It is unlikely to find an OTT, catering exclusively to South Indian content, despite its abundance. So here is Sun NXT to scratch that particular itch for some star-powered superhit flick or a good old comedy movie. But does Sun NXT have what it takes to pique your interest? Read ahead to find out more about your queries of SunNXT, such as: –
- How much content does it showcase?
- What does a subscription entail?
- Is it worth a subscription?
Sun NXT Subscription Plans
Sun NXT has very little content for free. This is what you can access without a Sun NXT subscription:
- Live Channels: Sun News, Sun Bangla
- TV Shows: Kalyana Veedu, Roja, Azhagu
- Music Videos: Several music videos are available to watch for free.
- Comedy: Most short comedy scenes are free to watch
Sun NXT requires you to sign up and subscribe to access all the other content.
Sun Nxt Subscription Charges
- INR 50 for 30 days
- INR 130 for 90 days (ad-free)
- INR 480 for 1 year (ad-free)
Free Sun Nxt Subscription
There are 2 ways in which you can avail Sun NXT’s services for free, for subscribed Sun Direct (specific packs), Vodafone Play, and Idea Movies & TV users.
Offers for Sun NXT Free: –
- There is an offer for Sun Direct users with Cinema Plus, Mega Pack and World Pack subscriptions for a free Sun NXT subscription. However, these users can only stream on one device at a time. All you have to do is enter your registered Sun Direct mobile number and login. You’ll be good to go!
- Subscribed Vodafone Play and Idea Movies & TV apps users can also access the content for free, though only on one device at a time. You also cannot download videos to watch offline later.
What is Sun NXT?
Sun NXT is a VOD that focuses on South Indian content, from live TV shows to exclusive movies and music videos as well. It was launched in June 2017 by the Sun TV Network Limited. The app features popular content in five languages – Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Bengali. You can find entertainment in the form of: –
- Live TV Channels: Sun NXT has 40+ Live Channels including news channels, entertainment channels, music channels and kids channels.
- Latest Movies: Sun NXT has a vast collection of 4000+ movies of all genres, including the latest from the South.
- TV Shows: There are also a variety of TV shows from popular channels.
- Music Videos: Sun NXT has quite a few enchanting and enjoyable music videos.
- Comedy: Sun NXT also offers Funny clips and humorous movies to tickle your funny bone.
Sun NXT Content
Sun NXT features 50,000+ hours of content of all genres. There are movies, TV shows and live channels, as well as music videos, comedy videos and kid’s content in five languages.
Sun NXT subscription comes with 40+ Live Channels including news channels like Sun News, entertainment channels like Sun TV, Surya TV, K TV, music channels like Surya Music, Sun Music, Gemini Music and Kids Channels like Kochu TV, Chutti TV, Chintu TV.
Sun NXT has a vast collection of over 4000 movies in the following genres and dedicated sections: –
- Romance: Bheeshma, Tej I Love U, Nenu Sailaja, 96, and more.
- Action: Thalaivaa, Devarattam, Aruthra, Aadukalam, and more.
- Comedy: Dagaalty, Kalakalappu, Thenaliraman, and more.
- Horror: Miruthan, Pottu, Kanchana 2, and more.
- Classics: Alli Darbar, Mannathi Mannan, Maadappura, and more.
- Thrillers: Gentleman, Gaganam, Ratsasan, Bichagadu, and more
- Blockbusters: Devi, Aramm, Bogan, Thadam, and more.
- 90s Hits: Sollamale, Nesam Pudhusu, Suryavamsam, and more.
- Movies with Subtitles – Oru Adaar Love, Role Models, Goutham Nanda, and more.
Sun NXT has a decent selection of music albums and music videos., spread across the following dedicated sections: –
- Latest music albums
- Recommended music albums
- Super Hit Songs
- Romantic Songs
- Melody Songs
- Vijay Prakash Songs
- Devisri Prasad Music Albums
- Folk Songs
- Dance Songs
- Lyricist Anantha Sriram Songs
- B.K. Harinarayan Songs
- Lyricist Nagendra Prasad Songs
- Bijibal Songs
There are also a variety of TV shows, ranging from soap operas to reality shows, cooking shows and cartoons for kids. Users can watch the episodes as they air on the Live Channels or watch previous episodes from the TV Shows section. There are dedicated sections for each tv show such as: –
- Just Arrived Episodes (includes the latest TV show episodes)
and many more!
A section compiling all the comedy movies and tv shows, along with countless 5-minute comedy scenes providing a quick chuckle. These are spread across dedicated sections like: –
- Comedy Movies
- Comedy Movies in HD
- Vijay Comedy Scenes
- Popular Comedy Scenes
- Comedian of the Week
and many more!
Popular Sun NXT Live Channels
- Sun TV
- Udaya TV
- K TV
- Gemini TV
- Surya TV
Popular Sun NXT Movies
- World Famous Lover
- Varane Avashyamund
- Disco Raja
- Nadodigal 2
Popular Sun NXT TV Shows
- Kalyana Veedu
Other than all this, Sun NXT also offers content in dedicated sections like
- Family Dramas – Nattamai, Pandavar Bhoomi, and more.
