Maharaj ranks No. 1 on OTT, ranks in Top 10 in 22 countries

Junaid Khan in Maharaj Photo: Yash Raj Films

Apart from India, the Junaid Khan starrer, Yash Raj Films’ Maharaj, is also trending across the rest of Asia, the GCC, South America, Africa and North-Western Europe.

Siddharth P. Malhotra’s third directorial venture is making waves on OTT platforms. Apart from being #1 in India and 4 other countries, the Netflix release has secured first spot and has made it to top 10 in 22 countries. The film, starring debutant Junaid as Karsandas Mulji and Jaideep Ahlawat as Jadunath Maharaj, has captured the audience’s attention with its compelling story and strong social message. Shalini Pandey portrays Kishori and Sharvari Wagh plays Viraaj.

Taking to Instagram, the director said, “My film Maharaj is #1 in India; #2 in the world and has already entered the Top 10 list in 22 Countries! Grateful to the talent and the talented team who made this possible. And thank you to the audience for giving Maharaj a chance!”

Maharaj has made great strides in terms of viewership on OTT with Asia and GCC countries taking the biggest slice of the pie as it rules at #1 in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Maldives while entering the top 10 in Bahrain, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

In the African continents, the film holds #1 in Mauritius and also in Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, and Réunion. In South America, the film is trending in Guadeloupe and Trinidad and Tobago, while in Europe the film is trending in Luxembourg.

Since its release, Maharaj has been widely appreciated by both fans and critics. The latest data from the streaming platform reveals that the film has garnered 5.3 million views globally from June 24 to 30.

Based on the 1862 court case known as ‘The Maharaj Libel Case’, Maharaj has cemented Siddharth’s talent in crafting cinema that is not only thought-provoking but also socially-relevant.




Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here