After TikTok App was banned in India, its Indian Tiktok alternative App Chingari has reportedly crossed 10 million downloads on Google Play Store, The creators who were previously sharing their content on TikTok are now joining the Chingari Original Indian Short Video App. “Our retention numbers and the app’s daily engagement time are also witnessing a solid increase. Our team is working round the clock to provide all our customers with a seamless experience, “Biswatma Nayak, Co-founder told a news agency.
The Chingari app was available in multiple Indic languages — in English, Hindi, Bangla, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu. The Chingari app Crosses 10 Million Downloads on Google Play store. Ever since the ban, the Indian TikTok alternative has seen a sudden surge in numbers. The company notes that it reached a milestone of 30 lakh downloads in just 10 days and had even once seen about 500,000 downloads in just 72 hours. The Chingari Original Indian Short Video App was first launched on Google Play Store in November 2018 while it debuted on iOS in January 2019.
For several Indian companies, this has represented a growth opportunity. Some, like Roposo that have been in the short video space for some time now, gathered a lot of attention in the recent few weeks. More recent apps like Mitron are also rising in popularity. Roposo (launched in 2014) has crossed 5 crore downloads. Mitron App, launched in April this year, has seen more than 1 crore downloads.