With the wrap of 2018, we decided to shortlist top 10 videos of 2018 for you on the basis of their views, popularity, creativity, and ideas behind them. Without wasting more time let’s have a look at the Top 10 Popular Videos of 2018.
1. ‘Oru Adaar Love’ featuring actor Priya Prakash Varrier
You can call it the first viral video of 2018 when Priya Prakash Varrier became an internet sensation overnight and attained the title of ‘Wink Girl’. She broke the internet with a wink of her eye. The video garnered more than 83 million views on YouTube.
2. Nidahas Trophy Final
Indian Cricket fans can never forget Dinesh Kartik’s last ball six against Bangladesh in Nidahas Trophy T20 final. DK’s blistering innings single-handedly pulled the match from Bangladesh team and crowned India. This video became the most popular video in the sports category.
3. Veena artiste playing Shankar Mahadevan’s ‘Breathless’
WhatsApp went crazy (Twitter too) when Veena Shrivani played Shankar Mahadevan’s 1998 hit ‘Breathless’ on Veena. This video became so popular that even Mahindra & Mahindra’s CEO couldn’t resist himself from sharing it on Twitter.
4. Tata Motors
Tata Motors campaign on the occasion of supermoon earlier this year was utterly hit. The campaign #ChaseTheSupermoon was hit enough to get more than 46 million views to Tata Motors on YouTube.
5. A man dancing to Govinda’s Aap Ke Aa Jane Se at a wedding function.
Sanjeev Shrivastava a.k.a Dabbu Uncle a.k.a Dancing Uncle put internet on fire when he danced on Bollywood actor Govinda’s famous song ‘Aap ke aa jane se’ at a wedding function. This video went viral and became popular enough to encourage Govinda to invite & meet Sanjeev Srivastava and even dance to this song.
6. Nitishastra a short film feat. Tapsee Pannu
Tapsee Panne has been exceptional this year. Her movies like Mulk, Soorma, Manmarzia, and Dil Junglee were already on the list of critics. Along with these movies, this year she did Nitishashtra – a short movie under the Royal Stag barrel select large short films series. Her role in this movie was praised by the audience and critics alike.
7. Plus Minus feat Bhuvan Baam and Divya Dutta
‘Every minus is half of a plus’, This short film “Plus Minus” proved this in a very innovative as well as patriotic manner. The film shows the journey of a lady on a train with the Indian Army’s martyred Baba Harbhajan Singh. This return journey of Baba Harbhajan Singh brings lots of plus in the life of Divya Dutta. This film was able to get 16 million views.
8. OPPO F9Pro Diwali
OPPO came up with a brilliant marketing campaign this Diwali to capitalize the Indian smartphone market with the offer of ‘One Time Free Screen Replacement’. This video featured Deepika Padukone (OPPO’s brand ambassador) and OPPO managed to get more than 30 million views on this video.
8. LG Innovation Story
LG celebrated their 21st anniversary in India with their short brand film. This brand film is a perfect example of storytelling. In this video LG features their products range in a story format. This four-minute video received more than 195 million views within 6 months of its release.
10. When Uttar Pradesh Police scared criminals by shouting ‘thain thain’
A hilarious incident happened at the Sambhal district in Uttar Pradesh, where in the middle of an encounter UP Police had a gun-jam situation and to overcome this a policeman decided to shout “Thain Thain” in a bid to scare the criminals. This video received lots of heat, some criticized the UP Police and some called them smart, but this video was popular enough to find some space in our phone as well as in the MEMEs.