If you’re looking for the cream of the crop when it comes to social media influencers from Mumbai, then you’re in luck!

From fashionistas to comedians, there’s something here for everyone. For a few LOLs, take a look at Instagram sensation Prajakta Koli. If travel is more your #thng then creator Nikhil is a great choice. Fashion lovers should definitely follow the incredibly cute page by Meghna Kaushal! 

Top 9 social media influencers from Mumbai to follow

Before we dive into the top 10 social media influencers from Mumbai, a clarification is in order. The creators listed here (in no particular order) are our choices. Now, without further ado, here are the best influencers from Mumbai and beyond.

1. Prajakta Koli


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Followers on Instagram: 7.3 M

Followers on YouTube: 6.8 M

Category: Comedy

Born and brought up in Mumbai, Prajakta Koli, aka MostlySane, is a Daytime Emmy Award winner who juggles multiple roles. The actor, blogger, and Instagram influencer is also the brains behind one of India’s most popular female-run comedy channels on YouTube. 

The Mumbai influencer made it to Forbes India’s 30 Under 30 list and has appeared in several shows, including Mismatched on Netflix. Prajakta made her Bollywood debut in Jugjugg Jeeyo. A supporter of women’s education and other causes, the Gates Foundation invited her to participate in its Goalkeepers Summit.

2. Nikhil Sharma


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Followers on Instagram: 1.4 M

Followers on YouTube: 3.93 M

Category: Travel

A Mumbai YouTuber, Nikhil Sharma, began documenting his solo motorcycle trips in 2013, starting with a trip to Leh and Ladakh. The K2K journey, which he took on a KTM Duke 390 from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, was the turning point. Sharma now doubles as a lifestyle influencer and owns the clothing brand LabelMN in addition to producing fantastic content.

3. Ashish Chanchlani


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Followers on Instagram: 14.3 M

Followers on YouTube: 28.9 M

Category: Comedy

Born in Ulhasnagar, Ashish Chanchalani is a YouTuber and influencer from Mumbai, known for his comedy videos on his channel, Ashish Chanchlani Vines

The Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival honoured Chanchlani with the title of “Best Digital Influencer” in 2018. In 2019, he was a superfinal winner for “Best Comedy Influencer” at the first World Bloggers Awards

The Forbes India 30 Under 30 alumna also landed a cameo in Men in Black: International. If that wasn’t enough, Akhri Safar, a short horror film he directed, has almost 15 million views on YouTube.

4. Viraj Ghelani


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 Followers on Instagram: 1 M

Followers on YouTube: 149K

Category: Comedy

Born in South Borivali, Mumbai, Viraj Ghelani is an actor, comedian, content producer, and social media influencer. He works as an actor and content creator and is well-known for his appearances in comedic films on popular YouTube channels including Dice Media, Gobble, and FilterCopy. Additionally, he manages the That’s So Viraj YouTube channel, where he publishes humorous films on timely, relatable topics.

5. Larissa D’sa

Followers on Instagram: 720K

Followers on YouTube: 588K

Category: Travel

If you’re looking for a travel influencer from Mumbai, Larissa D’Sa is the place to start. She developed a passion for it as a little girl when her family used to take her on biannual excursions to various locations across the nation.

Since 2013, Larissa has been well-known for her travel writing and, subsequently, vlogging. Travelling, in her opinion, can provide people with an experience unlike any other; it teaches you to remain grounded, be patient, and find delight in the seemingly insignificant things.

6. Meghna Kaushal


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Followers on Instagram: 1.1 M

Followers on YouTube: 137K

Category: Fashion

Meghna Kaushal is a fashion, lifestyle, and travel influencer from Mumbai. Her Instagram is visually fearless and a perfect place to spend some downtime. The creator also has a YouTube channel with some interesting content. What we love about Meghna is that she knows how to diversify her income as a content creator. She created a capsule collection with the fashion label Freakins in 2019.

7. Malhar Kalambe


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Followers on Instagram: 77.5K

Followers on YouTube: N/A

Category: Environmentalist

Malhar is an environmental influencer from Mumbai. For the past five years, the 24-year-old has been organising beach clean-ups in Mumbai. He uses social media for good, raising awareness of his cause, promoting environmental protection and reducing plastic pollution, and assembling a group of volunteers to assist him with weekend clean-up efforts. 

The founder of Beach Please and a Forbes’ Top 100 Digital Star uses his Instagram account to document the process by which he brings together different stakeholders—individuals, the government, public figures, and businesses—for the cause.

8. Rahul Subramanian


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Followers on Instagram: 760K

Followers on YouTube: 708K

Category: Comedy

This social media influencer from Mumbai needs no introduction. Before deciding to pursue stand-up comedy full-time, Rahul Subramanian worked as a brand manager. He turned into a creator after starting the YouTube channel Random Chikibum with fellow comic Kumar Varun.

From Amazon Prime Video shows Comicstaan and Comedy Premium League to his own show Kal Main Udega, Rahul is a true kalakaar and that’s why we decoded his Instagram account for some content tips. If you need more reasons to follow this comedian, then he is one of the few to be active on LinkedIn!

9. Ranveer Allahabadia


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Followers on Instagram: 2.2 M

Followers on YouTube: 4.42 M

Category: Fitness

BeerBiceps, aka Ranveer Arora Allahbadia, is a well-known Indian YouTuber turned entrepreneur. The social media influencer from Mumbai is best recognised for his videos on health and daily life hacks. 

Ranveer started his creator journey in December 2014 by sharing his weight loss endeavours. What began as a personal timeline swiftly found resonance with millions of online viewers and developed into one of the nation’s most loved YouTube fitness channels.

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