Can’t wait for Disney + Hotstar? Join the red carpet premiere. By the way, technically there isn’t an actual red carpet due to the epidemic – stay home and wash your hands, folks – that’s why Disney + Hotstar “premiered virtual red carpet” to mark the arrival of Disney’s new streaming service in India Is hosting. You’ll get to see the new live-action remake of The Lion King and the first few episodes of the live-action Star Wars series Mandaladian, without having to press any button. Also, you will get to see and interact with some of your favorite film stars including Katrina Kaif, Hrithik Roshan, Kajal Aggarwal, Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Rakul Preet, Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Dulare Salman, and Rana Duggabatti.
When it started: Disney + Hotstar
Disney + Hotstar starts in the red carpet premiere app and is on the home page of the website with The Lion King at 6 pm today, followed by The Mandalorian at 8 pm. All you need is a subscription to Disney + Hotstar VIP or Disney + Hotstar Premium, which is still available at old prices – Rs. 365 per year for the former, and Rs. 999 per year for the latter – until midnight. From April 3, Disney + Hotstar VIP is priced at Rs. 399, while Disney + Hotstar Premium is up 50 percent from Rs. 1,499. If you don’t already have one, get it now. If you are a Disney + Hotstar VIP, you will be able to watch The Lion King in Hindi, Tamil or Telugu. (Shah Rukh Khan is one of the many popular voice stars.) You’ll need Disney + Hotstar Premium to watch The Lion King in English besides Mandalorian, which strangely has no local-language dubs.
Of course, you do not need to wait until the specified time to see the title. Most of the Disney + content, including all Disney + originals such as Mandalorian and The Lion King, has Disney movies already available on stage. Of course, not everything has been shown in search yet, but you can use the direct links we’ve gathered for you before. Or just click on the title name. Although you won’t get to see it on your own, this is a chance to interact with the above movie stars and fellow Disney + Hotstar viewers. As a part of the “virtual red carpet premiere”, Disney + Hotstar will allow you to send messages, share photos and badges, and chat with celebrities, who will post selfies and their own messages.
On his Instagram, Kaif said: “I hope everyone is doing well and staying home safe. In the last few days, me and my sister] Izzy are doing some reading, we’re doing some online courses, we’re doing a lot of homework. We are also watching TV shows and movies. And if you’re looking for something good to watch, the Disney + Hotstar red carpet premiere is about to feature one of my all-time favorite films, The Lion King. And Mandalayukta. I’m going to join live on the Disney + Hotstar app. Hope i see you there. “
Roshan said in a prepared statement: “While ensuring that my children are following all the segregation rules and gaining a deeper understanding of the situation and responsibilities, I will do many new things to keep them busy during this lockdown Trying, and honestly the Lion King could not come at a better time. This Thursday, the three of us are hopping our seats on the couch to catch the special red carpet premiere of Lion King on Disney + Hotstar. I look forward to spending more quality time with my kids, interacting with people online – it’s going to be fun. “
Shroff said: “As a child, Lion King was my film. I often see my father as Mufasa and I was Simba. I am quite excited to attend the Disney + Hotstar red carpet premiere from the comfort of my home and catch the live-action version of the film. In times of lockdown, I hope people find inspiration and joy in some moments of the film. “
Shraddha said: “Lion King has been one of my favorite people and I cannot wait to see the film on Disney + Hotstar along with the rest of India. I am looking forward to hearing the lessons of Mufsa’s life in SRK’s voice and what makes it even better is that I really like watching it with my fans, practicing at social level at home.
Disney + Hotstar goes live at midnight on 3 April in India.