Naxalbari Story, Cast and Reviews
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Naxalbari web series is an action packed crime thriller releasing on 28th of November on Zee5. Rajeev Khandelwal, Aamir Ali, Satyadeep Mishra, Tina Dutta, Shakti Anand and Shrijita De are in lead roles.
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The story is based on Naxal area named Gadchiroli, located in Maharashtra. In reality, Gadchiroli is infamous for it’s naxal activities since many years. Indians are already aware of that.
Raghav (Rajiv Khandelwal) is an agent from Special Task Force (STF). He has performed many brave actions in Gadchiroli and as a result naxals are ending up there.
On the other side, Binu (Shakti Anand) is a Naxal leader and he arranged a massive blast in Naxalbari, a small village in West Bangal. A blast happed there as per the plan. and a sitting MLA is killed. Raghav has been appointed there and the series is high on action now.
Naxals believes that, the road to revolution is only violence. Pathan (Satyadeep Mishra) and Prakruti (Sreejita de) are left and right of the Naxal leader Binu. They also comes into the picture now. Raghav is a son of a Mumbai police commissioner and a very good cop. Ketki (Tina Dutta) is Raghav’s live in girlfriend.
Keswani (Amir Ali) is an advisor of an industrialist Sisodiya. He does nothing without any advice from Keswani. He wants to set up a mining plant in Gadchiroli.
Baba is a supreme leader of naxals and Binu follows his orders. But he is not visual in the series. Raghav has been pressurized to leave this case. There are many subplots are woven within the series and it is interesting to watch.
Will Raghav leaves the case ? What is the role of unpredictable Keswani ? How the personal lives of Raghav and ketki has been affected after this incident ? I am not going to reveal all the secrets here. It will be joyful to watch the series on the screen.
Naxalbari Official Trailer
Naxalbari web series is directed by Partho Mishra. He is a popular soap opera director. His notable soap operas are like, Bade Acche Lagte Hain, Kasamh Se and Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar. He has also directed a movie named Koi Aap Sa.
The web series spans into 9 episodes. and each episode consumes approx 20 to 30 minutes.
Ep1 – The Gadchiroli Blast [29 minutes]
Ep2 – The Stack Out [28 minutes]
Ep3 – Shanghaied [30 minutes]
Ep4 – The Demons of The Past [27 minutes]
Ep5 – FICA [25 minutes]
Ep6 – The Turning Point [28 minutes]
Ep7 – No Turning Back [23 minutes]
Ep8 – Mayhem [18 minutes]
Ep9 – Thok Ke Badla [18 minutes]
Naxalbari is the first web series based on uprising movements happening in india against the government. Partho Mishra has directed the show skillfully. Backgound music is heart throbbing and it suits this thriller the most.
The series is based on actual stories happened in Naxalbari, a small village in Silliguri, West Bengal in 1967. Charu Majumdar and Kanu Sanyal were the leaders and they have promoted the naxal activities there in that time line of 1967.
You will find the series more interesting, when you comes to know that, there is another supreme leader of Binu, called Baba. The story also includes the shades of love and friendship, which happened in Raghav’s life.
As the series is based on Naxalite theme, Director has wisely shown the actions of government. I mean, how they deal with naxals and uprising.
Star Cast Performance
Rajeev Khandelwal has performed very well as Raghav. Tina Dutta looks cute and a fresh face in the web series world. Satyadeep Mishra and Sreejita De looks well, but can be better. Overall they both done the great job as a supporting cast.
Amir Ali played a powerful role of Keswani, and this is an opportunity for him to play grey sheds in his next shows.
The series is an edge of seat action drama and it is based on real incidents. You should definitely watch this series, if you are an action lover.
Naxalbari IMDb Rating: 7.9 / 10
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