How To Stream Movies And Shows On Andriod For Free

It always feels good to catch up on your favorite shows and movies, on-demand during your leisure time. Unfortunately, even with increasing number of channels broadcasting international content, users still prefer watching them online without any breaks and on their mobile phones and tablets. With internet speeds improving considerably over the past few years, the availability of multimedia content on the internet has become more accessible and that too, without much efforts. The demand for international content has also increased considerably in India. Let’s have a look at some of the top apps which can help you stream international movies and shows directly on your Android device for free.



Hotstar is touted to be India’s response to Netflix. It can easily be downloaded from the Play Store and you can not only watch movies and TV shows, but you can also watch live sports, albeit with a bit of lag though. The app, however needs subscription of INR 199 per month for its premium content, but users have plenty of other options to watch for free. The catalog is classified as per genres, channels and language for easy navigation. One can also download content for offline viewing purposes.



Showbox is one of the most popular apps when it comes to streaming movies and shows directly on your device for free. The app is not available on Google Play Store, but you can easily get it downloaded from its official website. You can watch movies and shows along with subtitles of your preferred language and sort them according to year, language and genre. You can also download the content to watch them offline. This feature can be particularly useful when you are travelling. You also get an option of selecting the quality of the movies and TV shows. The app also has several other sections to browse, like news, trailers and music. The app regularly updates its collection and it’s definitely worth checking out.

MegaBox HD


Megabox HD is pretty similar to Showbox, with additional filters which helps you sort content according to genre, region, language etc. This helps user find desired content easily. Another advantage of this app is you can stream videos onto your TV. For this you would need apps like Allcast or AllConnect which can connect to Chromecast or any other internet-enabled TV. This way, you can enjoy all your favorite content on big screen.



Voot is steadily gaining popularity among users because of its large collection of regional shows and cartoon shows for kids. This app contains a vast catalog of content in multiple Indian languages like Gujarati, Telugu, Marathi etc. It also has plenty of original content to watch out for. A dedicated section for kids can help them stay busy as well. Unfortunately, you cannot download videos for offline viewing.

Try out the above apps and let us know which one best suits your needs in the comment section below

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