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 24th, 2021 – May 30th, 2021. The numbers are all estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming released from the South.
1) The Last Hour — Amazon Prime Video
Views (million): 1.9
Starring Sanjay Kapoor, Shahana Goswami, and Raima Sen this mystery-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.
2) Runaway Lugai – MX Player
Views (million): 1.4
The case of a runaway bride gets embroiled with local politics and media sensationalization, in a tale that brings Sanjay Mishra to the fore.
3) Sardar Ka Grandson — Netflix
Views (million): 1.1
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.
4) Maharani – SonyLIV
Views (million): 0,9
Huma Qureshi stars as Rani Bharti, a kind-of-sort-of Rabri Devi, who becomes Chief Minister of Bihar after he husband has to step down.
5) Broken But Beautiful – ALT Balaji
Views (million): 0.8
Sidharth Shukla and Sonia Rathee star in the third season of Broken But Beautiful about wounded lovers looking for closure and catharsis.