One of Bollywood’s finest actor, Anushka Sharma, recently turned into a producer. Her first web-series production, an Amazon Original series, Paatal Lok, went on air on May 15, 2020. Here are the five revelations from the series, Paatal Lok that viewers would like to know-
The makers of the show and the OTT platform Amazon Originals seemed to be very particular about the time they dropped the trailer of the series. Just a few hours before the trailer launch, Anushka Sharma took to her Instagram, to inform the viewers that the doors of Paatal Lok will open at 11:34 pm. Curious to know why the makers chose ’11:34’ in particular, the audience waited for the trailer eagerly. It was later revealed that the number spells ‘hell’ when turned upside down.
The choice of the star cast for the show was made very interestingly. Various intense and underestimated characters from several other web-series are given pivotal roles in Paatal Lok. Neeraj Kabi, for example, who has played an interesting character in Talvar, is seen as a charismatic and popular journalist named Sanjeev Mehra in Paatal Lok. Also, Jaideep Ahlawat, best known for his character in Gangs of Wasseypur, is seen playing inspector Hathi Ram Chaudhary in this web-series.
The story of the web-series revolves around four criminals who plan a murder. The failed conspiracy of the assassination makes them end up in the police custody. This is followed by an investigation that is led by Inspector Hathiram. As he uncovers the mystery, the crime-thriller will surely keep the audience glued to their chairs.
The show highlights the class inequality in India. The show illustrates the struggles of an honest police officer, as he unravels the mystery.
Sudip Sharma, the writer of the critically acclaimed and award-winning movie, Udta Punjab, is the creator of Paatal Lok. Sudip is also the executive producer of the show, alongside Anushka Sharma and Karnesh Sharma, who produced through their banner Clean Slate Filmz. Anushka Sharma starrer Pari’s director, Prosit Roy and Masaan’s cinematographer, Avinash Arun have also worked in the making of this nine-episode long web-series.