BH CORRESPONDENT, Mumbai: The trailer of Amazon Original Series Paatal Lok’. promised to be a gripping, horrifying with some spellbinding performances to look forward to. On Tuesday, Amazon Prime Video launched its third Indian Original of 2020, Pataal Lok.
Produced by Clean Slate Filmz, the unsettling crime-drama revolves around Inspector Hathi Ram Chaudhary, a washed-out Delhi cop who is put on an extremely high profile case. Four suspects are nabbed in the assassination attempt of a well-known journalist. The case turns out to be a devious maze where nothing is what it seems on the surface. This, in turn, leads Chaudhary down a treacherous path that leads straight to the dangerous alleys of the netherworld – ‘Paatal Lok’.
Neeraj Kabi will be seen as the charismatic well-known journalist. We will also see Abhishek Banerjee (of Stree fame) as Vishal Tyagi, aka Hathoda Tyagi, a volatile, ruthless and a serial killer. The web series debut of Anushka Sharma also stars Jaideep Ahlawat (as Inspector Hathi Ram Chaudhary), Gul Panag and Swastika Mukherjee.
Sudip Sharma the creator of Paatal Lok said, “This is an Indian story at heart but with great global appeal, thanks to the themes it portrays and the characters it presents. I am positive Paatal Lok will keep viewers from around the world at the edge of their seats till the very end.”
“Gritty and authentic stories from the heartland are appreciated by audiences across the world.” said Aparna Purohit, Head of India Originals, Amazon Prime Video India. “We are pleased to bring to our audiences a spine-chilling, compelling story in collaboration with Clean Slate Filmz. Paatal Lok is yet another step towards our goal of providing engaging local content that puts India and quintessentially Indian stories on the global map,” she said.
“It has been our consistent endeavor to disrupt Indian entertainment space with breakthrough content. The show has been a labor of love, and I hope audiences across the globe experience the same joy we did creating it,” said Karnesh Ssharma, producer, Clean Slate Filmz. Paatal Lok will stream from May 15 on Amazon Prime Video.