Disney Plus Hotstar subscription plans 2021: Price in India, number of screens, discount offers and more

Disney+ Hotstar plans prices start at Rs 499 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 is among the most popular streaming platforms in India. The Walt Disney-owned video streaming service enjoys immense popularity in the country owing to its vast catalogue. The Disney Plus Hotstar 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, namely cricket, 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. Here’s a quick look at Disney Plus Hotstar plans in India and various workarounds that you can use to get it for free:

Disney Plus Hotstar subscription plans in India

Disney Plus Hotstar plans in India are available in three tiers: Mobile, Super, and Premium. They are all yearly subscription plans from the streaming platform. While the catalogue of content remains the same across plans, they differ in terms of prices, screen support, and resolution. The Disney Plus Hotstar subscription plans are as follows:

Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile

This is the most basic plan from Disney Plus Hotstar. It’s priced at Rs 499 a year and offers content, including 7 multiplex blockbusters, Disney Plus originals, Hotstar Specials, Live sports, and more in HD (720p). That said, the plan, as the name would suggest, is exclusive to smartphones and some tablets. Lastly, the Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile supports just one screen at a time.

Disney Plus Hotstar Super

The Disney Plus Hotstar Super is priced at Rs 899/ year. The content catalogue and resolution remains the same as the Mobile plan, but you can access them on a laptop as well as smart TV. Additionally, the Disney Plus Hotstar Super plan supports two concurrent screens.

Disney Plus Hotstar Premium

Disney Plus Hotstar content in 4K is only available with the Premium subscription plan, which is priced at Rs 1,499 yearly. You can stream the content on up to four devices simultaneously with the Disney Plus Hotstar Premium plan.

Plan nameKey benefits
Price and validity
Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile
  • Live sports
  • Hotstar Specials
  • Disney titles
  • American TV shows and movies
  • Supports 1 screen
Rs 499/ year
Disney Plus Hotstar Super
  • Live sports
  • Hotstar Specials
  • Disney titles
  • American TV shows and movies
  • Supports 2 concurrent screens
Rs 899/ year
Disney Plus Hotstar Premium
  • Live sports
  • Hotstar Specials
  • Disney titles
  • American TV shows and movies
  • Supports 4 concurrent screens
Rs 1,499/ year

Disney Plus Hotstar subscription discount offer

Disney Plus Hotstar subscription is currently available with a discount offer. Below are the details of this offer and what you need to do to get it.

Magicpin

This third party platform is offering a 7 percent discount on Disney Plus Hotstar Premium subscription. You can purchase the subscription for Rs 1,394 instead of Rs 1,499.

Here's how it works:

  • Go to Magicpin website or app and search for Hotstar
  • It'll show you available discount offers. Right now only Disney Plus Hotstar Premium membership with 7 percent discount is up for grabs
  • Add the voucher to the cart and make the purchase
  • Now, go to https://www.gyftr.com/entertainment --> sign in with your registered mobile number --> click on redeem now option --> add the voucher code to your wallet --> select the subscription from the given option and fill out the relevant details --> once submitted, you will get a subscription code --> visit Hotstar website/app and enter the codes to activate the subscription.

Disney Plus Hotstar plans offer in India

You can get Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription in India for free with select Airtel, Vi, and Jio recharge plans. These recharge plans are also bundled with free voice, data, SMS, and other benefits, in addition to the subscription. This makes them better offerings than the straight forward Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription plan, which is worth Rs 499.

Jio recharge plans with free Disney Plus Hotstar subscription

Jio recharge plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription starts at Rs 499. Here's a quick look at the benefits they offer along with their validity.

Rs 499 Jio recharge plan: This prepaid plan offers Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 3GB of daily data, 6GB of additional data, unlimited voice call (local, national, and roaming), 100 SMS per day, and complimentary access to Jio apps. The benefits will last for 28 days, except for the Hotstar subscription, which will last for a whole year.

Rs 666 Jio recharge plan: If you opt for Rs 666 Jio prepaid plan, you get Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription along with 2GB data/ day, free voice calls, 100 daily outgoing SMS, and access to Jio apps. The recharge plan has a validity of 56 days.

