January has been a busy month in the Indian streaming space, with loads of Indian movies releasing on Indian OTT platforms. Already released earlier this month are Ajay Devgn’s Drishyam 2, Saudi Vellaka, Naai Sekar Returns, Gatta Kusthi, Mukundan Unni Associates, among others.
Coming up soon on various streaming platforms are several keenly anticipated films, including Ayushmann Khurrana’s ‘An Action Hero‘, ‘Dhamaka’ and more.
Here are all the Indian films streaming on OTT in the rest of January –
1. Kaapa – 19th January, Netflix, Malayalam
‘Kaapa’ is an action thriller, set in the world of gang wars and politics. The film explores the dark underbelly of Thiruvananthapuram, where rival gangs clash in cold-blooded gang wars to gain dominion over the city’s suburbs and slums. ‘Kaapa’ is directed by Shaji Kailas and stars Prithviraj Sukumaran, Asif Ali, Aparna Balamurali, Anna Ben, Dileesh Pothan and Jagadeesh.
2. Mission Majnu – 20th January, Netflix, Hindi
Set in the 1970s, an undercover Indian spy takes on a deadly mission to expose a covert nuclear weapons program in the heart of Pakistan. Directed by Shantanu Bagchi, starring Sidharth Malhotra, Rashmika Mandanna, Parmeet Sethi, Sharib Hashmi, Mir Sarwar, Kumud Mishra
3. Chhatriwali – 20th January, ZEE5, Hindi
Chhatriwali centres on a young woman who takes up the unconventional job of being a condom tester in a contraceptives factory, to opposition from her family and society. Directed by Tejas Prabha Vijay Deoskar, starring Rakul Preet Singh, Sumeet Vyas, Satish Kaushik, Dolly Ahluwalia, Rajesh Tailang
4. Driver Jamuna – 20th January, Aha Tamil, Tamil
Jamuna (Aishwarya Rajesh) is a cab driver, who inadvertently becomes an accomplice to a bunch of goons on their way to kill an ex-minister (Aadukalam Naren). Directed by P Kinslin, starring Aishwarya Rajesh, Aadukalam Naren, Kavitha Bharathi.
5. Dhamaka – 22nd January, Netflix, Telugu
Ravi Teja plays the dual role of Swamy and Anand, who look exactly the same, but come from different backgrounds. Trouble brews when both fall in love with the same girl. Directed by Trinadha Rao Nakkina, starring Ravi Teja, Sreeleela, Jayaram, Sachin Khedekar
6. An Action Hero – 27th January, Netflix, Hindi
Ayushmann Khurrana plays an actor who travels to Haryana for an outdoor shoot but gets into an accident that turns his life upside down, and sets a dangerous goon (Jaideep Ahlawat) after him. Dir by Anirudh Iyer. Starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Jaideep Ahlawat, Jitender Hooda, and cameos by Malaika Arora, Nora Fatehi, Akshay Kumar.
7. 18 Pages – 27th January, Netflix & Aha Video, Telugu
Nandini, a young woman who suffers from short-term memory loves to use a diary to keep track of her life. But, when her diary is lost, it is found by a young man, who is depressed after his girlfriend cheats on him. Drawn to the person he reads about, he sets out to find her. Written by Sukumar, directed by Palnati Surya Pratap, starring Nikhil Siddharth, Anupama Parameswaran, Ajay, Posani Krishna Murali, Brahmaji
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