Top 10 Most Popular OTT Platforms in India

When we talk about entertainment, the digital world became the easiest and comfortable. That is the reason OTT platforms became the most popular in the last few years in India. It’s now easy to watch your favorite movies, web series, or TV shows via these online live streaming platforms.

Here is the list of some best online streaming platforms (OTT Platforms) in India.

1. Netflix

Netflix: Everything You need to Know
Netflix

It is an American production company founded by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in 1997 in Scott Valley, California.

In the year 2016, Netflix was introduced in India. Its first Indian original series was ‘Sacred Games’.

Genres: International, Children & Family, Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime, Romance, Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy, Hollywood, Bollywood, Documentaries, Fantasy, Anime, History, Crime, etc.

Languages: Hindi, English, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, etc.

Subscription:

  • Mobile Plan: INR 199 per month
  • Basic Plan: INR 499 per month
  • Standard Plan: INR 649 per month
  • Premium Plan: INR 799 per month

Subscribers: 11 Million

2. Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime Video
Amazon Prime Video

It is a paid service provided by Amazon that gives you access to the different Amazon services. Amazon introduced Amazon Prime in India in July 2016.

Genres: Drama, Action, Romance, Thriller, Horror, Comedy, Adventure, etc.

Languages: Hindi and English is the priority language with some regional languages like Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi, etc.

Subscription:

  • Monthly Plan: INR 129
  • Yearly Plan: INR 999

Subscribers: 13 Million

3. Disney+ Hotstar

Disney plus Hotstar
Disney+ Hotstar

It is an Indian OTT media live streaming platform, also known as Hotstar, launched in February 2015 and, In April 2020, the name later changed from Hotstar to Disney+ Hotstar.

Genres: Reality, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Lifestyle, Thriller, Mythology, Talk Show, Travel, Documentaries, Wildlife, Horror, etc.

Languages: Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali, etc.

Subscription:

VIP: 399 per year

Premium: 

  • 299 per month
  • 1499 per year

Subscribers: 350 Million

4. ALT Balaji

ALT Balaji

It is an Indian live streaming video platform with a monthly and annual subscription. Launce date was 16th April 2017, owned by Balaji Telefilms Ltd.

Genres: Romance, Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime, Horror, etc.

Languages: Hindi, Gujrati, Punjabi, Tamil, etc.

Subscription: 

  • INR 100 per month
  • INR 300 per year

Subscribers: 4-5 Million

5. Zee5

Zee5

It is a video-on-demand streaming service run by Essel Group and owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. The launch date in India was 14th February 2018. Provide its services in 190+ countries. Zee5 mostly focuses on movies, web series, and short films.

Genres: Thriller, Comedy, Mystery, Drama, Romance, etc.

Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Odia, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Bhojpuri, Malayalam, Kannada, Gujrati, etc.

Subscription:

  • INR 99 per month
  • INR 599 for 6 months
  • INR 999 for 12 months

Subscribers: 150+ Million

6. Voot

Voot

Voot is a subscription-based Indian video on demand platform launched in March 2016. It also includes TV reality shows from various channels like MTV, Colors, Nickelodeon.

Genres: Romance, Travel, Comedy, Reality, Thriller, Kids, etc.

Languages: Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, etc.

Subscription:

If you are going for Voot Select, then you have to pay for it unless it’s completely free. ‘Voot Select’ was introduced in February 2020.

  • INR 99 per month
  • INR 499 per year

Subscribers: 100 Million

7. Sony LIV

Sony Liv

Sony LIV is a part of television channels Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt Ltd. It was launched in 2013 and headquartered in Mumbai. Besides India, it provides services in UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain.

Genres: Crime, Drama, Horror, Comedy, etc.

Languages: Hindi, English, Gujrati, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, etc.

Subscription: 

  • INR 99 per month
  • INR 499 per year

Subscribers: 25 Million

8. BigFlix

Big Flix

India’s first movie on-demand service was owned by Reliance Entertainment in 2008. You can stream and download movies at any time.

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Action, thriller, etc.

Languages: Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, etc.

Subscription:

  • INR 50 per month
  • INR 500 per month

Subscribers: 4 Million

9. Eros Now

Eros Now

Eros Now is own by Eros Digital and is a video-on-demand entertainment and media platform. It includes TV shows, music videos, tracks, and international shows, that aired on ARY TV and Hum TV.

Genres: Reality, Comedy, Drama, action, Horror, etc.

Languages: Hindi, English, and many more languages.

Subscription: 

  • Basic Plan: INR 49
  • Plus Plan: INR 99 (includes HD Streaming and Offline downloads)

Subscribers: 

  • 128 Million Registered Users
  • 30 Million Paying Subscribers

10. Jio Cinema

Jio

It is an on-demand streaming service offered by Jio. Its recent partner is Disney India. It includes TV shows, movies, Jio shorts, music videos, documentaries, and trailers.

Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller, Crime, Biography, History, Horror, Music, Mythology, Mystery, Sports, reality, Drama, etc.

Languages: Hindi, English, Kannada, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Punjabi, Bengali, etc.

Subscription: 

Jio Cinema is free of cost but only for Jio users.

Subscribers: 4.8 Million users by 2018.

What is OTT Platform?

OTT stands for over-the-top media service, is a video streaming platform. It delivers content direct to the viewers over the internet.

Which is the best OTT platform?

There are so many OTT platforms where you can watch your favorite shows, movies, and all. Some of the most popular OTT platforms are as below.
Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar, Zee5, etc.

Which OTT platform has the highest subscribers?

Amazon Prime Video with 5.83 million subscribers
Netflix with 3.08 million subscribers

What are the regional OTT platforms in India?

1. Aha Video ( Telugu Language )
Price:- ₹149 for 3 months, ₹365 for 1 Year.
2. FILIM ( Telugu Language )
3. Hoichoi ( Bengali Language )
Price:- ₹499 Yearly for 1 Screen and ₹699 Yearly for 2 screens
4. Koode ( Malayalam Language )
5. LetsFlix ( Marathi Language )
6. CityShor ( Gujarati Language )

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