What time is a video streaming service that offers you unlimited access to movies and TV shows in India? There are over 60,000 plus hours of TV shows and 2000 hours plus of Indian movies available on this streaming service.
In addition to TV shows and Indian movies they also offer the live sport. Some of the sports include Cricket, Kabaddi, Badminton, Hockey and more.
Hotstar is owned by Star India and operated by Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution and it’s now also known as Disney+ Hotstar. It is easy to say that Hotstar is the dominant streaming service in India.
With just an annual subscription of $49.99 annually or $4.16 /month, you will get access to over 100,000 hours of TV shows and movies. Also, Movies are in over nine languages and also have access to 7 Blockbuster hits.
To access the streaming service you will have to download the application on your device. The good news is the Hotstar application is available on almost all devices we have. Below is the list of all devices that you can download and use this application:
- Desktop web (Both PCs and laptops).
- Android (Include Android TVs, Android TV boxes, phones, and tablets).
- iOS ( all iPhones, iPods, etc).
- Amazon Fire TV Stick.
- Web OS on LG TVs.
- Apple TV.
While Hotstar is the number one streaming service it became available in the US after its merger with Walt Disney Company. This means that users in the US, Canada, Singapore, and the UK can now stream this service without a VPN.
The only setback with this is that you cannot access the entire catalog of Indian Hotstar in the US. To do this you will have to employ the services of a VPN.
How to watch Indian Hotstar in the USA
Because Indian Hotstar is geo-restricted Meaning it only works in India you must employ the services of a VPN. below you will find the steps to watch Hotstar in the USA:
- Download any VPN of your choice.
- Select Indian server and connect.
- Now head over to the Hotstar website Open the application sign in to your account and start streaming.
For you to use the services of Hotstar you must be login which means you must have an account with them. This service does not have a free subscription so you must register an account and pay for a subscription.
All you have to do is to open your hostel application click on start subscription enter your card details and make payment. Once that is done you will be automatically signed into the service you can now start streaming. To log in enter your username, password, and your pin and you are good to go.
There is three basic subscription plan this service has to offer which are Disney+ Hotstar Premium Subscription, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, and Disney+ Hotstar Super.
The mobile plan offers only one device which is the mobile device plus all premium membership benefits for Rs 499 per year. If you move to the Disney+ Hotstar Super plan you get two devices with all premium benefits for Rs 899 per year. Finally, the premium plan offers you up to four devices live sports and all benefits for Rs 1499 per year
Hotstar US Activate
As of November 30th, Hotstar will no longer be available in the US, rather all its contents will be moved to the Disney plus bundle. What this means is that the name hot star will no longer be available on us but the channels will. So from November 30th, you can only access Hostar channels by paying for the Disney plus bundle.