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Indian movies, shows clock over 1 billion views on Netflix in 2023, says streamer in new report

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Mumbai, May 24: Series and movies from India clocked over 1 billion views on Netflix in 2023, the streaming service said on Friday in its second engagement report.

The report, titled “What We Watched: A Netflix Engagement Report”, presented the streaming service’s viewership data for the period of July to December 2023.

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Subscribers across the world watched about 90 billion hours of content on Netflix in the second half of 2023.

From India, Sujoy Ghosh’s “Jaane Jaan” was the most watched movie on Netflix with 20.2 million views, followed by Shah Rukh Khan’s “Jawan” with 16.2 million views and Vishal Bhardwaj’s “Khufiya” with 12.1 million views.

The other popular titles include “OMG 2”, “Lust Stories 2”, “Dream Girl 2” and true-crime documentary “Curry & Cyanide”.

From the series that were launched on Netflix, “The Railway Men”, starring Kay Kay Menon, Babil Khan and Divyenndu, turned out to be the top title.

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The series, set against the backdrop of the 1984 Bhopal Gas Leak, attracted 10.6 millions views, followed by Suvinder Vicky and Barun Sobti-starrer “Kohraa”, Raj and DK’s “Gun and Gulaabs” and “Kaala Paani”.

Globally, non-English shows and movies are very popular with Netflix subscribers, making up nearly a third of all viewing, according to the report.

This includes Korean, Spanish and Japanese language stories captured the biggest share of viewing outside of English.

The report highlighted stand-outs titles like “Dear Child” from Germany, “Forgotten Love” from Poland, “Pact of Silence” from Mexico, “Mask Girl” from Korea, “Yu Yu Hakusho” from Japan and “Berlin” from Spain.

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The most watched movie title on Netflix was “Leave the World Behind”, starring Ethan Hawke and Julia Roberts, generating 121 million views, followed by Adam Sandler’s animated film “Leo”.

From the series side, anime-inspired live action series “One Piece” attracted 72 million views.

The report also highlighted that fan favourites original titles “Wednesday”, “Red Notice” and “Squid Game” continued to bring in millions of views in 2023, long after they premiered on Netflix. (PTI)

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