Disney Plus streaming service will officially live for Indian users via Hotstar app. Everything you need to know from Top to Bottom.

Disney+ coming to India via Hotstar

Netflix rival Disney Plus will be officially going to live for Indian users via Hotstar app on 29th March 2020, after testing beta version recently.

Hence, dear users dont’ be confuse or shock if you have started watching some of the shows on Disney+ beta version & now unable to access the content, which is roll backed by Hotstar from its website and mobile apps after testing!

Wait till March 29 for the official Disney+ Hotstar launch in India to access the content.

New Hotstar!

The Hotstar app will be rebranded to Disney+ Hotstar. Its new logo will be blue in colour to mark the arrival of Disney+. However, the Hotstar website still follows the same colour scheme.

Disney+ is a subscription video on-demand streaming service i.e. owned & operated by Walt Disney Company.

Disney+ Hotstar: Subscription Price

The streaming service costs ₹999 a year and ₹299 a month (or update Hotstar Premium service on Android or iOS).

In contrast, Netflix has multiple monthly plans starting at ₹199 (only mobile) to ₹799.

What are the Disney+ shows that have gone live in India?

Most noteworthy, the Hotstar application will now stream Disney+ original content for Indian users such as:

  1. The Mandalorian
  2. Diary of a Future President
  3. The World According to Jeff Goldblum
  4. Documentary One Day at Disney
  5. High School Musical: The Musical – The Series
  6. Marvel’s Hero Project
  7. Captain America: Civil War
  8. Atlantis: The Lost Empire and many more.
The Mandalorian

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Can Hotstar VIP users access Disney Plus content?

No, they can’t access. Though, you can watch Disney movies such as Doctor Strange, Captain America: Civil War (only in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu). Above all, you can also view Disney Kids shows such as Mickey Mouse, Timon and Pumbaa, Sofia the First in regional languages. For English content, Premium subscription is required.

Furthermore, you need to upgrade Hotstar Premium subscription to watch the Disney+ content.

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Megha Jain

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