Dr. Arora

At one point, the new Sony Liv original series from Imtiaz Ali, Dr. Arora starring Kumud Mishra as the title protagonist, seems creepy and problematic. You might even wonder whether “India’s answer to Sex Education” will end up glorifying “well-mannered” stalking. But luckily, the creators are aware of the problematic side of it and what… Continue reading Dr. Arora

Meme Boys

Meme Boys, the new Sony Liv original series, is a lazily written stretched-out series that asks the viewer, “is it funny?” in every minute of its narrative. Some of the murmuring counters with Tamil movie references were actually funny. But in totality, this series feels like an idea developed without much clarity about where to… Continue reading Meme Boys

Suzhal: The Vortex

Suzhal: The Vortex may not be that entirely foolproof thriller that you will appreciate for its attention to detail. But this series from Pushkar -Gayathri knows how to play the game emotionally. Directed by Bramma and Anucharan, Suzhal is an engagingly-paced thriller that focuses beyond the thrills of being a whodunit. The series is set… Continue reading Suzhal: The Vortex

Rocket Boys

When you see content based on real-life incidents, you will easily realize where the makers have taken creative liberty to enhance the drama quotient. Rocket Boys, the new SonyLIV original, starring Jim Sarbh and Ishwak Singh as Homi J Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai, respectively, is one series where you will be excited till the end… Continue reading Rocket Boys

Human

Human, the new Disney + Hotstar series featuring Shefali Shah and Kriti Kulhari in the main roles, explores the mindset of a toxically ambitious person. Without really trying to empathize with the unapologetic sociopath, the series creates interesting conflicts by using this character who has lost all the humane traits in her. With an engagingly… Continue reading Human

Putham Puthu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa

Putham Puthu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa, the new lockdown anthology from Amazon Prime Video, is arranged chronologically from bad to better. Every episode here is half an hour long and portrays a wide range of emotions. Balaji Mohan emphasizes the humor aspect of the situation. At the same time, the other directors are more interested in the… Continue reading Putham Puthu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa

Aarya: Season 2

In the initial bits of the second season of Ram Madhvani’s Aarya, one could sense a little bit of a forced feel to the way everything is happening. But as soon as Aarya gets involved in the procedure, the screenplay manages to get that rhythm of the first season. Post that, the series becomes constantly… Continue reading Aarya: Season 2