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 19th, 2021 – July 25th, 2021. The numbers are all estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming released from the South.
Views (million): 8.4
This is a sports drama directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, starring Farhan Akhtar as a national level boxer, with Mrunal Thakur and Paresh Rawal in supporting roles.
Views (million): 3.5
The second season of this teen-drama involves competition, boxing, love, sex, murder, and alcohol, as the teens are trying to grapple with their coming of age.
Views (million): 3.4
The "spiritual successor" to the 2003 classic Hungama, Hungama 2, directed by Priyadarshan, is loosely based on Priyadarshan's own 1994 Malayalam film Minnaram.
Views (million): 1.8
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.