Game of Thrones Season 6: How to Watch Legally in India


If you’re among the handful of people who looking to watch Game of Thrones Season 6 legally, there are a handful of options available.

The Game of Thrones Season 6 premiered earlier today and ‘After the Thrones‘ will be available tomorrow. We’ll finally find out what happened to Jon Snow (hoping against hope!), what will Dothraki do to Daenerys, if Sansa escaped, and what exactly is going on with Cersei, Tyrion, and Arya.

Here’s a rundown of the options available for you:

If you can Wait for Game of Thrones Season 6 on TV

If you’re one of those who don’t have to watch the show as soon as it air’s in the United States and can avoid viewing spoilers on Social Media, you can wait until Tuesday 10 PM IST every week. Star World Premiere HD will be airing the show censored for Indian audiences.

If you’re Interested in Game of Thrones & Other Popular English Series

Hotstar, Star India’s online video streaming platform and India’s answer to Netflix, has come up with Hotstar Premium service and will offer every episode of the Game of Thrones season 6 minutes after it finishes airing in the US. The show will be aired every Monday at 7:30 AM IST.

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Hotstar Premium service is available at Rs. 199 per month and there is an option of the one-month free trial as well. The content is DRM protected and will not work in browsers in Private/Incognito mode and for mobile devices would need Hotstar app installed. The shows on Hotstar will be uncensored, so you can enjoy your favorite English series in full glory!

If you’re Also Interested in Other HBO Programming

If you’re fan of HBO programming then you can use the HBO NOW service. Still not convinced, it has a free one-month trial as well. This means that if you sign up on the weekend, you can watch the first four episodes of Game of Thrones Season 6 for free on the trial.

Signing up and watching HBO NOW is a little complicated for people outside of United States. You’ll need to set up a Virtual Private Network and sign up is using a mobile device by downloading the HBO NOW app. Once you have signed up from your mobile device, you can watch it on your computer as well.


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