Everything about Eros Now Subscription Plans, Starting from Rs 49 per month

Eros Now is the digital Video-on-Demand media service from one of the oldest Indian production house, Eros International Media.

With over 11,000 titles, Eros Now has the highest count of movies available with any Online Media Service in India. Their content spans Bollywood Movies, Regional films, TV Shows, Music Videos, Film trailers and Music.
Apart from Eros Originals such as Meri Nimmo, Sidehero and Black & White Interviews, the collection of digital includes all the films produced by Eros including films like Bajirao Mastani, Ki&Ka, Tanu Weds Manu as well as many Pakistani dramas.

Eros Now Subscription Pricing

Eros Now currently offers 3 subscription plans: Basic, Plus and Premium.

  • Eros Now Basic – Free

    • Free subscription with no expiration
    • Access to music, trailers, short videos
    • Access to a limited selection of Eros Originals
    • No Ads
    • The plan can be accessed by signing up on an e-mail id or via Facebook.
  • Eros Now Plus – INR 49/month, 470/year

    • Available only in India, the Plus plan is priced at ₹49/month and ₹470/year
    • Provides access to stream unlimited movies, music & music videos and TV shows, as well as Originals Video Shorts.
    • No Ads
    • You can search for some discounts available online – like you can buy one month Eros Now Plus from FreeCharge for Re. 1 (details are given later)
    • HD Streaming and Subtitles are not available
  • Eros Now Premium – INR 99/month, 950/year

    • Costs ₹99/month and ₹950/year
    • Access to everything in ‘Plus’ Plan – Unlimited Movies, TV shows and Music
    • Access to all the above content in High Definition and with subtitles
    • Access to all episodes of Eros Now Originals
    • Functionality to download & offline playback functionality in Eros Now App on iOS & Android

Premium Free Trial

Free trial for streaming unlimited Eros media on all devices with full Premium features is also available for the first 14 days of signing up. The one-time offer can be extended to an automatically-renewed, paid Premium Subscription.

Offers & Hacks for ErosNow Subscription

ErosNow is running a promotional offer on Freecharge. Under this offer, Eros Now Premium Plan can be bought for one month at just ₹1 through FreeCharge. The offer can be availed only once per user and is valid till 23 February 2019.
After buying the coupon, the user will receive a promo code over e-mail, SMS & on the Freecharge app. The user has to click on Upgrade and input this promo code on the Eros Now Website or App to enjoy a one-month free Premium membership.

How to Subscribe on Eros Now

Website

  1. Log in to ErosNow to start watching movies and shows.
  2. To create a Basic account, sign up via Facebook or a valid e-mail address.
  3. You can choose to upgrade at the time of sign up or later on once you have explored the content well.
  4. If you want to purchase a plan later on, simply click on the Update button on the top right corner of the website, purchase a plan on the next screen and do the payment.
  5. If you want to redeem a promo code, click on Upgrade and then enter the promo code in the next screen. The net payable amount will adjust automatically. 

Android App

  1. Download the Eros Now App from Play Store. Here is the link.
  2. After signing up for a Basic account via Facebook or a valid e-mail address, simply upgrade to Plus or Premium plans by clicking on the green ‘Upgrade’ button. Payment options are available through Google Play or Other Payment Methods.

iOS App

  1. Download the Eros Now app on the App Store. Here is the link.
  2. After signing up for a Basic account via Facebook or a valid e-mail address, click the green ‘Upgrade to Premium’ button to upgrade to Plus or Premium plans. Payment has to be done through iTunes.

Eros Now Availability

The subscription-based platform is available on computer, mobile and smart TV. Their full list of supported devices include:

  • Desktop or Computer with the latest version of Flash or HTML5 on a web browser such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer
  • Android – any Android device with version 4.4.2 or later
  • iOS – any iOS device running version 7.0 or later
  • Smart TVs and media players –
    • Apple TV
    • Roku TV
    • Amazon Fire and FireStick
    • Chromecast
    • Jadoo TV
    • Android TV – there is a different app for that
    • Opera TV
    • Airplay
    • Google Nexus Player

Eros Now Features

The biggest offering of Eros Now is its Bollywood & regional movies library, huge music catalogue, legendary old movies and a few interesting originals. Apart from that, availability on multiple devices makes the experience smooth. Apart from these, Eros Now has a long list of interesting features