- Directorial Debut Films – Pantham, Petta, and more.
- Best of Sun Pictures – Thee, Enthiran, and more.
- Featured Videos – Chandramukhi, Anniyan, and more.
- Cop Stories – Jilla, Ratsasan, and more.
- Women Centric Movies – Bhavani IPS, Aramm, and more.
and a lot more!
Sun NXT App or Website
Sun NXT subscription requires users to create an account and subscribe to a plan to access any of their content.
Follow these steps to sign up for Sun NXT:
- Visit the webpage on https://www.sunnxt.com/ or download the app
- Click on the user icon, in the top right corner of the screen
- Click on ‘Log In’ and then on ‘Sign Up’ at the bottom of the window that appears
- Enter your mobile number or email id, password and name and click on ‘Submit’
And that’s it, you have successfully signed up! To browse the endless content on Sun NXT, you need to subscribe to a plan. Follow these steps for subscription.
- Click on your user icon at the top right
- Select ‘Subscriptions’
- Choose your preferred plan
- Select your payment method
- Enter your payment details and click on ‘Pay Now’
Now you have subscribed to a plan and are ready to start watching!
Sun NXT Features
- The app or website can be viewed in English, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, or Kannada
- A vast amount of content is available in HD.
- The languages app content is available in may be set any time
- Quarterly and Annual subscriptions are ad-free.
- All the free content on the site or app are marked as ‘FREE’.
- Up to four devices can simultaneously stream on the same account
- Videos can be downloaded to watch offline, and they last 48 hours from when they have been downloaded
- You can set video quality manually in the video player
- You can rewind live TV up to 3 hours
- Videos can be added to the watchlist
- An account may have several profiles to store the preferences of each user using an account
- You have buttons to rewind and forward 10 seconds while watching a video
- Kids profile may be created only to allow streaming content appropriate for those 12 and younger
- International Roaming can be activated on a device to use Sun NXT for 15 days in a country different from the one you have your subscription in.
Sun NXT Alternatives
- YuppTV offers over 200 live TV channels worldwide, 10 days of catch-up TV and unlimited movies. Content on YuppTV is available in 15 languages – Tamil,Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Oriya, Gujarati, Sinhalese, Bangla, Nepali, Urdu and English.
- JioTV is a streaming service exclusive to Jio SIM users, released by telecom company Reliance Jio. With over 600 channels in fifteen languages, customers can avail this offer for no extra charge other than the data consumed. This is a very advantageous feature for Jio users, as you can watch channels of all genres, with 100+ HD channels, all free of cost and even pause live TV or record it to watch later.
- SonyLIV was launched in 2013 and features movies and TV shows from Sony Pictures. There is also decent original content. Shows from popular shows like SET, SAB and live TV featuring over 30 channels are available.
- Netflix is arguably the most popular video streaming services with a diverse content of all genres and in several languages. Now Netflix has over 137 million subscribers worldwide, and the numbers only keep growing.
|Subscription Plan Details||Sun NXT Subscription Subscription||Yupp TV Subscription||Watcho Subscription||Viu Subscription||Spuul Subscription||Muvizz Subscription||Jio Subscription||Netflix Subscription||PrimeVideo Subscription||SonyLIV Subscription||Disney+ Hotstar Subscription||Hungama Play Subscription||Voot Subscription||Airtel TV Subscription|
|Free Trial or
|No free trial, Selective content for free.||90 days free||Free for 3 months for regular user, and 6 months for DishTV and D2H users||30 days free||30 days free||No||Free||1 month||No||Selected Content is Free||No free trial, some content is free||You can view a 10-minute preview of every movie and TV series||Free||Unlimited Free for Selected Prepaid and Postpaid Customers|
|Monthly Plan||INR 50||INR 700||INR 30||INR 99 for 2 months||Rs 99||INR 80||N/A||INR 500 (1 User)
INR 600 (2 Users)
INR 800 (4 Users)
|INR 129||INR 99||Premium – INR 299 per month||INR 99||Free||–|
|3-Month Plan||INR 130 (ad-free)||N/A||N/A||–||N/A||N/A||N/A||–||–||INR 149||–||INR 249||Free||–|
|6-Month Plan||NA||INR 3850||INR 150||INR 299||N/A||N/A||N/A||–||–||–||–||–||Free||–|
|Yearly Plan||INR 480 (ad-free)||INR 7000||INR 300||INR 599||Rs 999||INR 800||N/A||–||INR 999||INR 499||VIP – INR 399
Premium – INR 1,499
|Simultaneous Streaming||4 devices||25 Users||1 Device||5 Devices||1 User||1 Device||1 Device on which the SIM is working||1 to 4 Users||Unlimited||1 User||1 User||1 Device||Unlimited||–|
|Premium Features||Ad-free Streaming (3-month and yearly plans only), unlimited access to subscription content, exclusive shows and kids content.||250+ Live TV Channels
100+ TV shows
Watch ad-free viewing of content
|Various Genre, Live TV, Catchup TV, Plays, Originals, TV shows, No Ads, List making, Sharability, Unlimited Access to Subscription Content,||Ad-free streaming, Unlimited access, Offline Download||Premium Movies, Unlimited Downloads,
|Various Genre, Curated Content, Cult Classics, No Ads, List making, Sharability, Unlimited Access to Subscription Content,||Various Genre, Curated Content, Cult Classics, No Ads, List making, Sharability, Unlimited Access to Subscription Content,||Unlimited Access, HD & UHD Streaming||Unlimited Access to PrimeVideo, PrimeMusic & Kindle e-Books,
|Live TV, Ad-free viewing
|VIP – Content dubbed in Hindi, Tamil or Telugu. Selected Hotstar specials & Disney+ content, kids content, Selected Digital Premeries before TV. Contains Ads.
