Updated: Oct 20, 2020
Karikku, stunning the most growing youtube channel in Kerala, is popular among Malayalis. It is set up officially on 2018 April 1 by Nikhil K Prasad, the founder of Karikku. Now, with 5.13 million subscribers, it is the most subscribed and viewed youtube channel in Kerala.
Nikhil Prasad started Karikku after long research and hardworking. He reveals that
when he had worked as a digital and technical head of Flowers, he had planned for it.
Firstly, he had started a Facebook page with the name come out from his mind when he had been thinking the word freshness. This action was to know the responses of the audiences. He named it 'Karikku' and lined 'Feel The Freshness Inside' He started uploading informative stories' videos on the youtube channel. Even though there were fewer people, he kept trying hard. Gradually, people started noticing it, and it got more than two lakh followers within a year. This massive growth gave him more confidence. Then, he resigned from his present job and decided to modify the channel as the best digital media. He adds in his words: 'I was the only writer, director, editor, and cameraman. It is continuing still now without editing'.
TURNING POINT OF KARIKKU
On 2018, April 1, Karikku uploaded the first video 'April Fool'- But the audience was less. When Fifa World Cup 2018 began, they examined some comedy videos related to it. Naturally, Malayalis liked its characters, and viewers started to increase. After that, they produced a web-series named 'Tera Para'_ most viewed series in Karikku history. It led them to become prominent. Then, Karikku released the Plus Two Class series, Sketches and Doosra service.
SALARY AND RANK
Karikku earns monthly more than six lakhs and yearly more than 77 lakhs only from youtube. Occasionally, due to longer intervals in video uploading and increases in advertising may change the amount of salary. However, They got 9335th worldwide rank in Social Blade, including 2242nd subscriber rank and 7792 video views rank. In India, it is the 282nd most popular channel.
Nikhil K Prasad- creator of Karikku
Anu K Aniyan - as George
1993, October 23
Kiran Viyyath - as KK
1994, February 14
Shabareesh - as Lolan
Jeevan Ma- - as Francis
Arjun Ratan - as Brittu
Anand - as Shambu
Binoy John - Shibu
designer of Karikku