Poonam Singh

As the new year unfolds, it brings in an array of new shows and films to indulge in while you snuggle up in your blanket during the chilly days of January. From heartwarming family dramas to captivating mysteries and exhilarating action, here are all the new releases on OTT platforms that you can binge-watch during the first weekend of the year.

Hi Nanna

Nani and Mrunal Thakur take centre stage in this heartwarming film. The story revolves around a single father whose inquisitive six-year-old daughter, eager to learn about her mother, sets the stage for emotional revelations. When Varsha, portrayed by Mrunal Thakur, intervenes to rescue the little girl from a road accident, unforeseen events compel the father to open up and share all the details. 

Where to watch: Netflix

'Kaathal: The Core

Helmed by Jeo Baby and penned by Adarsh Sukumaran and Paulson Skaria, 'Kaathal: The Core unfolds as an emotional drama delving into the life of Mathew Devassy, portrayed by Mammootty. As a retired bank manager, Mathew dares to take a courageous leap by venturing into the local panchayat elections as an independent candidate. However, the narrative takes a poignant turn when Jyothika, essaying the role of Mathew's wife Omana Mathew, shocks everyone by initiating divorce proceedings, unravelling a revelation concerning Mathew's sexual orientation.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Perilloor Premier League

The series follows Malavika (Nikhila Vimal) and Sreekuttan (Sunny Wayne), a couple settling in the village of Perilloor. Unexpectedly elected as Panchayat President, Malavika faces challenges dealing with the stubborn residents, turning her life upside down. The series features a stellar cast including Ashokan, Vijayaraghavan, and Aju Varghese.

Where to watch: Disney+Hotstar

Gyeongseong Creature Part 2

Starring ParkSeo-Joonn and Han So-hee, ‘Gyeongseong Creature’ continues its story in South Korea during 1945. Focused on Jang Tae-Sang, the narrative explores his life as a wealthy man in Bukchon, Gyeongseong, who reconsiders personal goals after encountering Yoon Chae-Ok. The second season is highly awaited following the success of its blockbuster first season.

Where to watch: Netflix

Fool Me Once

Based on Harlan Coben's novel, unfolds the story of an ex-soldier who, through a nanny cam, spots her supposedly deceased husband. The series takes a thrilling turn as she investigates, unravelling a deadly conspiracy from the past. Featuring Michelle Keegan, Richard Armitage, Adeel Akhtar, and Emmett J. Scanlan, the Netflix adaptation promises suspense and intrigue.

Where to watch: Netflix

Cubicles Season 3

The return of ‘Cubicles’ brings a new season, continuing the engaging drama depicting the highs and lows in the life of Piyush. The series revolves around Piyush's ongoing quest to find purpose within the confines of a cubicle.

Where to watch: SonyLIV


Headlined by Kangana Ranaut, ‘Tejas’ follows the story of Indian Air Force pilot Tejas Gill on a mission to rescue hostages from Pakistani terrorists. Directed by Sarwesh Mewara, the film promises intense action and features Anshul Chauhan, Varun Mitra, and Ashish Vidyarthi in supporting roles.

Where to watch: ZEE5


Directed by Garth Davis, ‘Foe’ unfolds a psychological thriller based on Iain Reid's book. The story centres on a couple whose lives are disrupted when a stranger arrives, revealing an experiment that separates them. The film stars Saoirse Ronan, Paul Mescal, and Aaron Pierre in lead roles.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Good Grief

‘Good Grief’ explores the journey of an artist mourning his writer spouse, who brings two close friends to Paris. Together, they confront difficult realities and complex secrets in this emotionally charged tale.

Where to watch: Netflix