Disney+Hotstar, MX Player, Voot are Top 3 OTT platforms in India (COTT – Wk 15/21)


Disney+Hotstar, MX Player and Voot were the Top 3 OTT Platforms in Week 15 of 2021 (Apr 11 – Apr 17), per Chrome OTT’s popular list of Top 12 OTT platforms.

Week 15’s report of how the OTT Platforms acquitted themselves, the Top 10 shows across OTT Platforms, the Top 10 Binged shows, and the Top Movies is out, and reveals that MX Player‘s Bisaat secured the top spot in the Top Show and Top Binged list.

MX Player‘s Hey Prabhu Season 2 and Netflix‘s Queen of the South Season 5 secured the second and third spot on the Top Show List.

Queen of the South Season 5 also came in second place on the Top Binged List followed by Disney+Hotstar‘s The Nevers

Chrome OTT, which fills a major industry need-gap of credible currency for the measurement of usership metrics of the various OTT platforms that have seen a major upswing in sheer number of users and the time they spend on, with levels of engagement with, the OTT platforms, also reveals that in Week 15/21, Disney+Hotstar‘s The big bull was the Top Movie.


Top 12 OTT Platforms in Week 15 of 2021 (Apr 4 – Apr 10)

Disney+ Hotstar, MX Player and Voot were the three top OTT platforms in India. Disney+ Hotstar was the top OTT platform with a reach of 5.54% translating into 31.81 million unique viewers, followed by MX Player with 12.3 million unique viewers and a reach of 2.15%. Voot came in third place with a reach of 0.94% translating into 5.38 million unique viewers.


Top Platforms: At a glance

Unique viewers (In Million)*
Disney+ Hotstar 5.54% 31.81
MX Player 2.15% 12.3
VOOT 0.94% 5.38
Sony LIV 0.79% 4.53
Amazon Prime Video 0.64% 3.68
ZEE5 0.50% 2.87
ALT Balaji 0.22% 1.3
Netflix 0.17% 0.99
ULLU 0.02% 0.14

Disclaimer: Platform level data is captured regardless of whether consumed via a paid subscription or by sharing of credentials amongst non-subscribers.

Top 10 Shows

MX Player‘s Bisaat and Hey Prabhu! Season 2 secured the first and second spot respectively with 11.11 million unique viewers— a reach of 1.93% and 10.35 million unique viewers— a reach of 1.80% respectively.

Netflix‘s Queen of the South Season 5 came in at 3rd place engaging 9.48%  or 1.65 million unique viewers.


Top 10 shows – unique visitor numbers:



Unique viewers (In Million)*

Bisaat 1.93% 11.11
Hey Prabhu! Season 2 1.80% 10.35
Queen Of The South S5 1.65% 9.48
Perry Mason 1.21% 6.95
Doctor Stranger 1.18% 6.77
Dr. Romantic 1.14% 6.49
The Nevers 0.94% 5.37
I Know This Much Is True 0.83% 4.74
Ad Vitam 0.82% 4.7
Woke 0.81% 4.67

Disclaimer: Show level data is captured regardless of whether consumed via a paid subscription, pirated /alternate platforms or by sharing of credentials amongst non-subscribers. As a result of which the reach of a show could be higher than that of the platform itself.

Top Binged Show

MX Player‘s Bisaat bagged the top spots in the list of top binged shows in Week 15 with 4.06 million unique viewers translating to a reach of 0.71%, followed by Netflix‘s Queen of the South Season 5 that garnered 2.9 million unique viewers or reach of 0.51%.

Disney+Hotstar‘s The Nevers filled in the third spot with a reach of 0.48% and clocking in 2.76 million unique viewers.


Table: Top Binged Shows Unique viewers

Binged Show


Unique viewers (In Million)*

Bisaat 0.71% 4.06
Queen Of The South S5 0.51% 2.9
The Nevers 0.48% 2.76
Perry Mason 0.44% 2.5
Hey Prabhu! Season 2 0.42% 2.44
Doctor Stranger 0.42% 2.44
Dr. Romantic 0.40% 2.31
Avenue 5 0.39% 2.21
Forbidden Fruit 0.36% 2.05
Filthy Rich 0.35% 1.98

Top Movies:

Disney+Hotstar‘s The Big Bull was the top movie with 40.15 million unique viewers translating to a reach of  7.00% in COTT week 15’ 2021 followed by The New Mutants on Disney+Hotstar which garnered a reach of 1.43% and engaged 8.22 million unique viewers, another Disney movie 1232 KMS came in the third place with 6.95 million unique viewers translating to a reach of 1.21%.


Top Movies: At a glance



Unique viewers (In Million)*

The Big Bull 7.00% 40.15
The New Mutants 1.43% 8.22
1232 KMS 1.21% 6.95
Downhill 1.16% 6.63
Hello Charlie 0.95% 5.45
Women of Honour: Destination Army 0.74% 4.26
Lanka 0.66% 3.76
Om 3d 0.62% 3.57
Shor In The City 0.49% 2.82
Bhor 0.49% 2.82

Chrome DM’s Chrome OTT service is available to subscribers via app and the internet, and covers and provides information on all detailed aspects of OTT players across 3429 towns and 5,93,615 villages, translating to 574 million Internet Users, along with the customized dashboards and analytics.

These include

  • Live viewership of platforms/shows on-the-go
  • Real-time migration of platforms on-the-go
  • Customised Web Dashboard on-the-go
  • Rich & comprehensive client interface for detailed viewership, share, TSV data reports by demographic by genre and by market on-the-go
  • Chrome DM’s COTT(www.chromeott.com): All primary inputs are a hybrid of auto generated data via Chrome DM’s SDKs & captured content consumption via Chrome DM’s survey apps. E.g. Top Platforms & Top Shows modules are auto generated from the SDKs, whereas artiste affinity/ awareness scores come from the Chrome DM’s survey apps. These inputs are captured across a subset of Chrome’s panel of 70,406respondents.  The surveys are conducted on base of the following parameters: Demographics, Sociographies and Psychographics. Amongst the multiple insights the Chrome OTT Panel provides to its subscribers are inputs that can help with content evaluation and planning, through measurements of actor affinity and ratings of their on-screen presence, which would assist content makers to identify the right talent for the right genre or theme of shows.