26 Most Viewed Instagram Reels In 2021 | Nobody Beats Khaby!

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The launch of the Instagram reels was one of the biggest moves on the platform after the ban of Tik-Tok in most of the leading countries. Be it a funny video or powerful dance moves, Instagram has made all of them reach the maximum audience. But, have you ever wondered Which is the most viewed Instagram reel ever? Curious to know?
Shhhh… We have got the secret winners for the most viewed reels for you in this post.

The reel is one of the most entertaining elements. It is sure that you agree to this point and why not? It can make us cry, laugh, and entertain us in a short 15 to 30-sec video. You can use filters, trending songs, transitions, and what not? Well done Instagram! But, finding the one with the most views is a little hard! As Instagram doesn’t hold such a feature to tell stats of other accounts.

Yes! Kylie, Ronaldo, and Billie have so many followers that they can get millions of likes on their posts even when they are sleeping. But, the most viewed Instagram reel video is not of a leading celebrity. Instead, it is created by the silent comedian Khaby Lame.

The reel is not only the most viewed but also has got a lot of likes on Instagram. But, What was the reel about? Who is in the second position? And third? And fourth? Butterflies in the stomach? Then Hang on! There is a lot! A lot to talk about. Read along to know all about them.

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26 Most Viewed Instagram Reels in 2021

Most Viewed Instagram Reels

Instagram is unbelievable! You can be viral anytime!

It can be your 1ooth post or the 1st one. No one knows!

But what we know is which are the most viewed Instagram Reels 2021 and why? Dive below to know these in an interesting way.

S.No.Most Viewed Instagram Reels (2021)Views
1Learn from Khaby286 Million
2Blink And express259 Million
3One word – Happiness144 Million
4Do things in the right way136 Million
5Sista! It was mine!131 Million
6Who said 3 blind mice can’t #glitch128 Million
7Lol! Open the door this way117 Million
8GTA with Dog113 Million
9Only works with toothpaste113 Million
10Batman maintenance team!112 Million
11Runaway Aurora with Dog101 Million
12From Idol to Uncle it’s a moment100 Million
13Ice in the glass96.7 Million
14My Baby ❤️83.8 Million
15Slow Ramp Walk81.9 Million
163 Years of Stormi80.1 Million
17Never Miss a Monday!68.3 Million
18Tunak-Tunak Tun67.3 Million
19Mummy Aa Gayi Ka?54.8 Million
20Therefore I Am52.3 Million
21My Kind of Afternoon52.1 Million
22Too Late, bud!50.2 Million
23Bole Chudiyan48.2 Million
24Sneeze and shock!41.2 Million
25Pepsi – Uniting Soccer & Basketball37 Million
26Feet at the back25.3 Million

1. Learn from Khaby | 286 Million Views

We all have got a shock from a switch and now we are scared of electricity for the rest of our lives. Well, guess what? Your fear just got trolled by the mastermind of silent comedy.

The That’s-how-you-do-it man, Khaby Lame made a video with an iron. He is clearly just as scared as us, so that’s super relatable. Did this video just get him 286 million views?

The reel has 12.2 million likes and its freaking 286 million views makes it the most viewed reel on Instagram.

2. Blink & Express By Shivanjali Porje | 259 Million Views

Whosoever said talent has nothing to do with age, he was absolutely right.

Damn! Just look at this girl who is the queen of the expressions and is slaying with the crown of the holding the title of second Most Viewed Instagram Reels 2021.

Her name is Shivanjali Porje.

Shivanjali Porje is a child actor from Nasik, India. And is mostly adored by the audience on the gram because of her sweet and innocent face. It sure you will also go into the AWWWW zone and adore her expressions.

One of her reels has got more than 259 million views and 12.2 million likes. Do you ask what was the reel about? Well, in this reel, she goes with One of the Instagram trends but in a super-expressive way.

