T-Series is the first YouTube channel to reach 200 million subscribers.

Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series concludes the year with another achievement

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T-Series is the first YouTube channel to reach 200 million subscribers.

T-Series, led by Bhushan Kumar, celebrates another milestone this year: it has exceeded the 200 million subscriber threshold! T-Series, India's largest music label and film production firm, has surpassed 200 million YouTube subscribers, making it the first channel in the world to do so.

T-Series has exploded in popularity in recent years, delivering not just the best music but also a varied range of films. The T-Series network has over 383 million users and 718 billion views over 29 channels in various languages and genres.

Speaking about this phenomenal success Bhushan Kumar, Chairman & Managing Director of T-Series, says, "We are thrilled to be the premier Indian YouTube channel to hit such a massive subscriber base. This is indeed a proud moment for all Indians given that a homegrown Indian channel has become the first channel to cross a colossal 200 Million Subscribers mark on YouTube. We are truly grateful to our discerning fans across the world for showering our content with so much love and admiration. This success reinforces our belief that content is and will always remain king! I am fortunate to have a passionate team without which this would not have been possible, and I dedicate this success to my digital & music teams. "

T-Series (Super Cassettes Industries Private Limited) is an Indian record label and film production company founded by Gulshan Kumar on July 11, 1983. Bollywood soundtracks and Indi-pop music are its most well-known genres. T-Series is India's largest music record label, with up to 35 percent of the Indian music market in 2014. Sony Music India and Zee Music are the next largest. T-Series is best renowned for its music, but company has also had some success in the film industry.

T-Series was founded by Kumar, who began his career as a fruit juice vendor in Delhi, to sell pirated Bollywood songs before expanding into new music production. Anand-soundtrack Milind's for the 1988 Bollywood hit Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, written by Majrooh Sultanpuri and starring Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla, became one of the best-selling Indian music albums of the 1980s, selling over 8 million copies. They finally became a significant music label with the release of Aashiqui (1990), penned by Nadeem–Shravan, which sold 20 million copies and became the best-selling Indian soundtrack record of all time. Gulshan Kumar, on the other hand, was slain by the Mumbai criminal gang D-Company on August 12, 1997. Since then, his son Bhushan Kumar and younger brother Krishan Kumar have led T-Series.

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