Indian Music Streaming Startup Dhingana Shuts Down

Till the time users don’t come out of ‘free service’ zone, start-ups like that will fail to scale. What do you think?


Dhingana , the Indian music streaming startup battling to stay alive for past few months, has finally shutdown.

We have been trying to speak with Dhingana CEO Rohit Bhatia for past few weeks, but he’s been requesting more time for bringing clarity on the startup’s future. Dhingana is among the top-funded music startups in India. It raised $7 million in Series B funding in October last year from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Inventus Capital Partners and Helion Venture Partners.

Dhingana’s website is now showing this goodbye message:


We hope that you enjoyed listening to Dhingana as much as we enjoyed building it.

But alas, all good things must come to an end.

We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for letting us be a part of your musical moments!

– The Dhingana Team

As Medianama noted, there are some harsh realities facing the Indian music streaming services. One of the…

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