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The series starts with Nikhil played by Barun Sobti who quits FBI and returns for a teaching position in India. He had been a former forensic expert who thinks that dead people have a story to tell. A serial killer is out in the open and he is piling corpses and sending those coordinates to the cops.
Nikhil comes in but gets suspicious about Dhananjay (Arshad Warsi) who had been his instructor during the training days. Dhananjay wears suits and is stubble & sharper, older and more functional. He is totally unmoved by his impending divorce when asked about the same from Nikhil. One has quit smoking and the other hasn’t.
The buddy cop can get you hooked to the screens. Arshad’s blandness makes fascinating friction with Barun’s brood. The show has mythology-inspired Indian thrillers and has twisty excessive. The makers try mixing Sacred Games with Dexter, Oldboy and Se7en. The web series also looks like Crime Patrol in some areas.
Not everything is lost. The screenplay by Niren Bhatt, Gaurav Shukla and Vijay Chhawal has great moments. The opening scene is ambitious but fits well in the plot. Some wonderful dialogues are “There are two kinds of serial killers in the world — organized and disorganized.” “You want cigarettes, or do you want proof?” “The answer was as simple as…. an ulcer.”
The web series can prove to be a good watch which can be binged on repeatedly without getting bored. The plot and story make it worth a thriller India has produced lately.