Tiktok Alternative Indian Chingari App crosses 10 million Downloads in just 22 days

Tiktok Alternative Indian Chingari app
Tiktok Alternative Indian Chingari app

Chinese Tiktok alternative Indian Chingari app, has crossed 10 million downloads on Google Play Store. It is among the top two free apps on Play Store for a week now. The app crossed over 22 lakhs downloads in less than a week and has been increasing since the ban of Tiktok in India.

Chingari’s website compromised

Chingari's Website Compromised
Chingari’s Website Compromised

The app reached a milestone of 3 million downloads in just ten days and has also gathered 500,000 downloads in only about 72 hours. But with all this growth, there has been witnessed some security breaches. According to a French security researcher Robert Baptiste, the website of the company behind Chingari has been compromised. He mentioned that the site had some kind of malware that redirects the users to various websites.

Also Read: India Bans 59 Chinese Apps

The growing popularity Tiktok Alternative Indian Chingari App

Tiktok Alternative Indian Chingari app
Tiktok Alternative Indian Chingari app

The ban of more than 50 Chinese apps in India has given Indian app developers an excellent opportunity to create top-notch products that can be the replacement of those Chinese apps. This has made the Chingari app gain popularity replacing Chinese Tiktok. The app developed by two Bengaluru-based programmers, Biswatma Nayak and Siddharth Gautam, is now available in languages like English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bangla, Punjabi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu.

Statement from co-founder, Biswatma Nayak

“Our retention numbers and the app’s daily engagement time are also witnessing a solid increase. Our team is working round the clock to provide all our customers with a seamless experience,” said Biswatma Nayak, Co-founder.

Also Read: India Bans 59 Chinese Apps


The Indian government decided against banning 59 Chinese apps after Indian Intelligence agencies alleged those apps over safety and privacy violations of its users. This can be a turning point for every Indian app developers and the companies to set a massive benchmark by developing outstanding products.
Let us know your thoughts on this digital ban and this TikTok alternative Chingari app, in the comment section below.

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