A trailer introduces the main characters of the film and gives the audience a complete picture of what to expect. As it plays a major role in building up hype around the flick, the makers give a lot of importance to their film trailers.
In 2015, more than 250 Tamil movie trailers were released on YouTube. Among the huge lot, it is Ilayathalapathy Vijay's "Puli", which got highest number of hits on the video-sharing website. Below, we bring to you the top 10 most-viewed Tamil trailers of the year:
Ranking 1: Puli
Total Hits: 8,086,632
Published on: 19 August, 2015
Second Trailer Hits: 4,287,452
"Puli" had big names in the cast like Kannada superstar Sudeep, yesteryear sensational actress Sridevi Kapoor along with leading actresses Shruthi Haasan and Hansika Motwani. It was a fantasy-adventure movie written and directed by Chimbu Deven.
Ranking 2: Vedalam
Total Hits: 6,153,276
Published on: 7 October, 2015
"Vedalam" starred Ajith, Shruthi Haasan and Lakshmi Menon. It was sibling-sentiment movie written and directed by Siruthai Siva.
Ranking 3: Maari
Total Hits: 5,478,423
Published on: 25 June, 2015
Dhanush's "Maari" appears third on the list and has managed to get better hits than a few big-budget movies and films starring A-list actors. It was written and directed by Balaji Mohan.
Ranking 4: O Kadhal Kanmani
Total Hits: 5,111,924
Published on: 28 February, 2015
Mani Ratnam returned to good form with "O Kadhal Kanmani" aka "OK Kanmani". The beautiful romantic flick featured Dulquer Salman and Nithya Menen in the lead roles.
Ranking 5: Masssu
Total Hits: 4,502,347
Published on: 24 April, 2015
Suriya and Nayantara starrer "Masssu" is a supernatural-thriller written and directed by Venkat Prabhu.
Ranking 6: Kaaki Sattai
Total Hits: 3,420,749
Published on: 10 January, 2015
"Kaaki Sattai" is a big ticket movie of Sivakarthikeyan in mass-masala format. The movie, which had Sri Divya in the female lead role, is directed by Durai Senthil Kumar.
Ranking 7: 10 Enradhukulla
Total Hits: 3,394,779
Published on: 30 September, 2015
Vikram and Samantha starrer "10 Enradhukulla" is produced by AR Murugadoss and directed by Vijay Milton.
Ranking 8: Thoongaa Vanam
Total Hits: 3,063,384
Published on: 16 September, 2015
Kamal Haasan, Trisha Krishnan and Prakash Raj starrer Thoongaa Vanam is a crime-thriller directed by Rajesh M Selva.
Ranking 9: Vaalu
Total Hits: 1,884,794
Published on: 27 June, 2015
Simbu and Hansika Motwani's "Vaalu" is a romantic-comedy film written and directed by Vijaychander.
Ranking 10: Thani Oruvan
Total Hits: 1,540,766
Published on: 16 August, 2015
Jayam Ravi and Arvind Swamy starrer action-thriller is directed by Mohan Raja.