National Geographic Launches a Special, Premium Offering on Hotstar

New Delhi, 28 November, 2017: Understanding rapidly changing consumption trends, and delivering on its promise of offering world class content across platforms, National Geographic is now available on Hotstar Premium. Aligned with the brands’ focus on relevant and high-quality content created by, and featuring, some of the biggest film names in Hollywood, this partnership with Hotstar Premium is a natural … Read More

ISL Season 4 kicks off larger than ever on Hotstar

Mumbai, November 22, 2017: The new season of the Indian Super League has kicked-off with a bang in Kochi. As testimony to the League’s growing popularity, Hotstar, India’s largest streaming platform and the official online destination for ISL Season 4, has clocked a record opening night with over 3X more viewers tuning in, compared to the previous season. The League, … Read More

Hotstar appoints Punitha Arumugam, ex Madison Media and Google, as Platform Evangelist

Mumbai, 14 November 2017: Hotstar, India’s leading premium streaming platform, today announced the appointment of Punitha Arumugam as Platform Evangelist, with the mandate to showcase the power of the platform to India’s leading brands. Hotstar has increasingly raised the pressure on Google and Facebook, especially in an environment in which many leading multinational brands have raised questions on the quality … Read More

Star World Originals presents an exclusive 4-part crime documentary series 

Mumbai October 30, 2017: The double murder of Aarushi Talwar and Hemraj – parents acquitted, no new evidence, no new suspects – leaves many questions still unanswered. The Talwars – Behind Closed Doors is Star World’s first venture into investigative crime documentaries bringing its audience a pathbreaking series on the double homicide of 13-year old Aarushi Talwar and the Talwar’s domestic help Hemraj. This 4-part original series chronicles one of the most controversial trials of the century that baffled the nation as well … Read More

Acquitted after almost a decade, Rajesh and Nupur Talwar break their silence on Hotstar

Mumbai, 28 October, 2017: After almost 10 years of weathering arguably one of the most speculated criminal cases in modern India, and incarceration of 4 years before the Allahabad High Court finally acquitted them a week before Diwali, Rajesh and Nupur Talwar spoke to Hotstar in an exclusive interview, about the last decade of their lives.   The quiet suburban … Read More

Paytm Ranji Trophy to Stream Live Exclusively on Hotstar

Mumbai, 18 October, 2017: Underscoring its position as the home of cricket, Hotstar, India’s largest video streaming platform, is the exclusive partner for the Paytm Ranji Trophy 2017-18. The Paytm Ranji Trophy, now in its 84th season, kicked off on October 6th with the group stage matches. This season of the Trophy is especially exciting as it will see a … Read More

The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards are Here! Catch All the Action on Hotstar

Mumbai, 17 September, 2017: The countdown has begun.  As the excitement around the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards builds up, Hotstar, India’s leading video-on-demand platform, announces the availability of the grand event in their library from 18 September, 2017, 8 PM onwards. With a whopping 149 nominations across 23 shows, Hotstar is truly the home of the Emmys. Viewers will have … Read More

ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 Finale Sees Record Viewership on Hotstar

India, 24 July, 2017: Hotstar, India’s leading video-on-demand platform, registers record viewership for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 finale between Indian and England. India’s second ever entry into a Women’s World Cup final and the first time since 2005, the match raked up a whopping 8.3 million unique viewers, 35 million video views and 301 million minutes of watch … Read More

Winter is Finally Here; Convenience Meets Unparalleled Experience with Game of Thrones Season 7 on Hotstar

Mumbai, 19 July, 2017: Hotstar, India’s leading video-on-demand platform, and the exclusive online destination for award-winning HBO content in India, launched the highly anticipated premiere of Game of Thrones Season 7 on Monday, 17 July. The first episode of the new season was available for audiences to view within minutes of its US telecast, under the Hotstar Premium service. In … Read More

Hotstar and CBS Corporation Announce Agreement for SHOWTIME ® content and brand in India

Mumbai and Los Angeles, 12 July 2017: Hotstar, India’s largest premium streaming platform, and CBS Corporation today announced an SVOD content licensing and trademark agreement for SHOWTIME in India. The agreement will introduce the SHOWTIME brand to India for the first time and bring a roster of Emmy® and Golden Globe® winning programming from SHOWTIME to the territory.   The agreement will provide … Read More