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The Star Wars franchise: Worldwide collection and ranking

By Sai Aravindh

The Empire Strikes Back is rated as the best movie of the Star Wars franchise with the world wide collection of around 550 million dollars. The Force Awakens has bagged the highest box office collection of 2.65 billion dollars.

Source: The Numbers, Rotten Tomatoes

Top 10 Indian reality shows and IMDb Ratings

By Navya Sruthi

Bigg Boss Hindi and Telugu with the highest TRP were ranked 3.9 and 6.0 by IMDb. Shark Tank India got the highest ranking (8.8) by IMDb.

Source: IMDb

Top 10 Most streamed songs of Beatles

By Rakshanda Sharma

‘Here comes the sun’ from the album Abbey Road has been streamed 825 million times till now according to The Far Out Magazine. ‘Come Together’ from the same album stands second with 515 million streams.

Source: Far out magazine

Highest Paid Entertainers of 2022

By Ajay Rag

Here is the list of highest paid entertainers of 2022 by Forbes. Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson tops the list.

Source: Forbes

Leading Discord servers worldwide

By Deepali Jain

Discord is a mesaaging and voice over internet protocol (VoIP)launched in 2015 mainly  as gamer- friendly communication platform.It allows users to create or join thematic communities called servers, and as of August 2022, the dedicated Valorant server was the most popular on the platform, with over 9,50,000 members.

Source: Statista

Top 10 Worst Rated Netflix Original Productions

By Shireen

Netflix was launched in 1997 where it sent rented DVDs by mail to its customers. In 2007, the online streaming option was introduced. 2013 saw the first original Netflix productions with House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, Hemlock Grove, and Arrested Development.

Source: Netflix

Most Streamed Songs of All Time on Spotify

By Shreya Chekkilla

These are the 10 most streamed songs of all time on Spotify. ‘Perfect’ by Ed Sheeran, ‘Bad Guy’ by Billie Eilish, and ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’ by James Arthur missed making it to the top ten by the fraction of a hair.

Source: Ledger Note

Most popular books turned into Movies

By M.Surabhi

The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Jurassic Park are the most famous books turned into movies.

Source: Humanitarian Data Exchange (Boundaries), Simple maps (Points)

Most popular non-English language Netflix TV shows of all time as of October 2022, by number of hours viewed

By Yogada

Squid Games which created history continues to be the most watched series in terms of hours watched while top five are mostly comprised of Money Heist seasons.
 Source: Statista


By Sneha S K

Netflix one of the world’s largest streaming platforms has a host of new releases every month drawing in new viewers all over the world and breaking viewership records. In 2022, for the month of October some of the most watched shows were popular franchises like Bridgerton and Stranger Things.

Source: Statista

Sales of Taylor Swift’s Albums Globally

By Aanchal K

Taylor Swift’s 1989 album of 2014 had the maximum sales of 10,545,000 million so far. However, releasing ‘Midnight’, Taylor Swift achieved her 11th no. 1 album on Billboard 200 chart, 2022.

Source: ChartMasters

Revenue of online gaming industry in India 2017-2024

By Janvi G

Revenue earnings of the online gaming segment in India from 2017 to 2021, with estimates until 2024

Source: Statista

Total sales of albums by BTS released from 2017 to 2022

By Anuja Mistry

Total album sales of the Korean boy band BTS, in 2022 has been 29,137,326. These include the major albums released by the band from 2017 to 2022. BTS has been consistently growing since their debut and have achieved highest records over the years.

Source: Gaon Physical Album sales

Top 5 streaming K-Pop songs

By Aditi

BTS tops the list in top 5 K-POP streaming songs.

Source: Spotify