3. One Word – Happiness By Cochinaquatic | 144 Million Views

Can there be anything more calming than fish? I don’t think so. You know have to watch this reel one to understand it.

The reel by @cochinaquatic has got more than 144 million views and 9 million likes. It depicts a beautiful pool of orange fish coming to eat.

It is quite evident how happy this makes after we look at the smile of the woman giving the food to this pool of fish.

Moreover, Cochinaquatic is actually a page from which you can order ornamental fish for home and office aquariums.

4. Do Things In The Right Way By Khaby Lame | 136 Million Views

Next, on the list of the most viewed reels on Instagram 2021 is Khaby Lame. If you think Charlie Chaplin is the king of silent comedy, then you must watch Khaby lame once.

The silent man of Instagram has more followers than Mark Zuckerberg! Yeah, That’s true!

He roasts the famous YouTubers, Instagram influencers, and pages without saying a word. Be it 5mincraft or any other video, he knows how to kill stupid ideas just by showing things in the right way.

It’s sure that you might have got his reels as a suggestion either by your friends or by the app itself.

One of his reels got 136 million views and 10.8 Million likes by far. The video was a roast one, on how to float on water in a swimming pool with ease using air floaters. Ahhhh! After seeing his reels you can roll on the floor laughing all day.

Want to laugh more seeing his videos, then you should not skip, the 10 Most Popular Videos of Khaby Lame That Made Him Go Viral

5. Sista! It Was Mine | 131 Million Views

This question is for all chocolate lovers.

What if one day you buy chocolate and it’s half empty?

Oh! That would be such a pain!

But, do you know what can be more painful?

Ah! When you came to know to eat that! Too, before packaging. Why girl? Why? Literally, Why did you eat Khaby’s chocolate sista? He is so disappointed. His sadness of getting the half chocolate, made his reel get 131 million views and 9.8 million likes.

6. Who said 3 blind mice can’t #glitch by Aubrey Fisher | 128 Million Views

The #glitch trend has given us so many amazing reels to but there’s not a single one like Aubrey Fisher’s. The three handsome gentlemen @_aubreyfisher, @bdash_2, and @_gordonwatkins can be seen doing the glitch challenge with utmost precision.

No one would have guessed that the reel was actually fastened, it looks so natural for Aubrey to kill this challenge. The reel has got more than 128 million views.

Also, the reel has over 7 million likes, so you know this one actually blew up on Instagram and became one of the most viewed Instagram reels.

7. Lol! Open The Door This Way | 117 Million Views

Do you how to open the door?

Do you?

But this woman doesn’t. Thanks to Khaby lame who taught her the right way in one of his reels.

While chasing a man, the woman tries to open an unlocked door. But sadly, she was not able to open it and by that time, the man went far away. Hang on!!! Mam, how could you open the door with your feet pushing the door?

Oh no! Poor for you!

This video got 117 Million views, 10.2 Million likes, and 86.9k comments. Obviously, he is helping people out, he deserves this!

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8. GTA With Dog by krishhhhnna | 113 Million Views

GTA fever is high over everyone on Instagram these days. 

Your feed must have got the crazy transition video with people grabbing some tools, dressed up in a funk, and posing in full style on the beats of the MH•Música de GTA San Andreas (Português). 

The next most-viewed Instagram reel is all about the same by Krish Gawali. 

He is a famous Instagram influencer with more than 2.5 million followers on the gram.

No No No! It’s not only about the effect, instead, but the cuteness of Krish Gawali and his super adorable dog also takes this effect to another level. Grooving on beats and posing in style with a dog who was on point, making this a big hit. 

This particular reel has got 113 million views and 7 million likes.