PREMIUM – Ad Free Streaming. All VIP Content + Premium Titles. All Disney+ Originals, kid content, Digital premieres, American shows and movies movies in English, Before TV access to selected shows. Unlimited Live Sports. Latest Bollywood and regional movies.
|Unlimited Access, Ad-Free Viewing, Offline Download, Originals||NA||Offline Download, Selected content of Zee5
Free 3 months Netflix & 1 year Amazon Prime Subscription
|Offers||Sun Direct Users with specific packs and subscribed Vodafone Play and Idea Movies & TV Users can watch all Sun NXT content for free.||N/A||N/A||3 months free subscription for ‘Flipkart Plus members||Free with Ola Play||N/A||Only available to Jio Prime Users||Free subscription for selected Airtel & Vodafone Users||Free for selected users of BSNL, Airtel & Vodafone||30% cashback through PayTM, 3-month free subscription fro Sony Bravia TV & Mi TV buyers||1 year VIP membership free with 365 Flipkart Supercoins
Disney+ Hotstar Premium for free, with JioTV Subscription
|3-month free subscription for Mi TV users & Cloud TV X2 users. 60% off for ACT Fibrenet users.||NA||NA|
|Service & Content Type||On Demand Streaming, South-Indian Live TV, TV Shows, Comedy, Movies, Music Videos, and Kids Content in 5 languages.||On Demand Streaming, Movies, TV Shows, Originals||On Demand Streaming, Live TV, Catch Up TV, Plays, Movies, TV Shows, Originals||On Demand Streaming, Movies, TV Shows, Originals||On Demand Streaming, Live TV Channels, TV shows, Movies.||On Demand Streaming, Movies, TV Shows||On Demand Streaming, Movies, TV Shows||On Demand Streaming, Movies, TV Shows, Kids, Originals||On Demand Streaming, Movies, TV Shows, Kids, Originals||On Demand Streaming, Movies, TV Shows, Originals, Live TV & Sports||On Demand Streaming, Movies, TV Shows, Live TV, Sports & News , Regional Content, Kids Content||On-Demand Streaming, Movies, TV Shows, Originals||On Demand Streaming, Movies, TV Shows, Originals, Live TV||On Demand Streaming, Movies, TV Shows
Originals of ErosNow, AltBalaji, Live TV
|Data Usage per Hour||NA||N/A||N/A||1.9 GB (HD)||2.0 GB (HD)||N/A||N/A||750 MB (HD)||925 MB (SD), 2.2 GB (HD), 6 GB (4K/UHD)||1.9 GB (HD)||1.3 GB(HD)||1.5 GB (HD)||350 MB (SD)||2.2 GB (HD)|
Sun NXT Supported Devices
- Web Browser
- iOS: All Apple devices (iOS 8.0 and later)
- Android: Android devices (Version 4.4 and above)
- Amazon Fire TV
- Apple TV
- Android TV
Sun NXT Pros and Cons
- A vast array of content in five languages
- Simple and user-friendly UI
- The app can be viewed in five languages
- The same account can be used to stream on up to four devices
- Both Vodafone Play and Idea Movies & TV apps users can access the content for free
- Kids profiles can be created to restrict kids streaming
- There are ads for monthly members, and you cannot skip them during streaming
- There are no Hollywood movies, only South Indian content
- Subscriptions purchased in one country will not be available in others
- Certain videos may not be available in some countries
Sun NXT Subscription – Worth it?
Sun NXT provides a veritable amount of entertainment, across a vast number of genres, at affordable rates. So you should subscribe to Sun NXT if you:
- Are interested in binging on South Indian movies, TV shows, music videos, comedy, and more.
- Want South Indian Live TV shows and channels at lower rates.
- Want a streaming service that provides South Indian content for all, be it kids, adults, young adults, movie buffs, or casual watchers.
Sun NXT Subscription Cancellation
To cancel your Sun NXT subscription, simply send a cancellation request to Sun NXT. If a cancellation request is not sent before the billing cycle, the subscription is automatically renewed.