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 January 10, 2022 – January 16, 2022. The numbers are all estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming releases from the South.
1. Campus Diaries – MX Player
Views (million): 4.6
The coming-of-age college drama series, created by Prem Mistry and Abhishek Yadav, stars Harsh Beniwal, Ritvik Sahore, Srishti Rindani, and Saloni Khanna.
2. Human – Disney+ Hotstar
Views (million): 4.4
The medical thriller, created by Vipul Amrutlal Shah and Mozez Singh, stars Shefali Shah and Kirti Kulhari in pivotal roles.
3. Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein – Netflix
Views (million): 2.2
Aggressively pursued by a politician’s daughter who will do anything to marry him, a small-town man takes drastic measures to reclaim his life. The series stars Tahir Raj Bhasin and Shweta Tripathi.
Views (million): 1.9
A former king, who has a dysfunctional family and a debt ridden palace, devises an outlandish plan to unite his estranged daughters. The series stars Naseeruddin Shah, Lara Dutta, Soha Ali Khan, Kritika Kamra, and Anya Singh.
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5. Cubicles S2 – Sony LIV
Views (million): 1.8
The show, created by Amit Golani, follows the employees of a tech company in Pune as they deal with Monday blues, the anxiety induced by appraisals and quarter-life crises.