List of Most Watched Indian movies on OTT Platform in 2020

Most Watched Indian movies on OTT in 2020: Due to Corona pandemic many films have been postponed and some were released directly in OTT. The COVID-19 Lockdown has had a considerable impact on the business of Indian film industry in 2020. However, some of the films released directly and become successful.


Out of the direct releases, there are many small budget films along with films from big stars like Suriya, Akshay Kumar, Nani, Sanjay Dutt, Amitab, etc. Moreover, some small budget films really did well on OTT platform than the main stream big star films.

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Most Watched Indian movies on OTT in 2020 [Direct Releases]

First, here’s a quick look at all the Most Watched direct releases in 2020 on any OTT platform.

1. Dil Bechara

This is the last film for late Actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Dil Bechara is a Bollywood film starring Sushant Singh, Sanjana Sanghi, Saif Ali Khan in lead roles while directed by Mukesh Chhabra. The movie has gained millions of watch time and views due to of the sudden demise of Sushant Singh Rajput. Also, the movie is available for free in Disney+ Hotstar made this movie No.1 in the top 10 list.

2. Soorarai Pottru

Suriya starrer Soorarai Pottru is the Biopic of Air Deccan founder G. R. Gopinath. This film is one of the most awaited films in recent times. Starring Suriya in a lead role, the film has direct OTT release on Amazon Prime Video.

3. Ludo

Ludo is an Anthology drama directed by Anurag Basu, one of the most successful film in OTT after its direct release on Netflix. Many popular actors from Bollywood have taken part in this film. It stars  Abhishek Bachchan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Rajkummar Rao, Pearle Maaney, Pankaj Tripathi, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Rohit Suresh Saraf, Saurabh Sharma and Inayat Varma.

4. Laxmmi

With many expectations the movie released directly Disney+ Hotstar but completely failed due to lack of proper scripting that suit North Indian audience. However, it has occupied the fourth most watched film in 2020, the film stars Akshay Kumar, Kiara Advani in lead roles while Ayesha Raza Mishra, Rajesh Sharma, Ashwini Kalsekar and Sharad Kelkar in supporting cast.

5. Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl created much hype among the audience as it is a Biopic of Indian Air Force Pilot with same name. The movie is a moderate success in OTT available on Netflix India.

6. Khuda Hafiz

One of the most successful Bollywood film of 2020 in OTT platform is Khuda Hafiz. It is a direct release on Disney+ Hotstar starring Vidyut Jammwal and Shivaleeka Oberoi in lead roles.

7. Gulabo Sitabo

Gulabo Sitabo is one of the first films to have direct OTT release on Amazon Prime Video. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana and Farrukh Jaffar in lead roles, directed by Shoojit Sircar. The movie succeeded in getting more watch time and views and stands in one of the top 10 most watched movies of 2020.

8. Mookuthi Amman

Though it released in November due to of the high expectations for Nayanthara who portrayed in Goddess avatar for the first time, the film crated much hype among Tamil audience. The movie was released by Disney+ Hostars OTT platform.

9. V The Movie

Nani’s V is the most awaited Telugu film but completed failed at Box Office. However, due to of the expectations the film remained as one of the most watched Telugu movie in the top 10 list. The movie released directly on Amazon Prime video.

10. Ponmagal Vandhal

The last but not least, a well scripted lady oriented film starring jyothika in lead role is a big success in OTT. Moreover, this is the first direct Tamil film to hit the OTT platform in 2020. The film was released directly on Amazon Prime Video.

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