Top 10 Best Premium Video Streaming Apps and Services in India 2019

Best Premium Video Streaming Apps

Video streaming is a thing these days, which allows a video to be viewed online without being downloaded on any device. The media is sent in a continuous stream of data and is played as it arrives. A certain player or application is needed to play streaming videos. Hence, this is the place where video streaming apps come into action. No doubt video streaming is growing as the next important thing in the world and the video streaming applications bring great profit to their creators. Though there are many video streaming applications available, to save your time here is the list of top best premium video streaming apps.

Best Premium Video Streaming Apps


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It is one of the most popular and widely used apps for watching online movies and online tv series. It is available on various platforms and costs 500 INR per month, but for new members, all the services offered by Netflix is free for one month. It has multiple ranges of titles and offers excellent original series content, and support for 4K, HDR10, and Dolby Vision. Netflix allows you to enjoy unlimited viewing of the content without having to watch a single commercial advertisement.

Amazon Prime Video

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Amazon offers a video streaming service known as Amazon Prime Video. It includes various channels like Anime Strike, HBO, SHOWTIME, STARZ, and others. This is one of the Best Premium Video Streaming Apps out in the market. This video streaming app does not support Chromecast, but users can select titles that are available to download at zero cost. The best prescription offered by Amazon Prime Video costs $99 per year. One of the best feature offered by this video streaming application is that users can save videos for offline use also.


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Just like other video streaming applications, Hotstar also offers online videos and is owned by Novi Digital Entertainment Private Limited. It offers 50,000 hours of movies and TV content and supports 8 languages. With Hotstar you can have a video experience like no other application. With this video streaming application, you can have a splendid video experience on both mobile networks as well as Wi-Fi internet connections. It is easy to use the application because of its user-friendly interface. The membership charges of Rs. 299 for Sports pack and Rs. 999 Hotstar Premium plan is non-refundable. The Rs. 199 Hotstar Premium plan comes with a 7 days trial and the money is refundable if the plan is cancelled within the first 7 days.


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HOOQ is the source of unlimited entertainment. This application not only allows you to stream videos but also allows you to download thousands of movies and TV series for offline viewing, anywhere, anytime and on any device. It offers a wide range of latest Bollywood movies; horror movies and you can even browse your favourite TV series. The best thing about this video streaming application is that there are no hidden charges and there is no advertisement so that you can enjoy watching your favourite videos without any distractions.  It has the cheapest subscription charge i.e. of Rs 89 per month.


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VIU provides a seamless experience from mobile to TV via Airplay for selected shows. It offers the best entertainment to its users for free. You can also upgrade the VIU application to VIU premium level if you want to access more enhanced features. You can also download videos for offline viewing. It is easy to use the app and it uses the local language interface. VIU not only offers a wide range of Bollywood movies but also offers Korean drama series. You can watch UpToDate programs from Asia with subtitles. The subscription charges for this application is about $18 per month.  One can also go for the $39/month package as it includes VIU premium service.


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It is a video streaming application which is a part of Viacom 18 Digital Ventures. It offers around 30,000 hours of exciting content for an audience with assorted options which include channels like Colors (Hindi), MTV, Nickelodeon, Viacom18 Motion Pictures, and many others. It features Chromecast support, channel wise discovery, and language and genre sorting. Based on the data plan you are using, you can also choose the video quality like – Data Saving, High Quality & Auto. Voot is currently free and no subscription is required to watch videos through this platform.


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It is the online video streaming Over the Top (OTT) platform. It offers 12 navigational and featured languages. Zee5 offers a wide range of content; with 90+ live TV channels and 1.25 lac+ hours of video viewing and covers the languages of English, Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Bhojpuri, Gujarati & Punjabi making it a complete video destination for OTT viewers. This video streaming app is easy to use as it offers a user-friendly experience. It also includes features like language Navigation, Seamless Video playback, Smart Content Search & recommendation, option to choose video quality and much more create a video experience like no other. The subscription charges to use this application is around Rs 199 per month.


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It is a subordinate of Balaji Telefilms Limited and it offers fresh, original, and exclusive video contents. It is a subscription-based video on demand service and is available across multiple platforms ranging from desktops, laptops, smart-phones to internet-ready television. ALTBalaji offers original, exclusive, and premium videos that you can watch, anytime, anywhere, and as much. It offers live streaming of videos at a subscription charge of Rs 300 per year.

Sony liv

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It is a video on demand service which is owned by Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd and it is the source of best entertainment that offers non-English content which is not available on other platforms.  It is a mobile streaming app that allows you to watch your favourite movies and TV shows. This video streaming app supports Chromecast and offers live sports. The major drawbacks of this application are that it is a subscription-based application and contains a lot of advertisements.  For Mi users, the subscription charge for this application is Re 1 only otherwise the subscription charge is of Rs 49 per month. The premium package is available at Rs 120 for 3 months.

Hungama Play

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Hungama Play application provides users with the best of celebrity news, music videos, live shows, fashion tips, Bollywood gossip, and comedy. With this application, you can download videos for offline viewing purpose and you can also access the videos stored in your device. It offers a unique interactive discovery feature that allows you to find the content in a fun way. It supports Chromecast and is a subscription-based video streaming application. The subscription fee to see unlimited movies for 30 days is Rs 249, it is Rs 60 for one Indian movie and Rs 120 for one English movie and charges are based on as per use model.


In the above-mentioned video streaming applications, the best app that I personally recommend is Netflix. The reason for choosing Netflix is because it is one of the best Video Streaming Apps that has some of the largest media library, they offer content from various country to all of its premium subscriber. Apart from that, they have got some of the best original content that you can binge watch. Amazon Prime Video and hotstar is also a good option as it helps round out the experience overall.

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By Ankita Yadav

I am a Freelance tech writer and a Computer science engineer. Writing is my passion, so far my specialty is collecting enormous amount of data and then simplifying its content in my articles.


  1. Netflix is best imo. You have huge shows, movies and originals. It is the best streaming platform for me.

    Also, u can use vpn to change region and access US region. Read a lot of good guides for netflix US on vpnranks wesbite

    1. As per our experience, we have tried using a VPN on Netflix, but it doesn’t seem to work. Netflix has some of the most sophisticated VPN ban, that blocks the access to the user whenever they try to open Netflix via VPN, although we know that some premium VPN promises to give access to Netflix via VPN but we are not sure of their authenticity.

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