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Type of site
|Available in||13 languages|
|Area served||As Video Player: Worldwide |
As OTT: India, USA, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal
|Created by||J2 Interactive|
|Parent||The Times Group|
|Launched||As video player: 18 July 2011|
As OTT: 20 February 2019
MX Player is an Indian video streaming and video on demand platform developed by MX Media & Entertainment (formerly J2 Interactive). It has over 280 million users globally. The platform currently operates on an ad-supported model and has a streaming library of over 150,000 hours across 12 languages including English, Hindi and Tamil. It is available on iOS, Android and the web.
MX Player launched as a video player on 18 July 2011. It featured subtitle support and offline video viewing capabilities.
On 20 February 2019, MX Player was relaunched as an OTT platform with original programming. It has also licensed contents from various Indian and International studios including FilmRise, Sonar Entertainment, Screen Media Films, Goldmine, Hungama, Shemaroo, Paramount Pictures, Sony Entertainment and Sun TV Network. In 2020, it tied up with Ullu App for adult content.
Initially available in India, in March 2020, MX Player announced the launch of its OTT service internationally to select markets, including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal. Elsewhere, it is still a video player.
List of original shows
|Year||Title||Genre(s)||Premiere||Seasons / Episodes||Language(s)|
|2019||Famously Filmfare Season 2 (Bollywood)||Talk Show||19 February 2019||1 Season, 10 Episodes||Hindi|
|2019||Famously Filmfare (Tollywood)||Talk Show||19 February 2019||1 Season, 10 Episodes||Telugu|
|2019||Famously Filmfare (Kollywood)||Talk Show||19 February 2019||1 Season, 5 Episodes||Tamil|
|2019||Famously Filmfare (Sandalwood)||Talk Show||19 February 2019||1 Season, 6 Episodes||Kannada|
|2019||Famously Filmfare (Mollywood)||Talk Show||19 February 2019||1 Season, 6 Episodes||Malayalam|
|2019||Famously Filmfare (Bengali)||Talk Show||19 February 2019||1 Season, 11 Episodes||Bengali|
|2019||Famously Filmfare (Punjabi)||Talk Show||19 February 2019||1 Season, 10 Episodes||Punjabi|
|2019||Famously Filmfare (Marathi)||Talk Show||19 February 2019||1 Season, 12 Episodes||Marathi|
|2019||Aafat||Comedy, Drama||19 February 2019||1 Season, 6 Episodes||Hindi|
|2019||F Buddies||Romance||25 March 2019||1 Season, 8 Episodes||Tamil / English||Telugu, Hindi|
|2019||Love Ok Please||Travel Reality Show||25 March 2019||1 Season, 14 Episodes|
|2019||Kiski Sarkar||Comedy||15 April 2019||1 Season, 5 Episodes||Hindi|
|2019||Express Yourself||Music||26 April 2019||1 Season, 4 Episodes||Hindi|
|2019||Bollywood Buzzinga S1||Game Show||4 May 2019||1 Season, 10 Episodes||Hindi|
|2019||Thinkistan||Drama||24 May 2019||1 Season, 23 Episodes||Hindi|
|2019||Aani Kay Hava||Romantic Comedy||28 June 2019||2 Seasons, 12 Episodes||Marathi||Hindi|
|2019||Bollywood Buzzinga S2||Game Show||16 August 2019||2 Seasons, 26 Episodes||Hindi|
|2019||Once A Year||Romance||20 September 2019||1 Season, 6 Episodes||Marathi|
|2019||Pandu||Comedy||20 September 2019||1 Season, 6 Episodes||Marathi|
|2019||Hello Mini||Thriller||1 October 2019||1 Season, 15 Episodes||Hindi|
|2019||Shaadi Fit||Reality||15 November 2019||1 Season, 11 Episodes||Hindi|
|2019||Hey Prabhu!||Comedy, Drama||14 November 2019||1 Season, 6 Episodes||Hindi||Tamil|
|2019||Cheesecake||Drama||29 November 2019||1 Season, 5 Episodes||Hindi|
|2019||Queen||Historical Drama||14 December 2019||1 season, 11 episodes||Tamil||Telugu, Hindi, Bengali|
|2020||Pawan & Pooja||Romance, Drama||14 February 2020||1 Season, 10 Episodes||Hindi||Telugu, Tamil|
