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Published On: Sun, Feb 24th, 2013

Five best apps for Indian Android OS users – Get them now

If you are Indian Android user or if are visiting India, then these Android apps are a must have on your smartphone. There are a lot of India-centric apps made for Android OS and it is made for enthusiasts who love spending time on their phone. Go to Google Play Store and get these apps now!

Initially, Indians were wary about paying for their apps as they were apprehensive about it. However, they are now opening up slowly and especially the newer generation. Indian companies have made a lot of apps for Indian users and they are getting popular fast. Anyone who is visiting India from abroad can also use these apps during the stay in here.

Here we are blogging about five best apps for Indian users. Read on to know all about it –

1. Zomato –

It is for Indians who love eating food and this app gives you all the details about restaurants which are close to your place. You also get reciepe recommendations and reviews. People who love eating out will find it hard to resist this app.

Zomato lets you create your own profile and maintain it for recommending, rating, and writing reviews of the restaurants which you have visited.

The best thing about Zomato is its clean user interface. It gives you lot of information like cost of meals, how to reach the restaurant, etc. If you want to know about food junctions close to your house, get this app now!


2. Saavn –

This app is already famous all over India as a music streaming service. It has good features for listening to music. You will find a huge library of Indian and Bollywood music (Punjabi, Tamil, and Hindi) all under one roof. Best part about using this app is that you don’t need to buy the songs from the site and you can access it anytime you want. You will need active internet connection though.

There are dedicated Saavn apps available for both Google Android and Apple iOS. Using these apps, you can search your favorite Bollywood tracks. It also lets you create a playlist and save favorite tracks. Radio stations too are avaiablel but mobile do have FM radio built in so it isn’t much useful. This app also tells you its top fifteen tracks and you can check out these if you are bored with your own choice of music.

Homescreen of Saavn has a tab for playing any random track. For best results, you need fast Wi-Fi or 3G connection. You can get this app from Google PlayStore.


3. Paytm –

A lot of Indian mobile subscribers, especially students, use pre-paid connections and hence they need to recharge their mobile phone accounts regularly. Paytm offers recharges for data cards, pre-paid, and DTH services. It covers all cell phone service providers.  Apart from this, Paytm also lets you pay postpaid and DTH bills from all service providers.

This service lets you pay using credit cards, debit cards, or by Netbanking. You need to configure the settings and you are done. Best part about this app is that with every recharge, you get discount coupons which can be used for online shopping. This way, you can add talk time on your phone and save money on buying goods online. Paytm can be used for recharging your friend’s number and you can also pay bills from anywhere. Check Google PlayStore for this app.


4. Redbus –

This is for people who travel in cities on bus. With this app, you don’t need to stand in long queues or run to the booking station to get your tickets. Redbus.in recently launched their own app for Android. Bus ticketing is now easy and secure for customers who are always travelling.

Redbus app has grey and white UI and it provides 100 percent secure payment through debit cards, net banking, and credit cards. Try Redbus.in app on Google PlayStore.


5. BookMyShow –

In India, there are has plenty of entertainment and art related activities going on all the time. If you are fan of all such things, then get BookMyShow app – it lets you book tickets for things like any concert or F1 race. People who are interested in watching live plays get to book tickets for it from Theatre section but this is only for Mumbai. Rest of the services are available all over India.

BookMyShow lets you pre-book your tickets for small and big music concerts. This app has a lot of cinemas under it and hence you don’t need to go anywhere for booking the tickets. Just use your mobile phone and book right away.


BookMyShow lets you plan your schedule according to different sports events, music concerts, movies, and plays. Get it from Google PlayStore.

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