Indian movies in Netflix’s top 10 worldwide

Mumbai: Indian films are hugely appealing to global audiences. Half of the films featured in Netflix’s non-English global top 10 are from India this week.

Alia Bhatt’s star crime drama “Gangubai Kathiawadi,” which hit No. 1 globally last week on Netflix, continues to trend, along with Netflix’s action thriller “Thar.” Tamil action thriller “Beast” and its Hindi version “Raw” as well as Hindi version of romantic drama “Radhe Shayam” also made the Top 10.

The world list of top 10 non-English films includes 21 Indian films, including 7 original Indian films released during this period. These include Kartik Aaryan’s starring “Dhamaka”, “Haseen Dillruba” and “Navarasa” by Taapsee Pannu and Vikrant Massey, helmed by Mani Ratnam and Jayendra Panchapakesan.

Netflix India‘s Director of Films and Licensing, Pratiksha Rao, said: “Films have always been an integral part of India’s rich storytelling culture and the diversity and variety of films being made today, from all corners of the country, are incredible. Our members in India love watching movies – as evidenced by how on Netflix movies have a greater percentage of viewing in India than globally. Streaming has the unique ability to combine the best of entertainment and technology, allowing great stories to travel and making global entertainment a reality. We are thrilled to see Indian films on Netflix finding audiences across the country and the world.

Netflix continues to expand its movie slate with the most differentiated and entertaining films. Netflix was the first streamer in India to invest in original films, which include hits such as “Lust Stories”, “Pagglait”, “The Disciple (Marathi)”, “Jagame Thandhiram” (Tamil) and the superhero favorite of Malayalam cinema. movie “Minnal Murali”. Moreover, Netflix partners with the Indian film industry to bring an incredible variety of cinema movies to its members including “Sooryavanshi”, “Badhaai Do”, “Shyam Singha Roy”, “Beast” and “Kurup”. The powerful lineup of films includes “Jersey”, “RRR” as well as original films such as “Khufiya” by Vishal Bhardwaj, “Monica” by Vasan Bala, “O My Darling” and “The Archies” by Zoya Akhtar, which is currently filming.

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