Netflix names 13 Indian films for the year 2021; 5 are all new movies included

Netflix has announced its 13 new films for the year 2021, of which five have been announced as new. These films include Sonakshi Sinha Starr social drama Bulbul Tarang, Taapsee Pannu starrer Murder Mystery Haseen Dillruba, Abbas-Mustan’s Murder Mystery Penthouse, Jitendra Kumari Starrer Magician, Ivan Ayr’s film Milestone etc. Netflix has also announced Karan Johar Ajeeb Dastaans, which will feature four different stories. The remaining 7 Netflix titles have already been announced, including Karthik Aryan’s Dhamaka, Chaitanya Tamhane’s Marathi film The Disciple, Dhanush’s Tamil film Thandhiram, Sanya Malhotra and Abhimanyu’s Meenakshi Sundereshwar, Sanya’s another comedy drama film Pagglait and Family Drama drama Sardar Ka Grandson etc.

Here’s more about the five new Netflix Indian movies –

Bulbul tarang

The story of the Sonakshi Sinha starrer has been written by Arshad Saeed, while it will be directed by Narayan Singh, who has directed ‘Toilet Ek Prem Katha’ and ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’. Bulbul Tarant is a production of Anil Ambani’s Reliance Entertainment. The story of the film will be based on ‘Bulbul’ (Sonakshi Sinha), who has a dream to have his groom Rishi Kumar and bring him to a horse. Soon Bulbul comes out of his village Kannauj to fulfill this dream.

Haseen dillruba

Taapsee Pannu starrer will be directed by Vinil Mathew. The film’s story revolves around the mysterious murder mystery. Let me tell you, Taapsee has worked in films like Pannu Thappad and Pink. His character in Haseen Dilruba too will be similar. The film will also feature Vikrant Massey, Harshvardhan Rane and Hansika Motwani in important roles.


Sameer Saxena is directing the Jitendra Kumar starrer film ‘Magician’. The story of the film is of Meenu, a small magician from Neemuch in Madhya Pradesh. In the film, Meenu has to face two big things: a local fullball tournament going on in Madhya Pradesh and a girl he loves (Aarushi Sharma) and wants to marry her. However, there are only two obstacles in front of him, first his fullball team has not won a match for years and second, the girl he loves does not love Meenu. The story of the film is written by Biswapati Sarkar.


The film premiered last year at the Venice Film Festival, which received positive reviews. The story of the film is based on a truck driver, who is entangled in his personal tragedy and subsequent consequences. Meanwhile, due to young recruits, she also worries about going to her job. During its development, he holds the record for his company by touching the mark of 500,000 km mark. The film stars Suvinder Vicky and Laxvir Saran in important roles.


The story of this Abbas-Mustan film is based on 5 married friends who share a panthouse for their romance. But one morning they find the corpse of a woman in the panthouse, after which their lives change. The film stars Bobby Deol, Arjun Rampal, Sharman Joshi, Mouni Roy, Cyrus Broacha, Tisca Chopra and Abrar Zahoor.

And the seven Netflix Indian movies we have previously known about –

Ajeeb Dastaans

Directed by Karan Johar, it is a combination of four different stories. The stories are set in various millions, tracing jealousy, entitlement, prejudices and toxicity, often entangled within relationships and hearts. The four stories will take you on a different journey, where what is right and wrong will have to be contested with this dilemma.


Kartin Aryan Starrer This film is the official remake of the 2013 Korean film The Terror Live. In the film, Karthik plays the character of a hopeless X-News anchor who once again gets a chance to do prime time on TV. The film features stars like Mrinal Thakur, Amrita Subhash, Vikas Kumar and Vishwajit Pradhan.

The Disciple

Netflix’s next film is The Disciple, produced by Chaitanya Tamhane. This Marathi language film is based on an Indian classical music singer. Arun Dravid, Sumitra Bhave, Deepika Bhide Bhagwat, and Kiran Yagnopavit are playing important roles in the film.

Jagame Thandhiram

The story of this Netflix film focuses on Suruli (Dhanush), which is a Tamil film. Dhanush plays the role of a gangster in the film, who has to choose between good and bad in the midst of a fight. Apart from Dhanush, the film also stars James Cosmo, Aishwarya Laxmi, Kaliarsan and Joju George.

Meenakshi Sundereshwar

The story of the film is based on a couple “Meenakshi – Sundareswara”, the couple is Sanya Malhotra and Abhimanyu Dasani. Both of them are arranged marriages. However, due to a job, Sundareswar has to leave his village and move to Bangalore and be unmarried. The newly wedded couple, who had not yet known each other properly, how they get into long distance relationship and how they have to struggle in their lives, the same story will be shown in this film. The film is directed by Vivek Soni and the story is written by Arsh Vohra.


The story of this Netflix film is based on a girl who gets widowed at an early age. She wants to grieve over the husband’s death, but cannot. Meanwhile, she starts looking for her life’s maine.

Sardar Ka Grandson

The film stars Arjun Kapoor as the US-returning grandson (grandson), who can go to any lengths to fulfill his grandmother’s last wish. It is the story of a Punjabi family that includes stars like Rakul Preet Singh, Aditi Rao Hydari, John Abraham, Soni Razda, Kanwaljeet Singh, Kumud Mishra and Divya Seth besides Arjun.


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