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5 Trending OTT Apps to Download on Your Smartphone this August

When stuck indoors during the pandemic, you might be looking for new entertainment options. OTT apps are popular with the millennials as they provide original entertainment specially curated for their niche audience.

Download the Watcho app today to watch the best Indian web series. All subscribers can also watch live TV channels on this app. You can watch regional web series in Malayalam, Telegu, Tamil, Punjabi, Hindi, and much more. Watch the best of Originals & Spotlight on the Watcho app.

Here are the top OTT apps to download for the best regional entertainment:


Watcho is an OTT platform that you can download on iOS or Android devices. Watch original content, web series, movies, short films, and much more. Browse your favourite genres like comedy, horror, romance, thriller, and much more. Check out these best Indian web series on Watcho like Jokeistan, Love Crisis, Look I Can Cook with Shipra Khanna, and much more. Download this app and subscribe to the premium original content. You can also enjoy best Indian web series and movies on the Watcho app.


As a regional South Indian OTT platform, Sun NXT focuses on creating content exclusively in four regional languages Tamil, Telegu, Kannada, and Malayalam. As a subscription-based service, Sun NXT offers a variety of movies and best Indian web series.


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. However, you have to subscribe to their paid version, to get ad-free content. They have two plans: Rs 799 for 1 year and Rs 2399 for 3 years. They are running limited period offers on both these plans at an offer price of Rs 399 and Rs 999 respectively.


This OTT video service operated by PCCW Media 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. Viu offers its content in multiple regional languages for their customers.Viu has three subscription plans: Rs 99 for 2 months, Rs. 299 for 6 months, Rs. 599 for 12 months.


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, Sarabhai vs Sarabhai. 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. You can watch popular series like Masterchef Australia on Hotstar.

There are many other OTT apps like Voot, Alt Balaji, Zee 5 that offers great original content. Enjoy the best of regional shows and web series on these trending OTT apps.

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