10 New Shows and Movies on OTT To Add To Your Watchlist This Second Half Of November


Now that winter is coming (a smooth GOT reference there), days feel lazy and nights – the perfect getaway to your routine life. This phase of the year feels much like a long weekend where even waking up from bed is a mammoth task in itself. While you might have started your Christmas prep and surviving the day might be the only thing in your daily to-do, we have got you a list of shows and movies that will cure your boredom, this second half of November.

1. The Railway Men

This drama-thriller miniseries is set amidst the backdrop of the 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy and follows four brave railway workers as they risk their lives to save others in the face of an unmitigated disaster. A YRF Entertainment Production, this Netflix drama stars a capable cast of R. Madhavan, Kay Kay Menon, Divyendu Sharma and Babil Khan essaying the titular roles of the railway men. The series also stars veteran actor Juhi Chawla in a pivotal role. Watch the show for its gut-wrenching plot, stellar performances and noteworthy production value!


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Currently streaming on Netflix

2. Squid Game: The Challenge

Inspired by the South Korean show that proved to be a global cultural phenomenon, this game show replicates the infamously-famous game challenges shown in the original Netflix show (minus the fatal consequences). With around 456 players across the globe and a cash prize of a whopping USD 4.56 million, this show will have you biting your nails and cheering in excitement as you watch these players battle it out to win the ultimate grand prize.

Currently streaming on Netflix 

3. Best. Christmas. Ever!

What is the Christmas season without a classic, light-hearted holiday comedy? After a twist of fate brings their families together for Christmas, Charlotte sets out to prove her old friend Jackie’s life is too good to be true. This movie promises a laughter ride with a dash of drama, set against a cozy Christmas background. Starring Heather Graham, Brandy Norwood and Jason Biggs in pivotal roles, this movie is definitely going to make you reminisce the classic 2000s holiday comedies. A perfect family entertainer.

Currently streaming on Netflix

4. The Village

‘The Village’ is a thrilling quest of a stranded urbanite trying to find his missing family, believed to be abducted by nefarious beings of a cursed village. However, the gloomy village has something more malicious than what meets the eye. Starring renowned actor Arya along with a huge cast of Divya Pillai, Aazhiya, Aadukalm Naren, Muthukumar. K and many others, this show is set to be a spine-chilling experience for fans of all things lore, mystery and thrill.

Streaming on Amazon Prime Video India from November 24th. 

5. Love Like A K-Drama

Will individuals fall in love if they act in a romantic K-drama together? Love Like a K-Drama is a reality dating show that follows four Korean actors and four Japanese actresses as they live together and strive to obtain main roles in six mini K-dramas. This innovative show focuses on their intertwining relations and how they juggle between making a career and maintaining their love life, with Haruna Kondo, A-chan, Shusuke Fukutoku and others starring in this season.

Streaming on Netflix from November 28th. 

6. Oppenheimer

We all remember the cultural phenomenon that ‘Barbenheimer’ was, don’t we? If you missed the chance to witness this visual spectacle in theatres, worry not, as Amazon Prime Video has brought this Christopher Nolan film to its own roster. This biographical movie based on American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his pivotal role in developing the atomic bomb is guaranteed to treat you with a history lesson in all its glory (and its consequences). With Cillian Murphy playing the titular role, you have Florence Pugh, Emily Blunt, Matt Damon and Robert Downy Jr. among others playing their parts exceptionally well. All you need is to rent the movie and keep watching!

Currently available for rent on Prime Video and streaming on Apple TV+

7. The Aam Aadmi Family: Season 4

There are hardly a few family shows that truly hit the mark when showcasing authentic portrayals of a middle-class family on screen. However, this ZEE5 show excels in delivering a realistic, yet enjoyable representation of the average Indian family as they face the ups and downs of life and they deal with their personal struggles. Starring Brijendra Kala, Lubna Salim, Chandan Anand and Saadhika Syal in the leads, the fourth season promises to be as fun as the previous seasons. If you are feeling homesick this winter, this show is just for you (and your family)!

Streaming on Zee5 from November 24th

8. Virgin River Season 5 – Part 2

This romantic drama follows the life of nurse practitioner Melinda Monroe, essayed by an effortless Alexandra Breckenridge, as she navigates through life in a remote North Californian Town, only to find that the town is not as simple as she expects it to be. The holiday special episodes releasing this November end are guaranteed to be fully packed with heartfelt moments, intense drama and that quintessential holiday romance. Have you added it to your watchlist already?

Streaming on Netflix from November 30th

9. Monarch: Legacy of Monsters

Based on the Monsterverse from Legendary, the show focuses on two siblings following in their father’s footsteps to uncover their family’s connection to the secretive organization known as Monarch. Keeping you on the edge with its airtight plot, the show also excels in the CGI department. This adventure saga stars Kurt Russell, Wyatt Russell, Anna Sawai, Kiersey Clemons, Ren Watabe and Mari Yamamoto among others in crucial roles and is sure to keep you hooked till the very end.

Currently streaming on AppleTV+

10. The Crown: Season 6 – Part 1

‘The Crown’ with its previous five seasons has established the Windsors and their bittersweet relations- both in their personal and public lives. In its last season, the show will pivot around Princess Diana and her troubled life, post her divorce from Prince Charles. This fictional dramatisation will focus more on Princess Diana and her personal struggles, as well as her ever-growing image in the public eye as the ‘People’s Princess’. This Emmy Award-winning show boasts of elaborate set pieces, exuberant costumes and an authentic portrayal of its characters. Starring a powerful main cast of Imelda Staunton, Elizabeth Debicki, Jonathan Pryce, Dominic West and many others, we recommend you give this show a try!

Currently streaming on Netflix

Also read, 15 New Shows & Movies On OTT To Binge Watch In The First Half Of November

- Digital Intern


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