6 Exciting New Shows & Movies To Watch This January

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Raise your hand if you watched the first episode of Euphoria already and now have to wait the entire week for the next episode. But don’t worry, January won’t disappoint you as there are many exciting new shows and films releasing this month to keep you entertained at home. From romantic dramas to feel-good sitcoms to thrillers, bookmark this list of new shows and movies to binge on OTT platforms this month.

1. Ozark Season 4 Part 1

The much-anticipated gripping crime drama starring Jason Bateman will be back with 14 episodes. However, the latest season is divided into two parts, with the first one releasing with seven episodes. The trailer shows the Byrde family having to make some tough decisions–they’re trying to sort out a deal between Felix Solis’ drug lord Omar Navarro and the FBI. Clashes between leading characters and violence, Ozark’s upcoming season is filled with action and drama. We can’t wait to see how everything pans out!

Streaming on Netflix on January 21

2. Eternals

Missed watching the film in theatres? You need not worry as the Marvel movie hits the OTT space this January. The 26th entrant in the MCU, Eternals revolves around a race of the titular immortal beings with superpowers who have been secretly living on Earth for thousands of years. When evil counterparts, the Deviants set foot on Earth, the heroes reunite to save humankind. Featuring a stellar cast with stars such as Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Gemma Chan, Kit Harington and more, the movie is a must-watch if you’re a hardcore Marvel fan!

Streaming on Disney+ Hotstar on January 12

3. After Life Season 3

Expect nothing short of feel-good content when Ricky Gervais writes and acts in a show. After Life follows the journey of Tony Johnson who loses his wife to breast cancer and thereafter, blames everyone around him for his loss. He starts living a life where he doesn’t care what people think of him and becomes insensitive to the world. In the third season tho, you’ll see a change in his character. Tony gets back to his earlier life and even spends some time with Lisa, another girl he falls for. Ultimately, this is what his wife wanted–for Tony to be happy, and we’re all hoping we get to see that in this season. Don’t you too?

Streaming on Netflix on January 14

4. Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein

Obsessive love is a familiar theme in shows and films. But Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein takes it a notch higher. The plot? Vikrant (Tahir Raj Bhasin) and Shikha (Shweta Tripathi) are in love with each other but when Purva (Anchal Singh) enters their life, she falls obsessively in love with the former and disrupts their relationship. Being the politician’s daughter, she uses her influence to go to extreme lengths to ensure Vikrant marries her–she even abducts him. Fed up with the mess he’s caught up in, Vikrant too goes down a dark path to get out of it.

Streaming on Netflix on January 14

5. As We See It

The show follows the lives of three young roommates in their 20s, who are on the autism spectrum. They navigate life, work and relationships with the help of family and friends. An adaptation of the Israeli show On The Spectrum, As We See It hopes to increases awareness around autism among viewers. 

Streaming on Amazon Prime Video On January 21

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6. Human

Kirti Kulhari and Shefali Shah are known for their unconventional roles, and Human is no different. The story follows the life of Dr. Saira Sabharwal (Kirti) who lands her dream job at Bhopal’s best hospital with Dr. Gauri Nath (Shefali) as her mentor. But little do they know about a scam they’re about to get pulled into. A new drug for heart diseases enters the market, which is tested on humans illegally. Things don’t go as per planned when this same drug starts killing the subjects. Profit at the cost of innocent lives and higher authorities silencing vulnerable voices–both doctors are left questioning their morality. What will they do? You’ll have to watch to find out. 

Streaming on Disney+ Hotstar on January 14 

Wondering what new shows and movies are releasing in 2022? Read this story here to find out.

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