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Disney+ Hotstar (operated only as Hotstar in Canada, Singapore and United Kingdom) is an Indian over-the-top streaming service owned by Novi Digital Entertainment under Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution, a division of The Walt Disney Company. Originally, the brand was introduced in 2015 as a streaming service that carrying content from its local networks, including films, television series, live sports, and original programming from its country. Amid the significant growth of mobile broadband in India, Hotstar quickly became the dominant streaming service in the country.

Following the acquisition of Star India's parent company, 21st Century Fox by Disney in 2019, Disney added the content library of its new international streaming brand Disney+ to Hotstar in April 2020, including Disney+ original programming, and films and television series from its main content brands of Walt Disney Studios, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios, National Geographic, and Pixar. The resulting service was co-branded as Disney+ Hotstar. As of March 2020, Disney+ Hotstar has at least 300 million active users.

For the international operations, Disney+ Hotstar service also operates in several Southeast Asia countries, including Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand which similarly combines entertainment content licensed from the local, third-party studios, with the original Disney+ library, and expected to launch in the Philippines and in Vietnam in 2022.

Plans of Subscription

Premium Plan and Prices
Country/Territory Monthly Quarterly Annual
Canada C$ 12.99 C$ 44.99
India Rs 299 Rs 1,499
Indonesia Rp 39,000 Rp 199,000
Malaysia MYR 54.90 (3 months)
Singapore SGD 69.98
Thailand THB 99 THB 799
United Kingdom £5.99 £49.99
United States $9.99 $44.99

Launch

Launch as Disney+ Hotstar
Release date Country/Territory Release partner Notes
February 11, 2015 India None Originally launched as Hotstar, the service rebranded into Disney+ Hotstar on April 3, 2020.
September 4, 2017 Canada Launched as Hotstar
United States Hulu Originally launched as Hotstar, the Hotstar content moved into Hulu on September 1, 2021.
September 13, 2018 United Kingdom None Launched as Hotstar
September 5, 2020 Indonesia Telkomsel Launched as Disney+ Hotstar
November 1, 2020 Singapore StarHub Launched as Hotstar
June 1, 2021 Malaysia Astro Launched as Disney+ Hotstar
June 30, 2021 Thailand AIS
2022 Philippines Globe Telecom Upcoming launch / Launching as Disney+ Hotstar
Vietnam TBA
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