Netflix – The Best of the best when it comes to online TV Streaming
The original reason why online streaming services became so popular. They have some of the best originals (popularly known as Netflix Originals) both in movies and series. Some of the most popular ones like Sacred Games, Lust Stories, Love per Square Foot, Selection Day, Bird Box, Andhadhun, Gurgaon, Super Deluxe , Little Things, Narcos, House of Cards, Sex Education…the list goes on forever!
Amazon Prime Video – A strong selection of both popular films and TV
The closest competitor to Netflix, Amazon Prime TV has taken the market by storm and has a lot of Prime originals which include the likes of Mirzapur, Inside Edge, The Family Man, One Mic Stand, The Orignals, Gaadi Tera Bhai Chalayega, Made in Heaven, Goliath and a whole lot of comedy shows. Amazon Prime also has a cool interface, which not only shows subtitles but also has a screen character guide
Hotstar – The go-to for big name TV shows
A Star Network online streaming service, Hotstar has movies, shows, and sports on its platform. If you want to watch IPL or English Premier League, Hotstar is your platform. They also have a host of original shows like On Hostages, The Office, Out of Love, Kanpuriye, Criminal Justice, Chhichhore. They also own official distribution of Game of Thrones in India. They stream it just hours after America.
AltBalaji – Series you can’t to wait
ALTBalaji is a subsidiary of Balaji Telefilms. They have one of the largest media libraries in the country and have access to loads of original and Indian content, movies, shows and kids exclusives and a whole lot of other benefits.
Zee5 – Shows, Movies, News, Videos
As the name suggests, ZEE5 is the online video streaming Over The Top (OTT) platform from the ZEE Network. They have all the content from the Zee Network, including shows, movies, and even news! They even have originals and fresh news content added regularly. One of the fastest growing OTT services, Zee 5 has a loyal base owing to its TV content from the past. It also has a plethora of regional shows and movies.
Voot – The go-to for big name TV shows
Viacom 18’s digital platform, Voot hosts all shows aired on Viacom 18 television channels. Right from shows on MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, and Colors, they have shows across all languages. They also have movies and kids exclusives on their platform. Accessible through iOS, Android and desktop, Voot has one of the most user-friendly interfaces. They also have loads of original content on their platform.
SonyLiv – The Kapil Sharma shows 🙂
Sony India’s own OTT, SonyLIV has a lot of popular shows on its platform. The likes of Kaun Banega Crorepati, Indian Idol, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Crime Patrol and 10 Ka Dum, to name a few. They also live stream football tournaments like the UEFA Champions League, La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1, UEFA Europa League etc. They also have Animax on their platform. What more do you want!
Viu – Korean Drama
An over-the-top (OTT) video service operated by PCCW Media, it is based out of Hong Kong. Viu airs Asian dramas, original shows, anime, and entertainment news. With over 20 million users worldwide, they have a lot of originals targeted around the Indian fanbase. With multiple regional languages to choose from, Viu has gained a lot of traction in recent months.
Hoichoi – Korean Drama
An on-demand video streaming platform, Hoichoi was launched in 2017. Owned and maintained by SVF Entertainment Pvt Ltd, they focus only on Bengali exclusive content. You can watch original shows, movies and tv series on this platform. You can also listen to Bengali songs non-stop. To get ad-free content, just subscribe to their paid version.
ErosNow – Watch & download Bollywood
Eros Now is an Indian subscription based over the top, video on-demand Indian & South Asian entertainment and media platform, launched in 2012. It is owned and controlled by Eros Digital, the digital media management arm of Eros International plc. The network offers media streaming and video-on-demand services.
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