Streaming platforms are notorious for their lack of transparency, allowing them to quote numbers that are tough to verify. Ormax Media, a media consulting firm, however, has been tracking viewership figures of the top releases across major platforms.
Here’s a list of the most-viewed shows and movies from the Indian streaming space during the week of January 9th, 2023 – January 15th, 2023. The numbers are estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming releases from the South.
Views (million): 7.6
An underprivileged sanitation worker finds his life changed after a good deed grants him superpowers. The dramedy stars Bhuvan Bam, Shriya Pilgaonkar, JD Chakravarthy, Deven Bhojani, Prathmesh Parab, Nitya Mathur, Shilpa Shukla and Mithilesh Chaturvedi.
Views (million): 3.0
The series, based on the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire, follows two grief-stricken parents who navigate the loss of their kids and fight for justice. It stars Abhay Deol, Rajshri Deshpande, Ashish Vidyarthi.
Views (million): 2.1
The show revolves around an archer who becomes a deadly assassin to safeguard his tribe when the modern world threatens to destroy his idyllic tribal existence.
Views (million): 1.7
The documentary traces the rise of “encounter cops” – those who brazenly kill their targets – and their clashes with a crime boss in Nineties Mumbai.
Views (million): 1.2
The series explores nine exciting locations and quirky activities which Jamie and Jesse follow with their own comical twists.