The 5 Most Viewed Streaming Shows And Movies Of The Week, Film Companion

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, has began 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 April 5th, 2021 – April 11th, 2021. The numbers are all estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming released from the South.

1) The Big Bull – Disney+Hostar

Views (million): 5.8

Harshad Mehta’s dramatized fictionalized biopic, produced as a web-show last year in Scam 1992, is now made into a movie starring Abhishek Bachchan, following the real events of the financial market frauds that took place in the 1990s.


2) OK Computer – Disney + Hotstar

Views (million): 4.0

This sci-fi comedy from Anand Gandhi’s Memesys Lab is set in 2031, and follows the investigation of a self-driving car that murdered a human.

3) Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare S2 – Amazon Prime

Views (million): 3.1

This is the second season of Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare, an Indian comedy series created by comedian Zakir Khan. The first season ended with a politician asking Ronny (Khan) to become a leader of the party’s youth wing. This season outlines the price one pays in politics.

4) The Falcon And The Winter Solider – Disney+Hotstar

Views (million): 2.3

The series follows Bucky (Sebastian Stan) and Sam (Anthony Mackie) as they try to adjust to a world without Captain America while grappling with the weight of his legacy and the big question of who can take on the mantle.

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5) Aspirants

Views (million): 1.9

From the TVF factory we have a story that follows UPSC aspirants as they spend years studying for the exams and later, as they chase coveted bureaucratic positions, while navigating interpersonal relationships.

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