Last week, Disney Star won TV and digital rights to both men’s and women’s International Cricket Council global events through to the end of 2027. Disney wanted to secure some rights to some Indian cricket after they lost the auction for the digital India Premier League Cricket rights to Viacom18, which resulted in Disney lowering […]

Today, the International Cricket Council confirmed that Disney Star won the TV and digital rights to both men’s and women’s global events through to the end of 2027. Disney Star won following a single-round sealed bid process which has yielded a significant uplift to the rights fee from the previous cycle continuing the impressive growth […]

Disney’s international content and operations group has announced that it has appointed Sajith Sivanandan as executive vice president and head of Disney+ Hotstar. Sajith Sivanandan has previously worked at Google as the managing director and business head of Google Pay and Next Billion User Initiatives for the APAC region. He will be joining Disney in […]

Disney’s 20th Century Studios has released a new trailer for the upcoming film, “Brahmāstra”, which is coming to cinemas around the world on September 9th 2022. “Brahmāstra” – the Trilogy, is a 3-part film franchise and the beginning of India’s first original universe The Astraverse. It is a new original cinematic universe inspired by deeply […]

Walt Disney Studios has announced at CinemaCon that it will be releasing the Bollywood film, “Brahmastra Part One: Shiva’, in cinemas in the United States and Canada on September 9th, which is the same release date previously announced for a global release including India. “Brahmāstra” is the most expensive Bollywood films of all time and […]

Disney has released a new trailer for an upcoming Hotstar Special, “Escaype Live”, which is a first-of-its-kind social-thriller that chronicles the realities of social media in today’s time. Set in the landscape of contemporary India, the series explores the different journeys of six regular Indians as they struggle to win, fame and fortune on a […]

Disney has released a new trailer for the upcoming Hotstar Special, “Home Shanti”, which is coming to Disney+ Hotstar on Watch the Joshi family slowly find out that there’s nothing shanti (peaceful) about building your dream home.” The trailer opens with the Joshi family, of four, travelling in a car. It introduces Manoj as a […]

Disney has released a new trailer for the upcoming Hotstar Special, “The Great Indian Murder”, which is coming to Disney+ Hotstar in India on February 4th 2022. Six Suspects revolves around the murder of Vicky Rai, who has been recently acquitted of killing a bartender in New Delhi. Vicky meets his own end at a […]

Earlier this year, Disney announced it would be closing down its Hotstar streaming service in the United States in late 2022. Hotstar offers a wide selection of Indian films, movies, and live sports across nine languages, including lots of original programming. At the start of September, it moved most of the shows and films over […]

This past week, Disney announced it would be closing down its Hotstar streaming service in the United States at some point in 2022, moving many shows and films over to Hulu and live sports over to ESPN+.   They didn’t waste any time in starting to migrate users over to the Disney Streaming Bundle, making […]

Disney has announced it is going to be closing down its Hotstar streaming service in the United States in late 2022, but no date has yet been confirmed. Hotstar offers a wide selection of Indian films, movies and live sports, across 9 languages, which also includes lots of original programming. Disney is going to be […]

Disney has released a new trailer for the upcoming series “November Story”, which is coming to Disney+ Hotstar in India on Thursday 20th May. “November Story” is a crime thriller series that unveils the shocking story behind a horrid murder. Actor Tamannaah Bhatia portrays Anuradha, an ethical hacker who embarks on a quest to solve […]

Disney has announced it will be launching its Hotstar streaming service in Singapore on November 1st, however, it won’t include all the Disney+ Original content, like the Indian premium video streaming service which is dedicated to live cricket and entertainment. Audiences in Singapore will now have front row seats to a unique mix of content […]

The Walt Disney Company has announced that Sunil Rayan will now be the president and head of Disney+ Hotstar, which is Disney’s streaming service in India, that was included in the 20th Century Fox purchase.   It has over 300 million monthly users, and in March, it was rebranded with Disney+, resulting in one streaming service […]