New Indian Movies & Series on Netflix: November 2023

Leo – Picture: Seven Screen Studio

November began a new creative partnership between Netflix and Yash Raj Films with the release of the Original limited series The Railway Men. It also saw the streaming release of one of this year’s biggest Indian box office hits: Shah Rukh Khan’s action extravaganza Jawan.

Here are all of the new Indian movies and series added to Netflix in November 2023.

N = Netflix Original

New Indian Movies on Netflix: November 2023

Jawan (2023)

Languages: Hindi, Tamil, & Telugu
Runtime: 170 Minutes
Director: Atlee
Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi
Genre: Action, Thriller | Added to Netflix: November 1

Shah Rukh Khan shows his full star power in the decade-spanning action flick Jawan (“Soldier“), Tamil-film director Atlee’s first Hindi-language movie. An unlikely band of vigilantes stages brazen hijackings to highlight political corruption and show just how easily the government could meet the needs of its people, if it wanted to. Though the version of Jawan on Netflix is touted as the “Extended Cut,” its runtime is only one minute longer than the theatrical release. Each language version of Jawan has a separate catalogue entry.

MAD (2023)

Languages: Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, & Tamil
Runtime: 124 Minutes
Director: Kalyan Shankar
Cast: Sangeeth Shoban, Ram Nithin, Narne Nithin
Genre: Comedy | Added to Netflix: November 3

Three college pranksters — Manoj, Ahsok, and Damodar (aka “MAD”) — learn about life, love, and friendship while they earn their engineering degrees. Additional dialogue options can be found in the film’s audio menu.

Irugapatru (2023)

Languages: Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, & Telugu
Runtime: 152 Minutes
Director: Yuvaraj Dhayalan
Cast: Shraddha Srinath, Vikram Prabhu, Vidharth
Genre: Romantic Drama | Added to Netflix: November 5

In Irugapatru (“Hold Tight“), three couples use marriage counseling to address their relationship problems — but one of the couples in trouble is the counselor and her husband. Additional dialogue options can be found in Irugapatru‘s audio menu.

Sukhee (2023)

Language: Hindi
Runtime: 138 Minutes
Director: Sonal Joshi
Cast: Shilpa Shetty, Amit Sadh, Chaitannya Choudhry
Genre: Comedy, Drama | Added to Netflix: November 16

Bored stay-at-home mom Sukhee (Shilpa Shetty) shakes things up when she leaves her small town to reunite with her high school friends in Delhi for a week of rowdy fun. This is director Sonal Joshi’s feature debut.

Pulimada (2023)

Languages: Malayalam, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, & Telugu
Runtime: 107 Minutes
Director: A.K. Sajan
Cast: Joju George, Aishwarya Rajesh, Chemban Vinod Jose
Genre: Drama | Added to Netflix: November 23

A 40-something police officer with a family history of mental illness takes a turn for the worse after being jilted at the altar. His basest instincts get the best of him, all while a wild tiger lurks in the vicinity. Additional dialogue options can be selected in the film’s audio menu.

Leo (2023)

Languages: Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, & Telugu
Runtime: 161 Minutes
Director: Lokesh Kanagaraj
Cast: Vijay, Sanjay Dutt, Arjun
Genre: Action, Thriller | Added to Netflix: November 28

Leo — no, not the Adam Sandler animated movie of the same name — is inspired by the David Cronenberg film A History of Violence. A quiet cafe owner named Parthi makes national headlines when he kills several robbers in self-defense. Soon after, notorious gangster Antony Das comes calling, convinced that Parthi is his long-lost son, Leo. Each language version of Leo has its own separate catalogue entry.

Aithe (2003)

Language: Telugu
Runtime: 131 Minutes
Director: Chandrashekhar Yeleti
Cast: Pavan Malhotra, Veerendra Chowhan, Mohit Chadha
Genre: Thriller | Added to Netflix: November 29

Aithe won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu in 2003. Mobster Irfan Khan hires four desperate men to hijack a plane and help him flee the country. Little does Khan know that he’s not the one calling the shots.

