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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 22nd, 2021 – November 28th, 2021. The numbers are estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming releases from the South.

1. Dhamaka – Netflix

Views (million): 4.1

Kartik Aaryan plays Arjun Pathak, a cynical ex-TV news anchor who gets an alarming call on his radio show, about a terrorist about to blow the Bandra-Worli Mumbai Sea Link.

2. Matsya Kaand – MX Player

Views (million): 3.6

Ravii Dubey plays an honourable con artist, who is trying to dodge ACP Tejraj Singh (Ravi Kishan), leading to a cat and mouse chase.

3. Special Ops 1.5 – Disney+ Hotstar

Views (million): 3.0

The prequel to Special Ops, Special Ops 1.5 gives the origin story of Himmat Singh, the R&AW agent played by Kay Kay Menon.

4. Cash – Disney+ Hotstar

Views (million): 2.9

Amol Parashar plays a serial entrepreneur who, with his friends, tries to convert black money to white in the aftermath of demonetization.

5. Dhindora – YouTube

Views (million): 2.7

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.

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