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Updated: Star India launches another video streaming service Hotstar

Star India has launched a video streaming service in beta called Hotstar.com. This is probably the same service that we had heard way back in 2012, as part of the company's plans of taking its content digital. Back then, it was called as MyStar, which frankly is a much better name than 'Hotstar', which could easily be the name for a porn site. Hotstar seems to include all of Star India's television and sports offerings along with offering Bollywood & regional movies from other studios. It's worth noting that Star India already has dedicated video streaming sites like Star Player for television episodes and Star Sports for paid livestreaming of sporting events. So, we're not sure of what Star India plans to do with this service. Does Star? Will Star Player and Star Sports continue to co-exist with Hotstar, or will Star India start directing users to this new property? The company has launched video portals in the past to shut them down: both Indya on demand and Video on the rocks (launched in 2007) are now defunct. Update: As anticipated, Star Player has started redirecting users to Hotstar while Star Sports is still live at the moment. Content The site seems to be still in the works, since some links were broken while some videos were not working at the time of writing this article. Certain sections didn't feature any content when we checked yesterday, however the company seems to have fixed it today morning. Hotstar offers TV Shows and movies across six Indian languages including Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Bengali, Malayalam and Marathi on the web and through iOS…

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