In 2017, a YouTube channel called Grandpa Kitchen started sharing videos on the platform. The channel featured videos from an elderly and kind old man named Narayana Reddy, a 73-year-old man from the state of Telangana, who would cook gigantic meals for the purpose of feeding children. The heartwarming content of the channel earned widespread acclaim and soon the channel amassed over 6 million subscribers and had a worldwide audience. Unfortunately, on October 30, 2019, a video was posted on the channel that gave the viewers of Grandpa Kitchen the tragic news that the man who had fed hundreds of children had passed away.
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Some of the most remembered videos from Grandpa Kitchen
- Many of Grandpa Kitchen's videos often crossed a million views and the channel's most viral video has over 37 million views. His most famous video is the one where he cooks a huge serving of French fries for the orphan children of his area.
- Another video that has over 27 million views is the video where he cooks hundreds of Maggi noodles for the children.
Since the inception of the channel in 2017, Grandpa Kitchen has over 625 million views. All of grandpa's videos had him cooking massive meals for the poor children as well as the orphans in his locality. Grandpa, as he is fondly called by many, did not shy away from cooking any food. From massive servings of traditional Indian cuisines to gigantic cakes that could feed dozens of children, Grandpa not only cooked a large amount of food but he could also cook a diverse variety to keep the food interesting for the children.
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The channel Grandpa Kitchen strived to better the lives of all the children that the grandpa met and fed during his YouTube videos. Even the Patreon for the channel existed for the sole reason of amassing funds to feed and clothe the orphans that lived in grandpa Narayana Reddy's area. Grandpa Kitchen's wholesome content has won hearts worldwide and his passing is being mourned by all those who watched his touching videos. YouTube India also made an official tweet after the passing of Grandpa Narayana Reddy.
A heart as big as the meals he made. #GrandpaKitchen’s legacy and recipes will live on forever.— YouTube India (@YouTubeIndia) October 31, 2019
RIP Narayana Reddy ❤️ → https://t.co/P96BhwMHGtpic.twitter.com/uXTj9fzSMZ
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