Friends Reunion time in India and Zee5 release have already been announced. The release date is May 27th and the special episode will finally stream today in India. Friends Reunion review trailer was released a few days ago, showing all six original cast members back for one last hoorah – Mathew Perry (Chandler), Jennifer Aniston (Rachel), Courtney Cox (Monica), Lisa Kudrow (Phoebe), Matt LeBlanc (Joey), and David Schwimmer (Ross). Friends Reunion time in India is 12:30 PM and you can watch online through the Zee5 app. Here’s a quick look at Friends Reunion India time, how to watch online, and a trailer to get you going.
Friends Reunion India date, time
Friends Reunion India release date is the same as the US. The special will premiere on May 27th at 12:30 pm (IST). Friends: The Friends Reunion time in India is when the episode will hit on the Zee5 streaming platform, while in the US, it is available on HBO Max.
How to watch Friends Reunion online in India
Friends Reunion will premiere on HBO Max on May 27th in the US, but users in India can watch the special online on mobile phone, laptop, and other such devices on Zee5. The Friends Reunion will stream at 12:30 PM IST.
- To watch Friends Reunion online in India, you need a Zee5 premium subscription
- The subscription is available in a single annual plan in India for Rs 499 at the moment
- However, if you are an Airtel and a Vi customer, you can watch Friends Reunion online in India for free on mobile phone, laptop, and smart TV with select prepaid/ postpaid plans. These plans come bundled with the free Zee5 premium subscription. Here are the details:
Airtel plan with Zee5 premium subscription
Airtel offers the free subscription to the Zee5 premium, with its Rs 289 prepaid plan. The pack is also bundled with free voice calls, 1.5GB data/ day, a quota of 100 SMSes a day, Prime Videos mobile edition free trial, and access to Airtel Xstream Premium, among other things. The validity of the plan, as well as the Zee5 premium subscription, is 28 days.
Vi plans with Zee5 premium subscription
Vi aka Vodafone Idea offers a Zee5 premium subscription for free with a bunch of prepaid and postpaid plans, which are as follows
- Rs 405 Vi prepaid plan: It includes unlimited calls, 90GB data, 100 SMS/day, 28 days validity, ZEE5 Premium annual membership, Binge All Night, and Vi Movies and TV
- Rs 595 Vi prepaid plan: The benefits of the plan comprises unlimited calls, 2GB data/day, 100 SMS/day, 56 days validity, ZEE5 Premium annual membership, Binge All Night, Weekend data rollover, and Vi Movies and TV
- Rs 795 Vi prepaid plan: It’s bundled with unlimited calls, 2GB data/day, 100 SMS/day, 84 days validity, ZEE5 Premium annual membership, Binge All Night, Weekend data rollover, and Vi Movies and TV
- Rs 1,197 Vi prepaid plan: The pack comprises unlimited calls, 1.5GB data/day, 100 SMS/day, 180 days validity, ZEE5 Premium annual membership, Binge All Night, Weekend data rollover, and Vi Movies and TV
- Rs 2,399 Vi prepaid plan: It consists of unlimited calls, 1.5GB data/day, 100 SMS/day, 365 days validity, ZEE5 Premium annual membership, Binge All Night, Weekend data rollover, and Vi Movies and TV
HBO Max is not available in India yet, even with a VPN. The episode will not stream on Disney+ Hotstar in the country, as its HBO deal does not extend to HBO Max originals. Despite the shared name, HBO and HBO Max are entirely separate entities.
Friends Reunion guest list
Friends Reunion guest list includes the likes of David Beckham, Justin Bieber, BTS, James Corden, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, Lady Gaga, Elliott Gould, Kit Harington, Larry Hankin, Mindy Kaling, Thomas Lennon, Christina Pickles, Tom Selleck, James Michael Tyler, Maggie Wheeler, Reese Witherspoon, and Malala Yousafzai.
Friends Reunion: What to expect
Friends: The Reunion is an unscripted special where Aniston, Cox, Kudrow, LeBlanc, Perry, and Schwimmer talk about their characters and time on the show. As stated above, there will be a surprise entry of supporting casts and celebrity guests as well. It’s worth mentioning that the cast won’t be portraying their original characters. They’ll be appearing as themselves. “In order to avoid any misunderstanding about what this special is, we want to make it very clear that this is not a new, original episode of the series. The cast will be appearing as themselves, not as their beloved characters,” explained HBO Max.
Friends: The Reunion Trailer
The Friends Reunion trailer that has been released shows the six actors reminiscing their time on the beloved show. The Friends Reunion was filmed at the original soundstage, Stage 24, on the Warner Bros. studio lot in California, which is where the original series was taped. The original cast is also the executive producer of the special, alongside Friends creators Marta Kauffman and David Crane. The episode has been directed by Ben Winston.
Friends Reunion India: How to watch the special on TV
The Friends reunion can only be streamed online in India, meaning that it won’t be televised at least not immediately.
Where to watch Friends season 1 to 10 in India online?
You can catch up on Friends season 1 to 10 in India online exclusively on Netflix. Here are the details of Netflix subscription plans in the country. For those unaware, you can also watch Netflix for free in India.
When and where to watch Friends Reunion in the US
Friends: The Reunion will premiere on May 27th on HBO Max, the streaming platform owned by WarnerMedia. The platform is currently exclusive to the US and is set to expand into Latin America and Caribbean markets in June, with European HBO services to be upgraded later this year. HBO Max subscription plan is priced at $14.99 (~Rs 1,096) per month. There is a seven-day free trial of the streaming service, and as per reports, HBO Max will introduce a cheaper ad-supported plan priced at $9.99 (~Rs 730) a month in June.