Disney Plus Hotstar subscription plans and offers India 2020

Disney+ Hotstar plan prices start at Rs 299 a month in India.

Disney Plus Hotstar is home to a number of original TV series, Disney shows, Disney movies, live sports and more

Disney Plus Hotstar subscription plans enjoy immense popularity in the country owing to its vast catalogue. The Walt Disney-owned video streaming service is home to the original content and legacy Disney titles such as Marvel and Pixar, along with hundreds of other movies and series from renowned production houses, including HBO, Fox, and Showtime. The platform also has exclusive digital rights to a number of sports, including IPL, Premier League, and F1. Additionally, Disney Plus Hostar has most of its movies and shows available in local Indian languages including Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu to target a wider base.

That said, the Disney Plus Hotstar is guarded by a paywall that restricts most of its content only to paid subscribers. There are three plan tiers in India and each Disney Plus Hotstar plan has different prices, benefits, and validity. However, if you’re an Airtel and Jio subscriber, you can avail Disney Plus Hotstar subscription with bundled recharges. Read on as we tell you how:

You can access Disney Plus Hotstar content from almost every device out there, including desktops, Android/ iOS-powered devices, Android/ webOS TVs, and Fire TV stick

Disney Plus Hotstar Subscription Plans, Offers India 

Disney+ Hotstar subscriptionsBenefitsPrice/ Validity
Disney+ Hotstar free
  • Live news channels
  • Select Kids content
  • Short clips
  • 5 minutes of free access to Live sports
Not applicable
Disney+ Hotstar VIP
  • 7 Multiplex blockbusters
  • Exclusive Hotstar Specials
  • Disney+ Shows, Movies & Kids content (dubbed)
  • Live Sports including Cricket, Premier League & Formula 1
  • Latest episodes of Indian TV Shows at 6 am every day
Rs 399/ year
Disney+ Hotstar Premium
  • 7 Multiplex blockbusters
  • Latest American Shows & movies
  • Disney+ Originals, Shows, Movies & Kids content
  • Exclusive Hotstar Specials
  • Live Sports including Cricket, Premier League & Formula 1.
  • Latest episodes of Indian TV Shows at 6 am every day

Rs 299/ month
Rs 1,499/ year


Disney Plus Hotstar subscription plans are divided into three categories: premium, VIP, and a free, ad-supported version. The latter offers only basic content such as news, short clips, and some Kids content on the app. The subscription, as the name suggests, will be free for all, but you’ll have to bear ads. The VIP and Premium Disney Plus Hotstar packages include access to paid content. The Disney Plus Hotstar plans remain the same across the country, including Delhi, Mumbai, and Hyderabad.

Disney Plus Hotstar yearly subscription plans, offers India

Disney Plus Hotstar yearly subscription price in India is set at Rs 399 for the VIP package, while the Premium plan will set you back to Rs 1,499. It’ll be a prepaid payment once a year. Talking about the benefits, the Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription offers exclusive Hotstar Specials, live coverage of all sports, latest episodes from shows on Star TV, seven multiplex blockbusters, and Disney Plus shows, movies, and Kids content dubbed in Hindi or other local languages. You can also download movies and TV shows for offline viewing with this annual plan.

The Disney Plus Hotstar premium subscription, on the other hand, lets you browse the entire catalogue of the streaming service both in English and regional languages. The plan comprises all the benefits of Disney Plus Hotstar VIP, as well as several Hollywood blockbusters and American TV shows from HBO, Fox, and Showtime. Additionally, you can stream Disney Plus Hotstar Premium content on two screens simultaneously.

Disney Plus Hotstar monthly subscription plans, offers India

Disney Plus Hotstar monthly subscription plan in India is only applicable to the Premium package. It’s available at Rs 299 a month. The benefits of the plan remain the same as the yearly subscription of the plan. You get exclusive access to Hotstar specials, multiplex blockbusters, Disney Plus shows, movies, and Kids content, among other things in English and regional languages. The content can be downloaded and saved offline as well.

That said, Airtel and Jio both have launched bundled prepaid packs in India that come with at least free Disney Plus Hotstar VIP yearly subscription, if not Premium. Here’s how you can avail it:

Disney Plus Hotstar subscription: Airtel recharge plans

Airtel users can get free Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription via recharge packs priced at Rs 401, Rs 448, Rs 499, Rs 599, and Rs 2,698. These prepaid packs also come with additional benefits such as free voice calls, data, SMSes, and complimentary access to a bunch of other services such as Live TV. Here are the details of the Airtel recharge plans with Disney Plus Hotstar subscriptions.

