If you’re one of those whose childhood memories of TV shows are filled with dreary and deathly boring Saas-Bahu shows, growing up has not been much to cheer about when it comes to entertainment. With the advent of college came a whole new world of TV shows of the West that addicted us just the same way Tulsi and Parvati captured out moms’ imaginations. The difference however lay in the quality of content that was on offer. If you’re favorite show has ended and you’re confused where to look now, read on to get all your answers
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From award-winning series to stand up s ketches by superstar standup comedians Kenny Sebastian, Biswa Kalyan Rath, East India Comedyto a collection of must watch Bollywood and Hollywood flicks, this app gives you all at an affordable subscription price of 499 and a free 30-day trial period. All this at a low data spend and an option to download and livestream videos as much as you want!
A venture of Star TV Private Limited, it offers endless streaming from Star Plus, Star World, HBO, and all the other Star channels. From movies in over 8 languages to sports, news and series, this portal gives you all! All the football buffs and Team India fans have this app on your phones. Why? Because it’s the only app that has the rights to telecast live matches in India. And with its seamless streaming and user-friendly interface and popular shows like On Air with AIB, M Bole Toh, etc., this is the most popular movie and tv app for Indian audiences today.
Netflix and Chill? Was there any doubt! Netflix, the most popular web portal for young people all across the world and a heaven for all those who'd love to binge watch on Russell Peters, Narcos, House of Cards and other popular international series is now available. You can also choose from movies, Hollywood and Bollywood, although the Bollywood content is in development, no one can argue that when it comes to original content, Netflix is light years ahead of the competition with its recent Hollywood move “War Machine” starring Brad Pitt a case in point. Available in 3 packages, basic standard and premium, you can choose the picture resolution depending on the internet quality in your device although the Premium is not coming to India anytime soon. You could enjoy Netflix on any device, tv, laptops, tablets or phones.
IF you’re one of the legions of fans who couldn’t get enough of Mikesh’s innocence in Permanent Roommates or laughed your hearts out for Yogi and Jitu in Pitchers, TVF has now launched their own video app that gives you an archive of their videos. The best part? They are all for free! A simple registration through Gmail, Google+ or Facebook will give you access to all the videos of the channel free of cost. Although the speed and processing need to be worked on, the overall experience is amazing.
This app provides you with TV shows from the channel Colors, MTV franchise and all the other channels from the Viacom 18 network and also has a domain of all the popular Bollywood movies and some Hollywood and animated films. There are 3 modes of watching the videos according the internet quality on your device. Enjoy seamless video streaming of all your popular shows from the comfort of your bed at your own time. Additionally, you can also share your preferred shows on social media using a customized shout option.
Remember the popular breakup series Emotional Atyachaar with sting operations and heartbreak stories which would make you question your own relationship? The same channel has now converted itself into a web portal with more interesting and youth-centric shows like The Trip featuring Lisa Haydon and Mallika Dua, even the popular Ye Hai Aashiqui has undergone a revamp. All this, free of cost. The USP of this app is the unique and quirky plots and youth centric storylines. Hence, with your popular shows of the old, enjoy many newer online shows with its online video streaming service.
After ruling soap opera circuits for almost a decade, Balaji Telefilms have come up with an app with shows like Karle Tu Bhi Mohabbat featuring the much-loved on-screen pair of Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar, and shows with humorous backdrops like Boygiri to provide you with some very interesting online video streaming shows to relax and unwind. Although the subscription rates may come across as an obstacle to its popularity, the video quality is bold and in sync with today’s times. However, frequent crashes quite are quite an annoyance while playing on smartphones.