Mira Nair's Kama Sutra trailer is third most viewed in YouTube history after Avengers: Infinity War, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Mira Nair's Kama Sutra was banned in India and Pakistan for its explicit content.
According to a report by ScreenCrush, Kama Sutra's trailer had garnered 91 million views, which has now reached 92 million.
"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," writes Matt Singer, the report's author.
The list of most popular film trailers, according to ScreenCrush.
- Avengers: Infinity War: 202 million views
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens: 101 million
- Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love: 91 million
- Fifty Shades of Grey: 89 million
- Jurassic World: 86 million
- Suicide Squad: 85 million
- Incredibles 2: 84 million
- Avengers: Infinity War, Trailer 2: 83 million
- Avengers: Age of Ultron: 83 million
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Teaser): 81 million
- Captain America: Civil War: 79 million
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Teaser): 78 million
- Baaghi 2: 75 million
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: 71 million
- Furious 7: 69 million
- Thor: Ragnarok: 66 million
Kama Sutra was banned for release in India and Pakistan due to its explicit content, reports DNA. The film has also beaten the trailer of Fifty Shades of Grey, which is known for its erotic story line. What's surprising is that even the trailer for Tiger Shroff-Disha Patani Baaghi 2 made it to this list with 75 million views, beating Batman v Superman, Furious 7 and Thor: Ragnarok.
The film stars Indira Varma (who went on to work in Game of Thrones), Naveen Andrews (who was also in the TV show Lost), Sarita Choudhury and also Rekha.
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