Netflix Indian Originals stood out in August, with the return of two popular series and the debut of the global hit Original Film. dear. And who wouldn’t love a new cartoon series about a girl and her pet elephant? Here are all the new Indian movies and series added to Netflix in August 2022.
Before we dive in, we need to quickly let you know that there are a ton of notable Indian movies leaving Netflix US in October 2022.
N = Netflix Original
New Indian Movies on Netflix: August 2022
Execution time: 103 minutes
Director: Nachiket Samant
To emit: Karan Dave, Vedashree Mahajan, Mayur Khandge
Gender: Family | Added to Netflix: August 1
10-year-old Manya wants to travel to Mumbai to find the girl she loves, but the only way to do so is to get a spot on her village’s traveling kabaddi team. The problem is that the game of kabaddi requires a player to repeat the word “kabaddi” over and over while trying to score a point, and Manya has a speech disorder that causes him to stutter. What’s a boy in love to do?
Commercial Pakka (2022)
Execution time: 149 minutes
To emit: Gopichand, Raashi Khanna, Rao Ramesh
Gender: Social question, Judicial drama | Added to Netflix: August 4th
A family of lawyers is fractured when a money-conscious Lucky agrees to defend a corrupt developer in a fraud case, and Lucky’s morally righteous father represents the couple who filed the suit. The house is thrown into chaos when Lucky’s girlfriend sides with her father.
dear (2022) N
Execution time: 134 minutes
Director: Jasmeet K. Reen
To emit: Alia Bhatt, Shefali Shah, Vijay Varma
Gender: Black comedy, Suspense | Added to Netflix: August 5
in black comedy dear, a battered wife turns her violent husband around, with a little help from her mother. But kidnapping and torture are not as easy as they seem. With dear — which became Netflix’s biggest opening Indian original film on its debut — Alia Bhatt now stars in the three Indian films that have spent the most time in Netflix’s Top 10 weekly ratings (the others being RRR Y Gangubai Kathiawadi).
Happy Birthday (2022)
Execution time: 154 minutes
Director: ritash frog
To emit: Lavanya Tripathi, Naresh Agastya, Vennela Kishore
Gender: comedy | Added to Netflix: August 7th
the surreal comedy Happy Birthday imagine what could happen if everyone in India were allowed, even encouraged, to own a gun. The stories of a group of armed strangers intertwine at a luxury hotel on the night of an extravagant celebration.
Shabaash Mitu (2022)
Execution time: 154 minutes
Director: Srijit Mukherji
To emit: Taapsee Pannu, Vijay Raaz, Geeta Agrawal Sharma
Gender: Sports, Biopic | Added to Netflix: August 11
Shabaash Mitu stars Taapsee Pannu as legendary cricket captain Mithali Raj, who led India to the final of the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup. Tamil and Telugu dialogue options are available in the film’s audio menu.
Execution time: 152 minutes
Director: sabbir khan
To emit: Abhimanyu Dasani, Shirley Setia, Shilpa Shetty
Gender: Action, Comedy | Added to Netflix: August 13
Transportation officer Avni tries to turn her brother-in-law Adi into a responsible adult, but threats against Avni from the owner of a predatory taxi company force Adi to become something even more heroic. Nikamma is a remake of 2017 Telugu movie middle class abbey.
Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga (2022)
Execution time: 120 minutes
Director: Srijit Mukherji
To emit: Pankaj Tripathi, Sayani Gupta, Neeraj Kabi
Gender: Comedy, Social Drama | Added to Netflix: August 19
The ailing leader of an impoverished town comes up with an unorthodox way to cure his town’s financial problems: sacrifice himself for a tiger. Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga is the last film to feature music by popular playback singer KK, who died a month before the film’s release.
HIT: The first case (2022)
Execution time: 132 minutes
Director: Sailesh Kolanu
To emit: Rajkummar Rao, Sanya Malhotra, Dalip Tahil
Gender: suspense | Added to Netflix: August 27th
Director Sailesh Kolanu directs 2020 Hindi remake of his own Telugu film HIT: The first case. This time, Rajkummar Rao plays a brilliant detective tasked with solving two kidnapping cases, including the kidnapping of his own girlfriend.
New Indian Series on Netflix: August 2022
indian matchmaker (2022) N
To emit: Sima Taparia
Gender: Reality, Romance, Dating | Added to Netflix: August 10
Professional matchmaker Sima Taparia is back to help clients new and old shed their picky preferences and find romantic partners for life. The hilarious “villain” from Season 1, Aparna, is one of Sima’s recurring clients. Will the comedy-hating Texas lawyer have better luck finding love this time?
Deepa and Anoop (2022) N
To emit: Pavan Bharaj, Adam Nurada, Ana Sani
Gender: Children, Animation | Added to Netflix: August 15th
The Cute New Netflix Original Animated Series Deepa and Anoop follows the everyday adventures of a girl named Deepa and her best friend, a little color-changing elephant named Anoop. Most of the episodes feature two short stories about Deepa’s friends and the rest of the family, who run a bed & breakfast called Mango Manor. This show is adorable.
delhi crime (Season 2) N
To emit: Shefali Shah, Rajesh Tailang, Rasika Dugal
Gender: thriller | Added to Netflix: 26 of August
The respected Hindi police series delhi crime is back for a second season. This time, Inspector Vartika (Shefali Shah) and her team must solve a gruesome quadruple murder, with evidence pointing to a crime syndicate that went underground decades ago. Season 2 is a bit shorter overall, with five episodes compared to Season 1’s seven, and episodes running about eight minutes shorter on average.
Which of the newly added Indian movies and series will you watch? Let us know in the comments below!