On Tuesday, June 1, Disney+ Hotstar became available in Malaysia, making it the third Southeast Asian country – after Singapore and Indonesia – to gain access to the Mouse House’s huge streaming network after the release of Hotstar.
With the launch of Hotstar in Malaysia, you can now access all the content of Disney plus Hotstar in Malaysia with ease.
In addition to the legendary Marvel and Star Wars brands, Disney+ Hotstar will showcase local movies and shows thanks to collaborations and agreements with pay-TV provider Astro Malaysia and leading Malaysian studios.
Here’s everything you should know about Disney+ Hotstar. Continue reading to find more about the titles coming to the platform, as well as other important and interesting details.
What is Disney+ Hotstar in Malaysia?
Disney+ Hotstar in Malaysia is a much-anticipated streaming service having world-class content that will include over 800 films and 18,000 episodes of Disney classics, Star Wars blockbusters, beloved Pixar animations, the immersive Marvel world, and inspiring documentaries from National Geographic, as well as Malaysian hits.
It allows two concurrent streams through connected TV devices.
Astro and Disney Plus Hotstar in Malaysia
Now that Hotstar has been launched in Malaysia, you can easily subscribe to it in two ways.
In Malaysia, Astro has been appointed as the official distributor of Disney+ Hotstar. As a result, Astro TV subscribers may watch Disney+ Hotstar’s comprehensive material with the Astro movies pack. Furthermore, watching it with Astro is cost-effective because you can watch world-class material on Disney+ Hotstar for only 5RM through your Astro ID.
Your Astro plan already includes a Disney+ Hotstar subscription, but you must activate it. Your mobile number is required to activate the subscription. Once activated, you’ll have access to Disney+ Hotstar’s massive library, and your phone number will be linked to Astro.
Without an Astro subscription, you can subscribe to Disney+ Hotstar. The technique is simple and does not require any complicated passwords. All you have to do is sign up for the Disney+ Hotstar app or the website. Your mobile number and a four-digit SMS verification code will be required.
The cost of Disney+ Hotstar is RM54.90 for three months, which is rather reasonable given the extensive library. You can pay with a credit card (VISA, Mastercard, or AMEX) or a debit card. You can also use FPX to pay via online banking. You may also use one membership to log in to Disney+ Hotstar on various devices.
How Do I Sign Up for Disney+ Hotstar in Malaysia?
You can now sign up for Disney+ Hotstar on its official website or through the official Disney+ iOS and Android applications. Additionally, Astro Movies Pack users may now add Disney+ Hotstar to their subscription.
You can watch Hotstar on your Apple TV, Android tv, Android and iOS devices, Smart TVs, streaming media players, compatible smart TVs and media streaming devices.
What Brands are Available on Disney+ Hotstar in Malaysia?
Subscribers in Malaysia will get access to Disney’s huge library of material, which includes over 18,000 episodes of TV series and 800 films, as well as specialized local series, documentaries and films and other types of entertainment from its partnership businesses.
Disney+ Hotstar will feature content from Disney, Marvel, Pixar, National Geographic and Star Wars, among other brands.
However, thanks to multi-year content contracts Disney has negotiated with leading Malaysian studios, it will also stream local entertainment. Skop Productions, Primeworks Studios, Revolution Media Films, WAU Animation, Red Films, and Act 2 Pictures, Les’ Copaque Production are just a few of the companies involved.
What Marvel movies and shows are coming on Disney+ Hotstar?
Following Marvel movies and shows are coming on Disney+ Hotstar soon:
- Iron Man (2008)
- Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
- Captain America: Civil War (2016)
- Doctor Strange (2016)
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
- Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
- Black Panther (2018)
- Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
- Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
- Captain Marvel (2019)
- Avengers: Endgame (2019)
- Black Widow (2021)
- Shang-Chi (2021)
What Disney movies and shows are on Disney+ Hotstar?
Following Disney movies and shows are available on Malaysia Disney:
It also has a dedicated kids section with age-appropriate content.
What Star Wars films and shows are on Disney+ Hotstar?
