A user can watch Star plus serials legally on the hotstar platform that is owned by the Novi digital entertainment private network limited, a fully owned subsidiary of Star India. The service promises to make a TV show episode available on the same day of its television broadcast.
The hotstar platform offers a wide variety of content including full length TV shows, movies and live screening of popular sports such as cricket, football and tennis. It is available on the hotstar website and as an application on mobile devices with Android and Apple platforms, as of 2015.
The hotstar application makes is possible for users to download content for offline viewing. The users can also create their own playlists and add their favorite contents from the available collection. The hotsar’s library offers both archival and ongoing shows broadcasted on all the channels of Star India private limited including Star plus, Life OK, Star Vijay and Star Jalsha. It also offers short clips from recent episodes of popular serials and reality shows.