5 Trending OTT Apps That Are Suited for Every Audience

We are living in the era of smart devices and instant messaging apps. Smartphones have certainly made our lives easier and convenient. According to the latest data, millennials spend many waking hours of their lives on their smartphones. There are so many subscription-based video streaming, movie streaming, and OTT apps to choose for diverse entertainment needs and preferences.

You can simply download these apps on iOS or Android device and start live streaming your favourite short-films, TV web series, and much more. Original and unique content has gained much popularity over the last few years. This has paved the way for independent yet talented filmmakers and artists to be storytellers and create their own shows and short films. Whether you like binge-watching shows or just love watching movies during the weekends, check out these top-rated OTT apps to download on your phone today:


Watcho is an OTT platform that you can download on iOS or Android device. Watch original content, regional web series, movies, short films, and much more. Browse your favourite genres like comedy, horror, romance, and much more. Some popular shows on Watcho are Jokeistan, Love Crisis, Look I Can Cook with Shipra Khanna, and much more. Download this app and subscribe for premium original content.


A Star Network online streaming service, Hotstar offers 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 Air, Son of Abish, Special Ops and more. They also own the official distribution of Game of Thrones in India. Hotstar has a monthly subscription of Rs.199 and a yearly subscription of Rs. 999.

ALT Balaji

ALT Balaji is an ad-free subscription-based service which is a product of film and television production house, Balaji Telefilms Ltd. It provides 32 original shows in Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, and Gujarati at a subscription price of Rs.300 per year. Balaji aims to venture into online content that is suited for a diverse range of audience. Their content is specially curated for Indians and non-resident Indians. ALT Balaji is currently focusing on content in Tamil, Gujarati, Telugu, Marathi along with stand-up comedy. This app caters to audiences across all possible niche.

Sony LIV

Sony LIV, an OTT service launched in 2013, is developed by Multi-Screen Media. It is a mix of free and premium content and has partnered with SPI International to showcase seven TV channels across different genres, in addition to the existing five. They offer premium content at a subscription cost of Rs.99 per month. It offers viewers shows from the Sony cluster – SONY, SAB and MAX. Subscribers can watch past episodes, movies, and special events on this OTT platform. To enhance the viewing experience Sony LIV has three features – Mood Wheel, My Q and LIV Guru. The Mood wheel allows viewers to search for videos based on mood/genre and time preferences.

Zee 5

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited has launched its own over-the-top video streaming platform called ZEE5 that offers Indian, international movies, TV shows, music, and live TV content across 12 languages including English, Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Odiya, Bhojpuri, Gujarati and Punjabi. It has over 1,00,000+ hours of TV shows along with 500 series in 8 regional Indian languages. The Live TV users can choose from over 90 live TV channels and enjoy Hindi, English, regional movie channels, news channels and kids’ channels. This OTT platform has a subscription fee of Rs.99 per month.

These are some of the top trending live streaming apps to download on your smart device today.

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