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 August 16th, 2021 – August 22nd, 2021. The numbers are all estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming released from the South.
Views (million): 7.6
Set during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, the film follows IAF Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik, played by Ajay Devgn, then in-charge of the Bhuj airbase who, with his team, reconstructed the IAF airbase with the help of 300 women from the local village Madhapar.
3) The Legend Of Hanuman S2 – Disney+Hotstar
Views (million): 2.4
This Indian animated mythological fantasy streaming television series follows Hanuman and his transformation from a mighty warrior to a god.
4) Big Boss OTT – Voot
Views (million): 1.8
Bigg Boss OTT, also known as Bigg Boss: Over-The-Top, is the first season of the Indian reality TV series Bigg Boss to be made for and aired on a streaming platform exclusively. Karan Johar is the host.
Views (million): 1.7
With sketches, debates and roasts, 16 of India’s funniest entertainers, including Tanmay Bhat, Kenny Sebastian, Sumukhi Suresh, Kaneez Surka, compete in teams to be named the ultimate comedy champions.