We love our entertainment – astrology, cricket, Bollywood, TV. Some of these are almost a religion. Gone are the days when you had to go to a theatre to watch a movie or buy a DVD later incase you missed it in the theatres. Gone are those days too where you had to be stuck to your TV to watch the cricket match or a show you like. Thanks to rising internet speeds, smartphones and larger screen sizes, there are many apps that offer great content through streaming. Here are 8 apps that will keep you entertained always.

  1. YouTube
    This is the quintessential app to have. You can watch music videos, trailers, comedy videos, gadget reviews, original web shows and more. The best part about having YouTube is you can save videos to watch offline, even when you don’t have an internet connection.
    Download: Android | iOS
  2. HotStar
    From the house of Star TV, this app is more than enough. Not only can you stream cricket matches and other sports, you can also watch shows that run on the Star group of channels including some old shows such as Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai and Khichdi. While most of the content is free, there’s a premium version where you can watch shows from other countries and the latest movies as well.
    Download: Android | iOS
  3. Eros Now
    Eros International has produced some of the best Bollywood movies such as NH10, Mary Kom, Ki and Ka and Ek Villain among many others. You can now catch these movies and many more on the Eros Now mobile app. Not only that, you can even listen to music from the movies that are on the app.
    Download: Android | iOS
  4. Voot
    From the Viacom 18 group, Voot is an app that has something for everyone. Watch your favourite shows from Colors and MTV. The latest episodes of Splitsvilla, Roadies, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa are also available. Apart from shows, you can also watch some movies. Voot is also producing special web only series and has recently launched The Shaadi Boys. This app has cartoons for children as well, making it a full family entertainment app.
    Download: Android | iOS
  5. Sony LIV
    Sony is a well known entertainment channel and now they have an app called Sony LIV. You can watch live sports, movies, music videos from Sony Mix, and popular shows like Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, The Kapil Sharma Show and CID among man others. Not all movies are free to watch though. Sony LIV also makes original web only series that are only available to stream on the app.
    Download: Android | iOS
  6. Netflix
    If you would like to watch great English content, then Netflix is the perfect app for you. They are the pioneers in streaming and original content. Not only can you watch amazing shows and movies, but also original Netflix productions: movies and shows. House Of Cards, Orange is the New Black, Brahman Naman are a few notable productions. Just a few months ago, the service became available in India.
    Download: Android | iOS
  7. Spuul
    Spuul is like the Indian Netflix, having the latest movies and videos. Some can be viewed for free, while the others come with a subscription.
    Download: Android | iOS
  8. Yupp TV
    If you’re a TV buff and want to have access to your favourite channels on the go, then Yupp TV is for you. If offers a bookay of entertainment, news and regional channels. A subscription is needed to watch TV on the go.
    Download: Android | iOS

These apps are more than enough to keep you entertained. Remember to be on WiFi when you are using any of these apps, otherwise you may eat into your data limit.


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