Over the past few months, Disney has been exploring its options for its business in India, including talking to multiple companies about potentially selling off some assets as it looks to try to make its business more profitable. Disney acquired Star India as part of its purchase of 20th Century Fox and rebranded the company […]

Earlier this year, it was revealed that Disney was looking into potentially selling some or all of its assets in India, including its linear television business, film studios and Disney+ Hotstar.   Disney acquired Star India after the purchase of 20th Century Fox in 2019. There have been many interested parties involved in talks with Disney […]

Disney+ Hotstar has had lots of interesting new additions this week, including the newest Disney+ Original documentary, Howard, plus a Spies In Disguise, a new animated movie from Blue Sky Studios, starring Tom Holland and Will Smith.  In addition to new episodes of many HBO shows including Perry Mason. Here is a look at everything […]

Earlier this month during Disney’s quarterly financial results call, it was revealed that Disney+ now has over 54.5 million subscribers globally.  With the streaming app still set to launch across Asia, Africa and Latin America, in addition to more European countries. According to a new report by Media Partners Asia, Disney+ could reach as many […]

Disney is set to officially rebrand Hotstar into Disney+ Hotstar in India on Friday April 3rd.  It had originally been scheduled to launch in India on March 29th, but was pushed back due to coronavirus concerns with the Indian Premier League cricket tournament being delayed. Here is the official details: With the Indian launch of […]

Disney has announced that it will be delaying the launch of Disney+ in India. It was due to launch on March 29th but due to the Coronavirus. Uday Shankar, president of The Walt Disney Company APAC and chairman of Star & Disney India, said in a statement: “We recently announced that Disney+ would launch in […]

Disney+ has launched in India, two weeks earlier than scheduled, with the Hotstar app being updated to new branding called, Disney+ Hotstar. There hasn’t yet been a change to premium subscription plans, with both the Hotstar Premium and Hotstar VIP subscriptions still available. The Disney+ Hotstar Premium subscription costs Rs 299 per month (around $4) […]

During the Walt Disney Company first quarter financial conference call, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced that Disney+ will launch in India on March 29th via Hotstar. They will also be rebranding Hotstar VIP/Premium to Disney+Hotstar. Here is what Disney CEO Bob Iger said about the deal: We’re also excited to announce that we will be […]