7 New Indian Movies & Web Series We Cannot Wait To Stream In January 2022 – iDiva.com

The rise in COVID-19 cases in India means being more cautious than ever before. Even though staying in is a priority for one and all, entertainment doesn’t have to take a backseat, thanks to some fabulous web series and movies making their way to our screens. With that in mind, we curated a list of the best upcoming shows and movies to watch in January 2022. Take a look!

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Set in the fictional town of Onkara, the show revolves around Vikrant (Tahir Bhasin), who loves Shikha (Shweta Tripathi) but must play a dangerous game to escape the affections of Purva (Anchal Singh), a woman from a family of gangsters obsessed with him. Featuring a stellar ensemble cast, the web series promises a mix of crime, drama and suspense that will keep you on the edge. 

Release Date: January 14 on Netflix India

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The show is created by Mahesh Bhatt and features Tahir Raj Bhasin, Amrita Puri and Amala Paul in lead roles. Going by the trailer, the upcoming web series narrates the story of a filmmaker who wants to leave a mark with his work and, in the process, ends up having an extramarital affair with a superstar. Set in 70s Bollywood, expect retro looks, references and more. 

 Release Date: January 13 on Voot

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 Shefali Shah and Kirti Kulhari play doctors in this thriller drama where a medical trial for a new drug goes wrong, exposing the dangers behind human testing. Amid the chaos that ensues with people falling severely ill, one must decide where they stand when it comes to right and wrong. 
 Release Date: January 14 on Disney+Hotstar

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Starring Naseeruddin Shah, Soha Ali Khan, Lara Dutta, Kritika Kamra, Raghubir Yadav and others, this lighthearted web series narrates the story of a dysfunctional royal family and its estranged members. As circumstances lead to the oddball characters reuniting in their ancestral home, competitive natures and ego clashes lead to events that make for a fun watch. 

 Release Date: January 7 on Zee 5

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John Abraham is back with another action-packed film and by the looks of it, this one revolves around a rescue mission where he seeks revenge. Also starring Jacqueline Fernandez and Rakul Preet Singh, the upcoming movie is slated to hit the theatres this month, though the rise in COVID-19 cases could also result in an OTT release.    

Release Date: January 14 in theatres

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Looking for the next anthology you can immerse yourself in? Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa hits all the right notes. The five-episode Tamil anthology narrates stories on friendship, love and connection that are tested during the pandemic, making it a relatable watch for viewers. 

 Release Date: January 14 on Amazon Prime Video India

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Starring Ajith Kumar and Huma Qureshi, the film will be released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. High on action and adrenaline, the Boney Kapoor-produced movie is one that packs in car chases, fights and nail-biting sequences—all the things that fans of the genre look for. Though initially set to release in theatres, it remains to be seen if the makers will decide on an OTT release. 

 Release Date: January 13 in theatres
 Do you have any more recommendations? Let us know in the comments!
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