B4U Movies emerged as the second biggest Hindi movie channel in UK ratings on Monday, while Star Plus continued to outstrip its rivals, according to exclusive data obtained by BizAsiaLive.com.

It was movie ‘Gangster’ starring Emraan Hashmi and Kangna Ranaut at 20:15, which got the biggest ratings with 45,700 viewers tuned in. It was also one of the biggest movies on UK Asian TV since the start of this year. B4U Movies’ share shot up to 0.06%.

Star Plus remained the most popular Asian TV channel on Monday with a share of 0.19%. ‘Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala’ took No.1 position for the first time in UK ratings with 90,300 viewers, followed by ‘Yeh Hai Mohabbatein’ at 19:30 with 80,700 viewers and ‘Tu Sooraj Mein Saanjh Piyaji’ at 19:00 with 58,800 viewers.

Star Bharat, Hum TV and ZEE TV clocked up a share of 0.05%.

Above data is overnight ratings supplied by Attentional – and may change slightly after consolidated figures become available in seven days from BARB.