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 February 7th, 2022 – February 13th, 2022. The numbers are all estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming releases from the South.
1. The Great Indian Murder – Disney+ Hotstar
Views (million): 6.8
Based on Vikas Swarup’s Six Suspects, the Tigmanshu Dhulia series stars Richa Chadha, Pratik Gandhi, Ashutosh Rana and Raghuvir Yadav.
Also Read: Review of The Great Indian Murder
2. Gehraiyaan – Amazon Prime Video
Views (million): 6.5
Directed by Shakun Batra, the film takes a deep-dive into urban relationships. It stars Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Ananya Panday and Dhairya Karwa.
3. Rocket Boys – SonyLIV
Views (million): 3.2
This 8-part show follows the physicists Homi Bhabha (Jim Sarbh) and Vikram Sarabhai (Ishwak Singh) as they chart the course for India’s nuclear and space programs, respectively.
Also Read: Review of Rocket Boys
4. Raktanchal 2 – MX Player
Views (million) 3.0
Set against the backdrop of deceit, revenge, bloodshed, and power games, the series stars Nikitin Dheer, Kranti Prakash Jha, Mahie Gill, Ashish Vidyarthi, Karan Patel and Soundarya Sharma in pivotal roles.
5. Looop Lapeta – Netflix
Views (million): 2.3
When her boyfriend loses a mobster’s cash, Savi (Taapsee Pannu) races against the clock to save the day – if only she can break out of a curious cycle of dead ends.