Voot

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Voot
Voot website logo.png
Type of businessSubsidiary
Type of site
OTT platform
Available inHindi, English, Kannada, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu
Headquarters
Area servedIndia
United Kingdom (Virgin Media only)
OwnerViacom 18
Industry
Products
Services
  • Film production
  • film distribution
  • television production
URLwww.voot.com
Alexa rankIncrease 2,833 (September 2020)[1]
CommercialYes
RegistrationOptional
Users100 million monthly active users[2]
LaunchedMarch 26, 2016; 4 years ago (2016-03-26)
Current statusActive

Voot is an Indian subscription video on demand (SVOD) service. Launched in March 2016, it forms the online arm of Viacom 18. It is Viacom 18's advertising-led video-on-demand platform[3] that is available as an app for iOS,[4] KaiOS (JioPhone) and Android[5] users, and a website for desktop consumption.

Voot is available only in India, and hosts over 40,000 hours of video content[5] that includes shows from channels like MTV, Nickelodeon and Colors.[3] Content is also available in multiple languages like Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Telugu and Tamil.[6]

In February 2020, Voot introduces paid subscription service called Voot Select. Voot Original series are made available only to paid subscribers. Some TV shows are being streamed a day before TV for its paid subscribers.[7]

Programming[edit]

Voot has content from Colors TV, MTV India, Nickelodeon India and other Viacom 18 owned television channels. It also hosts many Bollywood films for streaming.[8] It has produced several 'Voot Original' shows for streaming as well. In the children's segment, it is working on shows in Malayalam and Telugu.[9]

Original Programs[edit]

Title Genre Premiere Cast(s)
Chinese Bhasad Comedy May 1,2016[10][11]
Soadies Comedy-drama 2016 Baba Sehgal, Anju Mahendru,[12] Raghu Ram and Rajiv[13]
Sinskaari Sex related

web-chat Show

May 18,2016 Alok Nath[14]
Badman Mockumentary July 08,2016[12][15] Gulshan Grover, Chunky Pandey
Shaadi Boys Satirical

comedy-drama

July 22,2016[16][17] Aakash Ahuja
It's Not That Simple Drama October 06,2016[18][19] Swara Bhaskar, Akshay Oberoi, Karan Veer Mehra, Vivan Bhatena
Untag Comedy-drama January 01,2017[20] Meiyang Chang, VJ Andy, Dipannita Sharma and Shiv Panditt
Yo Ke Hua Bro Comedy August 18,2017[21] Aparshakti Khurana, Gaurav Pandey, Ridhima Pandit, Sumeet Vyas and Shamita Shetty
Stupid Man Smart Phone Travel show September 20,2017 Sumeet Vyas
Time Out Drama November 27,2017[22][23][24] Tahir Raj Bhasin and Sarah-Jane Dias
Its Not That Simple 2 Drama December 14,2018[25] Swara Bhaskar, Akshay Oberoi, Karan Veer Mehra, Vivan Bhatena
Shortcuts AnthologyThriller February 08,2019
Fuh Se Fantasy Anthology

Romance

April 05,2019
Marzi Psychological thriller March 02,2020 Rajeev Khandelwal and Aahana Kumra [26]
Asur Thriller March 02,2020 Barun Sobti and Arshad Warsi [27]
The Raikar Case Crime Thriller April 09,2020 Ashwini Bhave, Atul Kulkarni, Kunal Karan Kapoor, Lalit Prabhakar, Neil Bhoopalam, Parul Gulati
Illegal - Justice,Out of Order Political Thriller May 12, 2020 Neha Sharma, Deepak Tijori, Piyush Mishra
The Gone Game Crime Thriller August 20,2020 Sanjay Kapoor, Shweta Tripathi, Arjun Mathur, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Dibyendu Bhattacharya
Crackdown Action Thriller September 23,2020 Saqib Saleem Shriya Pilgaonkar Rajesh Tailang


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "voot.com Competitive Analysis, Marketing Mix and Traffic - Alexa". www.alexa.com. Retrieved 23 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Disney+ Hotstar Has Around 8 Million Paid Subscribers, Disney Claims". NDTV. 9 April 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Viacom18 launches video-on-demand platform Voot - The Economic Times". The Economic Times. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Voot – TV Shows, Movies & Cartoons on the App Store". App Store. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Voot TV Shows Movies Cartoons - Android Apps on Google Play". play.google.com. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Firstpost - Voot in Regional Languages".
  7. ^ Bureau, Our. "Viacom18 launches Voot Select, a subscription-based video streaming service". @businessline. Retrieved 6 March 2020.
  8. ^ "Viacom18 launches video-on-demand platform Voot". www.moneycontrol.com. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  9. ^ "LiveMint - Voot Offers Regional Content".
  10. ^ "TV writer makes directorial, web debut with 'Chinese Bhasad' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  11. ^ "Voot.com". www.voot.com. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  12. ^ a b "Ready for Badman and Soadies? - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  13. ^ "Voot.com". www.voot.com. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  14. ^ "Sanskari 'Babuji' goes 'Sins-kaari': Alok Nath to discuss sex online". Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  15. ^ "Voot.com". www.voot.com. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  16. ^ "Web series Shaadi Boys a satirical take on extravagance in Indian weddings, say writers". The Indian Express. 24 July 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  17. ^ "Shaadi Boys - 100% Mentertainment - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  18. ^ "VOOT launches its sixth original web-series". www.afaqs.com. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  19. ^ Gaekwad, Manish. "Swara Bhaskar glams up for web series 'It's Not That Simple'". Scroll.in. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  20. ^ "Life is all about untag-ging yourself!". Times of India. 8 January 2017.
  21. ^ "Aparshakti Khurana relates to his character in the new web series Yo Ke Hua Bro". The Indian Express. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  22. ^ "Voot's new original 'Time Out' out on November 28". Exchang4media. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  23. ^ https://www.thequint.com/entertainment/hot-on-web/time-out-review-voot
  24. ^ "Time Out on Voote". Voot. Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  25. ^ https://scroll.in/reel/904623/its-not-that-simple-season-2-swara-bhasker-is-back-to-questioning-gender-bias
  26. ^ "Marzi first impression: An engaging thriller owned by Aahana Kumra and Rajeev Khandelwal". The Indian Express. 6 March 2020. Retrieved 6 March 2020.
  27. ^ "All You Need to Know About Voot Select: Price, Originals, Exclusives". NDTV Gadgets 360. Retrieved 6 March 2020.

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