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Game of Thrones Season 8: Episode 1 release date in India, recap, journey of characters

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With few hours remaining for the premiere of Game of Thrones Season 8, here's a complete guide on what has happened so far, important characters and most importantly the release date and time of the HBO show in India.

An adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin’s series of fantasy novels, show creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss launched the series in 2011. So far, the show has aired seven seasons and the Episode 1 of the eighth and final season of the fantasy series is set to start streaming in India on Hotstar on April 15 (Monday), 6:30 am, the same time it goes on air in US. The show will air every Monday and air its last episode on May 20.

Game of Thrones Season 8 will premiere on April 15 in India. To watch the episodes, one has to subscribe to Hotstar Premium service. There are two plans available--Rs 300 for a month and Rs 999 for a year. There is a trial period of 7 days during which you will not be charged. The first episode of the final season will be simulcast with the US in India at 6.30am on Monday, April 15 uncensored. If you don't mind watching the show a day late and with a few cuts you can watch it for free on April 16, 2019, at 10:30 pm on Star World, Star World HD and Star World Premiere HD.