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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.
In 2018, Times Internet acquired a majority stake in MX Player for $140 million.
In October 2019, MX Player raised $110.8 million in an investment led by Chinese conglomerate Tencent.
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.
|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|
|2021||Chhatrasal||Historical Drama, War||29 July 2021||1 Season, 20 Episodes||Hindi|
In July 2020, MX Player launched short video app MX TakaTak.As of 24 Jan 2021 app has more than 70 million active users.
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