Ujjwal launched his YouTube channel in 2017
From a small indie title to becoming one of the world’s biggest games, Minecraft provides a platform for many to unleash their creativity.
This element means that many people are showcasing their creations on YouTube and making a living.
The game guarantees players varied levels of experience, proving its versatility every time.
On YouTube, Minecraft has a growing community of gamers around the world.
This community has spread within the Indian gaming industry, where there are several YouTubers playing Minecraft regularly.
Here are seven Indian Minecraft YouTubers that you should check out.
Subscribers: 34.1 million
Better known as Techno Gamerz, Ujjwal Chaurasia is one of India’s biggest YouTubers.
From an early age, he has been playing video games. Ujjwal frequently played Snowbros at his brother’s house.
He started playing Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and loved its open-world concept.
Ujjwal launched his YouTube channel in 2017 and began posting gaming tutorials, using his brother’s phone to film.
When his videos started gaining views, his brother encouraged him to post more.
Boasting over 34 million subscribers, Techno Gamerz posts gameplay of various games but Minecraft is one of his most popular.
He began his Minecraft series in April 2020 and it is still ongoing today.
Subscribers: 5.96 million
BeastBoyShub is known for posting gameplay of various titles but his Minecraft videos are some of his best.
After being gifted a phone when he was at college, Shubham Saini found YouTube as “a platform to express and share his views and talents with the world”.
Initially studying a technology course, Shubham switched to science.
At the same time, he steadily grew his YouTube channel until he was able to monetise it.
Once he was able to sustain himself financially, Shubham quit college and helped with his father’s business.
He eventually pursued YouTube full-time, stating that he is inspired by UK-based YouTuber PewDiePie.
His Minecraft videos feature him on various adventures, crafting new things for his world, all with an engaging voiceover.
In addition to playing games, Shubham also creates games. In 2019, he launched BeastBoyShub Zombie Shooter and BeastBoyShub: The Zombie Hunter.
Subscribers: 13.5 million
Mithilesh Patankar, better known as Mythpat, is known for posting comedy gaming videos on YouTube, mainly Minecraft and GTA.
His passion came from gaming at an early age.
He said: “I think I first started gaming when I was in the second or third standard and like every other kid, my first game was probably Super Mario Bros or Contra, one of those.
“I remember later, I started playing Road Rash when we got our first PC.”
On YouTube, Mythpat initially did not show his face.
As his audience grew, they demanded to see his face. In 2020, Mythpat eventually revealed his face and soon after, he hit one million subscribers.
In his Minecraft videos, Mythpat tries different tricks and uses mods to make his gameplay more interesting.
He also creates in-game houses and hides them, challenging other YouTubers to find them.
Mythpat has also posted Minecraft-themed reaction videos, such as reacting to a fan-made Minecraft film.
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Subscribers: 4.27 million
Although he lives in Mumbai, Ronodeep Dasgupta is of Bengali origin.
His venture into YouTube came from his job in VFX.
He was good at his job but when his YouTube channel continued to grow, he quit his job and pursued YouTube full-time.
Known for his comedy videos, Ronodeep incorporates a comedic element in his Minecraft videos.
On his career, he prefers to be a live streamer rather than a pro gamer.
Because he takes things for fun, he believes that there is no fun playing online because he noticed that everyone plays to win and not to have fun.
According to Ronodeep, he wants to promote the fact that we should play games to have fun and not solely with the ambition of success.
Chapati Hindustani Gamer
Subscribers: 8.3 million
Wales-based YouTuber Chapati Hindustani Gamer (Pammi) initially started off posting vlogs.
It soon became a gaming channel, uploading PUBG videos.
Some of his most popular videos are Minecraft, which he usually plays with his nephew, Hindustan Gamer Loggy, who is also a YouTuber.
His two main playlists are ‘Minecraft Series’ and ‘Minecraft Role Play’.
The latter has seen the uncle and nephew duo creating stories using Minecraft.
It saw a fictional fight over who blew up Loggy’s house.
Pammi roamed around the woods near Loggy’s mansion and built a mud shelter. Loggy blew up Pammi’s house with TNT, prompting the latter to retaliate.
These story-based videos have proved hugely successful among viewers and other playlists include ‘Minecraft Fun’, ‘Minecraft Skyblock’ and ‘Skyblock 2’.
Hindustan Gamer Loggy
Subscribers: 7.26 million
Also based in Wales, Hindustan Gamer Loggy is the nephew of Chapati Hindustani Gamer.
Unlike his uncle, whose videos are entirely in Hindi, Loggy prefers to speak English, though he uses Hindi too.
His YouTube start was difficult, with his channel growing at a slow rate.
Loggy’s channel began to grow after he started collaborating with his uncle on GTA V videos, mainly GTA Online heist missions.
He now frequently collaborates with his uncle on Minecraft, with the pair posting the same videos from their perspective.
Subscribers: 5.46 million
Better known as YesSmartyPie, Hitesh Khangta is regarded as one of India’s best Minecraft players.
Born and raised in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, Hitesh grew up in a middle-class family and attended a government school.
Hitesh’s passion for gaming began at an early age but his YouTube channel initially focused on science.
But he soon realised that his true passion was gaming and decided to switch the focus of his channel to that.
Unlike other Minecraft YouTubers who play a variety of other games, YesSmartyPie’s channel is dedicated to Minecraft, although he has played other games in the past.
Highly regarded in the Minecraft world, Hitesh has even been challenged by American YouTuber Mr Beast, who has 274 million combined subscribers, to a Minecraft speedrun.
These seven YouTubers have their passion for Minecraft into a successful career, boasting millions of subscribers.
Many have turned the game into their own series, complete with unique storylines.
Minecraft may seem like a simple game but the creative possibilities are endless and these YouTubers are showcasing how they are playing the sandbox title.