Boolokam.com was founded by James Bright on June 28, 2009. James is a psychiatrist by profession and has also been involved in the film industry as a screenwriter and producer. He wrote the screenplay for the film One Day, released in 2015, and was a producer on the film Vadhu Doctoranu, released in 1995.
Boolokam started as a blog, originally named boolokamonline, and quickly gained attention from bloggers who added their content to the site. As a citizen journalism website, Boolokam allowed anyone to publish their content, making it a platform for diverse and varied perspectives.
Today, Boolokam continues to be a prominent platform for citizen journalism in India, providing a space for individuals to share their experiences and perspectives with a wider audience. As the first citizen journalism website in the country, Boolokam has established itself as a leader in this field, encouraging the sharing of diverse and authentic voices.