Many of us know the popular U.S. TV sitcom F.R.I.E.N.D.S., or simply Friends. It is extremely remarkable for its sarcastic punches, witty humor, and excellent jokes. The show’s original cast has returned for another memorable single episode which will premiere tomorrow.
If you’re living in India, let’s tell you how to watch this splendid reunion without even spending a penny.
Watch Friends: The Reunion Special For Free
Friends Reunion Release Date & Where To Watch It In India
The Reunion special episode is scheduled to stream on May 27 at 12:32 PM on Zee5. It is titled “The One Where They Get Back Together.” The main cast, including Mathew Perry, Matt LeBlanc, Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox, and Lisa Kudrow, will appear as themselves instead of their characters.
Well, you could be thinking of subscribing to the Zee5 Premium plan, because honestly, nobody would ever miss this watch party. Therefore, we have several ways using which you can avoid spending a single rupee.
In similar ways, by using Jio Fiber and T Mobile bundle offers, you can also watch the newly released Lucifer season 2B for free on Netflix.
Free Zee5 Subscription For Airtel Users
The Indian telecom giant Bharti Airtel has partnered with Zee5 to provide a no-cost streaming option. It’s available for mobile as well as broadband users.
Airtel Mobile Prepaid
If you have subscribed to Rs 298 Airtel Prepaid plan for your smartphone, then you are eligible for a 28-day Zee5 subscription, too, without any additional charges. The offer is valid for recharges done between July 6, 2020, and July 5, 2022.
Airtel Xtreme Fibre
Those who have an Airtel fiber broadband connection already get 1-year Zee5 Premium access without paying anything. The offer is available for the users subscribed to plan worth Rs 499, 799, 999, 1499, and 3999, and also have the Airtel DTH set-top box at their home.
Go to Airtel Thanks app > tap on Discover Thanks > tap on Claim under Zee5 Premium.
Free Zee5 Premium For Vi Users
If you were on Idea or Vodafone India cellular networks in the past, you’re now a Vi user. The Indian telecom company offers Zee5 Premium access with Plans worth Rs 355, 405, 595, 795, 1197, and 2399. If you have one of these plans, you can activate the subscription by clicking on this link. After that, download the Zee5 app on your device and enjoy streaming.
JioFibre Zee5 Premium Offer
Reliance Jio offers loads of perks to its users, and a free Zee5 Premium subscription is one of them. So, if you have the JioFibre Silver (INR 999) or plan worth more than that with a Jio set-top box at your home, you can avail of the offer.
Log in to the preloaded Zee5 app on the set-top box, and the free Zee5 subscription will activate automatically. The streaming service will continue to work for free as long as you have an active JioFibre plan.
Currently, there is no offer available to the user of the Jio cellular network.
Free Zee5 Premium For BSNL Users
Zee5 Premium also comes as a bundled offer to BSNL users. You need to have a BSNL broadband connection and Yupp TV scope subscription activated, currently available at INR 129 for 3 months.
No-cost Zee5 Premium From Other Internet Providers
Apart from well-known names like Airtel and Jio, several small broadband players offer the free Zee5 subscription to the users. However, these operators may not have pan India service availability.
- Wishnet Broadband
- Alliance Broadband – SMART+ pack and higher
- SITI Broadband – 100 Mbps or above plan
- Meghbela Broadband
- Fivenet Broadband – INR 850, 1050 pack
Buy The Zee5 Premium Subscription
So, this is how you can stream the upcoming Friends special episode for free in India. In addition to the above offers, the free Zee5 Premium access is also available on Samsung Smart TVs (15-day trial) for new users or someone who hasn’t availed of a free trial in the past.
Unfortunately, if you don’t have access to any of the above options, the only way to watch Friends Reunion in India is by paying for the subscription. However, Zee5 is available at really affordable prices and charges only INR 499 for a 12-month subscription.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Currently, there is no free trial available for the Zee5 Premium streaming plan. If you happen to own any of the above internet services, then you can activate the offers by following the relevant steps.
The streaming service works on a number of platforms including web browser, Android, iOS, iPadOS, Airtel Xtreme box, JioFibre box, FireTV, Android TV, Chromecast, etc.
Yes, Zee5 also has a free version that will give you access to Live TV and other Indian content. But you won’t be able to watch Friends’ special episode using it.