Netflix, Prime Video or Disney+ Hotstar, which to pick? Pricing, plans and content offered by them? Looking for the best OTT platform in India? Here’s a dedicated article comparing the major OTT platforms available in India, their pricing, benefits, content offered and more.
Recently Disney+ was merged with Hotstar, and it will be going heads up against OTT majors Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.
Here’s a dedicated comparison of the top OTT platforms in India with detailed plans with pricing, benefits offered, screens, content and more.
The most popular streaming platform worldwide Netflix has been in the country for a few years now, and they are growing strong. While they also have some of the most costly plans, the array of content offered by Netflix is one of the most popular with leading titles onboard.
Netflix subscription plans start at Rs 199, which offers content only for mobile and tabs in SD quality. The plans further go upto Rs 799 offering Ultra HD quality for four screens.
Prime Video (Amazon)
Prime Video by Amazon has grown big over the years. The e-commerce giant has spent huge bucks to produce original shows in India with a huge table of content from different regions of India. With Amazon Prime Video, you also get added benefits to shop on Amazon with free access to other entertainment platforms.
Amazon Prime subscription is available in two plans: Rs 129 for monthly and Rs 999 for yearly.
Airtel and Vodafone offer free one year complimentary Amazon Prime membership with multiple plans.
|Amazon Prime Monthly Plan||Amazon Prime Yearly Plan|
|Rs 129||Rs 999|
|Prime Video, Prime Music, Unlimited Free Orders, Faster Deliveries||Prime Video, Prime Music, Unlimited Free Orders, Faster Deliveries|
|Credit Card Payment||One-Time Payment|
Recently added with Disney+, Hotstar remained the most subscribed OTT platform in the country. Now as Disney+ Hotstar, it’s also the leading OTT platform scoring high with TV shows and live sports. It has lately been experimenting with original content as well.
With all the Disney content onboard now Disney+ Hotstar is going heads up against Prime Video and Netflix.
There are two plans available, Disney+ Hotstar VIP plan at Rs 399 a year and Premium plan at Rs 1,499 a year. Airtel is offering free one year Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription with Rs 401 plan. Even you can use Flipkart SuperCoins to purchase Disney+ Hotstar VIP membership.
|Disney+ Hotstar VIP Plan||Disney+ Hotstar Premium Plan|
|Rs 399 (per year)||Rs 299 (per month)Rs 1,499 (per year)|
|Disney+ Movies (Dubbed)||Disney+ Movies (English, Dubbed)|
|No American Shows||American Shows Available (HBO, Star)|
|Unlimited Live Sports||Unlimited Live Sports|
|Star serials before TV||Star serials before TV|
|1 screen||2 screens|
YouTube has the most number of users in the country for any video platform. While most users use it for free, you can opt for YouTube Premium to experience an ad-free version of YouTube with access to different YouTube Premium shows and content.
The YouTube Premium service starts at Rs 129 per month, at Rs 399 for three months and Rs 699 for six months. The Rs 189 plan allows up to five members for a month. Student plan starts at Rs 79 a month.
Owned by Viacom18, Voot recently has been revamped by the company with a slew of new shows and original content. Asur already has been a huge hit and been trending since. With access to all content produced by Viacom18 including hit shows as Big Boss, the Voot offers shows, movies and original content.
Voot plan starts at Rs 99. The premium for Voot Select is available at Rs 99 per month and Rs 999 per year.
ZEE5 has been quite popular among the hugely crowded OTT segment. Owned by Zee Media, ZEE5 has a huge library of original content and all the Zee shows and movies produced by ZEE. The Zee OTT platform has various original shows and movies specially produced for ZEE5.
ZEE5 plans start at Rs 99. The ZEE5 premium plan is priced at Rs 99 per month and Rs 999 per year. You can also use Flipkart SuperCoins to purchase ZEE5 premium membership