Internet sensations to gather at the YouTube fanfest in Mumbai

Mar 18, 2016, 09:00 IST | Dipanjan Sinha

All India Bakchod, East India Comedy and newer online stars from India and abroad set to meet fans at the third edition of the YouTube fanfest

You loved them, shared their work and made them popular. Now, they are here to meet you in person. From Lilly Singh aka Superwoman, Connor Franta, All India Bakchod, SANAM, Kanan Gill & Biswa Kalyan Rath, East India Comedy and Bryden-Parth Music to Abish Mathew and many other performers will be in Mumbai for the YouTube FanFest. Now in its third year, the annual meet will see over 35 popular YouTube stars interact with 5,000 fans directly.

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Kurt Hugo Schneider, the American video editor, producer, musician and singer, who is visiting Mumbai and the fest for the third time, is excited about his participation. “The fans are some of the best in the world and I’m excited to perform for them again,” he said, adding that he is looking forward to the spicy food and seeing more of Mumbai. Schneider also disclosed that he has filmed a few videos in India with some local creators and will reveal evenually more on that.

Kurt Hugo Schneider
Kurt Hugo Schneider

Gautam Anand, director of content and operations, YouTube Asia-Pacific, is confident of the edition’s success. “Over the last few years, we have seen Indian video content creators capture the imagination of youth and win fans around the world. We’re delighted to host the fest again in India for the third time to celebrate this new generation of online stars and welcome some of our most popular global stars back to India,” he says.

On: Today, 7 pm
At: NSCI, Lala Lajpatrai Marg, Mahalakshmi.
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