The 5 Most Viewed Streaming Shows And Movies Of The Week, Film Companion

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 May 107h, 2021 – May 23rd, 2021. The numbers are all estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming released from the South.

1) Runaway Lugai –  MX Player

Views (million): 3.6

The case of a runaway bride gets embroiled with local politics and media sensationalization, in a tale that brings Sanjay Mishra to the fore.


2) The Last Hour — Amazon Prime Video

Views (million): 2.7

Starring Sanjay Kapoor, Shahana Goswami, and Raima Sen this mytsery-thriller is about a young shaman on the run. When he joins hands with a city cop to hunt down a dangerous figure from his dark past, all hell breaks loose.

3) Ramyug – MX Player

Views (million): 2.3

A Kunal Kohli regurgitation of the Indian epic Ramayana, this is a close-to-the-text rendering of the events in the life of Rama, his wife Sita, his brother Lakshmana, and his enemy, the ten-headed Ravana

Also Read: Ramyug On MX Player Is A Pointless Retelling Of A Timeless Tale

4) Sardar Ka Grandson — Netflix

Views (million): 1.6

This film stars Arjun Kapoor as the grandson who uproots an ancestral home in Pakistan to bring it back to India for his grandmother played by Neena Gupta.


5) Radhe – Zee5 and ZeePlex

Views(million): 1.4

This Salman Khan starrer was the tentpole Eid release of this year, a remake of a Korean movie The Outlaws directed by Prabhudeva. The films also stars Disha Patani, Jackie Shroff, and Randeep Hooda.

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