How to Watch Hotstar for Free

Disney+ Hotstar is one of the most preferred OTT platforms in India. This online video streaming platform is owned by Star India Private Limited. It offers access to more than 100,000 hours of TV content, web series, documentaries and movies in 9 different languages, along with all the major sports events, including T20 and IPL matches. Not to forget it has exclusive content for kids as well. It has excellent picture quality, making it one of the go-to platforms for watching live streaming content.

In order to access Hotstar, you would have to buy a subscription. There are two subscription plans – Disney + Hotstar VIP and Hotstar Premium. Both the plans are available at different prices.

But do you know what? You can get Hotstar subscription for free. How? Scroll down to know different ways to watch Hotstar for free with Premium & VIP subscription.

What is Hotstar VIP Membership?

The Disney+ Hotstar VIP plan is available for Rs. 399 for a year. It allows the users to access live sports, multiplex movies, Hotstar exclusive shows, Star serials before their telecast on the channel, dubbed Disney+ shows and unlimited live sports.

What is Hotstar Premium Membership?

Disney+ Hotstar Premium plan is priced at Rs. 299 for a month and Rs. 1499 for a year. Besides all services offered by Disney+ Hotstar VIP, the Premium plan also provides access to the latest American shows, movies, Disney+ Originals, Disney+ Movies, Disney+ shows, Disney+ kids content etc.

Services Offered By Hotstar VIP & Premium Plans

ServicesVIPPremium
Unlimited Live SportsYesYes
Hotstar Specials & Star serials before TVYesYes
Multiplex & new Indian moviesYesYes
Disney+ movies, Hollywood movies & Kids content Dubbed in  हिन्दी   ಕನ್ನಡ   বাংলা   తెలుగుOnly DubbedEnglish+Dubbed
English shows & Disney+ OriginalsNoYes
Ad-free entertainmentNoYes
Screens you can watch on12
Video qualityHDHD
Audio qualityDolby 5.1Dolby 5.1

In order to know which plan is better among Disney+ Hotstar VIP or Premium, read our latest blog – Disney+ Hotstar VIP vs Premium Comparison Guide

How to Watch Hotstar for Free on Mobile & TV?

From movies to serials and live sports matches like IPL, you can watch all types of content on Hotstar for free. However, if you want to see foreign TV series in a foreign language, you would have to opt for the monthly subscription of Disney+ Hotstar premium. Nevertheless, if you wish to watch Hotstar for free, you can recharge your smartphone with the latest Airtel, Jio or Vodafone Idea plans and reap the benefits of Hotstar VIP subscription for free.

Disney+ Hotstar has exclusive media rights for streaming IPL 2021, so all the IPL fans out there recharge your phone with ideal plan and get one-year subscription of the Cricket pack for free.

How to watch Hotstar VIP for free?

Different telecom service providers like Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Idea have introduced affordable recharge plans that allow the users to watch their favourite content like movies, series, IPL 2021 for free on Hotstar. All you would have to do is recharge your smartphone with the ideal monthly recharge plan.

Free Disney+ Hotstar VIP Subscription with Jio

Jio has recently come up with a number of plans that gives you exclusive subscription for free. There are different recharge plans for prepaid and postpaid users. The validity of Jio recharge packs is minimum 28 days which means you can watch Hotstar for free for a month. You can recharge your number with any of the packs listed below and get a hands-on Hotstar VIP subscription for free

Jio Disney+ Hotstar Plan for Prepaid Users

Jio Disney+ Hotstar Plan (Price)ValidityData
₹40128 days3 GB/day
₹49956 days1.5 GB/day
₹59856 days2 GB/day
₹77784 days1.5 GB/day
₹2599365 days1.5 GB/day

Jio Disney+ Hotstar Plan for Postpaid Users

Jio Disney+ Hotstar Plan (Price)Validity Data
₹399Bill cycle75 GB
₹599Bill cycle100 GB
₹799Bill cycle150 GB
₹999Bill cycle200 GB
₹1499Bill cycle300 GB

Airtel Recharge Plans for Free Hotstar VIP Subscription

All the Airtel users out there can watch Hotstar VIP for free with its yearly subscription. The offers are valid for selected prepaid and postpaid plans that we have listed below. So if you wish to watch your favourite series on Hotstar that too without paying for the same, then you would have to recharge your Airtel number with any of these recharge plans.

With Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription, Airtel users get one-year subscription of the Cricket pack and watch all the T20 matches. You can also watch all others sports like, tennis, football, premier leagues, Formula 1, and much more. You can also watch dubbed versions of Disney movies and Kids shows , New Indian Movies, Hotstar Specials and Star Serials before there are telecasted on the TV.