But, this is not the only GTA video of Krish that is popular and has got the most views on Instagram, but it’s more than that. The other Most viewed Instagram Reels of Krish are:

  • 2 Million followers announcement with family:
    • 87.6 Million views
    • 5.5 Million Likes
    • 10.8 K comments
  • GTA with a cycle:
    • 79.1 Million views
    • 5.2 Million Likes
  • GTA with dog and pestle in hand:
    • 59.7 Million views
    • 4.4 Million Likes

9. Only Works With Toothpaste | 113 Million Views

Next on the list of the most viewed reels on Instagram is Only Works With Toothpaste. This reel is posted by an Instagram user named GamerUptoDate.

Tell me, do you also find it hard to aim a target while using weapons in a game? If yes, then this reel is here with a creative and fun solution. Make your known custom crosshairs with just a toothpaste!!

Have a look at the reel and know the secret hack yourself. Remember that next time when you play a game, play it the right way!

10. Batman Maintenance Team | 112 Million Views

Ok! So how many times have you seen videos of two guys dancing at different corners of the world?

Well, I am admitting this! Yeah! I have these men all the time in the reels section. And that is what they are popular for. Dancing without any worries. and, this time they have turned into the Batman Cleanup Workers to follow the ongoing trend of a glitch video.

Like obvious, they are nailing it again!

This particular reel has won 7.1 million hearts among the 112 million views.

11. Runaway Aurora With Dog | 101 Million views

The reel with the highest views on Instagram is the Runaway trend, but with a dog! Aurora effect was one of the most reel effects in 2021 with everyone grooving and posing on the Runaway Aurora beats.

Oh! This was so aesthetic!

This effect got a lot of views when my_aussie_gal did use the effect along with her dog.

And, the dog being the man’s best friend did a fantastic job. Trust me it was so soothing and a treat to your eyes and that is why it is the most viewed Instagram Reels with 101 million views and 9.3 million likes.

Also, read 200+ Trending Songs For Instagram Reels 2021 To Go Viral

12. From Idol To Uncle It’s A Moment | 100 Million Views

You must have seen a big-bodied man! The triceps, biceps, so much muscle.

But what if a man is trolled silently because of his muscle power?

Well, a hulking man trying to show his muscular powers by cracking the apple into two halves is impressive. But, man, why were knives made?

Thanks to Khaby Lame who how to use knives to cut the apple. Lol, he is a legend. This reel became one of the Most viewed Instagram Reels with 100 Million views and 8 Million likes.

13. Ice In The Glass | 96.7 Million Views

Next on the list of the most-watched reel on Instagram is Messi.
Messi… not a name to be shocked!

Messi is a successful soccer player and the brand ambassador for Pepsi.

But, this time it was not Pepsi that made him be on the list but his skills did.

In one of his shoots, he showed his accuracy by hitting the ball at the perfect point. Yes, that is not a thing to be surprised when we are talking about Messi, but you will be amazed to see the reel.

This reel has got more than 96.7 million views and 10 million likes by far.

14. My Baby ❤️ by happylittleyana | 83.8 Million Views

Littel Yana has the most beautiful eyes in the world. Period. There’s no doubt about it. The reel is made by her parents and posted on her Instagram page by the username @happylittleyana.

As you might not know, grey eyes are one of the rarest eye colors and our Yana has definitely one fo the rarest angels on the earth.

Thanks to the Talking To The Moon trend on Instagram, we have another one in our list of most viewed Instagram reels.

This reel by happylittleyana has more than 83.8 million views and over 6 million likes. Check it out for your daily dose of happiness.

15. Slow Ramp Walk | 81.9 Million Views

No! you are wrong! It is not just any random ramp walk with a huge setup and spectators cheering around.

It is different!

Those days have gone by when people used to do ramp walk in limelight. Now, homes have turned to be the ramp. And, Wisdom Kaye is the living proof of this.

This reel by Wisdom Kaye is not just an ordinary slow-motion ramp video by an excellently smooth transition video as well. OMG! you cannot judge how is he changing clothes so efficiently. Moreover, his hot body is giving some major goals.

Well, his black love is clearly visible. After all, it is the classiest color to be dropped on skin.

