Now a days everything is just accessible from your handheld device and almost every app is available for most of the mobile OS platforms. Having said that, here is the Hotstar APK download for Android devices. Hotstar provides streaming services (just like the Video Buddy APK) in India for Bollywood and hollywood movies, Indian TV shows, American TV shows, NEWS, Sports etc. for recorded as well as live shows.
Hoststar APK for Android is a direct competitor to Amazon Prime, Netflix, SonyLiv and similar streaming service provider apps available on Android platform. The free subscription of Hotstar APK gives the viewer limited access to certain TV channels and shows otherwise the paid subscription service will open up access to some exclusive TV channels and shows.
Well, most of the TV channels available on Hotstar APK are from Star TV network as it is evident from the list of available channels below. For more information on the list of channels and services available on Hotstar APK, have a look on the following sections.
Subscriptions available on Hotstar APK for Android:
By default you will be running the free version of the Hotstar APK unless you explicitly subscribed to a paid subscription. In addition to the free subscription, you can opt for Hotstar VIP and Hotstar Premium subscription.
Hotstar Free subscription:
The Hotstar free subscription gives you limited access to some of the Hotstar Original series, NEWS channels, TV shows etc.
With the free subscription you can only watch earlier TV shows or series and no live channel can you watch. Also, the shows aired with free subscription will be loaded with advertisements.
Hotstar VIP subscription:
As of writing this article the Hotstar VIP subscription costs Rs. 365 if subscribed for a year and if paid upfront. I did not find a monthly plan for the Hotstar VIP subscription though.
Hotstar VIP subscription gives you unrestricted access to the following:
- Live sporting events such as: ICC Cricket World cup, IPL cricket matches, Premier League, Formula 1 and Tennis.
- Star serials: even before they premiere on TV
- Hotstar Specials: critically acclaimed shows and Hotstar original content.
Hotstar Premium subscription:
The Hotstar Premium subscription costs Rs. 299 monthly and Rs. 999 if subscribed for a year and if paid upfront.
The Hotstar Premium subscription includes all the Hotstar VIP perks including the following:
- Latest American TV shows
- Blockbuster Hollywood movies
What are the entertainment genres available on Hotstar APK:
Following are the TV shows or streaming services available on Hotstar APK in India:
- Sports: Majorly focusing on the Cricket and tennis on this genre.
- Movies: Many Bollywood and Hollywood movies are available based on subscription..
- TV: Covers most of the star network including Fix life, HBO, Nat Geo, Asianet etc.
- Live NEWS: Access to few NEWS channels.
- Original Series: Hotstar original series available exclusively on Hotstar APK!
Changelog of Hotstar APK v8.5.1:
In this release we have overhauled the look and feel of our entire App with many enhancements for your entertainment experience! With this release:
1. The new vertical Menu bar is always visible on the left, which makes it easier to navigate to anywhere in the App no matter where you are.
2. Continue Watching now lands on the Detail Page instead of playing the video directly. This allows you to resume where you left off or pick it up from any other point (like the latest show).
Download Details Of Latest Hotstar Apk Android app:
|App Name||Hotstar APK 8.5.1|
|APK file Size||20.5 MB|
|OS Version Supported||4.0+|
How To install Hotstar Apk on Android:
- Download the Hotstar latest Apk version from the above link.
- Grant the permission to install Apps to your browser app (or may be a file manager or from the whichever app you are going to install the app).
- Open The hotstar apk Package.
- Tap on Install.
- The Hotstar APK will be successfully installed on your android device.
Hotstar APK Download collection for older versions:
The above link will always contain the latest link of Hotstar APK download for Android devices. If you face any issue on the latest Hotstar APK or for some reason if you are looking for an older version of Hotstar APK then following are some of the old Hotstar APK download available in the downloads section.