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 16th, 2023 – January 22nd, 2023. The numbers are estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming releases from the South.
Views (million): 4.3
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): 3.4
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): 2.9
In the Seventies, an undercover Indian spy (Sidharth Malhotra) undertakes a deadly mission to expose a covert nuclear weapons program in Pakistan.
Views (million): 1.9
A chemistry graduate (Rakul Preet Singh) joins the local condom factory as a quality tester and realises the importance of imparting sex education. The film also stars Dolly Ahluwalia, Satish Kaushik and Rajesh Tailang.
Views (million): 1.7
The reality series offers a unique look at the vibrant and autonomous pulp cinema ecosystem of the 1990s.