This reel has got him 81.9 Million views and 5.5 Million likes.

16. 3 Years Of Stormi | 80.1 Million Views

The mother-daughter duo of kylie and Stormi is already slaying the Instagram world. They have the crown of the Most liked post/video. Also, the most commented posts on Instagram also belong to them.

So, how could they not be on the list of the most viewed reels on Instagram???

It is impossible!

Since Stormi came into this beautiful world people are shedding their piece of love for this cute little bundle of innocence.

Kylie’s Insta handle is filled with pictures of them dancing, enjoying, getting ready together. But the one that is close to her heart is a reel of 3-year compilations of Stormi’s life. Her little fingers, scooter riding, fun with water, run on the beach with mommy, all made the journey to get a lot of views.

This video has got more than 11.5 million likes with 80.1 million views. With the highest likes on the reels, this video has become the top one among the Most Liked Instagram Reels as well.

Check out, How to Make Money on Instagram Reels? 5 Best Ways.

17. Never Miss A Monday | 68.3 Million Views

Again the hot Mumma on the list!

Kylie has a wow somebody. Her curves are loved by all. But do know what is the secret behind her great curves?

Let me tell you!

There is no other secret than working hard. Yeah, that’s not a joke.

She in her recent reel shared her workout journey. From running up the hill to working out in her gym, this is what she does to remain so fit. No cheat days allowed and she captioned the reels as Never miss a Monday. This particular reel among the most viewed Instagram reels has got 68.3 million views with 6.9 million likes.

18. Tunak-Tunak Tun | 67.3 Million Views

Tunak Tunak tun,
Tunak Tunak tun,
Tunak Tunak tun ta ra ra…..

The soul song of every Punjabi has now become the song of the world!

Instagram today is filled with reels of people dancing in full energy on Tunak Tunak. The same is here with this 6th Most viewed Instagram Reels.

This song became an internet sensation when @itz.atori uploaded a reel of a kid enjoying his fun-filled dance on the song without any worries. And why not? His cute expressions and small dancing hands will take your heart away for sure like us!

This reel is the most viewed on Instagram as it has got more than 5.5 million likes out of 67.3 Million views and 29.6K comments. Surely this adorable video deserves to be the Most liked reel on Instagram. Thank you Insta!

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19. Mummy Aa Gayi Ka! | 54.8 Million Views

Again it is the reel by the little cutie from India.

Trends are always fun. A similar trend made every Indian Instagrammer make a reel on this particular song. But she is the expression queen, took this trend to another level on public demand, just like her video ranking at the top of the most viewed video on Instagram reels.

Oh! She just bangs on!

How is she so expressive at such a young age?

Seriously how?

Her expression on this particular reel made her video gain 54.8 million views and 4.2 Million likes by far.

20. Therefore I Am | 52.3 Million Views

Be it her blonde hair transformation or the music video poster, every post of Billie Eilish are capable of getting millions of likes in less than 24 hours. Whatsoever she does, becomes a trend!

And one of her reels falls on the list of the Most Viewed Instagram Reels 2021.

The reel is about “Therefore I Am“. She announces the release of the new album on next day at 10 AM via her reel. And this announcement reel got 52.3 million views.

21. My Kind Of Afternoon | 52.1 Million Views

After the morning ritual, here is a reel on how Kylie spends her afternoon.

Nails Check!

Shoes Check!

Workout Check!

And, finally the sweat Check!

Now after this, we all know how is she rocking such great curves. Just imagine, two times hardcore workout.

This reel has got 52.1 Million views and 4.5 Million likes by far.

22. Too Late, Bud! By mamajotes | 50.2 Million Views

Have you ever wondered, what would happen if you don’t listen to your parent’s advice before marrying someone?


I know this is sounding too weird. But, if you watch this reel by @mamajotes, you will relate to this. Mamajotes is an Instagram handle owned by Jyoti Chand who is a well-known author and an entertainer.

Yeah! We know she is a fab entertainer!

