Shefali Shah-Kirti Kulhari's medical thriller Human to Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi & Ananya Panday's Gehraiyaan; here's what to watch on OTT this January 2022

The New Year has just begun and streaming platforms are leaving no stone unturned to make the first month of 2022 memorable. Top OTT giants are all set to take the audience on a ride through various genres with their slate of new films and web series. Be it romance, thriller or comedy, the year is beginning with a bang. 

From Amazon Prime Video streaming the much-anticipated Harry Potter reunion titled Return To Hogwarts to the global premiere of Deepika Padukone, Ananya Panday, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Dhairya Karwa's Gehraiyaan, and Shefali Shah-Kirti Kulhari's thrilling web series Human on Disney+Hotstar, the January content calendar is diverse and interesting. Take a look at the films and series releasing on OTT platforms this month. 

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Return To Hogwarts

Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Date: January 1

Potterheads, based in India, rejoiced when the much-talked-about and awaited Harry Potter reunion premiered on Amazon Prime Video. Titled Return To Hogwarts, the HBO Max’s retrospective special celebrated the film’s 20th anniversary. The cast and team of the Harry Potter franchise including Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Oliver Phelps, James Phelps, Tom Felton, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Gary Oldman, Bonnie Wright, Evanna Lynch and others took the audience down memory lane.  

Kaun Banegi Shikharwati

Streaming Platform: ZEE5

Date: January 7

In ZEE5's Kaun Banegi Shikharwati, Naseeruddin Shah plays father to Lara Dutta, Soha Ali Khan, Kritika Kamra and Anya Singh. The sisters share a dysfunctional relationship and are pitted against one another to inherit the throne of Shikharwati. Directed by Gauravv Chawla, the web show also stars Raghubir Yadav, Cyrus Sahukar and Varun Thakur.


Streaming Platform: Disney+Hotstar

Date: January 14

Human is one of the most exciting and awaited shows of 2022. Starring Shefali Shah and Kirti Kulhari in the lead, the medical thriller revolves around Dr Gauri Nath and Dr Saira Sabarwal. It highlights how their lives change when the human trial of a banned drug costs a lot of lives. Human is created and directed by Vipul Amrutlal Shah and Mozez Singh for Disney+Hotstar. 

Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein

Streaming Platform: Netflix

Date: January 14

Shweta Tripathi, Tahir Raj Bhasin and Anchal Singh's Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein will premiere on Netflix on January 14. As per the show's teaser, the central themes of Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein are power, love, crime and desire. It revolves around three central characters- Vikrant, Shikha and Purva who are entangled in a web of love. The show also stars Saurabh Shukla, Surya Sharma, Brijendra Kala, Arunoday Singh, Anant Joshi, Sunita Rajwar and Hetal Gada. It is directed by Sidharth Sengupta.


Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Date: January 25

Deepika Padukone, Ananya Panday, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Dhairya Karwa's relationship drama directed by Shakun Batra is titled Gehraiyaan. The teaser introduced us to all the four characters and also gave an insight into what can be expected from the film. The trailer of Gehraiyaan will be out soon. 

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