Disney+ Hotstar plans starting at ₹49 spotted following Netflix price cuts

Disney+ Hotstar plans starting at ₹49 spotted following Netflix price cuts
Disney+ Hotstar is testing two new ultra-affordable plansDisney+ Hotstar
  • Disney+ Hotstar has been spotted testing two new ultra-affordable plans.
  • These plans provide access to all the content available on Disney+ Hotstar.
  • The new plans are likely in response to the recent Netflix price cuts in India.
Popular streaming service Disney+ Hotstar is testing ultra-affordable plans starting at ₹49 per month, following a major price cut by rival Netflix.

According to a spotting by Reddit user /u/One-Cost-4363, the new Disney+ Hotstar plan at ₹49 is thanks to an introductory offer. This is after a discount of ₹50, which suggests that once the offer period ends, the price could be adjusted to ₹99 per month.

The ₹49 plan gives access to the entire library of content on Disney+ Hotstar, including movies, TV, live sports and Hotstar-exclusive content. Only one device login is supported, though, and the resolution is limited to HD (720p). The plan is ad-supported, so you will see commercials while streaming content.

Apart from this, Disney+ Hotstar is also reportedly testing another plan priced at ₹199, which gives you a six-month subscription to the service. The streaming quality and access are similar to the ₹49 plan.

Existing Disney+ Hotstar plans


PlanPriceBenefitsNo. of devicesValidity
Mobile₹499Up to HD quality, ad-supported11 year
Super₹899Up to Full HD quality, ad-supported21 year
Premium (monthly)₹299Up to 4K quality, ad-free41 month
Premium (annual)₹1,499Up to 4K quality, ad-free41 year

Note that all of these plans give you access to all the content that is available on Disney+ Hotstar.

Facing off with Netflix

Netflix recently announced a major price cut in its India plans, offering subscriptions starting at ₹149 per month, down from ₹199. The price cut comes amidst growing competition from Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, SonyLIV, Zee5 and others.

Here’s a quick glance at the old and new Netflix plans in India:

PlanOld priceNew priceDevicesResolution
Netflix Mobile₹1991491 (mobile)480p
Netflix Basic₹4991991480p
Netflix Standard₹64949921080p
Netflix Premium₹79964944K HDR

Note that all these prices are for the monthly plans.


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