JioCinema: Overview, Popular Shows & Plans In 2021

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JioCinema is an Indian application that is owned by the Reliance Jio platform. It was launched on 5th September 2016. JioCinema gives you an unlimited dose of almost all types of genres and videos. That includes Movies, Web Series, Television Shows, Animations, Documentaries, Jio Shorts, and Music Videos.


Initially, JioCinema was available on Android phones and tablets, iOS phones and tablets. Now to enjoy the same on big screens, JioCinema can also be accessed on your Web Browser on your laptop and your Android TV, just with your Jio ID and password.

JioCinema is exclusively for Jio Users and also provides other applications like JioMart, JioSaavn, JioChats, JioTalks, JioMeet, and JioNews for its users.

Though it hasn't gained popularity as amazon prime or Netflix, JioCinema is still one of the most consumed apps made by Reliance Jio. It is an on-demand video library that works both on mobile and web platforms.

JioCinema also works on Chromecast, so you can easily watch all the contents on the big screen.

What Is The Jiocinema Platform?

JioCinema is an OTT platform introduced by Reliance Group. It provides you with an abundance of content in HD quality with low data usage, which ultimately streams your movies without buffering.

JioCinema has a buying power of about 250 million subscribers who have a digital world that has thousands and thousands of hours’ worth of content at their disposal. JioCinema online is a binge-watch hole. No matter where you are and what you want to watch, it will offer you an abundance of content in a large number of language options.

The content on this platform is aggregated by many different movie streaming platforms and Jio partners like ALT Balaji, Eros now, Sony, Paramount Pictures, Zee Entertainment, and so on.

According to Statista 2020 report, the Jio Cinema app holds a market share of 7% as compared to other OTT platforms like Netflix, Disney plus Hotstar, Zee5, ALT Balaji, SonyLiv, and Amazon Prime Videos.

Shows and Movies Categories on Jio Cinema Online

JioCinema online provides you a variety of content in one place. We’ve provided all the information you need to know about the content offered by JioCinema below:

This platform offers multiple movies and series in various types of genres, including:

  • Comedy
  • Documentary
  • Animation
  • Crime
  • Fantasy
  • Mystery
  • Sports
  • War
  • Biography
  • Action
  • Romantic
  • Horror
  • Family-Friendly
  • Psychological
  • Thrillers

JioCinema Languages

The content available on the JioCinema app can be watched in 11 different languages that help you to connect and enjoy your video in the best way possible. The languages are:

  • Hindi
  • English
  • Marathi
  • Tamil
  • Kannada
  • Telugu
  • Malayalam
  • Bengali
  • Gujarati
  • Punjabi
  • Bhojpuri

There are also dubbed versions of movies and series available to satisfy your mood while watching a movie of a different regional language.

Latest Movies and TV Shows On JioCinema In 2021

The JioCinema app offers a vast amount of variety of Movies, Series, etc., from many other platforms that you all get here in one place with better quality and better reliability. Check out the most popular content that you can stream on JioCinema in 2021 below:

Bigg Boss Season 15

  • Presented By: Salman Khan
  • Original Release Date: 2nd October 2021
  • Original Network Provider: Colors TV

Bigg Boss 15, also known as Bigg Boss: "Sankat in Jungle" or Pan Pana Pan Pandrah, is the fifteenth season of the Indian reality television series Bigg Boss. It premiered on Colors TV on October 2, 2021. Bigg Boss is being hosted for the twelfth time by Salman Khan.

The Big Picture

  • Presented By: Ranveer Singh
  • Original Release Date: 16th October 2021
  • Original Network Provider: Colors TV

The Big Picture is an Indian Hindi-language television game show that debuted on Colors TV on October 16, 2021. It is presently in its inaugural season, and Ranveer Singh hosts it.

Bose: Dead/Alive

  • Created By: Ekta Kapoor
  • Starring: Raj Kumar Rao, Alexx O’Nell & Naveen Kasturia
  • Original Network: ALT Balaji

Bose: Dead/Alive is an Indian historical drama streaming television miniseries based on activist Anuj Dhar's 2012 book India's Biggest Cover-up, which was released on ALTBalaji. The show stars Rajkummar Rao as Subhash Chandra Bose, with Naveen Kasturia as Darbari Lal, Edward Sonnenblick as Stanley Allen, and Anna Ador as Emilie Schenkl in supporting parts.

Flesh

  • Directed By: Danish Aslam
  • Starring: Swara Bhaskar, Akshay Oberoi, Vidya Malvade
  • Original Network: Eros Now

Flesh is a 2020 Indian crime thriller web series written and directed by Pooja Ladha Surti. Swara Bhaskar plays the lead in this series, which is about human trafficking.

