Hulu vs Hotstar

Hulu v/s Hotstar

With the advancing of the OTT apps to the dilemma for which one to choose also increasing. It would be very tough for you to conclude any of them.

So here we will compare two OTT apps that will help you in concluding the best for you.


Hulu OTT app is an American subscription video-on-demand service fully controlled and majority-owned by The Walt Disney Company. Hulu is merely available within the US (with a knock-off service in Japan; you cannot even catch on in Canada) and recently hit 28 million subscribers. Hulu has some exclusive shows that are cultural phenomena—Seinfeld and South Park—as well as exclusivity on many current networks and cable-only shows, like past seasons of Rick and Morty and Fargo. Hulu features a pretty thorough list of its own supported devices, split by people who support the new Hulu interface that came along to assist Live TV, or the "classic" version.


  • Stream 65+ top Live and On Demand TV channels including sports, news, and entertainment
  • Get unlimited access to the largest streaming library (ad-supported). Enjoy full seasons of exclusive series, current episodes, hit movies, Originals, kids shows, and more
  • Watch on 2 screens at the same time
  • Record Live TV with 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage
  • Watch Live TV online and on iOS, Android, Roku, Fire TV & Fire Stick, Apple TV (4th gen), Chromecast, Xbox One & Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Samsung (select TV models), LG (select TV models), and Nintendo Switch 


Disney+ Hotstar (pronounced Disney Plus Hotstar) is an Indian subscription video-on-demand streaming service owned and operated by Star India, a subsidiary of  The Walt Disney Company India. This OTT app in India features two paid subscription plans — "VIP", which focuses on domestic programs and sports content (including Indian Premier League ), and "Premium" featuring premium international films and television series (including HBO, Showtime, Disney+ original series, and other original series from Disney Television Studios).

The Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription plan comes with a vast library of content across various languages including Hindi and other Indian regional languages.


  • In the Hotstar OTT app with the Premium subscription, you will get access to all the Disney+ original content including titles under Marvel, Disney, Pixar, and Star Wars. It also includes Hotstar Specials and the entire English movie and TV shows library

  • A wide range of Disney+ content is available in 4K resolution. Also, there are reports that the streaming service will get support for Dolby Atmos audio via an update in the near future.

  • Hotstar OTT app is easy-to-navigate, with personal recommendations and high-quality viewing and streaming


Now let's compare both the OTT App's and see which one is better to use.



  • Good mix of sports, news, and entertainment networks, plus local channels.
  • Hulu’s on-demand streaming library included.
  • 50 hours of cloud DVR storage
  • Expensive-add ons.

  • Must upgrade DVR to fast forward through commercials

  • Only two screens at once unless you upgrade



  • Without login, you can watch content.

  • The picture quality is very good.

  • Hotstar OTT app provides free online Streaming for 1)Sports 2)TV 3)News

  • Hotstar OTT platform allows quick availability of TV serials and other news in different languages.

  • Layout and Design are average.


  • In the Hotstar OTT app, some specific tv shows available

  • Hotstar app takes time to load the website and application.

  • Even if your internet speed is high the website takes time to load.

Hulu Streaming Plan:



Hulu(No Ads)


Hulu+Live TV


Hulu (No Ads)+Live TV


Hotstar streaming plans and pricing:

Plan name 

Monthly Subscription Cost with number of screens 

Annual Subscription cost with a number of Screens

Disney+ Hotstar premium



Disney+ Hotstar VIP



 In our general overview, we would say that Hotstar has extended its services into many other areas, including offering application free streaming movies. While, In addition to popular episodes and video clips from current TV shows, Hulu has a wide array of older TV shows and movies that would be hard to find anywhere else.

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