Disney+ is coming to India on Friday, April 3rd. Originally it was going to debut on March, 29th, but due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it was pushed back until this Friday.
The service will be on an upgrade of Hotstar and will become Disney+ Hotstar. The new service will offer “a fresh new look and enhanced user interface, Disney+ Hotstar will bring the magic of Disney’s storytelling and the scale and technological expertise of Hotstar — giving users an enhanced video streaming experience.”
Disney+ Hotstar will have “..over 250 superhero and animated films, over 100 series including Disney+ Originals and engaging kids’ content, along with latest Bollywood blockbusters and Hotstar Specials.”
On April 3rd users can choose from three offers: Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Disney+ Hotstar Premium, and the basic tier that is ad-supported.
Existing subscribers “will be automatically upgraded to their respective new subscription plan and will be charged the new rates upon renewal.”
New subscribers will have to pay the following rates:
- Rs. 399 for Disney+ Hotstar VIP
- Rs. 1,499 for Disney+ Hotstar Premium
Welcome to Disney+ India!
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