Hotstar

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Hotstar
Disney+ Hotstar logo.svg
Area served
  • India
  • United States
  • Canada
  • United Kingdom
  • Sri Lanka
PresidentSunil Rayan
IndustryStreaming
ServicesOn-demand video streaming
OwnerStar India
ParentNovi Digital Entertainment (Star India)
Websitehotstar.com
Alexa rankPositive decrease 251 (12 June 2020)[1]
Type of siteOTT platform
Available in
LaunchedFebruary 2015 (2015-02)
Current statusActive

Disney+ Hotstar (known as Hotstar outside India), 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]

References[change | change source]

  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.