ZEE5 is a home-grown video streaming service that offers a mix of originals, shows, music, and movies in 12 languages and has a bespoke catalogue of premium content for audiences across India. The platform, managed by Essel Group, also leverages its partnership with ALTBalaji whose originals, shows, and movies are available for free to ZEE5 subscribers. That said, most of the content, if not all, is paid and restricted to only ZEE5’os premium users. The streaming service premium subscription plan is now down to one from five. We’ll be taking a look at the details of the plans – namely price, validity, and benefits – and if you’re an Airtel and Vodafone subscriber, how you can avail ZEE5 premium subscription for free in this article.
The ZEE5 mobile app is available on web, Android, iOS, and smart TVs, among other devices. You can stream select content on the platform for free; however, ZEE5 exclusive TV shows and movies are behind a paywall.
ZEE5 subscription plans
There is only one ZEE5 premium subscription plan at the moment. The company has discontinued all other subscription plans, including the ZEE5 Club plan that used to offer the latest TV shows from ZEE before the telecast, Zindagi TV Shows, Kids, Live TV, and select ZEE5 originals, ALT Balaji shows, and movies.
ZEE5 Premium plan: Price, benefit, validity
ZEE5’s ‘Premium’ membership comprises all ZEE5 originals and exclusives, blockbuster movies, ALT Balaji shows, Zindagi TV shows, Kids, Live TV, and TV shows before the telecast. There is only a yearly subscription of this plan. The ZEE5 Premium subscription is priced in India at Rs 999; however, with a limited period offer, it’s currently available at Rs 499. The subscription will be valid for 12 months and supports three screens at a time.
|ZEE5 subscription plan||Plan/ validity||Features|
|ZEE5 premium plan||Rs 499/ year|
ZEE5 premium membership offers
You can save additional Rs 49 with Amazon Pay offer on Zee5 premium subscription plan, while MobiKwik is offering Rs 50 cashback when users make payment using its digital wallet. These offers are valid from May 1st to May 30th and can be availed on the ZEE5 website or Android app only.
As stated above, ZEE5 premium subscription is available for free to prepaid Airtel and Vodafone Idea users with select prepaid packs that also include unlimited voice calling, data, SMSes, and other benefits.
ZEE5 premium subscriptions Airtel recharge plans
ZEE5 premium subscription is available for Airtel users with just one recharge plan, which is priced at Rs 289, at the moment. The pack offers ‘Premium’ benefits of the streaming platform, along with unlimited voice calling, 1.5GB data per day, 100 SMSes/ day, and other complementary services – all valid for 28 days. You’ll have to subscribe to the recharge pack to continue using ZEE5 premium for free.
ZEE5 premium subscriptions Vi recharge plans
For Vi or Vodafone and Idea users, the benefit of ZEE5 premium is available with as many as five prepaid recharge plans. All these plans offer an annual subscription of ZEE5 premium.
|Vi recharge plans||Benefits||Validity|
|Rs 405||28 days|
|Rs 595||56 days|
|Rs 795||84 days|
|Rs 1,197||180 days|
|Rs 2,399||365 days|