|2020||Ek Thi Begam||Action, Thriller||15 April 2020||1 Season, 10 Episodes||Marathi||Hindi|
|2020||Bhaukaal||Drama, Action||6 March 2020||1 Season, 10 Episodes||Hindi||Telugu, Tamil|
|2020||Samantar||Suspense, Drama||13 March 2020||1 Season, 9 Episodes||Marathi||Hindi, Telugu and Tamil|
|2020||Mastram||Comedy, Fantasy||30 April 2020||1 Season, 10 Episodes||Hindi||Telugu, Tamil|
|2020||Raktanchal||Crime||28 May 2020||1 Season, 9 Episodes||Hindi||Telugu|
|2020||Times of Music||Music, Reality Show||20 June 2020||1 Season, 11 Episodes||Hindi|
|2020||Dangerous||Crime, Drama||14 August 2020||1 Season, 7 Episodes||Hindi||Telugu, Tamil|
|2020||Aashram||Crime, Drama||28 August 2020||2 Seasons, 18 Episodes||Hindi||Telugu, Tamil|
|2020||High||Crime||7 October 2020||1 Season||Hindi|
|2020||Bullets||Action||30 October 2020||1 Season||Hindi||Telugu, Tamil|
|2020||Pati Patni Aur Panga||Romance, Drama||12 December 2020||1 Season||Hindi||Telugu, Tamil|
|2021||Chakravyuh – An Inspector Virkar Crime Thriller||Crime, Thriller||12 March 2021||1 Season, 8 Episodes||Hindi||Telugu|
- "Times Internet buys MX Player for Rs 1,000 crore". The Economic Times. 28 June 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2020.
- Ramachandran, Naman (5 December 2018). "ATF: MX Player Reveals Ambitious Plans as India Streamer (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 30 June 2020.
- "India's MX Player expands to US, UK and other markets in international push". TechCrunch. Retrieved 30 June 2020.
- "MX Player top entertainment app in India in 2019". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 30 June 2020.
- "India's Times Internet buys popular video app MX Player for $140M to get into streaming". TechCrunch. Retrieved 27 June 2020.
- "Tencent leads $111M investment in India's video streaming service MX Player". TechCrunch. Retrieved 30 June 2020.
- "Deal Street: Tencent Enters India's Video Streaming Space With $110-Million Investment". BloombergQuint. Retrieved 30 June 2020.
- Bureau, Our. "MX Player inks content deal with Paramount Pictures and Sony Pictures Television India". @businessline. Retrieved 30 June 2020.
- Bhushan, Nyay (31 October 2019). "China's Tencent, India's Times Internet Lead $110M Investment in Indian Streamer MX Player". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 3 November 2020.
- "ओटीटी पर शुरू हुई एडल्ट कंटेंट की जंग, जी5 से मुकाबला करने को एमएक्स प्लेयर ने मिलाया उल्लू से हाथ". Amar Ujala (in Hindi).
- "India's MX Player expands to US, UK and other markets in international push". finance.yahoo.com. Retrieved 30 June 2020.
- MX Player launches the trailer of f*ck buddies - Mumbai Live
- "Teaser of 'Queen' released: Web series on Jayalalithaa starring Ramya Krishnan". www.thenewsminute.com. 1 December 2019. Retrieved 18 May 2020.
- "If you haven't seen MX Player's 'Bhaukaal' yet, here are 4 reasons that will make you binge-watch the series now!" – via The Economic Times.
- "All You Need To Know About Swwapnil Joshi and Tejaswini Pandit's Samantar – Times of India". The Times of India. 11 March 2020. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
- "Dangerous trailer: Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover reunite for a sleek thriller". 6 August 2020.
- "Aashram trailer: Bobby Deol plays a spiritual leader who veers between 'aastha' and 'apraadh' in Prakash Jha's new series". Hindustan Times. 17 August 2020.
- Mittal, Aarzoo (9 July 2020). "Tencent-backed MX Player launches short video app MX TakaTak". Entrackr. Retrieved 24 January 2021.
- "What is TakaTak? Know all about it". The Economic Times. Retrieved 24 January 2021.
- Studio, HT Brand (30 December 2020). "Short format video app MX TakaTak is launching Rs. 100 crore creator fund". mint. Retrieved 24 January 2021.