The following Star Wars films and shows are on Disney+ Hotstar:
- The Book of Boba Fett
- All nine Star Wars films
- The Mandalorian
- The Bad Batch
- The Clone Wars
- Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
What Pixar Movies Can You Watch on Disney+ Hotstar?
On June 18, Pixar’s next animated feature Luca will be available for free on Disney+ Hotstar. At the debut, Pixar’s enormous library of animated films will be available on Disney+ Hotstar. This includes well-known series like The Incredibles, Toy Story, and Cars, as well as more recent hits like Soul.
The Inside Pixar collections and Pixar Popcorn will also be available on the platform. The first is a collection of short films, while the latter is a documentary series about Pixar Animation Studios’ people, artwork, and culture.
What Content from National Geographic is Available on Disney+ Hotstar?
The Disney+ Hotstar’s brand of National Geographic will include a slew of documentaries :
- The World According To Jeff Goldblum
- Wild Islands
- The Right Stuff
- Sharks Of The Bermuda Triangle
- Lost Treasures Of Egypt
- Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
What Malaysian Shows and Films are Available on Disney+ Hotstar?
The following Malaysian films and shows will be available on Disney+ Hotstar:
- J2: J Retribiusi
- Kekasih Hati Mr. Bodyguard
- Ada Hantu
- Ejen Ali The Movie 2
- Single Terlalu Lama
What Tamil Movies are on Disney+ Hotstar?
Disney+ Hotstar includes the Star Vijay series and Tamil blockbusters like
- Vishwaroopam 1 and 2
- Vedigundu Pasangge
- Kaaka Muttai
- Bharathi Kannamma
- Pandian Stores
Which Hindi Movies are Available on Hotstar?
Following Hindi movies can be found on Hotstar after Disney+ Hotstar login:
- Khuda Hafiz
- Sadak 2
- Hum Bi Akele Tum Bi Akele
What Chinese and Hong Kong films and shows are available on Disney+ Hotstar?
Disney+ Hotstar will also feature a selection of materials produced in China and Hong Kong. This includes movies and television shows like:
- The Silent Forest
- Agent Mr. Chan
- Ip Man 4: The Finale
- Line Walker 2
- Infernal Affairs
- The Legend Of Hao Lan
- The Storm Riders
How Do I Subscribe to Disney Plus Hotstar in Malaysia? [3 Easy Ways]
You can subscribe to Hotstar in Malaysia in three quick ways:
- You can sign up for Disney+ Hotstar Malaysia on their official website.
- A second option is to use your Android or iOS device’s official Disney Plus apps to subscribe.
- The third option is to subscribe to Astro Movies Pack. The Disney+ Hotstar pack is available to both new and existing Disney+ subscribers.
Is There Premier Access on Disney Plus Hotstar?
No, Disney has confirmed that for the time being, the Premier Access service will not be available on Disney+ Hotstar. After their theatrical premieres and premier access, exclusive periods have ended, Malaysian users will have to wait for Premier Access titles to become widely available on the site.
What is the Price of Disney+ Hotstar?
Disney+ Hotstar Malaysia was launched on June 1st, 2021, with a subscription price of RM54.90 for three months, or RM18.30 a month, but you must pay for three months in advance each time.
Is Hotstar available in Malaysia?
How can I download Hotstar app in Malaysia?
Is Hotstar and Disney+ Hotstar same?
How to access Disney+ Hotstar with my Astro subscription?
- Click “I’m an existing Astro customer” above and login/create Astro ID
- Confirm your phone number
- Download the Disney+ Hotstar app or visit disneyplushotstar.my to stream
Does the Disney+ Hotstar support 4K UHD?
Why my Disney Plus Hotstar is not working?
The guide has provided you with all the information you need to know about Disney+ Hotstar in Malaysia.
Hotstar has officially launched in Malaysia and all the Hotstar movies and shows can now be accessed in Malaysia with ease. We hope now you know how to subscribe to Hotstar and which shows on movies to watch next on Hotstar. So, grab some popcorns and start watching.
Also, if you are outside Malaysia you can still access Hotstar Malaysia by using a premium VPN like ExpressVPN.
That’s all from our side, if you have any further questions do let us know in the comment section below.