With hardly anything for children and family audiences on the streaming platforms the launch of Disney Plus in India, in collaboration with Hotstar comes as a basket of joy. Fans can now acess the entire library of Pixar, Diney, Marvel and Star Wars at one place.
The Simpsons. With theatres closed across the globe, Disney is also looking the the platform to release their new big-screen films here too., is a megahit during lockdown period of the pandemic. Their library includes popular Disney franchises like the , and Pixar titles, and all the family-friendly movies and animation from Disney itself, plus new originals and programming it acquired by taking over Fox, like
In India, Disney Plus brings its entire library in partnership with Hotstar, and the streaming app is now updated to Disney + Hotstar. The new app, post the alliance, was made available to Indian users on April 3, 2020. Indian OTT consumers, who are fighting the pandemic with a severe lockdown, this comes as a basket of joy. Additionaly, while most other content available on many other platforms is mostly driven by crime, docu-dramas and other adult friendly content; the library of Disney +, true to the brands image, is completely family friendly.
A lot of the content library of Disney Plus, has always been loved by young and old alike. Remember rushing to home from school, to not miss Phineas & Ferb, Kim Possible or Suite life of Zack and Cody ! And the amazingly beautiful and uplifting movies like The Lion King, Ratatouille and Finding Nemo, are always a welcome watch. And, in this isolated time of quarantine, viewers wouldn’t mind taking a trip down to memory lane and enjoy their favourite characters alive on screen again.
Most of the library is available in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. With such a fantastic content collated at one place, you could finally binge on the entire Marvel and Star Wars series, along with their spin off short films and countless animated shows. New releases like the massive global hit Frozen 2 is put out for Indian audiences to enjoy as the theatre release was not possible. There are a slew of new releases scheduled over next few months.
And if you are exhausted from watching so many imaginary worlds, you can always pick one of the numerous exciting and educating documentaries from the National Geographic archive, exploring the intergalactic phenomenon to the subtle drama hidden in our wildlife.
While the already subscribed users who purchased either the VIP or Premium plan will be reaping their fruits with a complimentary boost to the new plan, the prices for the fresh buyers have changed. While the earlier VIP plan was at Rs.365, now it has been raised to Rs.399 and the Premium plans has bumped up from Rs.999 to Rs.1,499, compared to pricing of Netflix, this may not be so bad a deal.
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