Time has shifted in a decade. Kids who loved watching TV ten years ago have kids who are less impressed by the idiot box today. The increasing means of online entertainment has attracted more and more eyeballs. Even adults might find it difficult to stay away from an OTT. And why not! There are many advantages to OTTs over conventional cable TV. You can choose to watch what you want. when you want. Plus, the flow of new content released on OTTs is unlimited!.
So if you do not use any OTT platform yet, and are thinking of making the switch, we have decided to write down a list of the best OTTs platforms available right now that you can instantly invest in.
This OTT platform isn’t uncommon to anyone. Popularised with millions of content options for streaming, and with the infamous tagline, Netflix and Chill, the leading OTT is one that will give you the most value for money. If you are interested in English films, TV shows and originals, we recommend you get a Netflix subscription.
You can subscribe as per the number of months you would like. There are monthly packages or even yearly packages available online. You would be able to make a few savings if you choose a subscription for a longer duration. But if you end up not using it, you can cancel anytime.
Many movies have been released on Netflix in recent times. This was the consequence of the recent lockdown and if you want to be the first one to watch these movies and exciting content, you would love Netflix. So just go ahead and subscribe to the platform.
Moving down South to the regional language of Telugu! Those who are specifically interested in Telugu cinema/ content need to look no further than Aha. The OTT which was formed not very long ago (2020) soon became the love of many South Indian families with 1 million monthly users as of today. The platform is the best place for original Telugu content, movies, talk shows and more.
You can get a subscription to Aha at Rs 149 for 3 months. Users who are interested in signing up for the long term can go for the yearly plan for Rs 399. However, with the latest discount offers on Aha, you can get a 47% discount on the yearly pack for Aha that brings its cost down to Rs 299.
3. Amazon Prime Video
Moving to something more Indians love to watch – Hindi entertainment! If Bollywood and everything desi is your choice, then Amazon Prime Video could be your pick. Although the platform hosts English content as well, you would find plenty of Bollywood movies and Hindi Tv shows on the platform. It’s honestly the best of both worlds. You can binge watch some of the best Hindi web series on Amazon Prime Video.
Creating a Prime account has other benefits as well like free access to Amazon music, kindle reading of borrowed books, and of course the much loved free delivery option on all Amazon products. Moreover, if you are an online shopping lover and love to order Amazon products, you would also get lightning deals and many exciting offers with a Prime subscription.
4. Alt Balaji
Nothing we have not heard before, Alt Balaji continues to shine with its original shows from Balaji Telefilms, a venture of Ekta and Jitendra Kapoor. The queen of Indian TV, Ekta Kapoor stepped into the OTT platform in 2017 and soon attracted the fans. It has a host of shows including Karle Tu Bhi Mohabbat and Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain starring the biggest names in the TV industry like Sakshi Tanwar, Mona Singh.
You can subscribe to Alt Balaji for a monthly ( Rs 100), half-yearly (Rs 180) or an annual plan (Rs 300).
5. Sun Nxt
Another OTT platform, Sun Nxt, has a bunch of content in South Indian languages including Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada. You can watch unlimited TV shows and movies in these languages. There is more to explore as well. A Sun NXT subscription might be all that you need for regional entertainment in your language.
You could choose the best OTT from the list of all OTT platforms in India depending on the language that you are interested in, your choice of content or even your budget.
Which OTT have you subscribed to? Let us know by commenting below.