Price of the Recharge PlanBenefits of the Plan
Airtel Rs 401 Recharge PlanDisney+ Hotstar VIP subscription; 28 days validity, 3GB data/ day
Airtel Rs 448 Recharge PlanDisney+ Hotstar VIP subscription; 28 days validity, 3GB data/ day, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMSes
Airtel Rs 499 Recharge Plan*Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription; 28 days validity, 3GB data/ day, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMSes
Airtel Rs 599 Recharge PlanDisney+ Hotstar VIP subscription; 56 days validity, 2GB data/ day, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMSes
Airtel Rs 2,698 Recharge PlanDisney+ Hotstar VIP subscription; 365 days validity, 2GB data/ day, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMSes

Disney Plus Hotstar subscription: Jio recharge plans

For Jio users, Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription is available with only two voice recharges Rs 401 and Rs 2,599, along with an add-on data pack starting at Rs 612. Check out the details of the prepaid packs:

Price of the Recharge PlanBenefits of the Plan
Jio Rs 401 Recharge PlanDisney+ Hotstar VIP subscription; 28 days validity, 3GB data/ day + 6GB additional data, free voice calls, 100 SMSes
Jio Rs 2,599 Recharge PlanDisney+ Hotstar VIP subscription; 365 days validity, 2GB data/ day + 10GB additional data, free voice calls, 100 SMSes
Jio Rs 612 add-on Recharge PlanDisney+ Hotstar VIP subscription; up to 72GB data, 6,000 minutes non-Jio calls, will last until the validity of the existing pack
Jio Rs 1,004 add-on Recharge PlanDisney+ Hotstar VIP subscription; 120 days validity, 200GB data
Jio Rs 1,206 add-on Recharge PlanDisney+ Hotstar VIP subscription; 180 days validity, 240GB data
Jio Rs 1,208 add-on Recharge PlanDisney+ Hotstar VIP subscription; 240 days validity, 240GB data

Disney Plus Hotstar subscription: Jio Postpaid Plus

You can also avail Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription with Jio Postpaid Plus. The postpaid plans in India start at Rs 399 and go up to Rs 1,499.

Jio Postpaid Plus PlansBenefits
Rs 399
  • 75GB data
  • Unlimited voice calls and SMEs
  • 200GB data rollover
  • Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Netflix, Prime Videos subscription, Jio apps
Rs 599
  • 100GB data
  • Unlimited voice calls and SMEs
  • 200GB data rollover
  • 1 additional SIM card with Family Plan
  • Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Netflix, Prime Videos subscription, Jio apps
Rs 799
  • 150GB data
  • Unlimited voice calls and SMEs
  • 200GB data rollover
  • 2 additional SIM card with Family Plan
  • Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Netflix, Prime Videos subscription, Jio apps
Rs 899
  • 200GB data
  • Unlimited voice calls and SMEs
  • 500GB data rollover
  • 3 additional SIM card with Family Plan
  • Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Netflix, Prime Videos subscription, Jio apps
Rs 1,499
  • 300GB data
  • Unlimited voice calls and SMEs
  • 500GB data rollover
  • Unlimited voice calls and data benefits in UAE and USA
  • Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Netflix, Prime Videos subscription, Jio apps

Disney Plus Hotstar FAQs

All your queries regarding Disney Plus Hotstar subscription plans, prices, benefits, and more answered here.

How many screens Disney Plus Hotstar subscription support?

You can stream Disney Plus Hotstar content on multiple devices, provided they are on the same network. Otherwise, the streaming platform’s VIP subscription supports one screen at a time, while Premium plan lets you stream content on two screens simultaneously. The platform works on almost every device out there, including desktops, Android/ iOS-powered devices, Android/ webOS TVs, and Fire TV Stick.

Can you download Disney Plus Hotstar content?

As long as it’s not a live show, you can download and save pretty much every Disney Plus Hotstar content on your device.

Do Disney Plus Hotstar show ads?

The Disney Plus Hotstar VIP plan shows customers personalised ads during streaming, while the Premium plan is completely ad-free.

Are Disney Plus Hotstar subscription plans refundable?

Absolutely not! The payment once deducted will not be reverted even if you don’t want to use Disney Plus Hotstar. Additionally, these plans cannot be transferred, so be careful while choosing the plan you want to use.

Can you upgrade from Disney Plus Hotstar VIP to Premium?

Yes, you can upgrade from Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription plan to Premium. However, this would require you to pay the sum that you would get after deducting the VIP subscription cost from Premium plan price.