New Indian Movies and Shows on Netflix: April 2022

April was a great month for Indian movies on Netflix. We had the streaming debut of theatrical releases in several different languages, as well as the exclusive premieres of two brand new Hindi films.

As if that weren’t enough, Netflix has launched an original crime series that is topping the charts in multiple countries.

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

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New Indian movies on Netflix: April 2022

cobalt blue (2022)N

Tongue: Hindi
Duration: 112 minutes
Director: sachin kundalkar
Cast: Prateik Babbar, Neelay Mehendale, Anjali Sivaraman
Genre: Romantic drama, LGBTQ | Added to Netflix: April 2

A handsome tenant ignites the passions of a tomboyish field hockey player and her brother, who comes to terms with his gay identity. Set in the midst of a conservative Kerala family in 1996, the story explores how different isolation was in a time before widespread internet access. cobalt blue is based on a novel of the same name by Sachin Kundalkar, who also directed the film.


Dasvi (2022)

Tongue: Hindi
Duration: 125 minutes
Director: Tushar Jalota
Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Yami Gautam, Nimrat Kaur
Genre: Comedy, Drama | Added to Netflix: April 6

Although not a Netflix original movie, Dasvi streaming exclusively on Netflix. Abhishek Bachchan plays a proudly uneducated politician arrested for corruption. To get out of manual labor in prison, he begins to study for his high school diploma, only to see his whole view of the world transformed by the power of education. It’s a funny and meaningful movie that the whole family will enjoy.


Etharkkum Thunindhavan (2022)

Tongue: Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu
Duration: 148 minutes
Director: Pandiraj
Cast: Suriya, Vinay Rai, Priyanka Arul Mohan
Genre: Social drama, Action | Added to Netflix: April 6

Suriya plays a lawyer who rallies the women of two neighboring villages to fight against sexual exploitation. When the Indian justice system fails them, it takes matters into its own hands. One of the villains delivers the killer line: “Great men are always bad men.” Etharkkum Thunindhavan is available in its original Tamil version, as well as Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu dubbed versions.


Night Driving (2022)

Tongue: Malayalam
Duration: 116 minutes
Director: Vysakh
Cast: Anna Ben, Roshan Mathew, Indrajith
Genre: Thriller | Added to Netflix: April 9

Kapella couple Anna Ben and Roshan Mathew reunite for thriller night driving. A car accident does more than ruin a couple’s romantic evening. This puts them in the crosshairs of a tenacious policeman and a corrupt political machine, all of whom want to know what the couple is hiding.


Kuthiraivaal (2022)

Tongue: Tamil
Duration: 122 minutes
Directors: Manoj Leonel Jahson, Shyam Sunder
Cast: Kalaiarasan, Anjali Patil, Chetan Kadambi
Genre: Drama, Magical Realism | Added to Netflix: April 19

A man named Freud (Kalaiarasan) has a highly symbolic dream, and he wakes up after poking a horse’s tail. Call Kuthiraivaal (“Ponytail“) psychological drama seems like an understatement.


Gangubai Kathiawadi (2022)

Tongue: Hindi
Duration: 153 minutes
Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Cast: Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn, Seema Pahwa
Genre: Social drama, based on a book | Added to Netflix: April 25

Gangubai Kathiawadi was a box office hit, and for good reason. Alia Bhatt shows the full force of her star power as the main character, Gangubai: a young woman sold to a brothel, who then becomes a powerful defender of the rights and dignity of sex workers. If you want to understand why Netflix is ​​so excited about the upcoming Netflix original series from filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali Heeramandijust check Gangubai Kathiwadi.


Mishan impossible (2022)

Tongue: telugu
Duration: 134 minutes
Director: Swaroop RSJ
Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Harsh Roshan, Bhannu Prakshan
Genre: Comedy, Drama | Added to Netflix: April 29

Mishan Impossible is allegedly based on a true story, which is wild if true. Three ambitious boys hope to turn the tide by catching India‘s most wanted terrorist and pocketing the reward money. Their plan is thwarted when they run into a child trafficking ring and cross paths with a journalist (played by Taapsee Pannu) with her own agenda.


New Indian series on Netflix: April 2022

May: A Mother’s Rage (2022) N

Tongue: Hindi
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 6
Cast: Sakshi Tanwar, Vivek Mushran, Raima Sen
Genre: Mystery | Added to Netflix: April 15

Housewife Sheel (Sakshi Tanwar) thought she had a close relationship with her daughter, Supriya. But the young woman’s tragic death raises questions – questions that the police seem determined not to answer. Sheel takes the investigation into her own hands and is drawn into a world more dangerous than she could have imagined. But Sheel will stop at nothing to get justice for her daughter.


Which of the recently added Indian movies and series will you watch? Let us know in the comments below!

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