Amma Cheppindi (2006)

Language: Telugu
Runtime: 141 Minutes
Director: Gangaraju Gunnam
Cast: Suhasini, Shreya Reddy, Sharwanand
Genre: Drama | Added to Netflix: November 29

Bose — a young man with an intellectual disability — is an outcast in a town where the main employer is the Bharat Rocket Center, where his own rocket scientist father is the director. When a plot to bomb the center is exposed, Bose gets a chance to prove his worth to those who doubted him.

Bangaru Bullodu (1993)

Language: Telugu
Runtime: 146 Minutes
Director: Ravi Raja Pinisetty
Cast: Balakrishna, Raveena Tandon, Ramya Krishnan
Genre: Action, Drama | Added to Netflix: November 29

Rani likes Balaiah, but Balaiah likes Priya. Priya doesn’t like Rani and sets out to make Balaiah fall in love with her just to spite her rival. Toying with Balaiah’s heart reveals a secret Priya hoped to hide. Bangaru Bullodu is Aranyak-star Raveena Tandon’s first Telugu film.

Bujjigadu (2008)

Language: Telugu
Runtime: 145 Minutes
Director: Puri Jagannadh
Cast: Prabhas, Trisha Krishnan, Mohan Babu
Genre: Drama, Romantic Comedy | Added to Netflix: November 29

On his way home to reunite with his estranged childhood sweetheart Chitti, hooligan Bujji takes a contract to kill a man, not knowing that his target is Chitti’s older brother.

Ee Rojullo (2012)

Language: Telugu
Runtime: 125 Minutes
Director: Maruthi
Cast: Reshma Rathore, Mangam Srinivas, M.S. Narayana
Genre: Romantic Comedy | Added to Netflix: November 29

This low-budget rom-com became a surprise box office hit when it released in 2012. Sri and Shreya have both sworn off romance, having been burned by love before — but something tells me these two won’t be single by the end of the film.

Kushi (2001)

Language: Telugu
Runtime: 175 Minutes
Director: S. J. Suryah
Cast: Pawan Kalyan, Bhoomika Chawla, Sudhakar
Genre: Drama, Romantic Comedy | Added to Netflix: November 29

Since birth, Siddhu’s fate has been intertwined with Madhu’s. Stubbornness keeps them apart until they try to spark romance between their mutual friends and wind up falling in love themselves.

Mission Raniganj (2003)

Languages: Hindi
Runtime: 135 Minutes
Director: Tinu Suresh Desai
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Parineeti Chopra, Kumud Mishra
Genre: Disaster Thriller | Added to Netflix: November 30

Fitting that Netflix would debut a movie about a mine rescue two days after workers were successfully saved from a collapsed tunnel in Uttarakhand. Also known as “Mission Rescue,” Mission Raniganj is based on the true story of a mine collapse in West Bengal in 1989. Akshay Kumar plays Jaswant Singh Gill, a mining engineer who frees 65 miners after a flood traps them underground.

New Indian Series on Netflix: November 2023

The Railway Men (2023)

Languages: Hindi, Brazilian Portuguese, English, Spanish, Tamil, & Telugu
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 4
Cast: R. Madhavan, Kay Kay Menon, Babil Khan
Genre: Drama, Thriller | Added to Netflix: November 18

The first product of a multi-year creative partnership between Netflix and venerable production house Yash Raj Films — the same one featured in the Netflix Original docuseries The Romantics — is the drama series The Railway Men. Based on a true story, the limited series depicts the world’s worst industrial accident, which occurred in 1984 when a gas leak at a Union Carbide chemical plant in Bhopal, India killed and injured tens of thousands of people in a nearby village. A stellar lead cast plays the heroic railway workers who saved thousands of lives as the tragedy unfolded. Additional dialogue options — including a Hindi audio description track — are available in the show’s audio menu.

Which of the newly added Indian movies and series will you be watching? Let us know in the comments below!

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