This month, Netflix expanded its collection of Indian films via the streaming premieres of three theatrical releases, as well as the return of a few films that were previously available on the service. Netflix has also launched the original Hindi romantic comedy series Eternally confused and hungry for love.
Here are all the new Indian movies and TV series added to Netflix in March 2022.
New Indian movies on Netflix: March 2022
Badhaai Do (2022)
Duration: 147 minutes
Director: Harshavardhan Kulkarni
To throw: Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar, Seema Pahwa
Kind: Romantic Comedy, LGBTQ | Added to Netflix: March 10
Badhaai Do is a witty sequel to the 2018 comedy Badhaai Ho and revolves around a new cast of characters. In order to get rid of their families and live the life they want, gay policeman Shardul and lesbian teacher Suman agree to a marriage of convenience. However, their perfect plan has its own complications.
Duration: 160 minutes
Director: Kabir Khan
To throw: Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Pankaj Tripathi
Kind: Sports, Biopics | Added to Netflix: March 21st
’83 chronicles the events of India‘s 1983 Cricket World Cup winning campaign. Ranveer Singh plays legendary team captain Kapil Dev, and Deepika Padukone – Singh’s real wife – plays Dev’s wife, Romi. The default movie language is Hindi, but Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu dialogue options are available from the menu.
Pyaar Ka Punchnama (2011)
Duration: 149 minutes
Director: Luv Ranjan
To throw: Kartik Aaryan, Raayo S. Bakhirta, Divyendu Sharma
Kind: Comedy | Added to Netflix: March 22
After expiring a few years ago, Pyaar Ka Punchnama is back, joining his retinue, Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2, in the Netflix catalog. the original Pyaar Ka Punchnama follows three bachelors in love, portraying them as the naive victims of manipulative women. This film launched the career of Kartik Aaryan, who starred in the Netflix Original thriller Dhamaka Last year.
bulbul can sing (2018)
Duration: 94 Minutes
Director: Rima Das
To throw: Arnali Das, Manoranjan Das, Banita Thakuriya
Kind: Social drama | Added to Netflix: March 24
With the return of bulbul can sing – which expired from Netflix earlier this year – the streamer once again has an Assamese-language film in its catalog. The award-winning independent film from director Rima Das follows three teenagers coming to terms with their sexual identity in a small town with rigid ideas about romantic relationships and gender roles.
Hi Sinamika (2022)
Language: Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu
Duration: 147 minutes
To throw: Aditi Rao Hydari, Dulquer Salmaan, Kajal Aggarwal
Kind: Romantic Comedy | Added to Netflix: March, 31st
After two years of marriage, Mouna is fed up with her husband Yaazhan’s talkative nature and wants a divorce. She hires another woman to seduce her husband, but when the plan works, Mouna gets jealous. This is an official remake of the 2008 Argentinian film Un Novio Para Mi Mujer (“A boyfriend for my wife“), only with the genders of the main characters reversed. The title Hi Sinamika comes from a song on the soundtrack of O Kadhal Kanmaniwhich also stars Dulquer Salmaan (and which is also available on Netflix).
New Indian series on Netflix: March 2022
Taarak Mehta Kka Chhota Chashmah (2021)
To throw: Rajesh Kava, Bhoomika Jain, Aditya Pednekar
Kind: Children, Entertainment | Added to Netflix: March 9
Season 2 of Taarak Mehta Kka Chhota Chashmah adds another 40 episodes of the cartoon comedy about residents of an apartment complex. This new season of mundane adventures includes episodes titled “Soda Machine”, “The Puppet Show” and the intriguing “Hypnotist Mobile”.
Eternally Confused and Hungry for Love (2022) N
To throw: Vihaan Samat, Jim Sarbh, Rahul Bose
Kind: Romantic Comedy | Added to Netflix: March 18
Eternally confused and hungry for love is a joint production of Excel Entertainment and Tiger Baby Films, who previously collaborated on the hit Amazon Prime romance series Made in heaven. This new series focuses on a bachelor whose love life is hampered by his own clumsiness – he has a wizard figurine that TALKS to him! – and the pressure of his authoritarian parents.
Sudha Murty’s Stories of Spirit and Magic (2022)
Kind: Children, Entertainment | Added to Netflix: March 30
Sudha Murty started her career as a computer scientist but rose to prominence as an author and philanthropist. The cartoon series Sudha Murty’s Stories of Spirit and Magic brings to life 13 of his fables for children, including ‘The King with Donkey’s Ears’ and ‘How the Sea Got Salty’.
Which of the recently added Indian movies and series will you watch? Let us know in the comments below!