The Little Mermaid OTT Release Date: Disney+ Hotstar to Premiere the Movie on September 6

The Little Mermaid is all set for its digital debut on Disney+ Hotstar. Read on to learn more details about the movie.

  • Disney+ Hotstar announces the release date of The Little Mermaid
  • Halle Bailey and Jonah Hauer-King play the leads in the movie
  • The movie will be released in both English and Hindi


It will be a surprise if one doesn’t know about the story of a Little Mermaid. From our childhood to this day, the story of the little mermaid has glued generations to screens. And now this animated character has got a live-action avatar in Halle Bailey.

Disney revealed in 2019 that The Little Mermaid would be another one of their beloved animated classics to receive a live-action remake. The movie did wonders at the box office and is now all set for its digital streaming. And now, Disney+ Hotstar has revealed that it will premiere the live-action movie on September 6.

When and Where to Watch The Little Mermaid

Disney+ Hotstar has announced that it will be premiering the live-action The Little Mermaid on its platform on September 6. Viewers will need to have their subscription upgraded to watch their cherished childhood story in live action.

Movie/Show name OTT Platform Release Date Language
The Little Mermaid Disney+ Hotstar September 6 English, Hindi

Official Trailer and Plot

The well-known tale of Ariel, a charming and courageous young mermaid with a passion for exploration, is what makes “The Little Mermaid.” Ariel, the most rebellious and youngest of King Triton’s daughters, yearns to learn more about the world above the water. While on a journey to the surface, she develops feelings for the handsome Prince Eric. Mermaids aren’t supposed to talk to humans, but Ariel has to do what she feels. In exchange for the opportunity to experience life on dry land, she strikes a pact with the wicked sea witch Ursula, endangering both her life and her father’s throne.

The star cast of the film includes Halle Bailey, Javier Bardem, Melissa McCarthy, Jonah Hauer-King, Jacob Tremblay, Daveed Diggs, Noma Dumezweni, Art Malik, and Jessica Alexander. Rob Marshall is the director of the movie and screenplay by two-time Oscar nominee, David Magee.


As of August 2023, it ranked at the top of the iTunes digital chart with a Tomatometer score of 67% and an audience score of 94% on Rotten Tomatoes. As a result of R&B singer Halle Bailey being cast as Ariel, there was significant criticism around the movie. Despite this, the 2023 version has garnered largely positive reviews. IMDb has given the movie a rating of 7.2.