With 100 million subscribers, Bhushan Kumar along with his team at T-Series has won the Guinness World Records certificate for the most YouTube subscribers surpassing its major online rival PewDiePie, which has 96 million subscribers, which is owned by Swedish YouTuber Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg.
The Guinness World Records on Friday, June 14, 2019, felicitated music label T-Series' Chairperson and Managing Director Bhushan Kumar with an official certificate for being the first YouTube channel to have 100 million subscribers. He was awarded by Rishi Nath, adjudicator of Guinness World Records, at a function in Mumbai.
"We are extremely excited and humbled to have brought T-Series to this pinnacle and be bestowed a prestigious global benchmark of achievement and excellence such as the Guinness World Records. It is the collective effort of my team that has helped us reach this milestone. Now that it has actually happened, we only consider this a new beginning to go further and higher and capture new frontiers. My T-Series team, my extended family has got the winning streak and it's because of their passion that we have achieved so much success, reached this milestone of being the first YouTube Channel to reach 100 million subscribers and I humbly accept the Guinness World RecordsTM certificate for becoming the first YouTube Channel to reach 100 million subscribers on behalf of the entire T-Series team, my extended family." stated a proud Bhushan Kumar in his official statement.
T-Series' YouTube channel began on March 13, 2006, and primarily telecasts Indian music videos as well as Bollywood film trailers. It has 29 sub-channels and uploads several videos daily. A dominant player in the Indian entertainment industry, T-Series catapulted itself to the top slot with leading films, songs as well as singles (non-film music).
With an exceptional run in global markets with films like Aashiqui 2, Hindi Medium, Tumhari Sulu, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, Raid, Zero, amongst others, T-Series has close to 18 films lined up in 2019 and several which are under production for 2020.
Bhushan Kumar and T-Series have collaborated with some of the biggest names in the industry to deliver new, interesting and varied content.
Many congratulations to Bhushan Kumar and his team at T-Series.