted the show quite well and unboxed it perfectly. The duo also hosted YTFF Bangalore 2018
Then the stage was handed over to the passionate dancer Melvin Louis. The moment you watch him dance, his moves can make you move even if you have never danced in life.
Then the stage was taken over by the sizzling moves of stunning and gorgeous Amanda Cerny. She is an American based Social Media Personality. She makes vines and is an inspiration to many top Indian YouTubers. Her Performance was Jaw-Dropping and she increased the warmth by her great moves.
Then the stage was lit up by the moves of the dynamic duo Nicole & Sonal known for their YouTube Channel Team Naach. Team Naach focuses on fitness and teaching different dance styles. To promote their dance classes, Sonal and Nicole launched a YouTube Channel.
Then after the session of moves, it was time for Mumbai to get some melody on the stage. Then the stage was bloomed up by the sweet Voice of Ritu. She is an independent singer and creator. Then it was time for the roar of the lion. As it was time for Naezy to take over the stage. The Gully Boy’s fame Naezy has been a pioneer in bringing street hip hop culture to India and has inspired many young talents including beatboxers, rappers, and street dancers in the process.
Now it was time for the crowd to go crazy for MJ5. MJ 5, a dance group that would seamlessly fuse the panache of MJ and the vibrancy of Bollywood. They have won their first dancing show India’s Dancing Superstar and were also featured in Dance Champions.
But the crowd would have never expected what happened in the middle of their dance. Gaurav Chowdary aka Technical Guruji joined the crew in their dance. The 3rd individual YouTuber and the largest Tech YouTuber who comes on the stage with a big box and as he does in his channel, he unboxes it which contains a surprise for the public. As the box opens Nikhil Sharma aka Mumbiker Nikhil comes out of the box. The Vlogger from Mumbai energizes the crowd with his impactful dance and gets a lot of cheering. Then Tech Guruji comes back as he has another box for the public. As he unboxes the other box, Mohamed Beiraghdary better known as Mo Vlogs is a Dubai-based YouTuber who is Vlogger and who specializes mainly in Cars. As he was talking to Tech Guruji and the hosts another YouTuber comes out of the box who is none other than Angry Prash. The YouTuber who is known for his sketches had a sketch for the audience with MO Vlogs where he wants to purchase a car and Mo Vlogs shows him some of it.
Then comes out the house of TVF, The Screen Patti & Girliyappa who performs a song on Single Launde also performs a dance to entertain the audience. Then the stage is occupied by the Team of Be YouNick. They perform a dance on their latest song Ala Motha Shana which left the audience delighted.
Then the stage was lit up by the crowd’s most favorite performance of the night. The stage was taken over by the team of Ashish Chanchlani Vines. Ashish made fun of many things including the trending Section of YouTube and dislikes. The crowd went mad chanting his famous dialogue Bijli ka Bill Tera Baap Bharega. Then the stage was taken over by the most subscribed Indian YouTuber Amit Bhadana. He played the role of a village guy Ram Kishan Chowdary to entertain the public. Later he makes fun by showing the different types of fans who he meets in his life. Then the stage is taken over by the mostly talented Mostly Sane aka Prajakta kholi who comes on the stage and sings her song No Offence for the public to entertain them.
Then the stage is taken over by the melodious Tony Kakkar who is a Singer, Songwriter & Music Composer and the founder of Desi Music Factory. He has sung many Bollywood Songs and has earned his fame in the industry.
Then the crowd’s most awaited YouTuber Bhuvan Bam took over the stage. He played the role of Titu Mama who is one of his innovations. He started with dancing on his song Bas Mein. He hosted a chat show with Karan Johar being the guest. He made fun of the incidents with Hardik Pandya because of Koffee with Karan. He also made a toodles moment with K Jo. He then made Karan to call Varun Dhawan who also made a great impact on the audience.
Then the stage was taken over by Team Sanam who refreshed the memory of Vintage songs of Bollywood by performing O mere dil ke chan and Mere Mehboob and also the new songs by Channa Mereya and others.
The show was closed by Lilly Singh aka llSuperwomanll. She justified the closing segment as it was a fantabulous one. She is an Indo Canadian YouTuber who sings melodiously and nonchalantly. In 2017, she was ranked tenth on the Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid YouTube stars.
Then all the YouTubers takes the stage for a group Selfie.
The YTFF Delhi on 12th April is much awaited by the fans.