Breathe 2, Paatal Lok, Aarya: Gripping trials and twisted murder mysteries to watch

Updated: Jul 09, 2020, 11:56 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

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.

Amit Sadh and Abhishek Bachchan(Breathe 2 poster)/picture courtesy: Abhishek Bachchan's Instagram account
Amit Sadh and Abhishek Bachchan(Breathe 2 poster)/picture courtesy: Abhishek Bachchan's Instagram account

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 10th July, the show promises to take you on a thrilling journey. So, put on your comfiest pyjamas, get some popcorn and binge on these gripping tales.

Breathe: Into the Shadows

 
 
 
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When the past haunts you, the present pays for it! #BreatheIntoTheShadows New Series, July 10.

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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 Nithya) 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, 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 crime 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.

Aarya

 
 
 
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Sushmita Sen made a comeback to the screen with 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 whodunnit story is sure to keep you glued to your screens.

It's not just Hindi shows that are trending this season. Here are a few international ones to watch over the weekend!

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 on 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.

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 the 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?

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