Ajey Nagar, aka CarryMinati, is a YouTuber and streamer is heading to Bollywood and is debuting in the thriller-drama, Mayday, directed by Ajay Devgn and starring both Devgn and Amitabh Bachchan. The 21 year old known for his comedic skits and reactions to various online topics on his channel CarryMinati is originally from Faridabad, India, a city near India’s national capital New Delhi.
Nagar began posting videos onto YouTube since the age of 10. His main YouTube channel has been active since 2014. He attended school till 2016, when he dropped out to pursue his YouTube career. He later completed his schooling through long-distance learning. Popularly referred to as CarryMinati, or just ‘Carry’, Nagar is known for his distinctive and energetic Hindi-language commentary. He is mainly involved in creating diss songs, satirical parodies and comedy, apart from live gaming.
As of 19 December 2020, Nagar is the most subscribed individual creator on YouTube India with over 27.5 million subscribers on his channel CarryMinati. His other channel Carryislive is dedicated to gaming and live streams.
Talking about his debut with IndiaToday, CarryMinati said, “I remember enacting these skits as a child and my parents always thought I’d grow up to be an actor. Acting is something that comes naturally to me just like music so it’s no rocket science for me really. I’m just exploring and experimenting within the creative gamut, but content creation will always be my passion and true calling,” he said. The film is slated to release on April 29, 2022.
This young YouTuber is already awarded many times. Nagar holds a total of 5 Youtube Creator Awards which include:- 2 Silver Play Buttons (CarryMinati and CarryisLive), 2 Golden Play Buttons (CarryMinati and CarryisLive), And 1 Diamond Play Button for CarryMinati. In 2019, he was also rated as TIME‘s 10 Next Generation Leaders.