YouTube and content creation can be full-time careers in the digital era. But just like everywhere else, men predominate in this sector as well. However, these female YouTubers and vloggers made the decision to use their material to shatter this intangible glass barrier. Let’s look at these formidable women.
- Prajakta Koli
On YouTube, Prajakta Koli, also known as Mostly Sane, has 6.55 million subscribers. Sudeep Lahiri of One Digital Entertainment noticed her and urged her to start making her own videos, so she started her channel in 2015. She is well known for her entertainment and lifestyle writing. Koli is currently ranked among the top vloggers and YouTubers in the nation. She recently starred in a big-budget Bollywood movie as well, in addition to being a leading star on a Netflix show.
- Sherry Shroff
Scherezade Shroff, commonly known as Sherry Shroff, is a former model who is now a YouTuber. She has 325k subscribers on Youtube. She is also a fashion stylist, Anaita Shroff Adajania’s younger sister. In 2013, she began posting videos on YouTube, back when it wasn’t thought of as a profession. She is well-known for vlogging her travels and daily life. But now that she essentially covers every relatable topic under the sun, everyone adores her. Her cheery “Hi guys” at the start of the videos is a distinguishing gesture.
- Anisha Dixit
On her YouTube account, Anisha Dixit, formerly known as Rickshawali, has more than 3 million subscribers. She is well-known for her humorous sketches that focus on women. She has since expanded her focus to include fashion, lifestyle, and other issues. When she realised there was no rickshawalis, she began by filming videos on a rickshaw and called herself Rickshawali for her channel. However, in 2020, she changed her name.
- Sonali Bhadauriya
Professional dancer and choreographer Sonali Bhadauriya hails from Pune, Maharashtra. LiveToDance with Sonali is the name of her YouTube channel. She publishes dancing tutorials using popular Bollywood moves and dance numbers. On her YouTube channel, she has a following of about 2.5 million people. The talented dancer began creating dance covers in 2016 and primarily shares brief videos. She participated in the dance team at her employer, Infosys, before launching her channel.
- Tanya Khannijow
Travel vlogger Tanya Khanijow has more than 530k subscribers on her YouTube channel. She keeps a journal of her solitary journeys and looks for new places to explore. Over 1 million people have seen one of her most well-liked YouTube films, which is about Himba indigenous women. Along with that, she offers advice for independent travellers.
- Natasha Noel
Yoga instructor and wellness advisor Natasha Noel has more than 700,000 YouTube subscribers. On her channel, she shares yoga instruction videos and occasionally touches on forbidden subjects like intimate wellness. She was chosen as one of the 100 Women for 2019 by the BBC.
- Vidya Iyer
The singing sensation Vidya Iyer, commonly known as Vidya Vox, has more than 7.9 million YouTube subscribers. Iyer is one of the most well-known Indian YouTubers despite living in America. In 2015, she launched her channel. Her music videos are typically original mashups of songs from Bollywood and mainstream English music. Her career actually skyrocketed after the Punjabi folk song Jind Mahi and Major Lazer’s Lean On were combined in a music video.
- Shirley Setia
YouTuber Shirley Setia, of Indian descent, was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand. She is well-known for her interpretations of well-known older Hindi songs, such as Jab Koi Baat. Her YouTube channel has more than 3.82 million subscribers. She was invited by YouTube to play live at the FanFest in Mumbai in 2016 and 2017 as a “YouTube Creator.” Her appearance in Forbes Magazine, where she was described as “Bollywood’s Next Big Singing Sensation,” was in addition to that.
- Niharicka Singh
Over 2.2 million people subscribe to Captain Nick, a.k.a. Niharicka Singh, on YouTube. Family comedy videos make up the majority of her output. Her most well-liked videos feature her acting as her mother (called Mataji) and herself (under the name Nick). Her brother occasionally appears in her videos. In 2016, she began making humorous videos on her YouTube channel after being encouraged to do so by her friends who like her ability to make them laugh.
- Sejal Kumar
In 2012, Sejal Kumar began creating videos. The YouTuber currently has 1.36 million or more subscribers. She focuses primarily on fashion, makeup, and life hacks. In the 2018 Cosmopolitan India Blogger Awards, she took up the “Best Vlog Award.” One of her most popular videos is her and her gynecologist mother dispelling stereotypes around sexual wellness.
Armed with their unique content, these Indian female influencers have worked hard to emerge as the top YouTubers in India. It’s truly fascinating to see them break into, and break through in the online space. So, the next time you watch their videos on YouTube, don’t forget to share your appreciation with them!