Arun Srikanth Mashettey: The Prince of Charminar’s Journey from Tragedy to Triumph.

Arun Srikanth Mashettey, “Achanak Bayanak Gaming,” the “Prince of Charminar,” rose to fame in Bigg Boss 17 with his engaging content, securing popularity as a beloved figure.

Arun Shrikanth Mashetty biography
Arun Srikanth Mashettey’s biography

Who is Arun Srikanth Mashettey?

Arun Srikanth Masettey is a prominent YouTuber celebrated for his channel, “Achanak Bhayanak Gaming,” and is affectionately known as the “Prince of Charminar.” His widespread fame soared notably after participating in the reality show Bigg Boss 17. Arun’s presence in the 17th season infused a distinct Hyderabadi flavor into the Bigg Boss series. With his entertaining and engaging content, both on YouTube and in the Bigg Boss house, Arun Shrikanth Mashetty has solidified his status as a popular figure among audiences.

Arun Srikanth Mashettey Bio/Wiki

Real NameArun-Srikanth-Mashettey
Birth Date23 October 1988
Birth PlaceHyderabad
FatherBaburao Mashetty
SiblingsNo siblings
ProfessionYoutuber and gamer
Net Worth5 Crore

Arun Srikanth Mashettey’s Early Life

In the initial years from first to fifth grade, Arun-Srikanth-Mashettey struggled with his studies. However, a significant shift occurred after the seventh grade when he decided to take his education more seriously.  This change in approach propelled him to pursue further studies, eventually leading to the completion of an MBA.

Despite his mischievous tendencies, which included breaking windows and not being an early riser during school days, Sunday took on a special significance for Arun Shrikanth Mashetty. On these days, he and his friends would gather early for a game of cricket.

Arun Srikanth Mashettey’s Family

Father: Baburao Mashettey

Arun’s dad meant a lot to him and losing him during the COVID-19 pandemic hit Arun hard, making him feel lost and down.

His dad always encouraged him to be his boss rather than working a regular job, planting the idea of self-employment in his mind.

Even after his father passed away, this advice stuck with Arun. Amid his struggles, a friend suggested that Arun start making gaming videos on YouTube.

Arun Srikanth Mashettey father
Arun Srikanth Mashettey father

Surprisingly, this idea not only became a creative outlet for him but also aligned with the self-employed path his dad had envisioned for him. So, even though his dad is no longer around, his influence continues to shape Arun’s choices and lead him towards being self-employed and happy.


Arun’s mother, whose name remains unknown, hails from Karnataka, and she frequently appears in videos alongside Arun, adding a unique touch by using Hyderabadi slang while conversing in Kannada.

Arun Srikanth Mashettey  mother
Arun Srikanth Mashettey mother

Arun Shrikanth Mashetty’s Wife and Child

Arun Srikanth Mashettye’s wife is a Malak, hailing from Paris, France. They got married on March 15, 2021, fulfilling a wish that Arun’s late father had for him. In a poignant turn of events, Arun’s father had initially selected Malak as the girl for him, but unfortunately, he passed away during the COVID-19 pandemic. In honor of his father’s wish, Arun went ahead with the marriage to Malak and later found love in their union. Malak, besides being Arun’s life partner, is also a lawyer by profession. Together, they have a lovely daughter named Jury.

Arun Srikanth Mashettey wife and child
Arun Srikanth Mashettey wife and child

Daily Vlogs, Travel Adventures, and Family Moments:

Arun’s YouTube channel boasts a collection of daily vlogs, offering a candid look into his day-to-day life. His traveling vlogs capture the essence of his adventures, while heartwarming family vlogs provide an intimate peek into his personal life.

Arun Srikanth Mashettey  vlogs
Arun Srikanth Mashettey vlogs

Global Connections  with Omegle Videos

People seem to love Arun’s content, especially those Omegle videos where he talks to people worldwide in realtime. His talent for making jokes and chatting with random folks live has made his videos likable. The fact that he can connect with a global audience and keep things spontaneous and entertaining seems to be a big hit with viewers.

Arun Shrikanth Mashetty Omegle videos
Arun Srikanth Mashettey Omegle videos

Arun’s Fun-Filled Vlogs and Playful Pranks

Arun made people laugh with his funny vlogs and playful prank videos. His talent for comedy added a light and enjoyable vibe to his content. Teaming up with his foreign wife in funny videos made his content even more engaging for the audience.

Arun’s wife brings a special touch to their videos by using Hyderabadi slang. It adds a unique and flavourful element to their content, making it even more enjoyable for the audience. Her inclusion gives the videos an extra dash of local charm that viewers seem to love.

He also featured in videos with Hyderabadi stars Saleem Pheku and Aziz Nazir.

Gaming videos

In 2021, Arun leaped gaming by making his very first gaming video. Despite occasionally using slang in his content, he builds a strong following on his YouTube channel.

His YouTube Journey began with gaming videos, and it gained momentum when his friend Yasir suggested him to using the Hyderabadi language in his videos.

Arun Shrikanth Mashetty gaming videos
Arun Srikanth Mashettey’s gaming videos

After his friend’s suggestion he brainstormed for his channel, and the title “Achanak Bhayanak” popped into his mind, adding a distinctive bond touch to his content.

Delving further into gaming, he created a dynamic experience for viewers during his live gaming sessions.

Arun Srikanth Mashettey’s gaming videos

Arun Shrikant Mashetty entered the world of television as a contestant on Bigg Boss17, marking his debut on the small screen. His participation in the show not only garnered widespread attention but also propelled him into stardom, earning him recognition from a large and diverse audience.

Arun Shrikanth Mashetty bigg boss
Arun Srikanth Mashettey in Bigg boss

Arun’s use of the Hyderabadi language during the show endeared him to viewers, marking him a favorite contestant. His unique personality and linguistic charm added a special touch to his presence on Bigg Boss 17, making him memorable and beloved by the audience.

Arun Srikanth Mashettey Shop

Alongside managing a thriving YouTube channel, he also owned a prestigious jewelry shop in Hyderabad, renowned for its craftsmanship and unique collections.

Arun Shrikanth Mashetty shop
Arun Srikanth Mashettey’s shop

Net worth

Generating income from his YouTube channel and Instagram Reels, he further augmented his earnings through substantial brand advertising on Instagram, amassing a total net worth of 5 crores.

Arun Shrikant branding
Arun Srikanth Mashettey’s branding

Physical appearance

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physical appearance

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Important facts about Arun Srikanth Mashettey:

  • He likes to eat Pani Puri.
  • He loves to travel to different places.
  • He is also known as the Prince of Charminar.
  • He has a total of 997k followers on his Instagram account achanakbayanakgamingofficial and 549k on her YouTube channel achanakbayanakgaming.
  • His total net worth is 5 crore.
  • His wife is a lawyer from France.
  • Arun pursued his education at Hyderabad’s Jain Heritage School and later went on to earn an MBA degree.


Picture: Instagram

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