Cast: Tahir Raj Bhasin, Shweta Tripathi, Aanchal Singh, Saurabh Shukla
Director: Siddharth Sengupta
Rating: Two stars (out of 5)
The anti-hero personality who brought Shah Rukh Khan into the Bollywood stratosphere in the early 1990’s gets a female clone in the new Netflix series almost 30 years later. This is not black tomorrow.However, there is no patch on the original because there is no beating energy The magician And Dar In this irregular and efficient thriller.
Script and directed by Siddharth Sengupta, This is not black tomorrow., Has another major inverse effect and turns the hunter into a hunter in a passionate love story in which the sexually active woman is turned upside down who will not refuse the answer of the upper hand.
The title of the series, as the whole world knows, is one line at a time The magician The song, however, leaves no room for intense, contagious romance This is not black tomorrow., In which Tahir Raj Bhasin (in his second web series of the week) plays a disrespectful engineering graduate whose life as the daughter of a powerful politician forces him to get married.
Vikrant Chauhan, the male character and the narrator of his story, tries hard to evade the unwanted attention of Purva Awasthi (Aanchal Singh), who has been watching him since he was a schoolboy in kickers.
After Vikrant turns down her offer of friendship, the girl returns to the small town where they live for “five years, eight months and seven days” and disappears from her life. Absence has made his heart sweet and his enthusiasm has intensified. Vikrant’s fate has been sealed.
It doesn’t take long for him to realize that he is trapped. Purva’s father owns the local political strongman Akhraj Awasthi ‘Vidrohi’ (Saurabh Shukla) and Vikrant’s accountant-father. Going out is not an option, as the young man is aware of his and his family’s troubles when he closes Purva and tells him that he has no interest in befriending her.
Don’t seize the power of Akheraj’s goons, Vikrant’s childhood pal Golden (Anantvijay Joshi) warns him. That would not be foolish; It would be suicide, he says. Vikrant falls in love with his college mate Shikha (Shweta Tripathi Sharma) and intends to marry her when he gets a job. But now that Purva has breathed under her neck, her relationship with Shikha is clouded.
With his back wall, Vikrant devises a detailed and dangerous revenge plan, transforming himself from a humble, humble young man into a manipulator ready to pursue his own destiny. However, he firmly learns that coercion and hatred are not enough to pull the trigger. You have to be inhuman to be able to kill someone.
Vikrant is not a natural born killer. So, to mimic his torturers, he turned to videos on the Dark Web and the Internet to arm himself to fight them and prevent Purva from pursuing his plans. He sinks deeper and deeper into a cesspool in the process. At one point, his best friend scolds him for being like the people he hates the most. But once Vikrant grabs the skirt, there is no need to look back.
If so This is not black tomorrow. A moving, thrilling thriller has got all the ingredients needed to fly, nothing could be further from the truth. Purva’s passion, Shikha’s weakness and Vikrant’s desperate measures do not come together at all to provide a hummingbird. Monopoly comes on the show very quickly and then refuses to go away.
Neither Akheraj’s disgusting moves – Saurabh Shukla’s performance is particularly capable but the experienced actor, for once, seems to be repeating what he has done before on screen and more seriously – nor his pampering – The ruthless ways of the pampered daughter reveal this kind of thing. Danger that could seem like an irresistible response to Vikrant’s bold response to alarm information.
The politician has a bloody adopted son, Dharmesh (played by Surya Sharma, who had a similar role in Siddharth Sengupta’s previous web series Undekhi). He releases a bunch of hard and unruly catastrophes as Vikrant decides to take matters into his own hands. At the end of the series, a Tektron Sniper (Arunodaya Singh) gets involved in a fight. He tries to add firepower to the plot but to no avail. When Vikrant agrees to marry Purva, the latter abruptly says: Arrive on time or we will pick you up (if you don’t get there on time I will kidnap you). There is nothing unusual about the status of the power that the girl enjoys. The fact that it is not a man who is blocking the threat gives the line an unknown ring.
In another scene, Purva’s father, whose brutality is witnessed by the hero at the beginning of the series, describes Vikrant’s plight in words: “You are Purva Ki Trophy. Won tohi wowMe (you are my daughter’s trophy. She will win no matter what).
Set in Onkara, a fake town in Uttar Pradesh, This is not black tomorrow. It’s about a man who wants to escape the confines of his sleeping birthplace but finds himself trapped in it because his own father looks to his master for the favors bestowed on his family in the past. And emphasizes that the boy should not miss the golden opportunity. Presented him in a plate. Contrary to his own advice, Vikrant is forced to give up his dream and the girl he loves.
Can any series set up in the raids of India’s largest state take place without the talk of political goons and frequent elections? This is not black tomorrow. Certainly not. Muscles are on fire and different people are in their line of fire. It’s election time too – Akheraj has raised huge funds for this purpose and Vikrant’s father has the key to the warehouse – but the show doesn’t really have election rallies and crowd scenes welcoming his leader.
In one scene, Purva thunders, “I have invested my life in you.” But she goes on to make her state of mind work like this: “I’m not crazy. I’m just the boss.” The fanatical determination with the object of desire – which included her psychological urge to hunt down the protagonist – is actually missing from the character’s mental make-up and the dangerous contact she makes. And that’s where it all goes wrong.
This is not black tomorrow. Not deep or dark enough to allow actors to hit high notes. Not that the performances are below par. This is a show that is a disappointment.