From a gritty crime thriller to dark shades of society
Be it good or the bad, there are always two sides to the same coin and so are the two faces of our modern society. Amazon Prime Video’s latest crime thriller drama highlighting the contrast realities of the present world. Paatal Lok swiftly established a fanbase even before the release of the show. From audiences going gaga about the intriguing posters, the excitement ahead of the show's release is infectious. The show promises an entertaining ride with a captivating portrayal of dark shades of humanity.
Here are 5 interesting things to watch out for in Paatal Lok:
Honest police officer fighting to become a ‘hero’ for his family
Paatal Lok poignantly illustrates the class inequality in India. It highlights the struggle of an honest policeman, Hathiram, aka Jaideep Ahlawat. He strives hard to solve the case of his lifetime and neglects the family in the bargain. While Hathiram learns the value of his family the hard way, he is committed to those he loves the most in this world – his wife and his son. This familial love and the bond make the viewers relate to the protagonist of this crime drama.
The team of critically acclaimed cast and crew
Produced by Anushka Sharma, Paatal Lok is a collaboration of critically acclaimed actors such as Jaideep Ahlawat, Neeraj Kabi, Gul Panag, Swastika Mukherjee, Abhishek Banerjee among others. It is interesting to see this ensemble cast deliver some remarkable performances in a gritty and exciting plot.
Thought-provoking comment on today’s society
Paatal Lok's dark plot is a scathing commentary on modern-day society. Drawing parallels with the ancient concepts of the Tri-Lok - Swarg Lok (heaven), Dharti Lok (earth), Paatal Lok (netherworld), it paints a realistic picture of the ruthless class divide that prevails today in Indian society. As the mystery unfolds, it will reveal more about the current situation every citizen of India relates to.
Another masterpiece from the makers of NH10, Udta Punjab
In its first-ever association with Clean Slate Films, Amazon Prime Video's Paatal Lok is a much-anticipated series from the masterminds behind the path-breaking films NH10 and Udta Punjab. This Indian Original takes off from the earlier achievements of the production house and delivers a sleek thriller that enthrals the viewer.
Assessment of the role of the media in today’s world
Paatal Lok attempts to present the role of the media and it's being dictated by the ‘powerful’. It questions the process and onus while revealing the integrity and reality of the media houses.
Stream all the episodes of Paatal Lok on Amazon Prime Video starting 15 May 2020