Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love, directed by Mira Nair and jointly produced by Caroline Baron, Lydia Dean Pilcher and Mira Nair, was released in 1996. The movie starring Indira Varma, Sarita Choudhury, Naveen Andrews, Ramon Tikaram, Avijit Dutt and Rekha.
Rekha essayed the role of, Rasa Devi, the teacher of Kama Sutra, the ancient art of seduction and love making in this movie. Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love, was banned in India and Pakistan due to its erotic nature, has occupied the 3rd spot in the list of the most watched trailers of all times on YouTube. Kama Sutra also marked the English language debut of Gemini Ganesan’s duaghter Rekha.
According to the latest update, the trailer of Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love has been viewed 92 million times on You Tube and created record.
The top 10 list:
- Avengers: Infinity War – 202 million views
2. Star Wars: The Force Awakens -101 million
3. Kama Sutra A Tale of Love – 92 million
4. Fifty Shades of Grey – 89 million
5. Jurassic World – 86 million
6. Suicide Squad – 85 million
7. Incredibles 2 – 84 million
8. Avengers: Infinity War, Trailer 2 – 83 million
9. Avengers: Age of Ultron – 83 million
10. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Teaser) -81 million
The budget of Kama Sutra is approximately 1/100 of Avengers: Infinity War, which was made for more than $300 million.
Rekha is known for her versatility and acknowledged as one of the finest actresses in Indian cinema. She started her career in 1966 as a child actress in the Telugu film Rangula Ratnam. Rekha has acted in over 180 films in her career spanning over 50 years.