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TikTok Alternatives in India You Must Use: Top 5 Short Video Apps

TikTok Alternatives in India: The Indian government banned 59 Chinese mobile applications, including popular social media platform TikTok to counter the threat posed to the country’s “sovereignty and security,”. TikTok is a famous app used to create short videos like acting, dancing, lip sync, comedy, and other talent skills. It is been one of the biggest social media platforms for advertising. The Chinese video-sharing app has reached two billion downloads worldwide (as of April 2020) on the App Store and Google Play. According to reports, TikTok (not available in China) is owned by China’s ByteDance, distanced itself from Beijing after India banned Chinese apps in the country.

Users of the short video app have been looking for a better TikTok alternative to show their skills. Now, many apps like TikTok has made in India. Here we have listed some top best Indian TikTok alternatives where you can create content again.

TikTok Alternative Apps in India

Here are some similar app like tiktok made in india,

  • Chill5
  • Bolo Indya
  • Roposo
  • Chingari
  • Mitron


Chill5 (INDIA’s OWN VIDEO APP) is a short video-making app created by youngsters of Tamil Nadu. It is the best alternative for the TikTok app. The app was developed by Tirupur based entrepreneur Harish Kumar. Available on Google Play Store, Chill 5 app allows users to make short videos like comedy clips, dance videos, lip-syncs and also allows them to showcase their talent.

Going through the review, India’s Chill5 app was pretty cool and has the best user interface. One of the finest advantages of this global short video creation app is that it works well even at lower bandwidths. Chill5 app is regularly updated with exciting features and trending sounds. The app also conducts many contests where users can receive rewards if their videos get more likes, shares, and comments. The iOS version of the app will be launched shortly and it will be available on App Store.

Bolo Indya

Bolo Indya is also one of the TikTok alternative apps where you can find many fun elements. Using this app, you can share your daily lives with your friends, family, and others all over the world. To provide a flawless look, Bolo Indya has lots of features like smoothing your skin, removing the blemishes including skin tones, and enlarge your eyes while recording and live-streaming.


Roposo is a Gurugram based video-sharing social media platform that is available in 12 Indian languages including English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi and Bengali. With over 8.5 crores (85 million) users, the Roposo app allows users to lip-sync over audio clips, songs, dialogues, and famous quotes. The app also allows users to share posts related to different topics like cinema, food, comedy, music, poetry, fashion, and travel.


Mitron is a popular app that amassed over 5 million downloads within a month. Launched on 11 April 2020, the app was developed by IIT Roorkee student Shivank Agarwal. Mitron is a short video-making application that allows users to upload short innovative videos of up to 15 seconds. But, the app is not available on the google play store after it was claimed that it is a Pakistani based app.

According to News18, the Mitron app was originally developed in Pakistan and sold for an amount of Rs. 2,500 ($34) on CodeCanyon. The report also suggests that the source code of the Mitron app is allegedly made by Pakistani software developer company Qboxus and it was rebranded in India.


Chingari is also an Indian TikTok alternative app that is available for both Android and iOS. The app was launched in the year 2018 and has garnered a total of 1.1 crore downloads on Google Play store.

The app was founded by Bengaluru-based programmers, Biswatma Nayak and Siddharth Gautam. Chingari is available in multiple languages including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Bangla, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, and Punjabi.

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