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Gaurav Taneja
Personal information
Born (1986-07-09) 9 July 1986 (age 34)
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
EducationIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  • YouTuber
  • Pilot
  • Fitness trainer
  • Professional bodybuilder
YouTube information
ChannelsFlying Beast
FitMuscle TV
Rasbhari Ke Papa
LocationNew Delhi, India
  • Vlog
  • fitness training
SubscribersFlying Beast: 3.23 million
FitMuscle TV: 1.51 million
Rasbhari Ke Papa: 812k
Total viewsFlying Beast: 735 million
FitMuscle TV: 119 million
Rasbhari Ke Papa: 2.5 million
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers
Updated 10 July 2020

Gaurav Taneja is an Indian commercial pilot, Fitness expert and a YouTube personality from Delhi. He is well known for his three YouTube channels Flying Beast and FitMuscle TV and Rasbhari Ke Papa.[1][2][3][4]

Early life and education[edit]

Gaurav Taneja was born on 12 July 1986, in Kanpur. He pursued Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and graduated in the year 2008. He was the General Secretary Sports at his alma-mater. He was also the Gold Medalist in weightlifting from 2006 to 2008 at the Inter IIT Sports Meet.[5][6]


As Pilot[edit]

After completing his graduation, he completed his flying training in 2010 from US.[7] In 2011, he started his airline career. In April 2019, Taneja switched from IndiGo to AirAsia India.[8] In January 2020, he was one of the six creators from the Asia Pacific to meet former President of the United States Barack Obama in Singapore, show being was organized by Google.[9]

Recently, he has been in news for whistleblowing alleged violations of safety norms by the AirAsia India.[10][11] As a result, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) India has initiated an investigation on the airlines.[12][13][14]

As YouTuber[edit]

Taneja is known for his YouTube channels. His channels, FlyingBeast and Fit Muscle TV, have 3 million and 1.47 million subscribers respectively. FlyingBeast is a travel video log and lifestyle channel where he shares his travel-related experiences and other things related to his personal life.[15] Fit Muscle TV is a fitness channel where he provides tips and guidance for people in bodybuilding.[16][17][18]

In July a day before his birthday he started a new channel named Rasbhari Ke Papa on which he will stream games.[19]

See Also[edit]

  • List of YouTubers
  • List of Indian YouTubers


  1. "Here's how Gaurav Taneja aka 'Flying Beast' changing the scenario". Deccan Chronicle. 2019-09-25. Retrieved 2020-06-17.
  2. "The Playbook: YouTube influencer Gaurav Taneja on managing life and work". cnbctv18.com. Retrieved 2020-06-17.
  3. "An Introvert's Guide To Stardom In The Digital Era, Featuring Gaurav Taneja aka 'Flying Beast'". www.mensxp.com. Retrieved 2020-06-17.
  4. "Gaurav Taneja Biography - Interesting Facts About Him And Life". IndiaTimes. 2020-06-30. Retrieved 2020-07-10.
  5. "Meet the Fantabulous Fitness Freak cum YouTuber Gaurav Taneja aka Flying Beast". mid-day. 2019-09-23. Retrieved 2020-06-17.
  6. "Gaurav Taneja gets candid about his vlog Flying Beast, reveals his success mantra". The Statesman. 2019-09-26. Retrieved 2020-07-10.
  7. "Here's how Gaurav Taneja aka 'Flying Beast' changing the scenario". Deccan Chronicle. 2019-09-25. Retrieved 2020-06-17.
  8. "Who is Gaurav Taneja, the whistleblower pilot suspended by AirAsia India?". Moneycontrol.
  9. Young, Sean Colin (14 January 2020). "The Presidential meet". The Asian Age. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  10. "DGCA investigating AirAsia India after pilot alleges violations of safety norms". The Statesman. 16 June 2020.
  11. "एयर एशिया के खिलाफ DGCA ने शुरू की जांच, पायलट ने लगाया सुरक्षा नियमों के उल्लंघन का आरोप". Amar Ujala (in हिन्दी).
  12. "Whistleblower Gaurav Taneja suspended after #BoycottAirAsiaIndia trends on Twitter". WION. Retrieved 17 June 2020.
  13. "DGCA investigating AirAsia India after pilot and YouTuber Gaurav Taneja alleges safety violations". National Herald.
  14. "DGCA launches investigation after pilot Gaurav Taneja alleges Air Asia flouts safety rules". Republic World.
  15. "Gaurav Taneja gets candid about his vlog Flying Beast, reveals his success mantra". The Statesman. 26 September 2019.
  16. "गौरव तनेजा के यूट्यूब चैनल 'फ्लाइंग बीस्ट' के हुए 1 मिलियन सब्सक्राइबर्स". दा इंडियन वायर (in हिन्दी). 3 April 2019.
  17. "Like, share, subscribe". The Week.
  18. "India's Top Fitness YouTuber, Gaurav Taneja Shares His Lockdown Fitness Routine & It's Really Easy". www.mensxp.com. Retrieved 2020-07-10.
  19. "'Flying Beast' Gaurav Taneja hits crazy records with 'Rashbhari Ke Papa'; learn more". in.news.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2020-07-10.

External links[edit]

Category:Indian YouTubers Category:Living people Category:1986 births Category:Male YouTubers

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