Chiragh Baloch

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Chiragh Baloch
چراغ بلوچ
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Born (1990-03-02) March 2, 1990 (age 31)
Pasni, Gawadar District, Balochistan
NationalityPakistan
Other namesChiragh Jan
EducationMasters in Information Technology
Alma materPeoples' Friendship University of Russia
Occupation
  • Entrepreneur
  • Vlogger
Known forFirst Baloch Vlogger
Notable work
  • VshGap
  • Balochhost
Parent(s)Muhammad Ibrahim
Websitechiraghbaloch.com

Chiragh Baloch (Balochi: چراغ بلوچ) is a Baloch-American entrepreneur, artist, actor, [1][2][3] and the first Baloch YouTuber.[4][5] He is best known for his podcast show The Chiragh Baloch Show and projects including Balochhost and VshGap Messenger.

In a short span of time, he has built a following on his social media handles. Baloch has been featured on several high-tier news publications for his work including LAWeekly, Thrive Global, Influencive, Dawn, Forbes India and several others.

Early life and education

Chiragh Baloch was born on March 2, 1990 in Pasni located in Gwadar District, Balochistan, Pakistan.[6] Right from his childhood, Baloch had a strong inclination towards entrepreneurship. While he was in school, Baloch acquired an interest in web hosting and digital marketing.

He completed his Masters in Information Technology (MIT) from Peoples' Friendship University of Russia in 2017. [7]

Career

Chiragh Baloch is an online IT instructor at ITBaloch. Baloch is the co-founder of Baloch Tech, a web-developing service provider. He also established Baloch Tech for the purpose of mentoring young Baloch students in the tech industry. The Baloch Tech platform assisted in the foundations of his other projects, Baloch Host, a web design and logo design platform, and VshGap, a chat messenger app with free audio and video. Baloch is currently the CEO and Web Developer of Baloch Host. He introduced Balochi stickers with his team through Baloch Host to represent the Balochi culture on WhatsApp.

He hosts a weekly show named as, The Chiragh Baloch Show [8][9] which features Artists, Directors, Actors, and Musicians from Balochistan. [10] He is working on web hosting and digital marketing from the age of 16. Baloch with an year experience in network marketing is now working on his projects, BalochHost and VshGap messenger. [11][12] He has recently started a petition to add Balochi language in Google Translate as it is spoken by 10 million native speakers, which is 0.15% of the world population. [13]

Filmography

Year Title Role Note
2019 Shuma Zaneth? (TV Mini-Series) Director
The Chiragh Baloch Show (TV Series) - (11 episodes) Director and Actor/Artist Featuring Mukhtar Ghulam, Actor
Featuring Ali Bakhsh Dad, Film Director
Featuring Yasser Albloushi, Vine Actor
Featuring Kaifi Khalil, Musical Artist
Featuring Shehzad Mohammad Ali, Photographer
Featuring Kamalan Bebagr, Film Director
Featuring Vahid Tarkesh, Rap Artist
Featuring DK Baluch, Video Blogger
Featuring Majid Liaquat, IT Specialist
Featuring Adeel Wali Raees, Film Director
Featuring Wahab Baloch, Musical Artist
2016 Showanag: The Shepherd Actor: Teacher

Discography

Year Album Songs Note
2017 Man Tahi Gala Shadana Khuda Mani Saloonk
Man Tahi Gala DJ Hoth
Man Tahi Shohaaz
Chammani Ars Chammani Ars Kaifi Khalil ft. Chiragh Baloch

Personal life controversy

A local news platform covered a story about his abduction in 2017.[14][15] There are recent rumors about Chiragh Baloch getting a break in Bollywood film industry. [16][17]

In the media

        

References

  1. Khan, Niha."‘You don't need to work extra hard at a job but you have to work for the right job’","The Rational Daily",November 1, 2019
  2. TIS Staffer."Meet The Multi Talented Chiragh Baloch Who Is Setting New Benchmarks In Entrepreneurship","The Indian Saga", August 18, 2019
  3. Ahmed, Shafin."Meet The Ambitious Entrepreneur Who Is Ensuring That Balochistan Is Represented Globally", "Youth Ki Awaaz",October, 2019
  4. Liaquat, Majid."Lets meet baloch youtuber chiragh baloch","thebalochnews.com", March 18, 2018
  5. “The First Female Vlogger From Balochistan”, “Mashion”, November 9, 2019
  6. "Rags To Riches- Chiragh Baloch Escapes The Stereotypes","Surkhiyan",November 15, 2019
  7. Khan, Neha."Chiragh Baloch — rising from the land forgotten","Daily Times",November 9, 2019
  8. SNS Web."Baloch artist Chiragh Baloch has made a name on social media","The Statesman",November 10, 2019
  9. Chaudhry, Gul."Shining Stars of Underrepresented Baloch Community","Pakistan Hotline",October 22, 2019
  10. Khaid, Alishba. “Chiragh Baloch”, “Dawn”, November 26, 2019
  11. Baloch, Haris."chiragh baloch-a premium balochistan entrepreneur","bexpress.com.pk",July 28, 2019
  12. Mazhar,Samra."Chiragh Baloch; A tech- genius rising to new levels of success","oyeyeah.com",December 01, 2019
  13. IBT Entertainment Desk."A YouTuber from Balochistan is petitioning against Google Translate","International Business Times",December 22, 2019
  14. “Software student and BalochTech CEO Chiragh Baloch abducted and released later”, “The Baloch News”, November 23, 2017
  15. “Balochistan: Abduction of Baloch activist on rise as seven more whisked away”, “Balochwarna News”, November 23, 2017
  16. “Chiragh Baloch soon will be seen in Bollywood Film and Web Series”, “The Free Press Journal”, September 17, 2019
  17. “Baloch Artist Chiragh Baloch gets acting break in Bollywood”, “The Hans India”, November 12, 2019

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