ISLAMABAD: YouTube Pakistan has released lists of top trending videos and top content creators in Pakistan, indicating that top trends this year were dominated by the country’s drama industry.

The lists have been generated from a mix of content covering a wide range of daily life topics, videos, TV, sports and simple food recipes and tips.

The lists also indicate how the user behaviour changed keeping the current Covid-19 situation in mind.

YouTube has said that in 2020 Pakistani drama Khuda aur Mohabbat took the number one spot on the top trending videos’ list.

Khuda aur Mohabbat drama grabs No 1 spot in 2020

The last episode of comic drama Chupke Chupke was on the second place, while other top trending videos included episodes 1 & 2 of drama Ishq Hai and Turkish drama Ertugrul Ghazi in Urdu.

Other trending videos are: Pogaru (2021), Hindi dubbed movie, Easy & Quick Cake Decorating Tutorials for Everyone, Bhide Jumps Off Balcony and Kuriyan Jawan Bapu Preshaan.

This year’s music video list in Pakistan included a more diversified mix of music genres with Khuda Aur Mohabbat by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan dominating the list of top music videos.

Lut Gaye song presented by T-series took the second spot whereas Saiyaan Ji by Yo Yo Honey Singh secured the third spot, followed by official music video of T-series song Chhor Denge.

Other top music videos are: 8 Raflaan, Badshah, Paani Paani, Ishq Hai by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Pani di gal, Baarish Ki Jaaye and Tu Shayar Banaagi.

Master Chef Ijaz Ansari Food Secrets remained Pakistan’s top creator on YouTube in 2021, while popular mobile gaming channel Techno Gamerz remained extremely popular as a YouTube creator in Pakistan with 22.2 million subscribers.

Cooking channel Baba Food RRC by chef Rizwan Chaudhry with 2.51m subscribers ranked third in top creators’ list, followed by Maaz Safder World, Star ANONYMOUS, Haider TV, Voice Daily, QBC World, Village Food Secrets and Vocabineer.

Published in Dawn, December 2nd, 2021

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