After the success of Wednesday, Netflix has managed to keep the momentum by rolling out a highly engaging drama like Trial by fire. Based on a real-life event of a massive fire that broke out in South Delhi’s Uphaar cinema in 1997, the new show starring Abhay Deol and Rajshri Deshpande is in the top spot on Netflix. As we had already shared a list of new OTT releases earlier this week, we’ve now curated a list of highly engaging new and movies and shows trending on Netflix, that deserve a spot on your binge-watch list. Scroll down to check out these new titles which are high on action, drama, mystery, suspense, and thrill.
7 new movies & shows trending on Netflix right now: Trial by fire, Varalaru Mukkiyam and more
1. Ginny & Georgia Season 2
The makers of Ginny & Georgia have returned with another exciting season of the audience’s favourite show that revolves around Georgia and her two kids: Ginny and Austin. The new season which is now streaming on Netflix follows the lives of Georgia and her kids in Wellsbury as they try to overcome new hurdles together. However, the road to happiness turns out to be quite bumpy.
2. Vikings Valhalla Season 2
Here’s an exciting genre-bending drama that promises to keep you on the edge of your seat till the very end. The new season of Vikings Valhalla follows the trio of Leif – the Viking explorer, his sister Freydis and Harald Sigurdsson – the prince of Norway, who will have to fight for survival and glory in Scandinavia. Will they be able to start a new life in a foreign region away from Kattegat?
3. Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight Season 2
Legendary warrior Po and his friends are joined by an elite English knight as they go on an exciting new adventure to restore their reputation and defeat evil in the new season of Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight. A highly recommended option to add to your binge-watch list that you can enjoy with your friends and family.
4. Mister Mummy
Given the phenomenal success of Riteish and Genelia Deshmukh‘s Marathi movie – Ved, the couple’s comedy-drama Mister Mummy – which had released in theatres last year in December, has finally arrived on Netflix. Helmed by Shaad Ali, the entertaining movie revolves around a couple with opposite views on parenting. The hilarious plot of the Mister Mummy is sure to leave you in splits.
5. Thai Massage
Gajraj Rao collaborates with Divyendu Sharma for a comedy-drama that focuses on the life of a 70-year-old widower, who decides to go on an adventurous trip to Thailand in an attempt to overcome a medical issue. However, things take a drastic turn when his son discovers about his father’s trip. The ensemble cast of Thai Massage also includes Sunny Hinduja, Rajpal Yadav, Vibha Chibber, and Alina Zasobina.
6. Varalaru Mukkiyam
Varalaru Mukkiyam is a supremely entertaining Tamil rom-com starring Jiiva, Kashmira Pardeshi, and Pragya Nagra which delves into the life of a young man who aspires to become famous one day. However, Karthik’s plans are derailed when he falls in love with a girl, who moves in with her family in his neighbourhood. But the plot continues to be more twisted as the girl’s sister ends up falling in love with Karthik.
7. Trial by fire
Netflix’s new show Trial by fire starring Abhay Deol and Rajshri Deshpande in the lead has emerged as the top-favorite for the Indian audience this week. The story of the series is based on the tragic tale of a massive fire at South Delhi’s Uphaar cinema in 1997 which resulted in the death of 59 people. Based on a true event, the series also focuses on the aftermath of the incident that upended Neelam and Shekhar Krishnamoorthy’s lives as they lost their kids in the fire.