On the American video-sharing website YouTube, "Tajdar-e-Haram" sung by Atif Aslam became first Pakistani music video to cross 100 million views.[1][2][3][4][5][6] "Zaroori Tha" sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan became first Pakistani music video to reach 500 million views as well as first video to complete 1 billion views on 3 January 2021.[7][8] "Mere Rashk-e-Qamar" by Junaid Asghar became second video to garner over 500 million views. This is the list of most-viewed Pakistani music videos on YouTube.

As of 10 June 2022 (2022-06-10), 19 videos have exceeded 100 million views (including a video having 1 billion views).

Billion View Club

Zaroori Tha is the first ever Pakistani music video to complete a billion views on YouTube. It completed 1B (1000M) views on 3 January 2021. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan became the first Pakistani artist to garner over a billion views. [9]

No. Video name Uploader Artist(s) Language(s) Views (billion) Upload date
1 "Zaroori Tha"[10] Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan PME Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Urdu 1.33 8 June 2014
As of 1st August 2022

Top videos

The following table lists the most-viewed Pakistani videos on YouTube with their view count, uploader, artist, language and upload date.

No. Video name Uploader Artist(s) Language(s) Views Upload date
1 "Zaroori tha"[10] Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan PME Fateh Ali Urdu 1.33 (billion) 9 June 2014
2 "Aayat Arif | Eid Mubarak"[11] Heera Gold Aayat Arif 834 (million) 24 May 2020
3 "Mere Rashk-e-Qamar"[12] Irfan Malik Junaid Asghar 710 (million) 8 December 2016
4 "Elephant vs Giraffe Water Fight"[13] WWF - Pakistan English 470 (Million) 27 August 2018
5 "Tajdar-e-Haram"[14] Coke Studio Atif Aslam Urdu 392 (million) 15 August 2015
6 "Aayat Arif | Hasbi Rabbi"[15] Aayat Arif 378 (million) 10 May 2020
7 "Afreen Afreen"[16] Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Momina Mustehsan 371 (million) 19 August 2016
8 "Pasoori"[17] Coke Studio Ali Sethi, Shae Gill Punjabi, Urdu 300 (million) 7 February 2022
9 "Khuda Aur Muhabbat OST"[18] GEO TV Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Nish Asher Urdu 209 (million) 29 January 2021
10 "Tu Kuja Man Kuja"[19] Coke Studio Rafaqat Ali Khan, Shiraz Uppal 178 (million) 23 September 2016
11 "Tera Woh Pyar"[20] Coke Studio Asim Azhar, Momina Mustehsan 164 (million) 16 September 2016
12 "Mujhe Dushman Ke Bachon Ko"[21] ISPR Official Azaan Ali 158 (million) 20 February 2018
13 "Baari"[22] One Two Records Bilal Saeed, Momina Mustehsan Punjabi 151 (million) 26 November 2019
14 "RUPOSH | Telefilm"[23] GEO TV Urdu 146 (million) 7 Jan 2022
15 "Mujhe Dushman Ke Bachon Ko"[24] Talk Show Central[25] Azaan Ali 142 (million) 13 December 2015
16 "Pakistan Zindabad"[26] ISPR Official Sahir Ali Bagga 133 (million) 22 March 2019
17 " Jaanam Fida-e-Haideri | Original by Sadiq Hussain | Mola Ali a.s Manqabat 2021"[27] Janam Fida-e-Haideri MAK Production 132.7 (million) 03 August 2022
18 "Ertugrul Ghazi Urdu | Episode 1 | Season 1"[28] TRT Ertugrul by PTV 132 (million) 25 April 2020
19 "Meray Paas Tum Ho OST"[29] ARY Digital Rahat Fateh Ali Khan 127 (million) 23 September 2019
20 "Bol Kaffara"[30] BOL Network Sehar Gul Khan, Shehbaz Fayaz Qawwal 121 (million) 26 May 2018
21 "Man Aamadeh Am"[31] Coke Studio Atif Aslam, Gul Panra Persian, Urdu 111 (million) 29 August 2015
22 "Duaa"[32] Maham Waqar Urdu 109 (million) 25 July 2018
23 "Larsha Pekhawar" Ali Zafar Ali Zafar, Gul Panra, Fortitude Pukhtoon Core Pashto 97 (million) 22 September 2021
As of 1st August 2022

See also

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