Hometown: Karicode, Kerala
Age: 25 Years
Marital Status: Unmarried
Some Lesser Known Facts About Riyas Salim
- Riyas Salim is an Indian social media influencer, who gained popularity after appearing in the reality TV show Bigg Boss (Malayalam season 4) as a contestant.
- A performer since childhood, Riyas Salim actively participated in college fests.
- Riyas Salim came into the limelight in the Malayalam entertainment circuit in 2020 via his TikTok videos. Later, he switched to Instagram reels after TikTok was banned in India.
- The content of his videos is often women-oriented, and he actively promotes feminism in his videos. Apart from that, he also advocates the rights of the LGBTQI community. Also, he is fond of singing and uploads various videos on his social media accounts in which he sings while playing the guitar.
- There are speculations regarding Riyas Salim’s sexuality as he is often labelled as gay by cyberbullies in the comments of the videos he uploads on his social media accounts. Instagram- Riyas Salim While talking about his sexuality in a reel on Instagram, he said,
So calling me a gay 1000 times is not gonna make me a gay. And I am also wondering what if somebody is gay how exactly is it gonna be your problem?….”
- He started a self-titled YouTube channel in June 2020. He has uploaded numerous videos on his channel which include ‘When feminism is projected as Dominance,’ ‘Why Acid attacks and violence against women are still a joke in Kerala?,’ and ‘Abortion Scams in Kerela.’
- In April 2022, he gained popularity when he made a wild card entry as a contestant in the reality TV show Bigg Boss (Malayalam season 4).
- His Instagram account depicts that is a big fan of VJ Bani, an Indian fitness model, actress, and former MTV India presenter.