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, tracks viewership figures of top releases across major platforms.
Here is a list of the most-viewed shows and movies from the Indian streaming space during the week of November 29th, 2021 – December 5th, 2021. The numbers are estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming releases from the South.
Views (million): 5.1
Nushrratt Bharuccha plays an 8-month pregnant woman who, in looking for a retreat, gets stuck in the middle of a sugarcane field where deep, dark secrets are aching to be revealed. Chhorii is a remake of the Marathi film Lapachhapi (2017), also directed by Vishal Furia.
Views (million): 4.4
Set in the Doordarshan era of the 80s, Dil Bekaraar, directed by Habib Faisal is an adaptation of Anuja Chauhan's best selling novel Those Pricey Thakur Girls.
Views (million): 3.2
Known for his YouTube comedy channel BB Ki Vines (20 million subscribers and counting), Indian comedian, writer, singer, songwriter Bhuvan Bam's Dhindora is about, in the words of Bam, "an 'aam aadmi' and his journey, when certain incidents happen to him and how everyone connected to him responds to these." The incident includes a lottery. Bam plays 9 characters.
Views (million): 3.0
The third season of the sports drama, following a fictional T-20 cricket team, takes the idea of cricket betting further. Inside Edge stars an ensemble cast, featuring Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chada, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Tanuj Virwani, Angad Bedi, Sayani Gupta, Aamir Bashir, and Sapna Pabbi
Views (million): 1.8
The prequel to Special Ops, Special Ops 1.5 gives the origin story of Himmat Singh, the R&AW agent played by Kay Kay Menon.