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19 Shows & Films To Look Out For Streaming in January on Leading Platforms

Shows from leading digital platforms like Alt Balaji, Amazon Prime Video, Zee5, Netflix, and others.


What's better than starting a new year with a new slate of TV shows and films to watch out for, right? Apart from the massive films that are scheduled to release this month, there is also a range of web series and films you can put in your to-watch list in the month of January 2020.


State of Seige 26/11

When: 24th January

Several presentations on the 26/11 attacks have already been made, but this one on Zee5 will show the events of the terror attack from the perspective of commandos.

Never Kiss Your Best Friend

When: 20th January

Not exactly his debut but TV heartthrob, Nakuul Mehta plays the lead in this web series that has been shooting for a while and the title says it all.


Code M

When: 16th January

Marking her debut in the digital world, Jennifer Winget stars as the lead in this courtroom military drama, where this show will also available on Alt Balaji as well as om Zee5.


Mr. & Mrs. Season 3

When: TBC

The adorable on-screen couple of TVF moguls, Biswapati Sarkar and Nidhi Bisht are all set to be back with newer adventures to follow when it comes to everyday problems in married lives with a comical twist.

Engineering Girls Season 2

When: TBC

Yet another favorite, the loving trio of girls from an engineering college are back with a new set of stories with relatable experiences, now dealing with the unique hassle of campus placements.

The Girls

When: TBC

A brand new show from TVF's roster, the show will follow the story of three friends Viveka, Lilly and Ana and how they adjust to various developments in the roller coaster of their lives.


Avenue 5

When: 20th January

Let's just leave it at the fact that this show is from HBO, stars Hugh Laurie and is from the mind of creator, Armando Ianucci (Veep) and is about a captain of the ship and some unfortunate events. Just what more do you need?

The Outsider

When: 13th January

Remember the time we reported about yet another Stephen King novel being adapted? Yes. This was the one as it surrounds around a gruesome murder of a young boy.


When: 24th January

Missed Jason Biggs from American Pie? Yes, he is back and in the same sitcom-kinda space which will follow parents with genius kids. The mood to watch something light-hearted fun? This one is your fix.



When: 17th January

Welcome to the world of Anurag Kashyap yet again, where Afsos will be about a suicidal man and a psychopath encountering the world of immortality. It will star Gulshan Devaiah in the lead role.

Russell Peters: Deported

When: 17th January

Going from Netflix to Amazon Prime Video, Russell Peters goes through a different route for this special as he will not be doing the usual racial stereotype humor he is known for.


When: 10th January

Coming from the Jason Bourne world, the spin-off will continue to be about - well, Jason Bourne things. Also, Shruti Haasan has a supporting role in this one.

Wake N Bake (Stand Up Special by Rohan Joshi)

When: 10th January

Continuing the trend of having one comedy special almost every month, the latest to join the bandwagon of comics with specials on Amazon is Rohan Joshi. Joshi from AIB will be having his first solo comedy special on the streamer.

The Forgotten Army

When: 24th January

Undoubtedly one of the most massive and ambitious projects from the streaming service, The Forgotten Army, directed by Kabir Khan already seems to be huge project and given Khan's background in making war documentaries and Kabul Express, we should hope this show works wonders too.



When: 1st January

Already available for streaming, Messiah sees the CIA  investigate a charismatic spiritual leader whose followers believe that he is the world’s savior. The question, however, is whether he actually is a divine guy or more so a violent extremist!

Vir Das: For India

When: 26th January

Already having had two specials on the streamer, Das returns to Netflix with his third comedy special and this special by him will travel through a celebratory journey through the history of India, from its people and traditions to modern culture and famous films.

Jamtara - Sabka Number Aayega

When: 10th January

Yet another attempt to actually produce path-breaking Indian content, Netflix's latest Indian original Jamtara will follow the true story of a group of young men scamming people across the country until things take a turn for the worst.

What The Love! With Karan Johar

When: TBC

There can rarely be a time when Karan Johar is not a part of your screens. The director and talk show host will turn into a mentor who will be mentoring six singles who pass through their personal struggles as they look for love.

Sex Education

When: 17th January

After being a surprise hit last year, the British comedy comes back this year and will focus on a group of people trying to navigate sex and relationships returns.

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Shruti Haasan Jennifer Winget Kabir Khan Anurag Kashyap Nakuul Mehta Vir Das Gulshan Devaiah ALT Balaji  Netflix  Amazon Prime Video 

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