Ahead of Disney+’s India Launch, Hotstar Rebranded to Disney+ Hotstar

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Ahead of Disney+’s India Launch, Hotstar Rebranded to Disney+ Hotstar

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The new Disney+ Hotstar logo

Highlights
  • Disney+ launches March 29 on Disney+ Hotstar
  • App gets new logo, new ‘Disney+ Hotstar’ intro
  • Disney content has already started to roll in

Hotstar has been rebranded to Disney+ Hotstar ahead of the launch of Disney's new streaming service (Disney+) on the Disney-owned streaming service (Hotstar) later this March at the start of the 2020 Indian Premier League season. The new branding is now available on both Android and iOS, after first debuting Monday on the former. Disney+'s blue colour theme has replaced Hotstar's green one, with both “Hotstar Premium” and “Hotstar VIP” also remodelling their icons — just the letters “P” and “V” instead of the old crown and star, respectively — and dropping “Hotstar”.

Disney+ Is Now Live in India Over Two Weeks Early

The new branding — Disney+ Hotstar — comes alongside the arrival of content from Disney's back catalogue, including movies such as Captain America: Civil War, Doctor Strange, Cars 3, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, and A Bug's Life, and TV shows in Gravity Falls, Timon & Pumbaa, Disney The Lion Guard, Mickey Mouse (Shorts), Doc McStuffins, Tangled: The Series, Aaron Stone, Jungle Junction, and Sofia The First. Most, if not all, of the new content in available in four languages: English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. VIP users get access to everything, but you need Premium for English-language.

Meanwhile, Gadgets 360 has discovered the incoming arrival of new “Channels”. These include Disney, Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, Mickey Mouse & Friends, Princesses, Disney Junior, Super-Heroes, Action Adventure, and Animals & Nature. We've also confirmed that all Disney+ originals will be available on Disney+ Hotstar, as we expected they would at the start of March. Most have received their own dedicated pages already, which are linked below. Here's the full list:

Disney+ Hotstar originals

Diary of a Future President: Season 1, ongoing
Disney Family Sundays: Season 1, ongoing
Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings: Season 2, ongoing
Encore!: Season 1
Forky Asks a Question: Season 1
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: Season 1
The Imagineering Story: Limited Series
Lady and the Tramp (2019)
Lamp Life
The Mandalorian: Season 1
Marvel's Hero Project: Season 1, ongoing
Noelle
One Day at Disney
One Day at Disney: Season 1, ongoing
Pick of the Litter: Season 1
Pixar in Real Life: Season 1, ongoing
Shop Class: Season 1, ongoing
Short Circuit: Season 1
SparkShorts: Season 1
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 7 (unavailable)
Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Togo
The World According to Jeff Goldblum: Season 1


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Akhil Arora Akhil Arora covers entertainment for Gadgets 360, interviewing stars such as Christian Bale and Anurag Kashyap, covering series premieres, product and service launches across the globe, and looking at American blockbusters and Indian dramas from a global socio-political and feminist perspective. As a Rotten Tomatoes-certified film critic, Akhil has reviewed over 150 movies and TV shows in over half a decade at Gadgets 360. When he is not completely caught up with new film and TV releases, Akhil ...More
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