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, however, has been 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 February 27th to March 5th, 2023. The numbers are estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming releases from the South.
Views (million): 6.5
Starring Sharmila Tagore, Amol Palekar and Manoj Bajpayee, Gulmohar follows the last four days of the Batra family living in their 31-year-old home before they move to a new city.
Views (million): 5.1
The official Hindi adaptation of The Night Manager series based on John Le Carre's book of the same name stars Aditya Roy Kapur and Anil Kapoor. It follows the night manager of a hotel who is recruited by intelligence operatives to infiltrate the circle of an international businessman suspected of arms trading.
Views (million): 4.7
Embracing new beginnings, Yash and Chikki reignite their love on a romantic getaway. But their serenity turns into chaos as the masked killers spring back into action.
Views (million): 4.4
A small-time artist is catapulted into the high-stakes world of counterfeiting when he creates the perfect fake note. Directed by Krishna DK and Raj Nidimoru, the film stars Shahid Kapoor, Raashi Khanna, and Vijay Sethupathi.
Views (million): 3.7
SK Sir Ki Class is a coming of age college drama web series produced by The Viral Fever.