Bollywood reigns YouTube in 2010

MUMBAI: In a year full of controversies, scams and political drama, Bollywood music and watching inspirational videos was the first choice of netizens on the video-sharing Google-owned site YouTube.

Bollywood films and music were the first choice among watchers.

A video of Nick Vijicic, an Australian motivational speaker who was born without arms or legs due to a rare disorder known as Tetra-amelia, emerged as the most watched video on YouTube India with more than 15 million hits.
The title song from the Shahid Kapoor and Rani Mukherjee starrer Dil Bole Hadippa took the number 2 position with over 4.5 million views followed by the song Tere Liye, one of the most popular Bollywood songs of the year by Pakistani Singer Atif Aslam, that featured Vivek Oberoi in Prince.

The list of most-watched videos on YouTube India compiled till mid-November showcases how Indian users logged on to YouTube to get their daily dose of entertainment watching inspirational to the latest Bollywood music videos to older classic from the 1980s to news videos.

The top 10 video list also included the song Mausam Bada Suhana Hai Achcha Jee Iska from the 1984 film Andar Baahar, Crazy Kiya Re from Dhoom 2, Tu Jaane Na from Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani and a steamy video of Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor in Kurbaan. 
"The most-watched YouTube videos of 2010 reflect the people, their choices and reflects how YouTube in India is becoming the leading destination for catching entertaining content online," Google India Head of Products Vinay Goel said in a statement.
Among the most-searched for queries on YouTube India during the year were the famous speech by Omi Vaidya in 3 Idiots, Dabangg, the Sheila ki Jawaani song from the soon-to-be-released Tees Maar Khan, Shakira‘s Waka Waka song, Sachin‘s double-century and IPL matches.

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