Chand Nawab's viral YouTube video up for auction, bidding price starts at…
New Delhi : Journalist Chand Nawab had become famous on social media after his video had gone viral on social media in 2008. His popularity can be measured with the fact that his viral video was remade in the movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
In a new development, Chand Nawab's viral video 'Karachi Se' is up for auction as a Non-Fungible Token (NFT) on the Foundation app. Talking about the bid price for the video, the starting price is 20 Ethereum tokens or USD 63,604.20 (which is Rs 46,74,700 approximately).
Check out the viral video below:
On the digital auction platform, Chand Naab wrote, “I’m Chand Nawab, a journalist and reporter by profession. In 2008, a video of me surfaced on YouTube in which I fumbled while reporting Eid Festival frenzy at a Railway station. While reporting, I was contently interrupted by people, my fumbling and constant irritation made this video viral getting millions of views on YouTube and Facebook.”
“My popularity again surged in 2016 when my viral video inspired Indian filmmaker Kabir Khan to create Nawazuddin Siddiqui's character in his 2015 blockbuster Bajrangi Bhaijaan. I got fame overnight getting a lot of love and appreciation from India and Pakistan especially from Bollywood star Salman Khan and other cast of Bajrangi Bhaijaan,” he further added.
The video was uploaded on YouTube in 2008. In the video, Chand Nawab was trying to report the Eid Festival Frenzy at the railway station. However, he was being continuously interrupted by passengers. This irritated him and he also fumbled while reporting. The video on YouTube has 5,530,001 views.