Best Live TV Apps In India For Android & iOS 2020

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Wondering what are the best live TV Apps in India where you can watch Live TV or Catchup episodes of your favorite shows? Check out the best TV Apps in India, available for free on Android and iOS

Best Live TV Apps In IndiaThe entertainment industry has boomed after Jio's entry into the Indian market. The mobile phones are available at cheap prices, data prices are world-level low – and, more and more people love to watch TV shows online – on their Android & iOS mobile phones. There is a tone of TV Apps available in India that give access to watch live TV on mobile or play catch up of the past episodes. In this post, we have shared the best Live TV Apps available in India where you can watch free Indian TV Shows – live or catch-ups. So without further ado, let's dive in!

Best Live TV Apps In India: –

The list is constantly updated by us regularly. So keep checking it for latest updates: –

JioTV – Live Cricket, TV, Movies

Released on May 4, 2016, the JioTV app has surpassed over 100 million downloads on Google Play Store and featured in the top entertainment apps in the Indian iOS App Store. Unfortunately, the app works for only those who are Jio customers or have Jio Number. The JioTV app lets you watch live TV shows or catch-ups in HD or SD quality. Let's talk about the content this app provides to its viewers.

JioTV app features 670 TV channels; classified in over 10 genres.

  • Business News
  • Devotional
  • Educational
  • Entertainment
  • Infotainment
  • Jio Darshan
  • Kids
  • Lifestyle
  • Music
  • News
  • Shopping
  • Sports

So there is no doubt that the JioTV app is one of the best live TV apps in India – featuring hundreds of quality channels for free. You can download this live TV app from the Google Play Store and iOS App Store.

SonyLIV – Freemium

Released on December 20, 2012, SonyLIV is another one of the best Live TV Apps available in India. It also has surpassed over 100 million downloads on Google Play Store and featured in top entertainment apps in the Indian iOS App Store. Unlike JioTV, which is completely free, SonyLIV has some premium subscriptions. There are some Live TV Channels that you can not access without paying real money.

But it does offer a variety of content for free, which includes – TV Shows Catch-ups, Web series, free movies. sports highlights, etc. Also, one of the best things is it gives you access to Anime channel; Animax HD and anime shows – legally. Although, it falls under the premium tag. If you love watching Anime and looking for an app that lets you watch anime legally in India, then consider SonyLIV.

And, if you are thinking to have the premium version of this app, then you may want to check SonyLIV App review.

ZEE5 – Movies, TV Shows, Live TV

ZEE5 is another great – one of the best live TV Apps available in India where you can watch TV Episodes for free – legally. This app also has a subscription-based service that the users can avail of to access premium content. ZEE5 app offers Hindi TV Shows, Movies. The content includes popular TV shows from Zee TV, &TV, etc. Other than that, it also has a recipes section where you can learn amazing delicious Indian food recipes.

Well, it lacks content as compared to JioTV – to be honest, there is no app like JioTV on any platform.

Hotstar – Live Cricket, TV Shows

Hotstar is among the top best live TV Apps available in India. It also offers free content, as well as, premium content. Also, their premium content service is the cheapest as compared to other apps like Netflix, Amazon Prime. One of the best highlights is that it gives you access to watch live Cricket on mobile.

Other than Cricket, Hotstar has a lot of movies, TV Shows. This includes Hindi movies, as well as, Hollywood movies. The app offers a variety of channels; Star Plus, HBO, Star World, National Geographic, Life OK, Star Sports, Foxlife, etc.

Also, live News Channels like India Today, Republic TV available. It also lets you download the content within the app. So it's a pretty good app.

Voot – Kids TV Shows

Voot Kids is specially designed for the kids and offers a variety of Indian Cartoons – as well as, some others like Pokemon, Ninja Hattori, etc. You can enjoy the content for 30 free days – after that, you will need to pay real money. It does ask you to set the payment method initially – but you would not be charged for 30-free days.

The publisher also offers another Voot App, which provides MTV, Color channel shows.

Since Voot Kids is a premium app, you may want to check its content. You can read the Voot Kids app review here.

Tubi – Free Movies & TV Shows

Best Live TV Apps In IndiaTubi is another great app to watch free TV shows on Android/iPhone. It is available for free to download from Google Play Store and iOS App Store. The streaming quality is pretty great – you will have a great experience using this app if your internet connection is stable. The app offers a ton of content in different categories like anime shows Naruto, Yu-gi-oh, entertainment shows, horror & adventure, etc.


TVFPlay is another popular app where you can watch web series from popular YouTube Channels like TVF, Timeliners, Girliyapa. Its download size is around 10 MB and streams the content smoothly. You can log in to this app with your Facebook ID or Google Play Store account. Speaking of content, TVF creates original shows that you will not find in any other app. Also, the quality of their TV shows is quite high as compared to the cable TV Shows. It's one of the best TV Apps in India for Android & iOS.

Discovery Plus

Discovery Plus is another one of the best TV Apps in India where you can watch TV shows, videos, and documentaries on the mobile phone. The app features content related to Science, Animals, Auto, Food, Technology, etc. Unlike all the TV apps listed here, the Discovery Plus app offers educational shows – if you are a student, then you should give it a shot. You can read more about this app here.


ALTBalaji is one of the popular TV Apps in India featuring exclusive web series, movies, shows of all genres; horror, comedy, thriller, etc. It streams the content in high-quality without any problem. Also, you can download the shows, full movies to watch later when you are in the location where data is weak.

Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video is one of the top TV Apps in India where you can watch TV Shows, Movies of all genres. It's a premium app – you will need to have a premium account to access the content of this app. Amazon Prime Video not only features the content from Indian TV shows – but also provides access to worldwide TV shows on mobile phones. They also have made some TV shows like Mirzapur that are available exclusively on this TV app.

So these are the top-quality and most popular best TV apps in India. There are many more apps also available – we didn't share them because their quality is pretty bad. If you know more apps, share them in the comment section below.

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