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 October 4th, 2021 – October 10th, 2021. The numbers are estimates based only within India. This list does not include any streaming releases from the South.
1) Shiddat- Disney+ Hotstar
Views (million): 6.8
Starring Sunny Kaushal and Radhika Madan, this is a sweeping romance drama directed by Kunal Deshmukh (Tum Mile).
2) Ek Thi Begum 2 – MX Player
Views (million): 3.6
Inspired by true events, the second season of Ek Thi Begum, set in the universe of the underworld, cops, and politicians, follows Ashraf under the alias of Leela Paswan avenging her husband’s death.
3) Dance+ 6 – Disney+ Hotstar
Views (million): 2.7
This is the 6th season of the reality dance competition featuring dance performers, including solo acts, duets, and larger groups, representing any style of dance. They are competing for a grand prize, judged by choreographer Remo D’Souza.
4) Kota Factory Season 2 – Netflix India
Views (million): 2.5
In the second season of the TVF smash hit, we follow the day-to-day life of Vaibhav (Mayur More), and other students in Kota, regularly inspired by their physics sir and agony aunt Jeetu Bhaiya (Jitendra Kumar).
Views (million): 1.4
The seven-part documentary series on tennis stars Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi charts the highs and lows of arguably India’s most iconic divorce.