From Dark Season 3 to Aarya, here are 5 nail-biting thrillers to watch this weekend
First Published 7, Jul 2020, 5:43 PM
So, put on your comfiest pyjamas, get some popcorn and binge on these gripping tales
If you love thrillers and mysteries that keep you at the edge of the seat, you’re in for a treat with these soon-to-release and already released line-up of web shows.
The latest entrant in this genre is Amazon Prime Video’s Breathe: Into the Shadows, featuring Abhishek Bachchan, Nithya Menen and Amit Sadh in lead roles. Releasing on July 10, the show promises to take you on a thrilling journey.
Breathe: Into the Shadows: Amazon Prime Video recently released the trailer of Breathe: Into the Shadows taking us into the lives of distraught parents, played by Abhishek Bachchan and Nithya Menen, who are searching for their kidnapped daughter, Siya. The trailer of the show has already raised some intriguing questions. Who is the mysterious kidnapper? Why is he called J? Why is Inspector Kabir Sawant (Amit Sadh) in jail? How far will Avinash and Abhi (Abhishek and Nitya) go to save their daughter? Find out the answer to these questions and much more on July 10 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.
Paatal Lok: Starring Jaideep Ahlawat in the lead role, Amazon Prime Video’s Paatal Lok narrates the story of a police officer, who lands a high-profile case — a failed attempt of a celebrity journalist’s assassination. This gripping crime thriller throws light on high-profile crimes while taking us to the dark realm of the underworld. Each episode unveils the oppressive realities that exist in the country. This gritty portrayal of crime, corruption and caste inequalities clubbed with some brilliant acting by Neeraj Kabi, Abhishek Banerjee, Ishwak Singh, Swastika Mukherjee, and others should certainly be on your watchlist.
Dark Season 3: This German time-travelling sci-fi drama series has kept the audience glued since its first season. Throughout the series, Dark explores the existential implications of time and its effects upon human nature. The show concerns the aftermath of a child’s disappearance, which exposes a sinister time travel conspiracy which spans several generations. The complexity of the narrative and its pacing will keep you hooked to the show.
Aarya: Sushmita Sen made a comeback to the screen with Disney + Hotstar’s crime series Aarya. Sushmita stars in and as Aarya, the drug dealer’s wife who takes on her husband’s (Chandrachur Singh) business after he suffers a horrible attack. She struggles through the muck of violence, blackmail, lies and treachery to keep her three kids safe. The whodunit story is sure to keep you glued to your screens.
Hanna Season 2: The second season of Hanna dropped recently on Amazon Prime Video. The show follows the journey of an extraordinary young woman as she evades the relentless pursuit of a sinister government agency and tries to unearth the truth behind who she is. The girl, who once lived in wilderness and was being trained to be an assassin, finds her freedom. The new season offers an interesting contrast between Hanna and the other girls. Hanna, who has grown up in the wilderness, enjoys the freedom of the will that the others don’t, having lived all their lives in a virtual jail under strict supervision.
So, which of these shows will you binge this weekend?