The remainder of the IPL 2021 season is scheduled to begin on September 19th in the UAE. Mumbai Indians (MI) will take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the opener. This will be followed by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). In total, 27 league matches will be played before the top four teams qualify for the playoffs. Much like the first leg in India, which was suspended due to the COVID pandemic, the second leg of IPL 2021 will also stream online on Disney Plus Hotstar live. That said, the Disney Plus Hotstar plans are set to undergo some major changes following September 1st. The Rs 399 VIP and Rs 299 Premium plans will be discontinued and replaced by Rs 499 Mobile and Rs 899 Super plans. This is likely to affect Airtel, Vi, and Jio Disney Plus Hotstar VIP plans as well.
In case, your Hotstar VIP plan is expiring or has expired, recharge your mobile number with select Airtel, Vi, and Jio recharge packs now to get the subscription for free and watch IPL 2021 online in India. Read on to find out more details:
The company hasn’t announced it yet, but Disney Hotstar VIP users is likely to enjoy the same benefits post September 1st when the new plans will come into force. The Disney Plus Hotstar new plans, which include Mobile, Super, and Premium, will offer access to all content available on the streaming platform that too in original language to all users. The plans only differ in terms of screens and resolution.
Before we get down to the best Airtel, Vi, and Jio recharge plans with Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription, here are a few things that you need to know:
- You get Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription, which is worth Rs 399, with the Airtel, Jio, and Vi plans
- While the plans will have a validity of their own, the Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription will last for 365 days
- Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription benefits include: 7 Multiplex blockbusters, exclusive Hotstar Specials, Disney+ Shows, Movies & Kids content (dubbed), live sports including IPL, Premier League & Formula 1, and latest episodes of Indian TV Shows at 6 am every day
- While you can stream Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription content on any device of your choice including smart TV, laptop, and mobile, it’s worth mentioning that the subscription support one screen at a time.
- The easiest way to activate Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription post recharge is log in with your mobile number on Disney Plus Hotstar website or app. Additionally, you can also visit Airtel, Jio, and Vi Airtel Thanks, My Jio, and Vi app respectively to activate the subscription.
Jio recharge plans with Disney Plus Hotstar subscription
Jio offers Disney Plus Hotstar subscription to watch IPL 2021, Wimbledon, EPL, and other live sports with a bunch of recharge packs. These include all-in-one plans that are bundled with free voice calls, unlimited data, and other benefits and add-on data packs. The Jio recharge plans are priced starting at Rs 401. They are bundled with a free subscription to Disney+ Hotstar VIP, which is worth Rs 399. While the recharge packs have a validity of their own, the subscription will last for a year. In addition to IPL livestreaming, you can watch Disney+ Hotstar VIP shows and movies, among other things with the subscription. Let’s take a look at the Jio recharge plans:
|JIO RECHARGE PLAN PRICE||BENEFITS OF JIO PLAN|
|Rs 401 Jio Recharge Plan|
|Rs 598 Jio Recharge Plan|
|Rs 2,599 Jio Recharge Plan|
|Rs 499 Jio Add-On Recharge plan|
|Rs 612 Jio Add-On Recharge Plan|
|Rs 1,004 Jio Add-On Recharge Plan|
|Rs 1,206 Jio Add-On Recharge Plan|
|Rs 1,208 Jio Add-On Recharge Plan|
Airtel recharge plans with Disney Plus Hotstar
Live streaming of IPL, Wimbledon, F1, and EPL is available for Airtel customers with Rs 401, Rs 448, Rs 499, Rs 599, and Rs 2,698 recharge plans. Much like Jio, you also get a free subscription to Disney+ Hotstar VIP with the Airtel recharge plans. The plans also come with free voice calls, data, SMSes, and other benefits. Take a look:
|AIRTEL RECHARGE PLAN PRICE||BENEFITS OF THE AIRTEL PLAN|
|Airtel Rs 401 Recharge Plan|
|Airtel Rs 448 Recharge Plan|
|Airtel Rs 499 Recharge Plan*|
|Airtel Rs 599 Recharge Plan|
|Airtel Rs 2,698 Recharge Plan|
Vi recharge plans Disney Plus Hotstar subscription
Vi has also partnered with Disney+ Hotstar to offer a free VIP 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 401, Rs 501, Rs 601, or Rs 801 packs. Vi postpaid users can subscribe to Rs 499 or above to avail Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription and watch IPL for free.
|VI RECHARGE PLAN PRICE||BENEFITS|
|Vi Rs 401 recharge plan|
|Vi Rs 501 recharge plan|
|Vi Rs 601 recharge plan|
|Vi Rs 801 recharge plan|
Disney Plus Hotstar new plans
The details of Disney Plus Hotstar new plans are as follows:
- Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile: As the name would suggest, it’s a mobile only plan. It will offer content to smartphone users in HD quality. The plan is priced at Rs 499 a year and supports one screen at a time.
- Disney Plus Hotstar Super: The new Super plan from the streaming platform offers HD content and supports two screens simultaneously. The plan is compatible with all devices out there, including mobile phone, laptop, and smart TV. It’s priced at Rs 899.
- Disney Plus Hotstar premium: The premium plan costs Rs 1,499 and offers 4K content. You can also stream the content in as many as four screens at a time.
Unlike the existing VIP and Premium, the Hotstar Mobile, Super, and Premium plans offer the same the catalogue of content. Subscribers of even the most basic Disney Plus Hotstar plan will be able to enjoy the same web series, TV shows and movies in original language as the priciest plan.
Can you upgrade Disney Plus Hotstar VIP plan to new plans?
VIP users will most likely be able to upgrade to the new Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile, Super, and Premium plans after they come into force.