Update: A Hotstar spokesperson said, “A limited release of the beta version of the Disney+ Hotstar app is currently being tested with a small number of consumers, in preparation for the full-fledged app launch on 29th March.” Also Read - Hotstar introduces a new logo ahead of Disney Plus India launch
While Hotstar was supposed to launch the Disney+ service in India on March 29, the company has quietly made it official in the country. The brand has rolled out an update, which not only changes the app’s name to Disney+ Hotstar, but also adds Disney+ shows. Currently, the updated app is showing Disney+ shows and other Hotstar content at the same old prices. Read on to find out everything about it. Also Read - Disney+ India launch set for March 29, to rebrand Hotstar: Check expected price
Disney+ Hotstar plans price in India, shows
The Disney+ Hotstar Premium subscription is priced at Rs 299 per month in India. Users can also opt for the Rs 999 yearly Hotstar plan. There is also the Disney+ Hotstar VIP plan, which can be purchased for Rs 365, and this plan comes with a validity period of 1 year. To check the latest content on Disney+ Hotstar app, you will have to update the app via Google Play Store. Also Read - Hotstar downloads cross 400 million; 63% content consumption from non-metro cities: Report
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As for the shows, a bunch of Disney+ content is divided between the premium section as well as the VIP plan. After downloading the update, one will find shows like The Mandalorian, Marvel’s Hero Project and The Imagineering Story: Limited Series. The list also includes Diary of a Future President, Disney Family Sundays, Encore, Forky Asks a Question, and High School Musical: The Musical.
You can also watch Disney+ Hotstar shows like One Day at Disney, Pick of the Litter, Pixar in Real Life, Shop Class, and Short Circuit. The list also includes SparkShorts, and The World According to Jeff Goldblum. The app is also showing the trailor of Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings. The lastest Hotstar update also adds a dedicated Kids mode, which includes Mickey Mouse, Rapunzel, Timon and Pumbaa, and other TV shows. Hotstar has rolled out the Disney+ service for both Android and iOS versions.