Watch: ‘Kama Sutra’ trailer beats ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ to become the 3rd most watched trailer of all time on YouTube – The trailer of Mira Nair dirctred 1996 film Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love has become the third most watched trailer of a film in the history of YouTube. The film, which was banned in India and Pakistan from being released owing to its explicit and erotic content, has beaten the trailer of Fifty Shades of Grey to bag the 3rd spot in the list of the most watched trailers of all times on YouTube. The movies ahead of Kama Sutra in the list include Avengers: Infinity War and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
While Avengers: Infiity War trailer has been viewed 202 million times, that of Star Wars: The Foce Awakens has clocked 101 million views on YouTube. Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love has gathered 91 million views on the video Sharing platfom while Fifty Shades of Grey trailer has been watched 89 million times, as per a report on ScreenCrush.
The said report originally talks about how the trailer for Spider-Man spin-off Venom has been watched more times than that for any actual Spider-Man movie. The same report included a list of the most watched movie trailers of all times on YouTube.
Check out the list of top 10 most watched movie trailers of all times here:
1. Avengers: Infinity War – 202 million views2. Star Wars: The Force Awakens – 101 million3. Kama Sutra A Tale of Love – 91 million4. Fifty Shades of Grey – 89 million5. Jurassic World – 86 million6. Suicide Squad – 85 million 7. Incredibles 2 – 84 million 8. Avengers: Infinity War, Trailer 2 – 83 million9. Avengers: Age of Ultron – 83 million10. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Teaser) – 81 million
Going by the list, it’s pretty evident that Kama Sutra is by far, the cheapest film on the list. The budget of the film is roughly 1/100 of that of Avengers: Infinity War (made for over $ 300 million).
Another interesting point that can be noticed is that Kama Sutra is the only film in the top 10 list which isn’t a blockbuster and most of the other films are part of billion dollar franchises. Though, it is not the only erotic film that made it to the top 10 list.
In the ScreenCrush report, Matt Singer sarcastically highlights, “No, that’s not a typo,a trailer for the 1996 Mira Nair film Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love has been viewed 91 million times. I guess YouTube users just love Mira Nair! There’s really no other possible explanation.”
Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love starred Indira Varma and Sarita Chaudhury in the leads. The film also marked the English language debut of Rekha. Celebrated filmmaker Zoya Akhtar too had a part to play in the film, directed by Mira Nair.