Actor Jaideep Ahlawat is excited about his upcoming “Paatal Lok”, and says it is great to be part of a series which does not shy away from bringing out the dark side of these uncertain times.
In the series, he essays the role of Hathiram Chaudhary, a washed-out police officer in Delhi who is put on an extremely high-profile case. “It is an incredible honour to be a part of a series that does not shy away from bringing out the dark side of these uncertain times,” Jaideep said.
“Hathiram is like any other individual who is discouraged at every instance and wants to break through to prove his worth in the eyes of his superiors, his family and most of all – himself. ‘Pataal Lok’ explores the depths of human and societal immorality through a captivating storyline and exemplary talents,” he added.
In the show, Jaideep Ahlawat’s Hathiram is on the lookout for four criminals — serial killer Vishal “Hathoda” Tyagi (Abhishek Banerjee), Tope “Chaaku” Singh (Jagjeet Sandhu), Kabir M. (Aasif Khan), and Mary “Cheeni” Lyngdoh (Mairembam Ronaldo Singh) — behind a failed assassination attempt of a well-known journalist Sanjeev Mehra (Neeraj Kabi). The thrilling chase leads him to the dark alleys of — ‘Paatal Lok’.
The trailer also introduced Gul Panag as Renu, Chaudhary’s wife.
“The show has been a labour of love, and I hope audiences across the globe experience the same joy we did creating it,” said Anushka’s brother Karnesh Ssharma, who is a producer of the show at the actress’s Clean Slate Filmz.
The show will go live on Amazon Prime Video on May 15. The nine-part Amazon Original Series, stars Jaideep Ahlawat, is directed by Avinash Arun and Prosit Roy.