The Top 10 Best OTT Platforms in India to Watch Latest Movies and Web Series online. Over-the-top (OTT) content providers are growing exponentially as more people switch to online channels for entertainment. OTT platform full form “over-the-top,” and describes streaming video services that have been made available over the Internet, bypassing traditional delivery methods like cable or satellite.
Most commonly used to describe the streaming video and television programs, OTT may also describe other communication or media services delivered over the Internet (e.g. VoIP, OTT messaging). OTT platforms comprise a host of tools, applications, and services that enable content creators and publishers to distribute OTT media and monetize it. While Netflix presently represents the largest provider of OTT services, the number of options are proliferating.
1. Netflix – Watch TV Shows Online, Watch Movies Online
Netflix is the biggest OTT player that ventured into India in 2015. It is a US-based video streaming company that is now available in India at a starting subscription price of Rs.500 per month and goes up to Rs.800 per month after a free month of trial. While most of the OTT service platforms follow a mix of advertising-led and subscription fee-based business models, Netflix, in keeping with its global strategy is free of advertising In India.
2. Amazon Prime Video – Watch Movies & TV Shows Online
Amazon Prime Video is one of the world’s leading platforms to stream TV shows and movies. Install the app and be instantly transported to a world filled with thrills, drama, action, and romance. Amazon Prime Video Subscription Details – Amazon Prime Video has two subscription offers: Rs. 129 (monthly) and Rs. 999 (yearly). This comes with a whole lot of benefits like Amazon Prime video delivery, exclusive access to deals and ad-free music! It is also accessible to Amazon Fire Stick.
3. ALT Balaji – Watch the Best of Web Series
ALT Balaji is an ad-free subscription-based service which is a product of film and television production house, Balaji Telefilms Ltd. It is catering to the lack of content that is not only for Indian residents but also those living abroad. ALT Balaji Subscription Details – They have two major subscriptions. One if for Rs. 100 (monthly) and the other one is Rs. 300 (yearly)! You can also rent different shows or movies, which come for a cheaper price and within validity.
4. ZEE5 – Watch TV Serials, Original Shows, Movies
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) has launched its own over-the-top video streaming platform called ZEE5, which offers Indian and international movies and TV shows, music, live TV, and health and lifestyle content across 12 languages, including English, Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Odiya, Bhojpuri, Gujarati and Punjabi. ZEE5 Subscription Details – This OTT service from ZEE also has a premium version which has a subscription fee of Rs.99 per month to Rs. 999 (for a year). Some packs are from Rs. 499, Rs 599 or even Rs. 699 (for 6 months).
5. Disney+ Hotstar – Watch TV Shows, Movies, Live Cricket Matches & News Online
Hotstar is a Star Network product that launched in February 2015. It has swiftly become one of the largest video-on-demand platforms in the country. Hotstar is the only platform where the best TV shows from around the world, movie premieres and live sports and events, are available on a single platform. It is the only service with content partnerships with the top three global studios – HBO, Fox, and Disney. Hotstar Subscription Details – Hotstar has a monthly subscription of Rs.199 and a yearly subscription of Rs. 999. It also has a sports pack of Rs. 299 and anew pack of Rs. 365. Jio and Airtel users can watch the matches (football and cricket) for free on their phones.
6. VOOT – Watch Free Online TV Shows, Movies, Kids Shows in HD Quality
Voot is a video-on-demand platform that is a part of the digital arm of Viacom18. Viacom18 is one of India’s largest growing media networks. The platform provides its audience with a vast range of content choices and preferences. It has a pool of 45,000 hours of content which includes – COLORS (Hindi), MTV, Nickelodeon, Viacom18 Motion Pictures and MTV Indies. It offers the biggest TV Shows, Blockbuster movies, toons and VOOT originals.
7. MX Player – Watch Movies, TV Shows, Web Series Online
MX Player is a video streaming app that offers thousands of hours of premium, exclusive and original content from leading Producers and Publishers. It’s a one-stop app for some of the best Movies, TV Shows, Web Series, Music Videos and Short Videos. The platform lays focus on Exclusive Original Content with emphasis on high-quality Hindi and Regional Languages. MX Player will offer consumers more than 20 original shows and over 50,000 hours of Premium Content across languages.
8. Aha.video – 100% Telugu Web Series and Movies Online
Aha is an exclusive Telugu on-demand video streaming platform, owned by Arha Media & Broadcasting Pvt. Ltd. Aha content library includes movies, original web series, and shows across genres. The content will be added regularly and is tailored exclusively for the Telugu audience. Our content is ad-free, and we believe nothing should come between you and your enjoyment. Available on devices, including Mobile, Tablet, Web, Smart TV, and Streaming Devices, now discover and watch aha anywhere and everywhere. Download and watch your favorite content offline at your convenience.
9. BIGFLIX – Watch Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam Movies online
BigFlix is Reliance Entertainment’s subscription-based movie streaming service. Last year in April, the platform got revamped and now has a subscription fee of Rs.50 per month after a month free trial. The platform boasts a huge collection of movies has 2,000 titles across 9 languages including Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Punjabi, Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi, Bhojpuri, and Bengali. It has tied up with the likes of Dharma, Disney, Viacom, Phantom, Telegu One and Rajshri.
10. VIU – Watch Latest Hindi Movies, TV Shows, Originals Online
Viu is launched in India by a Hong Kong-based PCCW Media company called Vuclip. It is a yet another video-on-demand service which is at a subscription fee of Rs.99 per month (after a one month trial) for those who wish to consume ad-free content and experience the premium version.
So, there it is! The Top 10 OTT Platforms in India, based on popularity and users. Did we miss out on any? Do you have a favourite? Please let us know in the comments section and don’t forget to catch up on your favourite shows and movies this week. Here Keep streaming!