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‘Dangal’ to ‘Narcos’: Netflix Movies & Shows We Binged on in 2017
India's Netflix romance has seen a remarkable growth in 2017. According to a report published by the streaming service, most Indian streamers are bingeing on the lives of the Colombian drug lords in Narcos, making it the most popular show on the list. Stranger Things follows close as the love for Eleven and the gang only gets stronger.
Indians also loved shows that were big on (no surprises here) - drama and action - like House of Cards, 13 Reasons Why, Suits, Gossip Girl, Marvel’s Iron Fistand The Crown. The badass ladies (and gents) from Orange Is The New Black and Breaking Bad also found their spot in the Top 10.
Take a look at India’s First Binged Shows on Netflix:
- Stranger Things
- House of Cards
- 13 Reasons Why
- Breaking Bad
- The Crown
- Marvel's Iron Fist
- Gossip Girl
- Orange Is the New Black
- Marvel’s Daredevil
Indians also binged on a lot of movies, apart from the shows. Dangal and Baahubali 2 as well as, slice-of-life films like Dear Zindagi and Piku were consumed by the Indian audience.
Merritt McKinney in Now You See Me 2 and Shahid Kapoor’s Udta Punjab, even Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees found a place in the Top 10.
Take a look at India’s First Watched Films on Netflix:
- Dear Zindagi
- Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (Hindi Version)
- B.A. Pass
- Udta Punjab
- No Strings Attached*
- Now You See Me 2
- Friends With Benefits*
Note: This data set was pulled from January 2016 (when Netflix launched in India) to December 2017.
Methodology: Binge defined as completing at least one season of a show within 7 days of starting. More than 90% of Netflix members who have been a member for at least one year have completed a first binge. All TV series were included except for Kids/Family content and seasons with fewer than 5 episodes.