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MX Player
MX Player Icon
Type of site
Available in12 languages
HeadquartersGurugram, India,
Area servedAs Video Player: Worldwide
As OTT: India, USA, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Bangladesh and Nepal
OwnerTimes Internet
Key people
IndustryOTT, Entertainment, Streaming Media (Video & Music), Gaming
URLwww.mxplayer.in
(Indian streaming service)
Alexa rankIncrease 1,552[1]
(Indian streaming service)
LaunchedAs video player: 18 July 2011
As OTT: 20 February 2019

MX Player is an Indian video player, over-the-top media service and entertainment platform. The platform currently operates on an ad-supported model. It also produces original content.

History

Video player

MX Player is a video player launched in 18 July 2011 featuring hardware acceleration and subtitle support, and offline video viewing capabilities.[2]

Indian OTT platform

On 20 February 2019, MX Player was relaunched as an OTT platform with the announcement of original programming. Initially only available in India, the OTT platform was later expanded to select international markets. Elsewhere in the world, it is still working as a video player.[3]

International expansion

In March 2020, MX Player announced the launch of its OTT service internationally to select markets. It has licensed content from various Indian and international studios, including Filmrise, Sonar Entertainment, Screen Media, Hungama, Shemaroo and Goldmine.[4]

User Base

MX Player has around 750 million users internationally spread across 150 countries. The platform has over 275 million monthly active users.[5]

List of original shows

Title Genre(s) Premiere Seasons/episodes Language(s)
Original Dub
Famously Filmfare Season 2 (Bollywood) Talk Show 19 February 2019 1 Season, 10 Episodes Hindi
Famously Filmfare (Tamil) Talk Show 19 February 2019 1 Season, 5 Episodes Tamil
Famously Filmfare (Kannada) Talk Show 19 February 2019 1 Season, 6 Episodes Kannada
Famously Filmfare (Malayalam) Talk Show 19 February 2019 1 Season, 6 Episodes Malayalam
Famously Filmfare (Telugu) Talk Show 19 February 2019 1 Season, 10 Episodes Telugu
Famously Filmfare (Bengali) Talk Show 19 February 2019 1 Season, 11 Episodes Bengali
Famously Filmfare (Punjabi) Talk Show 19 February 2019 1 Season, 10 Episodes Punjabi
Famously Filmfare (Marathi) Talk Show 19 February 2019 1 Season, 12 Episodes Marathi
Aafat Comedy, Drama 19 February 2019 1 Season, 6 Episodes Hindi
F Buddies[6] Romance 25 March 2019 1 Season, 8 Episodes Tamil / English Hindi
Love Ok Please Travel Reality Show 25 March 2019 1 Season, 14 Episodes
Kiski Sarkar Comedy 15 April 2019 1 Season, 5 Episodes Hindi
Express Yourself Music 26 April 2019 1 Season, 4 Episodes Hindi
Bollywood Buzzinga S1 Game Show 4 May 2019 1 Season, 10 Episodes Hindi
Thinkistan Drama 24 May 2019 1 Season, 23 Episodes Hindi
Aani Kaay Hava Romantic comedy 28 June 2019 2 Season, 12 Episodes Marathi Hindi
Bollywood Buzzinga S2 Game Show 16 August 2019 2 Seasons, 26 Episodes Hindi
Once A Year Romance 20 September 2019 1 Season, 6 Episodes Marathi
Pandu Comedy 20 September 2019 1 Season, 6 Episodes Marathi
Hello Mini Thriller 1 October 2019 1 Season, 15 Episodes Hindi
Shaadi Fit Reality 15 November 2019 1 Season, 11 Episodes Hindi
Hey Prabhu! Comedy, Drama 14 November 2019 1 Season, 6 Episodes Hindi Tamil
Cheesecake Drama 29 November 2019 1 Season, 5 Episodes Hindi
Queen[7] Historical drama 14 December 2019 1 season, 11 episodes Tamil-English Hindi, Telugu, Bengali
Pawan & Pooja Romance, Drama 14 February 2020 1 Season, 10 Episodes Hindi Tamil
Ek Thi Begam action thriller 15 April 2020 1 Season, 10 Episodes Marathi Hindi
Bhaukaal[8] Drama, Action 6 March 2020 1 Season, 10 Episodes Hindi
Samantar[9] Suspense, Drama 13 March 2020 1 Season, 9 Episodes Marathi Hindi, Tamil and Telugu
Mastram comedy, fantasy 30 April 2020 1 Season, 10 Episodes Hindi Tamil,Telugu
Purvanchal Crime 28 May,2020 1 Season Hindi

References

  1. ^ "mxplayer.in Competitive Analysis, Marketing Mix and Traffic - Alexa". www.alexa.com. Retrieved 5 January 2020.
  2. ^ "MX Player offers premium shows for free". Times of India. 1 May 2020. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  3. ^ "CREATING A WINNING MX". Impact. 2 March 2020. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  4. ^ "MX Player's International Expansion in USA & 6 Other Countries". Cision. 26 March 2020. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  5. ^ "Hotstar leads Indian online content space, Dailyhunt, MX Player follow: report". Cision. 17 January 2020. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  6. ^ MX Player launches the trailer of f*ck buddies - Mumbai Live
  7. ^ "Teaser of 'Queen' released: Web series on Jayalalithaa starring Ramya Krishnan". www.thenewsminute.com. 1 December 2019. Retrieved 18 May 2020.
  8. ^ If you haven't seen MX Player's 'Bhaukaal' yet, here are 4 reasons that will make you binge-watch the series now! Economic Times
  9. ^ "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.

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