Disney+ Hotstar

video streaming service from India
(Redirected from Hotstar)

Disney+ Hotstar (known as Hotstar outside India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand), is an Indian over-the-top streaming service owned by Novi Digital Entertainment, a part of Disney's Star India. It has two paid subscription plans— "VIP", which has programmes from India and sports content (including Indian Premier League cricket), and "Premium" with movies and television series (including HBO, Showtime and other American original series) from other countries. As of March 2020, Disney+ Hotstar has at least 300 million active users.[2]

Area served
  • India
  • Canada
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • United Kingdom
  • Arab world
PresidentSunil Rayan
ServicesOn-demand video streaming
OwnerStar India
ParentNovi Digital Entertainment (Star India)
Alexa rankPositive decrease 251 (12 June 2020)[1]
Type of siteOTT platform
Available in
LaunchedFebruary 2015 (2015-02)
Current statusActive

Beginning 1 September 2021, Hotstar discontinued in the United States and all of its content is moved into Hulu.


  1. "Hotstar.com Site Overview". Alexa Internet. Archived from the original on 15 February 2020. Retrieved 5 April 2020.
  2. "Disney+ goes live for 'small number' of Hotstar users in India". Digital TV Europe. 12 March 2020. Archived from the original on 26 March 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.