Rs 888 Jio recharge plan: Its benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 2GB data per day + 5GB additional data, free voice calls, 100 daily SMSes, and a complimentary access to Jio apps. The recharge plan has a validity of 84 days as opposed to 56 days and 28 days of Rs 499 and Rs 666 Jio recharge plans respectively.

Rs 2,599 Jio recharge plan: This is a long-term recharge plan from Jio with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription. The prepaid pack also has a validity of 365 days. As for the benefits, you get unlimited voice calls, 2GB of data per day + 10GB additional data, 100 SMS per day, and the Jio suite of apps.

Rs 549 Jio data add-on plan: It's a data add-on pack, which doesn't come with voice call and SMS benefits. The Rs 549 Jio data add-on plan comprises free Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription and 1.5GB data/ day for the next 56 days.

Airtel recharge plan with free Disney Plus Hotstar subscription

For Airtel users, Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription is available with as many as three plans: Rs 499, Rs 699, and Rs 2,798. Check out the details of the prepaid packs:

  • Rs 499 Airtel recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 3GB data/ day, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, Prime Video Mobile-edition free trial, and complimentary access to Airtel apps. The recharge plan has a validity of 28 days.
  • Rs 699 Airtel recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 2GB data/ day, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, Prime Video Mobile-edition free trial, and complimentary access to Airtel apps. The recharge plan has a validity of 56 days.
  • Rs 2,798 Airtel recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 2GB data/ day, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, Prime Video Mobile-edition free trial, and complimentary access to Airtel apps. The recharge plan has a validity of 365 days.

Vi recharge plans with free Disney Plus Hotstar subscription

Vi has also partnered with Disney+ Hotstar to offer a free Mobile subscription that includes live sports such as IPL 2021, exclusive Hotstar Specials, movies, and more to its subscribers. The subscription is available to all Vodafone Idea prepaid users with Rs 501, Rs 601, Rs 701, Rs 901, and Rs 2,595 packs. Vi postpaid users can subscribe to Rs 499 or above to get access to Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription and watch IPL and more for free.

  • Rs 501 Vi recharge plan: This plan comes with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 3GB data/ day + 16GB additional data, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, and complimentary access to Vi TV & movies. The recharge plan has a validity of 28 days.
  • Rs 701 Vi recharge plan: The Rs 701 Vi recharge plan benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 3GB data/ day + 32GB additional data, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, and complimentary access to Vi TV & movies. The recharge plan has a validity of 56 days.
  • Rs 901 Vi recharge plan: It has a validity of 84 days and 48GB additional data. All other benefits, including free subscription to Disney Plus Hotstar, remain the same as the Rs 701 Vi prepaid pack.
  • Rs 2,595 Vi recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 1.5GB data/ day, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, and complimentary access to Vi TV & movies. The recharge plan has a validity of 365 days.
  • Rs 601 Vi data add-on recharge plan: It's a data add-on pack, which means you only get 75GB data along with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription. There are no voice call and SMS benefits. The recharge plan has a validity of 56 days.
In addition to these Airtel, Jio, and Vi recharge plans, the Disney Plus Hotstar subscription is also available for free with Jio Postpaid Plus connections, Jio Fiber broadband plans starting at Rs 999, and Flipkart SuperCoins.

Disney Plus Hotstar FAQs

How many screens do Disney Plus Hotstar subscription support?

Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription supports one screen at a time, while Super and Premium plan let you stream content on two and four concurrent screens respectively. 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.

Does Disney Plus Hotstar show ads?

The Disney Plus Hotstar plans show customers personalised ads during streaming.

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 Mobile/ Super to Premium?

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

How can I watch Hotstar outside India?

Hotstar has its services in select countries outside India such as the US, UK, and Canada. However, the catalogue of content isn't the same as you get in India. If you want to see what Hotstar has to offer in areas outside India, you need a VPN with servers in India.

Is Hotstar app available for PC?

Not yet. Disney+ Hotstar is only available for PC users via the web. However, you can download the Hotstar app on Windows PC/ laptop and Mac using Android emulators. This will bring Disney+ Hotstar for Android features, which aren't different from iOS, to desktop.

Are there any Disney Plus Hotstar monthly subscription plans?

There is no Disney Plus Hotstar monthly plan in India at the moment. The Rs 299 premium plan, which the company was previously offering, has been discontinued.