Hotstar Live Streaming App for Android Review

| April 29, 2018

Hotstar for Android is a live streaming app which lets you watch the latest movies, TV shows and live sports free of charge. Star India, the developer of Hotstar, owns several channels across languages and has broadcasting rights to several major sporting tournaments world wide and a lot of content that’s made in India. It also has some American shows like Prison Break and Modern Family. There is a huge collection of content that you can watch online through Hotstar.

Entertainment On The Go

Hotstar Live Streaming Android app has a good looking interface and works smoothly in all devices. The tiled layout makes it easy to find the videos. Access your playlists, downloads and some of the curated sections of the app by taping the Hamburger icon on the top left of the interface. If you want something specific, use the search icon on the top right. The main screen displays videos from different categories. These are organized into tabs and the various categories include, Featured, Sports, TV Shows and Movies. Swipe either side to traverse through the section, tap on a video to play it. Videos will be added to the library on a weekly basis. You will find a collection of shows already present in the library. Some shows will have around 1500 episodes to watch. A few shows are available for downloads and a few for live online viewing. Due to copyrights issues, movies are not available for downloads. The app automatically adjusts video quality based on your connection speed. It plays an unstoppable one minute ad at the beginning of most of the videos.

Hotstar Live Streaming App for Android Review

Hotstar app is a haven for the cricket fans around the world. You get to watch the latest VIVO Indian Premier League live on Hotstar. New features include interactive live cricket scorecard, fastest score updates, live IPL scores, IPL schedule and fixtures, I’LL point’s table and standings and much more. You can watch full match, replay or highlights from any recently concluded match on Hotstar.


Hotstar Live Streaming for Android is a completely free app and does a lot of justice to Indian TV viewers with variety of entertainment provided in just a single tap. If you are a great fan of Star TV shows, this app will let you catch up with all your favorite shows. The app has very limited options when you look at the international shows and movies.


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