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 July 5th, 2021 – July 11th, 2021. The numbers are all estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming released from the South.
Views (million): 4.5
Based on Satya Vyas's novel Chaurasi, the premise of Grahan is compelling. The 8-episode series is centred on a Ranchi IPS officer named Amrita Singh (Zoya Hussain) who, on the eve of the 2016 elections, finds herself leading a special investigation of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Bokaro.
Views (million): 2.2
Jimmy Sheirgill stars as a supercop in Sanawar called Manoj Kumar Hesi, whose chief-guest appearance at a school function is interrupted by a young terrorist who takes the auditorium hostage. This becomes a cat-and-mouse race against time, with the terrorist forcing the cop to run around town and commit certain crimes in order to disarm the codes of the bomb.
Views (million): 1.9
Sidharth Shukla and Sonia Rathee star in the third season of Broken But Beautiful about wounded lovers looking for closure and catharsis. The show that released on ALT Balaji a few weeks ago, also dropped on MX Player two weeks ago.
Views (million): 1.0
Based on real events, the 2002 Akshardham Temple attack, here Akshaye Khanna leads the FDG commandos who step in.