New Indian (Hindi) Movies and Shows on Netflix: January 2022

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A trio of ’90s movies starring Sunny Deol + two 2021 theatrical releases + a pair of Netflix Hindi Originals + a kids flick from 2015 = a slow start to 2022.

Here are all of the new Indian movies and TV series added to Netflix in January 2022.

All title marked with an N signifies that it’s a Netflix Original.

New Indian Movies on Netflix: January 2022

Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui (2021)

Language: Hindi
Runtime: 115 Minutes
Director: Abhishek Kapoor
Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Vaani Kapoor, Yograj Singh
Genre: Romantic Drama, LGBTQ | Added to Netflix: January 6

Bodybuilder Manu’s gym struggles for business until a gorgeous Zumba instructor named Maanvi starts teaching classes there. Manu and Maanvi fall in love, but their relationship falls apart when Manu reacts poorly to a confession from Maanvi. Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui is a thoughtful exploration of what it really means to be strong and courageous.

Damini (1993)

Language: Hindi
Runtime: 169 Minutes
Director: Rajkumar Santoshi
Cast: Meenakshi Sheshadri, Rishi Kapoor, Sunny Deol
Genre: Social Issue Drama | Added to Netflix: January 18

A new bride witnesses her brother-in-law rape a housekeeper, but her husband is more concerned with protecting his family’s name. The bride turns to an alcoholic lawyer to help the injured woman receive justice. When it released, Damini (“Lightning“) was considered path-breaking for its progressive depiction of women’s issues, winning several awards as a result.

Dushmani (1996)

Language: Hindi
Runtime: 163 Minutes
Director: Bunty Soorma
Cast: Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff, Manisha Koirala
Genre: Romance, Action | Added to Netflix: January 18

The feud between the Singh family and the Oberoi family has spanned generations. When Suraj Singh falls in love with Sapna Oberoi, it presents an opportunity to put an end to all the fighting. Given that Dushmani‘s subtitle is “A Violent Love Story,” that’s probably not how things work out.

Yodha (1991)

Language: Hindi
Runtime: 148 Minutes
Director: Rahul Rawali
Cast: Sunny Deol, Sanjay Dutt, Sangeeta Bijlani
Genre: Drama, Action | Added to Netflix: January 18

Upstanding lawyer Karan (Sunny Deol) loses faith in the legal system when a judge who leads a double life as an underworld don has Karan’s journalist father murdered. Revenge ensues. The video (embedded below) for composer Bappi Lahiri’s catchy graveyard dance party anthem “Duniya Mein Jeena Hai To” is amazing.

Shyam Singha Roy (2021)

Language: Telugu
Runtime: 154 Minutes
Director: Rahul Sankrityan
Cast: Nani, Sai Pallavi, Krithi Shetty
Genre: Romance, Courtroom Drama | Added to Netflix: January 20

Rookie filmmaker Vasu is unable to enjoy the success of his movie’s release. First, a head injury suffered while defending his leading lady causes him to manifest an alternate personality. Then he’s accused of plagiarizing his film’s story from a fifty-year-old novel. But it turns out the new personality, the old novel, and Vasu share a connection to dramatic events from the past.

Motu Patlu: Khazaane Ki Race (2015)

Language: Hindi
Runtime: 75 Minutes
Director: Suhas Kadav
Cast: Saurav Chakraborty, Omee, Sankalp
Genre: Kids, Animation | Added to Netflix: January 22

Best buddies Motu and Patlu are in a race against a Super Don. Who will find the treasure first?

Kapil Sharma: I’m Not Done Yet (2022) N

Language: Hindi
Runtime: 54 Minutes
Director: Saahil Chhabria
Cast: Kapil Sharma
Genre: Stand-Up Comedy | Added to Netflix: January 28

Popular comedian and talk show host Kapil Sharma stars in his first stand-up special for Netflix:  I’m Not Done Yet. Sharma mines the controversy caused by his drunk tweets to a politician for laughs and gets an assist from a member of the audience — his wife, Ginni.

New Indian Series on Netflix: January 2022

Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein (2022) N

Language: Hindi
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 8
Cast: Tahir Raj Bhasin, Shweta Tripathi Sharma, Anchal Singh
Genre: Crime, Thriller | Added to Netflix: January 14

Vikrant is looking forward to a simple, happy life with his girlfriend, Shikha. But when he succumbs to his father’s pressure to take a job with a powerful local politician, Vikrant is drawn into the orbit of the pol’s troublemaking daughter, Purva. All of Vikrant’s future plans with Shikha go up in smoke when Purva takes a romantic interest in him.

Which of the newly added Indian movies and series will you be watching? Let us know in the comments below!

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Kathy is our resident Bollywood expert here at What's on Netflix. She has years of experience covering the genre and provides you here with monthly recaps of all the new Indian content on Netflix. You can find here on here main website, Access Bollywood. Resides in the United States.