Just look at this video where is grooving on the table in front of her husband. This reel has got 50.2 Million views and 2.7 Million likes.

I’m sure you will completely relate to her.

23. Bole Chudiyan by OyeAnkit | 48.2 Million Views


Yes! again a Bollywood reel song on the list.

Soni kitni soni aj tu lagdi wae“!!!

Bollywood songs are always special and have got fame not only in India but in Hollywood as well.

And particularly this song, Ahhh! it must be ruling your feed as well. A boy duet, enjoying dancing in a fun way made the internet busted with the reels made on this song. The video was uploaded on Instagram by OyeAnkit who mostly reposts the amazing videos.

This reel has got 48.2 million views and 2.6 million likes by far.

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24. Sneeze And Shock! | 41.2 Million Views

No no no!

No need to make faces!

This sneeze is adorable!

It is the third entry on the list by Shivanjali Porje. See! She is so much popular among fans that even if she sneezes, Ah-han that’s viral!

This particular super cute video has gained 41.2 Million views and 2.6 Million likes by far.

25. Pepsi – Uniting Soccer and Basketball | 37 Million Views

Yeah, again a reel by Messi!

Well, the interesting thing is that he has only two reels by far and both of them have got a lot of views and fall to be the most viewed Instagram reels.

In one of his reels, he collaborated with a remnant basketball player for a video under the paid partnership for Pepsi global.

Even, this became the trend and many of his fans made a duet video with him.

This particular reel has got 3.5 million likes and 37 million views by far.

26. Feet At The Back by sanakhan000 | 25.3 Million Views

Instagram reels are the best platform to experiment with!



And that is what the reel of Sanakhan00 did.

Till now we have heard only the witches have feet towards the back! But Sana showed this to us in reel.

Haha! No, she is not a witch!

Yeah, definitely not.

Her reel made people confused! Oh damn! the reel was so perfect and got 25.3 million views and more than 649k likes.

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Wrapping Up

So, these are the 22 most viewed Instagram reels that made these accounts famous especially Kabhy Lame who has got the most views.

Well, it is clear there is a huge difference in views between the expressive reel of Shivnjali and the Summer is coming by Khaby Lame.

Also, grooving on Tunak tunak and the mother-daughter duo is almost going hand in hand. But, on the other hand, Messi’s football tricks are more impressive in my personal opinion.

But we want to hear from you in the comment section, which one is your favorite among these most-viewed Instagram reels by far in 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which is the most-watched reel on Instagram?

First on the list of the most viewed reel on Instagram 2021 is the reel by shivanjaliporje.03.

Which is Kylie Jenner’s most-watched reel on Instagram?

The 3-year compilation of Stormi’s life is the most viewed Instagram Reel.

How many followers do Khaby lame have on Instagram?

By far, Khaby lame has 116 posts and 24.6Million followers on Instagram. But he is not only famous on Instagram. He and his silent videos are quite popular in

Who has the most views on Instagram 2020?

Aucun Ilicali has the honor of most views on Instagram in 2021. He is a renowned TV celebrity from Turkey.
On May 25, his live got the most views.

What is the most liked picture on Instagram?

You may get surprised to know that the most liked post/picture on Instagram belongs to an egg. The egg is more famous than the famous celebrities!

Which account gained the fastest 1 Million followers?

The Guinness Record with the fastest time to reach one million followers on Instagram is of Rupert Grint


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  1. You seemed to have missed Wisdom Kaye’s fashion reel which has more than 81m views surpassing Kylie jenner’s reel.

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  2. Hello there!

    I would like to kindly suggest to update this information. @breadandbreakfastLA has a REEL that just got to 28 million!

    Probably the only one on this list that is simply just food haha nonetheless, interesting stuff. Thanks in advance! 🙂

    Rich E.

    • Hey Fathima, thank you for the update. The editorial team has been informed about the same and the changes will be reflected soon.


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