Netflix’s Biggest Non-English Global Opener

Recently, alia bhatt starred in dark comedy Darlings on Netflix. The film, which tackles the delicate subject of domestic violence, has garnered a lot of positive feedback from viewers. Even though the movie has just been released for a week, it is currently trending on the massive OTT platform in 16 different countries. According to a BBC article, Darlings, a Netflix streaming series, has gained international fame.

With over 10 million viewing hours, the film had the largest global opening for a non-English Indian film. In 16 countries in the Americas, Asia and Africa, the film is currently in the top 10 on Netflix, according to Deadline. Among them are the United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Kenya, Malaysia, Tobago and Trinidad.

In the film Darlings, a young woman named Badrunisa marries Hamza, the guy she has loved all her life. While Badrunisa continues to be a loving wife, Hamza never gives her the opportunity to be physically assaulted. Badrunisa, however, realizes her mistake in remaining silent after a violent event and decides to take revenge. The film also stars Shefali Shah, Vijay Varma and Roshan Matthew in addition to Bhatt. The film’s director is newbie Jasmeet K Reen.