Why Is Black Widow Not Available On Disney+Hotstar In India

Why is Black Widow not available on Disney+Hotstar App in India? Indian MCU fans were eagerly waiting for the latest Marvel film starring Scarlett Johansson. However, the wait is not over yet for the Indian MCU fans. Black Widow was released on July 9th globally in theatres and virtual platforms simultaneously with respect to the lockdown conditions.

But, in India, the film is not available yet. Even though there is a Disney+Hotstar OTT platform available in India, the film is still not released on Disney+Hotstar yet. If you were waiting for this movie for a long time, there is no option but to just wait a little longer. Even after the release of the film, Indian viewers won’t be able to watch the film.

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Black Widow is an amazing film produced by Marvel Studios and distributed under Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures. As the film is a piece of Walt Disney’s distribution, it should be available on the Disney+Hotstart platform. So, if you are also confused about why is Black Widow not available on Disney+Hotstar in India, read below.

Why Is Black Widow Not Available On Disney+Hotstar In India

The Marvel Cinematic Universe fans have been waiting for another MCU film 2 years since the release of the movie “Avengers: The End Game”. Now, that they were happy about Black Widow, the film is still not in India. Black Widow is currently released in theatres globally and also on all the Disney+ platforms that have a premier membership. Since the Disney+Hotstar platform in India doesn’t have any premium access, this Warner Bros production is not available on the platform.

When coming to the theatrical release, the film is globally released in theatres where there are no strict lockdown restrictions. The film “Black Widow” has been delayed three times already since May 2020. The Covid-19 pandemic has shut down all the theatres and the whole world to be exact. Now that the citizens of the UK and the US are already fully vaccinated, theatres are reopened. However, the matter is not the same with India.

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Not only that! There is no premium access to the Disney+ streaming platform in India, unlike other regions. With just Disney+, or with a combination of Hulu, or ESPN, there are premium and basic memberships available. However, there is no premium version of the Disney+ version in India. If you are waiting to watch this movie, there is no option but to wait till the movie becomes available on Hotstar.

Details About Black Widow

Black Widow is an American action-adventure film produced by Marvel Studios. This film is directed by Cate Shortland, distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, and starring the beautiful Scarlett Johannson and Florence Pugh. Black Widow, portrayed by Scarlett Johannson is the much-awaited film of the year 2021. The film was at first expected to release in May 2020 but was delayed thrice due to the pandemic. From the start of the shooting till the release, every MCU fan was eager to see Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow confronting her past once again.

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Black Widow is set after the events of Captain America: Civil War(2016) and is the 24th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe(MCU). Black Widow premiered on June 29, 2021, at various events around the world. Officially, the film was released in the United States on July 9 simultaneously in theaters and through Disney+ with Premier Access. The film broke several pandemic box office records with a gross earning of $159 million in theatres worldwide.

When Is Black Widow Going To Release In India

The Indian theatres are soon going to witness the release of the Black Widow film in the country. The Black Widow movie is going to release on October 8, 2021. Not only that but it is also expected that at the time of release, the film will also become available on the Disney+Hotstar OTT platform on October 8, 2021, if you don’t have the account get it from disney plus student discount subscriptions. This is the only news that makes the Indian fans keep going and they can’t do anything but wait for the OTT release.

Even this date is not confirmed, so don’t get your hopes too high. Since there is no premier access of Disney+ in India to subscribe to, there is no confirmation about the OTT release. Some movies on Disney+ become free of cost to watch after a certain period. Maybe at that time, you can get it on Disney+Hotstar.  Let’s just wait and see what the Walt Disney company holds for the Marvel Cinematic Universe fans from India.


Black Widow not being available on Disney+Hotstar has disappointed a lot of Indian Marvel Cinematic Universe fans. Disney+Hotstar is the only OTT platform where users can access the Walt Disney Studios and MCU films. However, due to the reason being unavailability of a premier membership of Disney+ in India, the movie, Black Widow not available on Disney+Hotstar. Just wait until October 8 to watch the film in theaters. Keep visiting the Hotstarapp.live site to get all the updated information here.

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