Hotstar is an online video streaming platform owned by Novi Digital Entertainment Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Star India Private Limited. Hotstar currently offers over 100,000 hours of TV content and movies across 9 languages, and every major sport covered live. Highly evolved video streaming technology and a high attention to quality of experience across devices and platforms, make Hotstar the most complete video destination for Over The Top (OTT) video consumers.
A VIDEO EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER
Seamless Video Playback – Our adaptive video streaming technology ensures that the best possible video quality is played back automatically based on the available bandwidth, therefore making it a great video experience on both mobile networks as well as WiFi internet connections. Our video is optimized to play on mobile networks with inconsistent throughput so that our users don’t have to compromise on their experience on the low end, and play HD quality video on the top end of bandwidth availability. Additionally, our users can manually select the quality of video that suits their taste.
Smart Search – Content search on Hotstar has been optimized to reduce complexity and delay in accessing content. Accurate search results, with lightning fast autocomplete suggestions navigate users to video with minimal navigation friction and ease of use.
Friendly User Interface – Content organization on Hotstar is a result of a thoughtful user experience approach and strong design principles that ensure that the user is not overwhelmed with the breadth of content available. Using a mix of algorithms and human curation, users at any stage of their interaction with Hotstar will discover content and see their experience evolve with their interaction patterns over time.
Hot Content Catalogue – Hotstar offers the latest and popular TV, movies and knowledge-based content from India and the world. With content in 8 languages, spanning 15 TV channels, Hotstar is home to some of the longest running, and highest rated TV content in the country. Our roster of the biggest names in Indian cinema makes Hotstar the preferred destination for the biggest blockbusters from Bollywood and regional cinema.
Originals – In our endeavour to drive meaningful engagement with our audience, Hotstar is investing in generating content keeping in mind the sentiments and attitudes of our consumers and has enjoyed great success with original programming content such as On Air with AIB, M Bole Toh, One Tip One Hand.
Hotstar is a live streaming app that lets you watch your favorite TV shows, movies, sports & live news on-the-go.
Hotstar is India’s largest premium streaming platform with more than 100,000 hours of drama & movies in 17 languages, & coverage of every major global sporting event.
Launched in 2015, it is one of India’s most downloaded apps & has attracted more than 350 million downloads on the back of a highly evolved video streaming technology & high attention to quality of experience across devices.
Hotstar comes with two unique subscription packages, Hotstar VIP and Hotstar Premium. Hotstar VIP gives you unrestricted access to live sporting events including the VIVO IPL cricket matches, Premier League, Formula 1 and Tennis. You also get access to Star serials before they premiere on TV, and Hotstar Specials, i.e. critically acclaimed, original content. The Hotstar Premium plan includes all the aforementioned perks, in addition to Latest American TV shows and blockbuster Hollywood movies.
In order to provide you the best experience and most relevant content, we will collect location data and data of other apps installed on this device to offer personalized recommendations and for targeted advertisements
Please note that Hotstar content varies country wise.
A. For Sports Enthusiasts:
ICC Cricket World Cup (CWC) 2019 now streaming live
Get live scores for all the World Cup 2019 matches along with schedule, highlights and points table.
Live Cricket(IPL/International), Live Tennis Grand Slams, Football, Formula 1 racing, Hockey, Badminton, Tennis, Table-tennis, Kabaddi.
For cricket fans who need constant updates of cricket scores, our app is loaded with latest cricketing action with live cricket streaming and the fastest scorecard.
For the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Watch ‘N Play is back with exciting new features:
– The Social Feed , where you can share opinions about the match and invite your friends and family to do the same and,
– The Leaderboard, where you can check your rank both nationally and amongst your friends and family.
You can also watch cricket match replays and highlights from any recently concluded match. Be it live cricket scores of ICC Cricket World Cup matches, or cricket scores of ODIs, or Test-match cricket scores, remain updated always.
We also feature live sports like Premier League (PL), Indian Super League (ISL), Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) etc.
B. For Movie Buffs:
Avenger Infinity War, Solo: A Star Wars story, and more!
Also, all your favorite Disney & Marvel movies & other blockbusters on the app.
Total Dhamaal, Junglee, Stree, and many others.
Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu movies.
Chamak, Koode, Maari 2, Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, Baahubali 2, Saamy 2.
C. For TV Bingers:
Hindi serials & shows:
Nazar, Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai etc.
Stream the latest & Emmy-winning English TV series:
Game of Thrones (GOT), Chernobyl, The Big Bang Theory etc.
Bigg Boss Tamil, Super Singer, Vadinamma,Kasthooriman etc.
Bold, authentic and exclusive stories – produced by Hotstar, especially for you. Watch our latest, Hostages and Criminal Justice
D. For News Aficionados:
In addition, steam news channels like Aaj Tak, Republic TV news channel, Polimer News, ABP News Live & Asianet News Live only on your Android device.
Watch series & shows of the following TV channels:
• Star Plus
• Star Bharat
• Star Sports
• Star World
• Nat Geo
• Fox Life
• Star Maa
• Star Jalsha
• Star Pravah
• Star Utsav
• Star Vijay
• Star Suvarna