The Bollywood film starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Vaani Kapoor debuted at #4, while the Tovino Thomas-starrer dropped two spots this week
Ayushmann Khurrana’s romantic-drama Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui and Tovino Thomas’ superhero film Minnal Murali feature in this week’s Netflix Global Top 10 (Non-English films) list for January 3-9 at the fourth and fifth position, respectively.
Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, directed by Abhishek Kapoor, released on the streaming platform on January 7 and was viewed for 5.3 million hours this week, while the Malayalam movie, helmed by Basil Joseph, sustained its place in the top 5 with 5 million hours. Minnal Murali, which released on December 24, has been in Netflix Global Top 10 list for the past three weeks, with it reaching the third position last week with it being viewed for 11.4 million hours. The film has now been viewed for a total of 22.3 million hours, from December 24 to January 9 – the highest ever for a Malayalam film.
Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, which revolves around the romance between a bodybuilder and a transwoman Zumba instructor, was also the most-watched movie in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Maldives and Mauritius. Minnal Murali, meanwhile, continues to trend in Dominican Republic, India, Pakistan, UAE and Sri Lanka. Meanwhile, Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi dropped out of the list after five weeks in the top 10.
Spanish period horror movie, The Wasteland, topped the list of non-English movies this week with 11.9 million hours and was followed by the Italian romcom Four to Dinner and the Polish drama How I Fell in Love with a Gangster with views of 7.4 million and 6.15 million hours.
Leonardo Di Caprio and Jennifer Lawrence’s sci-fi comedy Don’t Look Up continues its dominant run at the top of Netflix Global Top 10 (English) list for the third week with 58.2 million hours while Cobra Kai: Season 4 emerged top with 107.8 million hours in TV (English) list and Colombian series Café con aroma de mujer: Season 1 topped the non-English charts with 82.9 million hours for the second week running.
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