2020 is gone. 2021 is here. One thing that 2020 has made us proficient in is staying at home and let’s admit it, staying-in wasn’t that awful as it seemed. Thanks to OTTs and their offerings, entertainment-at-hand was never this varied and exciting.
We know you have binge-watched all. So here are some new Hindi web series and movies releasing in January 2021 to keep you entertained:
1. Nail Polish:
When: Now Streaming
Starring Arjun Rampal and Manav Kaul, Nail Polish claims to be based on true events as it follows the sensational trial of a man suspected of being a child rapist and murderer. What seems initially as simple murder trial soon evolves into a series of mysterious plot twists that will keep you glued to the screens.
Where: Prime Video
When: Jan. 15
One of the much-awaited series, this political drama is creating quite a buzz. Starring Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Zeenash Ayub, and Dino Morea, the series is set in the power corridors of the capital city of the largest democracy and will take you through the chaotic lanes of Indian politics and its murky dark lanes of deceit, manipulation, greed, ambition and violence, all for the ultimate throne.
3. Gullak Season 2:
Where: Sony Liv
When: Jan. 15
Mishra house is still eating tehri as this heartwarming series is set to return with season 2. As the trailer tells us, nothing much has changed in this family which still argues on the correct pronunciation and what should be the next big buy in the house. A nice, welcome change in the sea of OTT filled with violence, sex and colorful language.
When: Jan. 22
Starring Amit Sadh in the lead role, Zidd is based on a true story that narrates the touching story of the valour and determination of a soldier whose never give up attitude helps him overcome tough challenges and turn the impossible into possible.
Written and directed by Renuka Sahane, Tribhanga is a Netflix original film starring Kajol, Mithila Pilgaonkar and Tanvi Ajmi portraying three generations of women and their independent identities, thinking and unconventional relationships.
6. The White Tiger:
When: Jan. 22
Based on the award-winning novel, Adarsh Gaurav, Rajkummar Rao and Priyanka Chopra starrer movie by the same name is set to release on Netflix this January. Mainly revolving around the idea of societal divide, the movie tells the story from the eyes of Balram of how he went from servant to entrepreneur, going from aspiring young man to a neo-noir anti-hero.
When: Jan. 7
In order to keep his band-baja business afloat, Bharat Lal (Pankaj Tripathi) approaches a local bank in Uttar Pradesh for a loan. Soon after, he realises that his uncle and his sons have declared him legally dead and snatched his share of the piece of land that the family had jointly owned. What happens next is both fun and poignant at the same time.
We hope that theses shows and movies keep your weekends busy and entertained. Also check out some cool Hindi releases from December, November, October, September, August and July. Sea of stories, just a click away!