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, tracks viewership figures of top releases across major platforms.
Here is a list of the most-viewed shows and movies from the Indian streaming space during the week of November 8th, 2021 – November 14th, 2021. The numbers are estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming releases from the South.
Views (million): 3.2
Known for his YouTube comedy channel BB Ki Vines (20 million subscribers and counting), Indian comedian, writer, singer, songwriter Bhuvan Bam's Dhindora is about, in the words of Bam, "an 'aam aadmi' and his journey, when certain incidents happen to him and how everyone connected to him responds to these." The incident includes a lottery. Bam plays 9 characters.
Views (million): 2.8
Sanya Malhotra and Abhimanyu Dassani play Tamilians from Madurai who try to make the long distance of a new marriage work.
Views (million): 2.6
After reading numerous news stories, two friends decide to open their own fake bank before escaping abroad with the money with the help of an Economics teacher and a lesbian couple.
Views (million): 1.6
Rajkummar Rao and Kriti Sanon play lovers in this rom-com, where Rao's character hires fake parents, played by Paresh Rawal and Ratna Pathak Shah, to convince Sanon's family-obsessed character that he comes from a loving house.