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 June 21st, 2021 – June 27th, 2021. The numbers are all estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming released from the South.
Views (million): 5.9
Vidya Balan plays Vidya Vincent a forest officer who is trying to capture a tiger that has been causing havoc and death among villagers. However, the cobwebbed bureaucracy and toxic politics come in the way of her duty.
Views (million): 3.5
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): 2.9
The second season of the Raj and DK espionage thriller starring Manoj Bajpai as the secret agent, now has Samantha Akkineni as the Sri Lankan Tamil rebel leader.
Views (million): 1.7
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): 0.9
A murder-investigative quirk-comedy around an apartment complex in Mumbai, this is an 8-part show starring Sunil Grover as the prime suspect and Ranvir Shorey as the investigating officer.