The Investigation

  • Directed By: Nitesh Singh
  • Starring: Prakash Ramchandani, Hiten Tejwani, Leena Jumani
  • Original Network: Eros Now

The Investigation is a web mini-series directed by Nitesh Singh and produced by Eros Motion Pictures and Abuzz Original Production, starring Hiten Tejwani. Aryamann Seth and Leena Jumani It is a nine-episode Quickie that follows the journey of a Mumbai Crime Branch ACP whose personal life interferes with the investigation of a murder.

Listed below are the original content by the Jio Cinema web series:

Name Series

Movie

Genre Launch year on Jio Cinema Seasons & Episodes Language Rating on IMDB
Rain Web Series Thriller 2017 1 season

6 episodes

Hindi 6.0
Maaya Web Series Drama 2017 - 2019 Season 1 – 10 episodes

Season 2 – 12 episodes

Season 3 – 10 episodes

Hindi Season 1 - 5.7

Season 2 - 7.1

Season 3 - NA

Twisted Web Series Romantic Thriller 2017 - 2020 Season 1 – 11 episodes

Season 2 – 13 episodes

Season 3 – 10 episodes

Hindi Season 1 – 6.9

Season 2 - 7.0

Season 3 - NA

Zindabaad Web Series Crime 2018 1 Season

13 episodes

Hindi 7.5
Untouchables Web Series Drama 2018 1 Season

15 episodes

Hindi 7.7
Zakhmi Web Series Drama Thriller 2018 1 Season

11 episodes

Hindi 7.1
Faceless Web Series Crime Thriller 2019 1 Season

10 episodes

Hindi 7.1
Inside Story: A season with Rajasthan Royals Web Series Documentary 2020 NA English NA

Subscription cost for JioCinema app

Unlike amazon prime, Netflix, Hotstar, etc., Jio Cinema is a part of an umbrella content service provider known as Reliance Jio. It is the sibling service of Jio Music, so to say. So if someone is a part of the Reliance Jio network and uses it, they can easily access Jio cinema with their mobile number.

So no matter where you are or which device you are using, all you have to do is put in your Jio number and an OTP, and you are sorted. All it will take is your Jio Id and Password with your Jio Sim to stream and enjoy your videos.

However, the content gets limited if you are not a Jio user. Honestly, at present, the options are quite overwhelming; even if you are using the plan of 149 a month, you will get access to Jio cinema.

Let’s take a look at the prices:

  • 1 Month Access to Jio Cinema is 149rs.
  • 1 Year access to Jio Cinema is 1699rs.

Also, as there is a 1.5 Gb of internet limit daily, once you cross this limit, you will get internet at the speed of 64 Kbps. So, there is another long-term plan priced at Rs. 9999 per month in which you will get 750 GB of high-speed internet; when it is crossed, the speed will drop to 64 Kbps.

How to Download the Jio cinema app

If you have a Jio Sim, you are automatically getting a Jio Cinema login.

For Signing In with Reliance Jio SIM -

Step 1: Enter your Jio Sim Number for creating your ID.

Step 2: Click okay, and you will receive OTP on your Jio Number

Step 3: Enter your OTP and create a brand-new password

Step 4: After confirming the password, log into your Jio Cinema for free

Step 5: Enjoy binge-watching!

As far as space is concerned, it consumes up to 15 MB of the space of your phone and works smoothly without any bugs and disturbances.

For watching Jio Cinema on other networks

If you do not have a Reliance Jio SIM card and wish to watch Jio Cinema, then you must follow the steps mentioned below.

Step 1: Search Jio TV application from Google Play Store

Step 2: Click install to download the Jio TV application on your smartphone (Free)

Step 3: Create a new ID and password

Step 4: Log in to Jio TV using the ID and password

Step 5: Once you log in, you can watch Jio Cinema in 15 different languages

Unique features of Jio cinema

1. Watch High-Definition videos with low internet usage - Minimum internet bandwidth required is 450Kbps.

2. Watch & Browse – Yes! Your video will not stop like any other application, even if you browse while watching something.

3. Pick up where you left off – Not just on the device you are currently watching the show but any device you log in to your Jio Cinema, you don’t have to search again for the same; you can continue from where you left! Interesting right?

Key features

  1. List & Watch: Add all your favorite Movies, Shows, or Series all in one place and watch them as per your mood and convenience without having to search them again.
  2. Auto-play: When you are watching your series, and the episode comes to an end, it will automatically start the next episode instantly.
  3. Dock Player: Unlike any other apps, this feature lets you browse without stopping your video in the background without taking you back to the home page.
  4. Voice Search: You can just say the name of a series or movie that you want to watch and get the results along with related results.
  5. Bitrate Selection: This lets you select the quality of the video you select to watch, which may also depend on the speed of your internet service to support this feature smoothly.
  6. Download and watch later: No need to wait for the internet. Just download now and watch anytime you want offline!
  7. Parental controls: This feature helps you control what your kids watch on the phone and helps you to keep them away from content made for adults.

