New Indian (Hindi) Movies and Shows on Netflix: December 2021


Netflix wraps up 2021 on a high note, releasing two new Indian Original series and the Original Malayalam superhero film Minnal Murali, which got a high profile release on Christmas Eve. Here are all the new Indian movies and TV series added to Netflix in December 2021.

Missed any of the previous Indian releases on Netflix? Check out the November 2021 releases here. Looking ahead, we’ve compiled a great look at all of Netflix’s upcoming Indian Originals here.

N = Original Netflix


New Indian Movies on Netflix: December 2021

Sooryavanshi (2021)

Language: Hindi, English, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu
Duration: 143 minutes
Director: Rohit shetty
To throw: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Abhimanyu Singh
Kind: Action | Added to Netflix: December 2

Akshay Kumar in the spotlight Sooryavanshi as the counterterrorism officer tasked with stopping the attack on a sleeper cell in Mumbai. This is the fourth film in the film “Cop Universe” from director Rohit Shetty. The first movie – Singham, with Ajay Devgn – is also on Netflix. While Sooryavanshi has several dialogue options besides the original Hindi sound, they must be chosen from the movie menu (unlike other Indian titles which have separate entries for each language).


Kurup (2021)

Language: Malayalam, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu
Duration: 154 minutes
Director: Srinath Rajendran
To throw: Dulquer Salmaan, Indrajith, Sunny Wayne
Kind: Drama | Added to Netflix: December 14th

Based on a true story, Dulquer Salmaan plays the eponymous fugitive in a plot that embellishes a notorious case of murder and insurance fraud in Kerala in the 1980s. Originally filmed in Malayalam, Kurup has separate Netflix entries for its other four dialogue options.


Kadaseela Biriyani (2020)

Language: Tamil
Duration: 111 minutes
Director: Nishanth Kalidindi
To throw: Vijay Sethupathi, Vasanth Selvam, Vijay Ram
Kind: Drama | Added to Netflix: December 17th

Three brothers, two of whom are violent, one not, concoct a risky plan to avenge the murder of their father by a powerful landowner. Things go from bad to worse in this dark comedy where the brothers find themselves facing an enemy even crazier than them.


Minnal Murali (2021) N

Language: malayalam
Duration: 158 minutes
Director: Basil Joseph
To throw: Tovino Thomas, Femina George, Guru Somasundaram
Kind: Action, Adventure | Added to Netflix: December 24

A small town tailor’s plan to relocate to the United States is put on hold when he gains superpowers after being struck by lightning on Christmas Eve. But he is not the only one affected by this lightning, and the heroic tailor is soon forced to defend his village against a formidable enemy.


Govinda Govinda (2021)

Language: Kannada
Duration: 137 minutes
Director: Thilak
To throw: Roopesh Shetty, Bhavana, Sumanth Shailendra
Kind: Comedy, Thriller | Added to Netflix: December 26

As an aspiring filmmaker recounts his screenplay to a prominent actress, three students simulate their friend’s kidnapping in order to help her escape her bossy father. Then things get weird. Govinda Govinda is an official remake of the 2019 Telugu movie Broochvarevarura.


Kaaval (2021)

Language: malayalam
Duration: 146 minutes
Director: Nithin Renji Panic
To throw: Suresh Gopi, Renji Panicker, Rachel David
Kind: Action, Thriller | Added to Netflix: December 26

It has been years since old friends and business partners Thamban (Suresh Gopi) and Antony (Renji Panicker) fell out. But when the now disabled Antony’s family is threatened, he reaches out to his former ally, the only man he can trust to protect them.


New Indian series on Netflix: December 2021

Aranyak (2021) N

Language: Hindi
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 8
To throw: Raveena Tandon, Parambrata Chatterjee, Ashutosh Rana
Kind: Crime, Thriller | Added to Netflix: December 10

Officer Kasturi Dogra (Raveena Tandon) is about to leave on leave when a French tourist goes missing in the Himalayan foothills. Is the disappearance of the woman political or supernatural? This Scandinavian noir-style Indian crime drama has yet to be officially renewed, but it looks like a good fit for a second season.


Decoupled (2021) N

Language: English
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 8
To throw: Madhavan, Surveen Chawla
Kind: Comedy | Added to Netflix: December 17th

Married couple Arya and Shruthi – he a popular novelist and she a startup founder – announce their impending divorce at a party that reveals the absurdities of their high society lives. Decoupled is the second Netflix Original project from series creator Manu Joseph after his 2020 film Serious men.


Chhota Bhim (2021)

Language: Hindi
Seasons: 4
Episodes: 78
To throw: Vatsal Dubey, Julie Tejwani, Rupa Bhimani
Kind: Children, Animation | Added to Netflix: December 27

Season 14 of the Chhota Bhim The series finds the brave little superhero defending the villagers of Dholakpur from evil with the help of his loyal friends.


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