Sony Liv (marketed as SONY LIV and formerly as SonyLIV) is an Indian general entertainment, video on-demand service, the owner of which is the company named “Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd.”, based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The service was launched 7 years back, on 23rd of January, 2013.

Sony Liv is a part of the network of television channels that are owned by Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. in India. The other channels of the network include: Sony TV, Sony SAB, Sony Mix, Sony Max, Sony Max 2, Sony Six, Sony Pix, AXN and Sony Yay (formerly Animax Asia). Sony Liv also offers original web series like Lovebytes, Married Women Diaries, etc. Anime is now part of Sony Liv with the inclusion of Animax as a live channel.

The service can be availed on both desktop devices and mobile devices. The users can enjoy live television and video-on-demand service without even downloading the application. What they have to do is just browse the Sony TV network channel programs through the desktop or mobile, by opening the official website of the sony channel which is- https://www.sonyliv.com website. The premium membership of the channel which offers real time live cricket matches, Bollywood and Hollywood movies, etc. is also available.

The versions of mobile can be downloaded by users by visiting the corresponding app stores of android and apple phones. If you are the one who uses an android mobile device, then visit google play store for downloading and installing the sony liv application.

The Sony liv application is now broadcasting the Sri Lanka tour of the Cricket team of India which was held in the year 2017. The Sony liv application also offers the best of TV Shows, LIVE Sports, Hit Bollywood, Hollywood and Regional movies, Original web series, Kids special content, Short-films, LIV FIT, LIVE TV Channels and various music.

Along with a wide selection of English, Hindi and regional movies, Sony Liv also has Animax that broadcasts a wide range of anime (most of which is in original Japanese audio with English subtitles). It also consists of regional offerings like the first-ever Gujarati web series titled Kacho Papad Pako Papad, an extremely popular multi starer on the platform.

The tag line of the Sony liv application is “We Liv To Entertain”. Sony Liv is available across the world in five languages and includes select programming in Hindi, English, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu.

Sony Liv is the first Indian OTT platform to produce music content for a Hollywood feature film – producing music for the Hindi version of the blockbuster titled Passengers, starring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence. The singers for the original soundtrack titled Aaadat included Jubin Nautiyal, Shirley Setia and Raftaar.

Disclaimer – This post is about the usage of sony pictures network’s official ott app, we are not providing any apk download files.

Naina is a graduate from St.Johns Engineering college. She lives in the national capital of India but she is interested in writing about everything that goes on in the country.

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