  • Dialogues, Promos, All Teasers & Trailers and famous scenes of a movie or tv show
  • Fabulous watchlists & playlists which help discover new movies and music
  • Add to Watchlist feature with every movie
  • The popularity of the movie based on how many viewers favourited that movie
  • Search movies, music and originals
  • Detailed information about any personality like director, actor, writer, producer – feed, movies, music, videos and image gallery
  • Subtitles in many languages with Premium Plan 
  • HD movies with Premium Plan
  • Offline playback functionality on the app with Premium Plan
  • Viewers can also make their own playlists, watch-lists and share them on social media

Pros & Cons of Eros Now Subscription

Pros

  • Eros Now has whopping 11,000+ titles, which is like more than 25000 hours of content on their platform (which is more than 2.8 years of content if you watch it back to back :P).
  • The content is not only of Bollywood but is also in other regional languages like Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, English, Bengali, Gujarati & Bhojpuri.
  • The free plan gives instant access to watch a selected selection of movies, music and tv shows an unlimited number of times.
  • Clean and interactive layout
  • Curated watchlists give better discovery
  • No ads, which are a hindrance to the viewing experience
  • Small features like Resume movie and Rewind 10 seconds

Cons

  • Not so great Recommendation
  • Lack of Hollywood content
  • Their data compression is not significant, thus on slow networks, the player stops for buffering (which doesn’t happen with sites like YouTube)

Competitors of ErosNow

To watch the plethora of content that Eros Now offers, users have to buy their Plus or Premium plans. However, competitor streaming services may provide similar titles at lower or free costs. Following are a few of them:

  • Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime offers Prime membership at a similar cost, and also offers useful services on the Amazon store – such as free and fast delivery. It lets the user stream their content across Bollywood, Regional, Original and Foreign movies, TV shows and music on various devices and with good streaming features. Their Original collection is impressive as well and includes shows such as Comicstaan and Inside Edge.

  • Netflix

Although Netflix has costlier subscription plans, the renowned streaming service has a gamut content both original and non-original, Their interactive layout and good recommendation engine makes it worth the price. They provide access to blockbuster Bollywood movies, Indian TV shows, as well as a stunning collection of foreign titles.

  • JioCinema and AirtelTV

Streaming services provided by Jio and Airtel let their users exclusively access movies, TV shows and music videos. They have content collaboration with several other video services and host a partial library of AltBalaji, Hooq, ErosNow, MTV, YouTube and 

  • Zee5

Another major competition of ErosNow is Zee5 with a competitive pricing, significant content in non-Hindi languages, a huge list of originals and movies produced by the Zee productions.

  • Youtube

Youtube also has some free and paid uploaded movies. The cost of paid films is as low as ₹25. These videos can be streamed on the Youtube app itself. It is a good choice for users who know exactly which films they want to watch.

Who Would Love the Subscription?

Eros Now will mainly appeal to

  • Bollywood movie lovers,
  • 35+ Movie viewers because their movie database also comprises of old movies
  • Regional Audience
  • Those who love listening to Bollywood movies’ music Those who want to watch their original content and explore Pakistani Dramas
  • They have HD, no-ad streaming and subtitles for their content.

Content Available on Eros Now

The Eros Now platform has a large collection of hit Bollywood films, such as Tanu Weds Manu, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Bajirao Mastani, English Vinglish, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, Ki&Ka, Cocktail to name a few. Their Originals collection includes titles such as Smoke, Meri Nimmo, Salute Siachen, Side Hero, Black & White interviews and Bollywood segments from E-Buzz.

Besides, it has a number of regional-language films including Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali, Gujarati and Bhojpuri titles. Some examples are Baban, Monchora, Shareek, etc. It also has a few English-language Indian movies.

Eros Now has top-chart Bollywood and Regional music, music videos, albums and playlists. These include that of Bajirao Mastani, Manmarziyaan, Happy Ending, etc. Playlists across different moods and genres are also available.

They have many content partnerships and long-term deals. Eros Now provides access to a collection of Pakistani dramas aired on Hum TV and ARY TV, such as Ishq-E-Benaam and Kaafir. They have partnerships for distribution and licensing rights to some of Dharma Productions’ releases.

How to Cancel Eros Now Membership

To cancel a Plus or Premium subscription, log in to the website or app, go to the Account Settings, click ‘Subscriptions’ button and ‘Change Subscription’ and follow the subsequent instructions.

Alternately, you email to support@erosnow.com from the registered email ID and request them to cancel your subscription. Post that, the account will be shifted to ErosNow basic and you can still access the watchlists and playlists created.

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