India, Jan. 16 -- ShareChat-owned Moj has surpassed 100 Mn downloads on Google Play Store in a short span of seven months and has claimed to be the fastest-growing made-in-India short video platform. Moj competes with other homegrown solutions Chingari, Mitron, Trell and DailyHunt's Josh that have also been popular among users.

Looking at the growth of these apps, it is hard to believe that the market was dominated by TikTok till June 2020 before the Indian government decided to strike it down. About 267 other Chinese apps, including short video apps Likee and ByteDance-owned Vigo, were banned in India due to geo-political issues arising between India and China.

The Indian government's strike opened up fresher opportunities for the Indi...