Disney+ Hotstar Unveils 18 Hotstar Specials Series, Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex Movies & New Plans

Disney+ Hotstar unveile 18 Hotstar Specials and Multiplex titles for the next 1 year.

Disney+ Hotstar president and chief Sunil Rayan Said :

The 18 new Hotstar Specials are brimming with big stars from across India, we have Ajay Devgn, Sushmita Sen, Shabana Azmi, Jacqueline Fernandez, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Saif Ali Khan, Kay Kay Menon, Shefali Shah, Kirti Kulhari, Dino Morea, Siddharth, Sathyaraj, Sarath Kumar, Tisca Chopra, Arjun Kapoor, Richa Chadha, Pankaj Tripathi, Yami Gautam, Kunal Kapoor, Javed Jaffrey, Shashank Arora, Rajesh Tailang, and Pratik Gandhi among many others.

The new of Disney+ Hotstar originals come from directors and showrunners such as Nikkhil Advani, Neeraj Pandey, Ram Madhvani, Vipul Shah, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Habib Faisal, Nagesh Kukonoor, Rajesh Mapuskar, Siddharth Kumar Tewary, Mitakshara Kumar, and Vikrant Pawar. As you can tell from the talent involved, Disney+ Hotstar is further pushing into regional offerings, something Rayan acknowledged, that they will begin with Tamil and Telugu before venturing beyond.

“The content slate demonstrates our relentless pursuit of bringing original and locally relevant stories to our consumers. With our fresh slate of movies and shows, we are proud that India’s top stars and industry stalwarts have chosen to debut with us to present stories that are genre-defining clubbed with high-quality production that makes Har Watch, Top Notch.”

Star India president for Hindi and English entertainment Gaurav Banerjee Said :

“At Disney Star, we believe in the power of great storytelling. We have always challenged conventions and been at the forefront of content creation with powerful and category-defining stories ranging from strong women-centric narratives, mythology to history and contemporary tales. We’re thrilled to expand our offering on Disney+ Hotstar by adding an incredible array of blockbuster movies and multilingual original series in Telugu and Tamil.”

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Hotstar Specials 15 New Series

The Empire

A period action-drama series from Nikkhil Advani and starring Kunal Kapoor, Dino Morea, Shabana Azmi, and Drashti Dhami

Rudra – The Edge of Darkness 

Indian take on BBC’s Idris Elba-led Luther with Ajay Devgn and Esha Deol

Aarya season 2 

Family crime drama starring Sushmita Sen

Human 

Medical drama starring Shefali Shah and Kirti Kulhari

Six Suspects 

Murder mystery starring Pratik Gandhi, Richa Chadha and Ashutosh Rana

City of Dreams season 2 

Political drama starring Priya Bapat, Atul Kulkarni, Eijaz Khan, and Sachin Pilgaonkar

Escaype Live 

Tech-thriller starring Siddharth, Javed Jaffrey, and Ritvik Sahor

Fear 1.0 

Supernatural thriller starring Tisca Chopra, Saurabh Shukla, and Rajesh Tailang

Gharshana 

Crime drama starring Naveen Chandra, Sarath Kumar, and Jagapathi Babu

My Perfect Husband 

Family drama starring Sathyaraj

Family Matters 

Mystery thriller starring Murali Sharma, Nandu, Akshara Gowda, and Sonia Agarwal

Those Pricey Thakur Girls 

Romantic comedy starring Akshay Oberoi, Saher Bamba, Raj Babbar, and Poonam Dhillon

The Legend of Hanuman season 2 

Live animation series voiced by Sharad Kelkar

Criminal Justice season 3 

Crime drama series starring Pankaj Tripathi

Special Ops 1.5 

Espionage thriller starring Kay Kay Menon

Hotstar Specials New Reality TV Show

Dance+ 

Dance reality series with Remo D’souza

Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex Movies

Bhuj: The Pride of India 

War epic starring Ajay Devgn, Sonakshi Sinha, Sanjay Dutt, and Nora Fatehi on 13th August 2021

Bhoot Police 

Horror comedy starring Saif Ali Khan, Arjun Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez, and Yami Gautam on 17th September 2021

Disney+ Hotstar Unveils New Plans

Disney+ Hotstar announce all content on Disney+ Hotstar, including Disney+ originals and Hollywood movies and TV shows from Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, HBO, FX, Showtime, 20th Century, and Searchlight Pictures, that were previously exclusive to Disney+ Hotstar Premium will now be available to everyone.

It means Disney+ Hotstar VIP is no more available.

Starting from 1st September 2021 the Disney+ Hotstar will let subscribers to choose from three new plans.

  • “Mobile” at Rs. 499 per year,
  • “Super” at Rs. 899 per year,
  • “Premium” at Rs. 1,499 per year.

The plan starts up from VIP’s Rs. 399 but Premium pricing is unchanged.

And if users were already on Disney+ Hotstar Premium then nothing much changes for them, except the fact that you can now stream on four devices simultaneously which was up from two previously. 

While 4K is still exclusive to Premium.

Disney+ Hotstar Super lets you stream on two devices at the same time, in up to high-definition (HD) video quality.

Disney+ Hotstar Mobile will restrict you to a single mobile-only device but you will still enjoy HD video quality.

Users who are on Disney+ Hotstar Super and Disney+ Hotstar Premium can access the service on all supported platforms like website, mobile, and living room devices.

PlanPriceDevicesVideo quality
Disney+ Hotstar MobileRs. 499 / year1 (Mobile-only)HD
Disney+ Hotstar SuperRs. 899 / year2HD
Disney+ Hotstar PremiumRs. 1,499 / year44K
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Disney+ Hotstar chief and president Sunil Rayan Said :

“The content slate demonstrates our relentless pursuit of bringing original and locally relevant stories to our consumers. With our fresh slate of movies and shows, we are proud that India’s top stars and industry stalwarts have chosen to debut with us to present stories that are genre-defining clubbed with high-quality production that makes Har Watch, Top Notch. With the newly introduced subscription plans, we want to make our content more accessible to our viewers by offering best-in-class entertainment while giving them an opportunity to choose the plan that best suits their needs.”

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