Top Bollywood stars roped in to plug the launch and virtual premiere of Disney+ in India
Disney Plus is poised to arrive in India on 3rd April, with a grand virtual premiere scheduled a day earlier, on Thursday, 2nd April. As D-day approaches, Disney+ has roped in a raft of top Bollywood stars to plug the launch of the streamer in India. Top Bollywood stars, including Katrina Kaif, Varun Dhawan, Parineeti Chopra, Tiger Shroff and Sonam Kapoor have gone all out on their respective social media handles to promote Disney+, which launches in India as Disney+ Hotstar.
All the aforementioned actors posted videos on their Instagram and Twitter accounts, inviting viewers to subscribe to Disney+ Hotstar, and to tune in to the red carpet premiere scheduled for 6 pm on 2nd April.
Each actor shared their thrill at the arrival finally of Disney+ in India. Sonam added that she's always been a 'Disney kid', while Tiger Shroff remarked that he'd love to watch the Star Wars offshoot, The Mandalorian. Katrina Kaif informed her fans that The Lion King was her favourite Disney movie, while Parineeti Chopra too shared her delight at Disney's imminent launch. Disney+ will arrive with a virtual red carpet premiere. Fans tuning in to Disney+ Hotstar to watch the event live will also be able to live chat with their favourite Bollywood stars.
As Disney+ Hotstar launches in India, there's a palpable excitement amongst digital audiences who are looking forward to the streamer's arrival. Many want to know whether Pixar's latest release Onward would be available at launch or not. The animated movie is chalked in for its premiere on the streaming platform for 3rd April.
Viewers can get Disney+ Hotstar VIP at a rate of Rs 399 per year, and Disney+ Hotstar Premium at Rs 1,499 per year.