Netflix is adding several new TV shows and movies to its ever-growing library of Indian content. The streaming platform’s roster of upcoming Indian originals includes multiple new titles featuring performances by prominent Bollywood actors such as Anil Kapoor, Pooja Bhatt, Bhumi Pednekar, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and many others.
From thrillers to romantic comedies to lighthearted dramas, these upcoming Indian originals will release on Netflix in the coming months. All of them are slated to hit the platform in 2020, but keep in mind that some may not be availaable globally. Here’s the full list of all the new Indian titles coming to Netflix with a brief description of what they’re all about.
Upcoming Indian originals on Netflix:
- AK Vs. AK
- Bhaag Beanie Bhaag
- Bombay Begums
- Bombay Rose
- The White Tiger
- Tribhanga: Tedhi Medhi Crazy
Editor’s note: We’ll be updating this list of the upcoming Indian originals on Netflix regularly as new ones are announced.
1. AK Vs. AK
This Anil Kapoor starter Indian original Netflix movie also features Anurag Kashyap as a brash film director who kidnaps the daughter of a movie star (Kapoor). What follows is the film star’s desperate search for his daughter.
2. Bhaag Beanie Bhaag
This upcoming Netflix Indian original tells the story of a female stand-up comedian’s journey to carve out the life she wants for herself. The series features Swara Bhasker, Ravi Patel, Dolly Singh, Varun Thakur, Mona Ambegaonkar, and Girish Kulkarni. There’s no release date for the series yet, but you can catch a glimpse of its first look in the image above.
3. Bombay Begums
This upcoming Netflix original Indian TV series is a contemporary drama featuring Pooja Bhatt, Amruta Subhash, Shahana Goswami, Plabita Borthakur, and Aadhya Anand. It tells the story of five women across generations wrestling with desire, ethics, personal crises, and vulnerabilities to own their ambition. As each woman strives to find her truth, they find in each other an unexpected understanding and bond.
4. Bombay Rose
Another Netflix original Indian movie, Bombay Rose is an animated romance hanging precariously between living on the streets and loving on the screen, Bollywood style. It is the first Indian animation film ever selected to open Venice Critics’ Week.
5. The White Tiger
Starring Priyanka Chopra Jonas, this upcoming Netflix original tells the story of a poor Indian driver who uses his wit and cunning to break free from the shackles of servitude. The new movie trailer starts on a light note with the protagonist expressing his love for service. However, it quickly takes a dark turn as he’s seen being kicked and slapped by his employers, setting the premise for his revenge.
Starring Sanjay Dutt, Nargis Fakhri, and Rahul Dev – this Netflix Indian original movie tells the story of one man who rises above his personal tragedy and decides to transform the lives of few refugee camp kids through the game of cricket.
7. Tribhanga: Tedhi Medhi Crazy
Tribhanga is the name of an Odissi dance pose that is asymmetrical, yet mesmerizing and sensual, much like the lives of the three women characters of the film – Nayan, Anu, and Masha. The movie stars Kajol, Tanvi Azmi, and Mithila Palkar.
So those were the seven upcoming Indian originals on Netflix that are set to release sometime this year. We’ll update this article when we know the release dates of these titles and if Netflix adds new TV shows or movies to this list. Until then, if you’re looking for some great streaming content in India, check out the links below.