Have you just subscribed to the streaming service, Hotstar? Are you confused about choosing between Hotstar VIP and Premium? The difference lies in content, price and benefits.

Hotstar is one of the prominent over the top OTT streaming services. Not only has gained extreme popularity in India but in the US as well. Ever since The Walt Disney Company has occupied Hotstar, it has been offering free content as well. Prominent TV channels by Star are regularly aired on Hotstar. Whether you want to go for regular TV channels or sports shows, Hotstar can offer you all the benefits. Curiositystream plans

Apart from free content, you also get access to exclusive premium content. The benefit of using premium service is that you will get an ad-free subscription. If you're using the free service, you are bound to get Ads as well.

You will always have confusion between Hotstar Premium because you will get access to Hollywood content as well. The VIP plan is cheap, but you will only be limited to Indian content.

Content: What you don't get in Hotstar VIP?

Hotstar free trial can give access to a lot of content, but it is always advisable to get a premium one. In Hotstar VIP, you will get access to only Indian and sports content. For all the sports fans in India, you can get Hotstar VIP for a very cheap rate of Rs 399 per year. However, if you want to enjoy Hollywood contents as well, go for Hotstar Premium which charges Rs 1499 per year. Curiositystream gift cards

Hotstar Premium has a library of International shows and Hollywood movies. Some of the prominent shows and movies (especially Hollywood) that you won't get access to if you're a Hotstar VIP member and not a premium one,

  • How I Met Your Mother
  • Modern Family
  • Big Little Lies
  • The Leftovers
  • Game of Thrones
  • This is Us
  • Twin Peaks
  • Castle
  • Band of Brothers, and more

Are you comfortable skipping these shows? If not, make sure to get Hotstar Premium. However, with the Disney Plus merging in with Hotstar, viewers can watch English content and dubbed the local language if it's available. FuboTV plans

Hollywood Movies

If you're a Hotstar Premium member, you will get access to different Hollywood movies like

  • Titanic
  • Star Wars (all movie)
  • All Walt Disney Movies
  • Taken
  • Marvel Movies (limited)- Deadpool, X-Men, Iron Man, and Avengers

Does Hotstar Premium include Hostar VIP?

This has been one of the most asked questions. If you are a Hotstar Premium Member, you will get access to all Hotstar VIP contents. Not only will it contain Indian content, but Hollywood as well.

How to differentiate?

The Hotstar Premium has a blue logo, while the Hotstar VIP has an orange star icon. Samsung TV plus

Which is better?

Whether you want to choose Hotstar VIP or Hotstar Premium, it is a personal preference. The VIP plan has access to all platforms, especially sports.

Before you pay and go for the premium plan, you can prefer choosing Hotstar free trials. Take a look and see what's best for you before making a decision.