Darlings: Netflix's highest non-English global opener

Alia Bhatt recently starred in the dark comedy Netflix film Darlings. The film deals with the sensitive issue of domestic violence and is receiving a lot of praise from the viewers. 

While it has been only a week since the film's release, it is currently trending in 16 countries on the OTT giant. 

As per a report by BBC, Darlings has become a global sensation on the streaming platform Netflix. 

The movie has had the highest global opening for a non-English Indian film with more than 10 million viewing hours. 

According to Deadline, the movie is currently trending in the Top 10 list of Netflix in 16 countries in the Americas, Asia, and Africa. UAE, Singapore, Kenya, Malaysia, Tobago and Trinidad are among these countries. 

Darlings follows the story of a young woman named Badrunisa, who marries the love of her life, Hamza. While Badrunisa stays a devoted wife, her husband Hamza does not leave a chance to physically abuse her. However, a brutal incident makes Badrunisa realise her mistake of keeping quiet and she decides to seek revenge. 

Apart from Bhatt, the movie stars Shefali Shah, Vijay Varma and Roshan Matthew. 

The film is helmed by debutant Jasmeet K Reen.

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