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 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.

2) Bhuj: The Pride Of IndiaDisney+ Hotstar

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.

5) Comedy Premium League

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.

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