How to watch Jio Cinema web series and best movies on Jio Cinema

  1. If you have Jio Cinema on your web, mobile, or TV, you can easily tap on the movie or series that you want to watch on the homepage of Jio Cinema.
  2. If you are operating it from the IOS and Android Devices, the navigation panel will be on the left in the iOS and on the top center in the Android.
  3. You can also find what you want to watch by selecting the type of genre or language the series or movie is in and then search for it.
  4. You can directly search for the actor’s name in the search bar to get the accurate result for what you want to watch.

Let’s take a look at the best movies on Jio cinema

  1. Masaan

    This movie shows the struggle of a woman to shake off the social stigma of pre-marriage sex and caste-related issues of two lovers. It is a heartfelt drama with a touching and strong story.

    Director - Neeraj Ghaywan

  2. One day-justice delivered

    This movie revolves around the missing cases of high-profile individuals, and the ways officers solve the mystery to solve the case is nail-biting.

    Director- Ashok Nanda

  3. Made in china

    The story is about a failed Gujarat businessman who travels to China in an attempt to find a new way of business. The movie takes a comedy turn when his family and society gets to know that he is capitalizing on a dubious sex food item.

    Director- Mikhil Musale

  4. The Imitation Game

    The imitation game is a story during world war 2 in which a mathematician helps and leads a

    team of Cryptanalysts as they are working on breaking the Enigma Code of Germans.

    Director- Morten Tyldum

  5. Ram Prasad ki Tehrvi

    This movie is revolving around the untimely death of Ramprasad and how his family gathers at his funeral. It involves 13 days of a lot of drama, comedy, and emotions.

    Director- Seema Pawha

  6. Stree

    It is a comedy horror movie in which a spirit attacks during festivals and other celebrations and a boy that is in love with that spirit.

    Director- Amar Kaushik

  7. Lukka Chuppi

    This movie revolves around a headstrong small-town girl and a television reporter. They live in a live-in relationship together, and the whole plot gets complicated as their families get involved.

    Director- Laxman Utekar

  8. Ninja Turtle

    In this story, there are four sewer turtles who get mutated when a mysterious radioactive ooze touches each of them. This is a good watch that likes some action!

    Director- Dave Green

  9. Lila and Eve

    This story is about a mother whose son is killed mercilessly and joins another woman to fight and get her son justice.

    Director- Charles stone

  10. Pihu

    Pihu is a story of a 2-year-old girl trapped in a house, while her mother is lying dead on the bed. It's the journey of the little girl surviving without any possibility to escape.

    Director- Vinod Kapri.

Choice of Languages on JioCinema app

Jio Cinema is available in 11 plus languages. So, whichever state in India you belong to, the users have the option of browsing content in their preferred language.

Mentioned below are the steps to follow for language change.

Step 1: Log in to the Jio Cinema app

Step 2: Select the navigation panel tab (For Apple users, it is located at the left side, and for Android users, it is at the top center)

Step 3: Once you select the navigation tab, go to ‘languages’

Step 4: Click on languages, and you will get a list of languages available

Step 5: Scroll up and down to select your choice of language

Step 6: Click, and you are ready to watch content in the language of your liking

Jio Cinema contact details

You can contact the Jio Cinema customer care by visiting their official website.

  1. Click on www.jio.com
  2. Scroll down and select Contact Us
  3. You will have four options: Chat with Us, WhatsApp, email us, and call.
  4. Select on the suitable option
  5. Now launch your query and complaint
  6. Jio Cinema will get back to you

Alternatively, you can contact them via your mobile phone through WhatsApp. Just send your query on 7000770007 and get started.

Conclusion

Now that you know all about JioCinema, it’s time to get a Jio connection and enjoy the multiple free movies and series on this streaming platform. For more information on other OTT platforms, keep reading Selectra.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is JioCinema?

Jio Cinema is an app that provides you endless entertainment in HD quality videos exclusively for Jio users.

From where can I download JioCinema?

You can download Jio Cinema from -

  • For Android- Google Play
  • For iOS- Apple Store
  • For PC/ TV- Installation of Apps is important

Do I need the internet for streaming movies on JioCinema?

Yes, the internet is required for watching movies/ series on Jio Cinema unless it is downloaded.

What is the internet speed required to watch smoothly on Jio Cinema?

Jio Cinema automatically adjusts itself but the minimum speed required is 2 Mbps and above.

How do I view a movie or a television show on JioCinema?

Tap on any of the Movies or TV Shows listed on the app's Home screen. You may also browse our extensive multimedia library by selecting Movies, TV Shows, and Trailers from the left navigation panel (Android) / Jio drawer (iOS). If you have a specific movie in mind, go to Search and type the title; or search by your favourite actor, genre, and so on.

How do I report a problem or give feedback on JioCinema?

You can use the app to get in touch with customer support or to leave feedback. The feedback section is available via the Support Section's left navigation panel.

How much memory does JioCinema take up on your phone?

JioCinema takes up about 15 MB of storage space.

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