Indian movies on Netflix's top-10 global chart

Mumbai: Indian films are attracting the global audience immensely. Half of the films featured in Netflix’s global non-english top 10 are from India this week.

Alia Bhatt starrer crime drama "Gangubai Kathiawadi", which hit #1 worldwide 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 romantic drama "Radhe Shayam’s" Hindi version also made it to the Top 10.

The global top 10 non-english films list has featured 21 films from India, including 7 original Indian films launched during this time. These include Kartik Aaryan starrer, "Dhamaka", Taapsee Pannu and Vikrant Massey’s "Haseen Dillruba" and "Navarasa", helmed by Mani Ratnam and Jayendra Panchapakesan.

Netflix India's Director-Films and Licensing Pratiksha Rao said, “Films have always been integral to the rich storytelling culture in India and the diversity and variety of films being made today, from all corners of the country, is incredible. Our members in India love watching films - evident from how on Netflix, films make up a larger percentage of viewing in India than they do globally. Streaming has the unique ability to combine the best of entertainment and technology, enabling great stories to travel and making global entertainment a reality. We're thrilled to see Indian films on Netflix find audiences across the country and the world.”

Netflix continues to expand its film 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 International Emmy nominee "Lust Stories", "Pagglait", "The Disciple (Marathi)", "Jagame Thandhiram" (Tamil)  and Malayalam cinema’s favourite superhero film, "Minnal Murali". In addition, Netflix partners with the Indian film industry to bring an incredible variety of theatrical films to its members, including "Sooryavanshi", "Badhaai Do", "Shyam Singha Roy", "Beast", and "Kurup". The powerful lineup of films includes "Jersey", "RRR" along with original films such as Vishal Bhardwaj’s "Khufiya", Vasan Bala’s "Monica", "O My Darling" and Zoya Akhtar’s "The Archies", which is currently filming.

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