Hotstar is the biggest online streaming platform in India. The application supports 100,000+ hours of online dramas and movies in 17 different languages. It has a huge fan base of around 350+ million followers. It features TV Programs like Hindi serials, English TV Shows, Vernacular shows, Hollywood and Bollywood movies as well as Indian regional movies.
Hotstar is also famous for streaming live cricket matches and other sports like Football, Badminton, Hockey, Table tennis, etc. PC users can directly use access Hotstar Website to browse various contents and mobile users can download the app from Play Store and App Store.
Hotstar Premium version
Hotstar streams majority of its Indian shows in free version, but if you want to stream premium foreign shows like ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘How I met your Mother’, ‘Quantico’, ‘Greys Anatomy’, etc along with premium HD movies, then you need to subscribe for the Hotstar Premium version. It is available for Rs.299 monthly in Indian rupees while the annual subscription cost is Rs.999.
Why you should have Hotstar premium version
- a) Add free interface
- b) Streams all latest American shows, Hollywood Blockbusters, and new Indian Movie premiers.
- c) Live Sports streaming that includes Premier leagues, Cricket and Formula 1
- e) Exclusive Hotstar Specials
- f) Streams latest Indian TV show episodes every day at 6 AM.
Hacks to use the premium version of Hotstar for free
Hotstar premium pack is a recurring investment due to which many users don’t like the idea of investing in it. But, now with the help of these three tricks, you can access the premium features of Hotstar for free.
- By Jio TV App
- a) First of all, download the Jio TV app from the Google Play Store. Also, make sure that you already have the official Hotstar app installed in your device.
- b) Now, search for your desired star channels from the channel section and open it.
- c) As soon as you do that, you will be taken to the official Hotstar app platform. Just press the back button.
- d) You will now able to access many of the premium features for free like Live TV, Live Matches, Premium shows, etc without any charge.
- By Virtual Credit card
For this trick, you need to create Virtual credit cards like Freecharge Credit card( by Yes bank), Payzapp Virtual Card(by HDFC Bank), Udio card, Pockets credit card( by ICICI bank), Oxigen wallet virtual credit cards, etc.
- a) Once you create the cards from any of the chosen platforms, make sure to deposit a minimum amount.
- b) Now download the Hotstar app from Play store if you don’t have and log in. Go to the Premium section, select and show and you will be taken to this link.
- c) Click on the Now select the subscription pack and enter your virtual credit card details.
- d) Hotstar offers free one month trial. So for verification, they will charge you Rs.5 from the entered virtual credit card. Once done, you can now access the premium version free for a month.
- e) The 5 Rs. will be refunded within 72 hours. Also, make a point to cancel the subscription in29th day as in the 30th day your subscribed amount will be deducted from the credit card.
- f) If you wish to enjoy premium for free in the next month as well, continue with different email id and user name.
- By Flipkart plus Membership
- a) You need to have 50 points in Flipkart to have free Hotstar Premium subscription for 1 year.
- b) Purchase anything above 299 to increase the points upto 50.
- c) Once you achieve the points, you can redeem the premium feature of Hotstar for free for a period of 1 year.
- d) To view the procedure in details checks out this page.
If you love watching movies and TV series, you can try any of the above-mentioned 3 legal hacks to enjoy the Hotstar premium subscription for free.