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 17th, 2022 – January 23rd, 2022. The numbers are all estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming releases from the South.
1. Human – Disney+ Hotstar
Views (million): 6.6
The medical thriller, created by Vipul Amrutlal Shah and Mozez Singh, stars Shefali Shah and Kirti Kulhari in pivotal roles.
2. Bhaukaal 2 – MX Player
A crime drama set in Uttar Pradesh, the show stars Mohit Raina, Abhimanyu Singh, Siddhanth Kapoor, Bidita Bag, and Pradeep Nagar
3. Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein – Netflix
Views (million): 3.3
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.
4. Campus Diaries – MX Player
Views (million): 2.9
The coming-of-age college drama series, created by Prem Mistry and Abhishek Yadav, stars Harsh Beniwal, Ritvik Sahore, Srishti Rindani, and Saloni Khanna.
5. Unpaused: Naya Safar – Amazon Prime Video
Views (million): 1.9
Five filmmakers – Nupur Asthana, Ayappa KM, Ruchir Arun, Shikha Makan and Nagraj Manjule – share new stories of hope, love, connections and second chances.