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This Is How A 62-Year-Old Man In Tamil Nadu Became A Cooking Sensation On YouTube

Published on 4 September, 2018 at 4:13 pm By

Unlike many people who turn into viral sensations on the social media, the story of Jaymukh Gopinath whose video on YouTube has garnered over 16 million views, has now become a matter of the international headlines. Jaymukh Gopinath is a chicken seller based in a small village of Tamil Nadu. His son Arumugam, is an amateur filmmaker who films his dad selling chicken legs and named the video ‘King of Chicken Legs / Using 100 Chicken Legs / Prepared by my Daddy’. The views on the video have been increasing with each day ever since it has been uploaded on YouTube.


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Arumugam (26 years) never planned to make his father a YouTube sensation. Earlier he used to work as an assistant director in Tamil films and later started filming the videos featuring his father.

 

Jaymukh Gopinath YouTube sensation

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Jaymukh (62 years) has been a door-to-door salesman and due to being unable to find delicious meals during his travels, he started preparing them himself.

 

Jaymukh Gopinath

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Arumugam posted his first video on July 24, 2016 in which Jaymukh could be seen simmering crabs. The father-son duo have made hundreds of such videos till now and have garnered millions of views on their channel. In a time period of two years, their channel ‘Village Food Factory’ has garnered two millions YouTube subscribers. The two have figured out their own formula to captivate their viewers – ‘The cook’s simplicity and the meals getting prepared with only a handful of ingredients!’



 

Jaymukh Gopinath preparing chicken

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The most popular YouTube video on the channel throws light on Jaymukh’s perfection as he puts two hundred pieces of chicken into a large oil vessel.

 

Jaymukh Gopinath preparing eggs

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If you talk about the production process of these videos, the shots are wobbly, cuts are random and the videos are often controlled by windy backgrounds.

 

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The fame of this family has crossed boundaries. One Canadian woman even sent them a letter asking for an autographed picture of Jaymukh. YouTube business has changes their lives for the good. The family that struggled to make their ends meet has now bought a seven hundred square foot house. With the help of the good number of views, they have bought a car and a TV set.


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Note: The story was originally published in The New Yorker.

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