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12 Most Popular Mobile Apps Made in India 2021

There are some Indian apps that were there before PM Modi announced the AtmaNirbhar Bharat campaign and have attracted the attention of many consumers. Indian techies built strong alternative mobile apps to Chinese apps. Hence we came up with the list of the 12 most popular mobile apps made in India in 2021. This list-type post is written by detailed research done by TechnoVans. If you find any discrepancy in information, please contact us.

12 Most Popular Mobile Apps Made in India 2021
12 Most Popular Mobile Apps Made in India 2021

12 Most Popular Mobile Apps Made in India 2021

#1 PhonePe

One of the most popular made in India apps in 2021 is PhonePe. This app is used to make money transfers, UPI Payments, mobile recharges, DTH recharges, and much more.

PhonePe currently has more than 300+ million registered users on its platform ( by June 2021 ).

Rating: 4.4/5

#2 Paytm

Paytm is the most popular app in India to make payments, money transfers, purchase groceries, pay your bills, and much more. One of the most used features in Paytm is to buy and manage Fastag.

Paytm has 39 million daily active users. Paytm witnessed a surge in new users and merchant partners during the lockdown period. The financial services company Paytm has emerged as the leader of digital payments in the country.

Rating: 4.6/5

Related Post – Paytm gets shareholders’ nod to raise Rs 12,000 crore

#3 Meesho

Meesho is the most popular app in India to shop lifestyle products online. The most purchased products on the Meesho app are – Ethnic wear like Sarees, Lehengas, Kurtas, Blouses, Western Dresses, Accessories, Bags, Footwear, and Jewellery.

You can also earn money using the Meesho app to resell the listed products. According to the Meesho profile on Crunchbase, it is a business platform trusted by more than 2.6 million resellers across India.

Rating: 4.4/5

#4 Myntra

Myntra app is the most popular app in India used to shop fashion products online. The best discounts are available on your purchases. 7 lakh+ products are available to buy on the Myntra app. The most purchased products from the Myntra app are – Fashionable clothing for men, women, and kids, Handbags, purses, jewelry, perfumes, shoes, etc.

Rating: 4.3/5

#5 Hotstar

The most popular video streaming app for the best of Indian entertainment, TV shows, LIVE cricket, news, and movies. Hostar is the most popular mobile app in India to show live streaming of Star India channels and on-demand shows are also available.

Hotstar introduced new plans and subscription models effective from 1st Sept 2021. The new plans start at Rs. 499 and go up to Rs. 1,499 per year. One difference that earlier subscribers will notice is the inclusion of all content.

Rating: 3.9/5

#6 Gaana

One of the most popular mobile apps in India for Music and Podcasts is the Gaana app. Gaana app has all categories of music to listen to Bollywood, devotional songs, etc. 45+ million MP3 songs are available to enjoy on the Gaana app. It has about 180 million monthly users today.

Rating: 4.5/5

#7 Zomato

You can order your food using the Zomato app. It is the most popular app in India. Food ordering service is available on Zomato across 500+ cities. The most important thing about the Zomato app is they keep updating their app with new features and bug fixes if any.

Rating: 4.3/5

#8 Vedantu

The Vedantu app is a learning app for students in India. You can learn from India’s best teachers from the comfort of your home. It provides one-to-one and one-to-many LIVE online classes across 1st to the 12th grade and prepares students for various competitive exams across segments.

Vedantu eyes 1 million paid users by FY22-end, according to Digital Learning.

Rating: 4.2/5

#9 Koo

The Koo app is used by Indians to express themselves in Indian languages. Koo is a microblogging social media app that was launched in March 2020 by a Bengaluru-based start-up. Koo app is an alternative to Twitter for Indians.

Koo has been declared an AatmaNirbhar App and won the AatmaNirbhar App Innovation Challenge held by the Government of India in August 2020.

Rating: 4.6/5

#10 CRED

The app to pay credit card bills and earn rewards in India is the CRED app. CRED App operates in compliance with NPCI (National Payments Corporation of India) guidelines. NPCI is a payment system operator authorized by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

CRED is a Bengaluru-based fintech startup that offers rewards to customers to use its platform to pay their credit card bills.

Another interesting feature it has is – Check credit score free and track credit profile.

Rating: 4.7/5

#11 Chingari

Chingari is a video-sharing mobile app which is made in India. An alternative to the TikTok app was created by Biswatma Nayak from Odisha, India.

Chingari has now hit 50 million downloads and claims to have 20 million monthly active users, according to Business Insider, India.

Rating: 4.0/5

Related Post – Chingari – Trending video sharing app ( alternative to TikTok )


The most popular matrimony app in India is The app is user-friendly and having interesting features like video calls and personalized messages chat with your match. You can check the match profiles which are verified by the team.

Anupam Mittal, from Mumbai, is the founder of has more than 30 million users and 3.2 million success stories.

Rating: 4.1/5

These are the 12 most popular mobile apps made in India in 2021. This list-type post is well researched by TechnoVans. If you want to add any information related to these above-listed mobile apps then please leave a comment below or contact us.

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