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 12th, 2021 – April 18th, 2021. The numbers are all estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming released from the South.
Views (million): 4.1
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.
Views (million): 1.7
Starring Aadar Jain and Jackie Shroff, this film follows Charlie a young pizza delivery boy, who has been assigned the task to transport a gorilla from Mumbai to Diu.
Views (million): 1.6
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.
Views (million): 1.5
A Vikram Bhatt murder-mystery that involves the usual dose of blood, infidelity, domestic vilence, and doubt. It released on April 15th.