Disney+ Hotstar in Malaysia Launch: Price, Release Date, and Everything

Disney+ Hotstar in Malaysia Launch: Price, Release Date, and Everything

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.

Hotstar is an Indian-based highly anticipated streaming service. To watch Hotstar in USA or anywhere other than the countries it is available in, you will need a premium VPN.

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.

Latest News:

  • For Indonesian members, the annual and monthly subscription options were incorrectly presented in Malaysia’s Disney+ Hotstar app in the Apple iOS App Store.
  • In Malaysia, Disney+ Hotstar is now available.

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.

With Astro:

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 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 to Watch Disney+ Hotstar in Malaysia? [Easy Guide]

Follow these steps to watch Disney+ Hotstar in Malaysia:

  1. Visit Disney+ Hotstar‘s official website and click Subscribe.
  2. Choose your preferred package.
  3. Sign up with an email, and enter your mobile number.
  4. Provide the required information, and complete the sign-up procedure.
  5. Enjoy streaming Hotstar.

If you want to access Hotstar outside Malaysia you will need a VPN for it. (Our top recommendation is ExpressVPN as it has fast speed servers)

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:

  • Hawkeye
  • Eternal
  • Monsters At Work
  • Raya And The Last Dragon
  • Beauty And The Beast
  • Mulan
  • The Lion King

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:

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
  • Genius
  • 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
  • Zombitopia
  • 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
  • Maari
  • Vedigundu Pasangge
  • Nanban
  • Thuppakki
  • 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:

  • Dilbechara
  • Lootcase
  • Khuda Hafiz
  • Sadak 2
  • Laxshmii
  • Hum Bi Akele Tum Bi Akele
  • Shaadisthan

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.

FAQs

Yes, Hotstar is available in Malaysia. For RM 54.90 for three months, you may stream your favorite movies and TV shows through its five content hubs, which include Disney+, Marvel, Pixar, National Geographic and Star Wars(equal to RM 18.30 per month). Existing Astro subscribers can upgrade to Disney+ Hotstar for an additional RM 5 per month.

Malaysians can download the “Disney+ Hotstar” app from either the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

No, both are different streaming platform. Disney Plus is a US-based streaming platform and Disney+ Hotstar merger of both Disney+ and Hotstar and is restricted to India only.

Follow these steps:

  • 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

Yes, with a select few Disney+ originals — such as the Star Wars series — Disney+ Hotstar has begun rolling out support for 4K UHD (ultra-high-definition) resolution and HDR (high-dynamic-range) video.

Reinstall the app if it’s not working. You may also download the latest version of Hotstar by reinstalling the app. To install the software, first, uninstall it from your Android or iOS smartphone and then go to the App Store or Play Store to do so.

Conclusion:

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.

Jane Davies

Jane Davies

An entertainment enthusiast located in Austin. She is a tech geek, movie fan, and a dedicated binge-watcher. She is someone who enjoys keeping up with the current events and entertainment gossips.


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