Hotstar to be rebranded as Disney+ Hotstar on March 29

Indian users will be able to watch Disney+ original content including Marvel’s and Star wars on Hotstar starting March 29 this year.


Disney+, the on-demand streaming service, was launched on November 12, 2019, in the United States. Since then the service is continuing its expansion to other parts of the world. Disney+ streams all the original Disney shows that will bring back all your childhood memories.
Disney+ launch in India will come with the massive Disney library that is available on Disney+ and might be available in Hindi dubbed version as well.

The 13th season of IPL is also set to kick-off on March 29 this year. Hotstar has claimed of over 300 million monthly active users during the IPL season. Hence this is the perfect timing to launch a new streaming service in India targeting the subscribers of the fastest-growing economy.

Disney+ subscription plans in the US include a monthly plan for $6.99 and a yearly plan for $69.99. Hotstar has not yet revealed the subscription plans in India after its rebranding as Disney+ Hotstar. Currently, Hotstar offers Hotstar VIP plan at Rs. 365 per year which includes original Indian content and Hotstar Premium at Rs. 999 per year which includes premium English content as well.

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The best part is that Disney+ will also bring you the original content from hit franchises – Marvel and Star Wars.

Some of the most popular shows and movies that we might find on Disney+ Hotstar:

TV series (old)

The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005)
Hannah Montana (2006)
Wizards Of Waverly Place (2007)
The Suite Life on Deck (2008)

Movies (old)

The Jungle Book: Mowgli’s Story (1998)
Halloweentown (1998) and sequels
Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish (1998)
High School Musical (2006)
Mary Poppins (1964)
The Three Musketeers (1993)
Garfield: The Movie (2004)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) and sequels

Animated movies (old)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Pinocchio (1940)
Dumbo (1941)
Bambi (1942)
Cinderella (1950)
Alice in Wonderland (1951)
Peter Pan (1953)
Lady and the Tramp (1955)
101 Dalmatians (1961)
The Jungle Book (1967)
The Little Mermaid (1989)
Aladdin (1992)

Animated series (old)

Adventures of the Gummi Bears (1985)
DuckTales (1987)
Chip ‘n’ Dale: Rescue Rangers (1989)
The Simpsons (1989)
TaleSpin (1990)
Hercules – Series (1998)

and More…

Star wars movies and TV series starting from the year 1977 to 2020

Marvels movies and TV series starting from 1979 to 2020

Pixar movies starting from their very first movie Toy Story (1995) to Lamp Life (2020)

and Many more…

The Mandalorian (Star Wars)
High School Musical: The Musical – The Series (Disney)
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (Marvel)
WandaVision (Marvel)
Monsters at work (Disney)
Loki (Marvel)
Hawkeye (Marvel)

Tell us which one’s are your favorite in comments.

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