Airtel Disney+ Hotstar Plan for Prepaid Users

Airtel Disney+ Hotstar Plan (Price)   Validity Data
₹40128 days30GB
₹44828 days3GB/day
₹59956 days2GB/day
₹2698365 days2GB/day

Airtel Disney+ Hotstar Plan for Postpaid Users

Airtel Disney+ Hotstar Plan Validity Data
₹499Bill cycle75GB
₹749Bill cycle75GB
₹999Bill cycle150Gb
₹1599Bill cycleUnlimited data

Airtel Broadband Plans for one year Hotstar VIP Free Subscription

Airtel Disney+ Hotstar PlanPriceValiditySpeed
Entertainment₹999Monthly rental200Mbps
Ultra₹1,499Monthly rental300Mbps
VIP₹3,999Monthly rental1Gbps

Vodafone Idea Plans for Disney+ Hotstar VIP Membership

If you are searching for how to watch Hotstar VIP for free with Vodafone Idea, then you are right place. Now you can get free one-year Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription on recharging your smartphones with any of the following Vi recharge plans.

Disney+ Hotstar VIP membership would allow you to watch all sports, Star serials along with Hotstar specials. You can see all the content before their release on TV. In addition to this, you would be able to watch all the new Indian movies, dubbed Disney+ Hotstar movies and Kids content.

Vi Hotstar VIP subscription Free for Prepaid Users

Vi Disney+ Hotstar Plan (Price)ValidityData
₹40128 Days100 GB
₹50156 Days75 GB
₹60184 Days200 GB
₹80184 Days300 GB

Vi Hotstar VIP subscription Free for Postpaid Users

Vi Disney+ Hotstar Plan (Price)Data
₹49975GB
₹699Unlimited Data
₹1099Unlimited Data

How to Watch Hotstar for Free on TataSky?

TataSky has come up with a new offer – Tata Sky Binge+ Android Set Top Box. This offer is available at the price of ₹3,999 with free access to Disney+ Hotstar content for six months. The users will get a complimentary subscription of this OTT platform. With this offer, Tata Sky has taken the initiative to bring your linear TV and your favourite OTT apps on the TV screen.

Disney+ Hotstar Free Trial

Though, Disney+ Hotstar do not provide a free trial as it used to give before. However, one can download the app and watch free content with advertisements. However, if you want to watch movies, TV series, live sports, foreign film, you would have to subscribe to either Disney + Hotstar Premium or Hotstar VIP plans.

Conclusion:

Disney +Hotstar is counted among the leading OTT platforms. It offers all types of contents, including TV serials, web series, movies, foreign shows, kids-oriented content etc. In order to watch all these content, you would have to buy a Hotstar subscription. However, you can get it for free as well. In this blog, we have curated all the recharge plans that offer free Hotstar Premium and VIP subscription. With these packs, you can watch your favourite content without any hassle.

FAQ’s:

1. How to watch live match on Hotstar for free?

In order to watch the live matches free on Hotstar, you can get a yearly Hotstar VIP subscription with Vodafone Idea recharge plan of ₹801. In this blog, we have listed more recharge plans that would allow you to watch matches live for free.

2. Can I get a Hotstar VIP free trial?

No, currently, there is no free Hotstar VIP trial.

3. Is Hotstar subscription free for Airtel user?

Yes, Airtel prepaid and postpaid users can get a free one-year Hotstar subscription on recharging with ₹401, ₹448 or ₹599 plan.

4. Is Hotstar free for Jio users?

Jio prepaid users can pick any plan that starts from Rs.401 to watch Hotstar for free.

5. How to get Hotstar premium for free with Flipkart?

Off lately, there was a buzz that Flipkart users can get a free subscription to Hotstar premium on using Flipkart Plus Super coins. However, the offer is currently not available.

Garima Kaushis

Garima Kaushis

Garima is an enthusiastic writer from Gurgaon. Her content holds value and information which is sourced from her long writing experience. Through her writings, you can explore vistas over wide range of topics. She loves to share her experience and bond with people around her. Her favorite leisure day would include shopping, reading book, good food and movies.

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Garima is an enthusiastic writer from Gurgaon. Her content holds value and information which is sourced from her long writing experience. Through her writings, you can explore vistas over wide range of topics. She loves to share her experience and bond with people around her. Her favorite leisure day would include shopping, reading book, good food and movies.

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