The gaming industry has experienced an increase in the participation of professional female gamers in the past few years. This is quite great for the industry as it helps to attract other ladies to the market. In this article, we will be introducing some of the biggest female game streamers in India.
Before we proceed, you ought to know that the Indian gaming Industry works quite differently. Indian female streamers are different from what you see in Europe. For example, it is common for these professional females to stream live casino online games in European countries. But in India, it is rarely seen.
Nevertheless, the Indian gaming industry is expanding daily, and more areas are being covered. Who knows, maybe some of these streams will pick up live casino games shortly. Below are the top Indian female streamers.
Shagufta Iqbal aka Xyaa
This professional gamer fell in love with gaming since she was twelve years old. She mentioned how she used to play flash games on her Dad’s computer several years ago. Then, she learned about games such as Dota 2, Counter-Strike 1.6, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and PUBG.
Now a software engineer and part-time streamer, Shagufta has over 260,000 subscribers on Youtube and over nine thousand followers on Twitch. She is also in partnership with companies like HP and Entity Gaming. She regularly interacts with her viewers and makes friends amongst them.
Niharika Patil aka Niha Novacaine
Niha is not just a gamer but a cosplayer and a self-inspired makeup artist. As a child, she grew up loving video games and anime. She became the first-ever Indian professional cosplayer and the first from the country to be featured on the BlizzCon stage. In addition to that, Niharika is a variety streamer.
Niha began to stream games due to her love for interactive gaming casting and the audience. She has close to three thousand followers on Twitch and close to nine thousand subscribers on Youtube.
Saloni Pawar aka Meow16k
Here’s another female who is extremely passionate about gaming. Saloni, who is a college student, is also a full-time streamer. She claims to have stumbled into the area while trying to explore different experiences.
Saloni found it quite difficult to convince her parents about streaming, as gaming is still not considered a good career option in India. However, she was able to win them over time, and they now give her their full support. She streams games such as PlayerUnknown’s Battleground, Counter-Strike: GO, Overwatch, and many other titles. In addition to these, she also streams cooking and music videos.
Mudra “Wallfl0w3r” Roy
Mudra is a regular game streamer who is popularly known for streaming The Walking Dead: Final Season. She recalls how her love for gaming began since she was four years old. Her Dad and elder sister were also gaming enthusiasts. While her elder sister introduced gaming to her at that early age, her Dad used to bring the latest games like the first Tomb Raider and Duke Nukem. Mudra grew to become a passionate gamer who still loves to enjoy games like The Witcher 3 and Prince of Persia – Warrior Within.
The streamer also has a love for cosplaying. According to her, the love she had for gaming had led her to cosplay as she wanted to embody her favorite characters in video games. She has also won an award as a cosplayer.
Vidushi “Mogambo” Singh Suryavanshi
It all started as a form of distraction from life realities for Vidushi, but over time, she began to enjoy gaming. She used to visit the café with her brother, where they both played Tekken and Mortal Kombat on the arcade.
Vidushi had tried several game types, including MMORPGs but claimed not to be patient enough for them. However, she fell in love with League of legends after her brother introduced her to it. She decided to give professional gaming a trial. Mogambo founded Girlaxy India with other female passionate gamers.
Apollonia is not just a professional streamer but also a passionate League of Legends player. She joined the gaming sector with a dream to provide a playing field for women to display their talents. This she began by organizing all-female tournaments.
She co-founded Girlaxy India with Vidushi and became the captain of the esport team in 2016. Today, she works in Girlaxy India full-time.