09 Feb 2021: The unusual story of YouTube star Arun Smoki
Arun, better known as Arun Smoki, is rocking the YouTube platform with his style and mannerisms. Like most people who are enthusiasts, he too has his passion — vehicles.
If you are interested about bikes or cars, this Malayali's channel is a go-to.
Smoki is one of South India's top YouTubers who speaks about motorcycles and cars in depth.
Subscribers: Smoki's YouTube channel has 960K subscribers
Embarking on his YouTube journey three years ago, Smoki has cooked up a storm by riding South India's topmost automobile channel. His love and craze for bikes from his childhood days led him to join YouTube in 2017.
Raised in Thrissur, Kerala, he started reviewing bikes and cars on YouTube, and his channel has soared with more than 960K subscribers.
Fact: Smoki has more than 630K followers on Instagram
Besides YouTube, Smoki is quite popular on other social media platforms as well. As of today, he has more than 300K likes on his Facebook page and more than 630K followers on Instagram.
YouTube channel: Smoki's YouTube channel features everything about automobiles
Smoki's videos feature everything from new and modified bike and car reviews to innovations by youngsters from remote places.
In fact, a demo Lamborghini car made by a young boy in Kerala came to the limelight through his video.
Watching his videos gives you a good insight into biking, especially if you are someone who loves his/her motorbike.
Responsible driving: Smoki also spreads awareness about responsible driving
Further, after Smoki came across a series of bike accidents, he felt the need to spread awareness on responsible driving among the youth.
It was a time when there was a vacant space in YouTube for a channel exclusively for bikes.
As he succeeded in getting 50K subscribers in just two months, Smoki realized the impulse within himself to achieve his dream.
Traveling: Smoki covered 16,000 kilometers across 20 states in 2019
Smoki's videos mostly involve bike reviews, handy tips for vehicles, unboxing products, related social issues, and his trips.
He has another channel solely devoted to his traveling and personal experience. Smoki has journeyed all over India on a motorbike, covering 16,000kms across 20 states in 2019.
He is the admin of the famous Facebook group, Bike Prandhanmar, having an overwhelmingly large number of members.
Tips: Smoki's tips for upcoming YouTube vloggers
Here are Smoki's tips if you are interested in starting your own YouTube channel.
Follow your passion; don't worry about the income.
Understand your viewers and their sentiments.
Take constructive criticism from your viewers.
Have a lot of patience.
Be a socially responsible person.
If you are a bike lover, we are sure this definitely helped you.
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