Dharavi Bank, Aashram, Queen, Campus Diaries, Samantar, Bhaukaal 2, Shiksha Mandal – MX Player
As the weekend approaches, accompanied by the calming patter of raindrops, get ready to engross yourself by binge-watching some captivating stories. With a platter of content ranging from thriller and mystery to drama, MX Player guarantees an unforgettable viewing experience that will leave you craving more, especially during this enchanting monsoon season.
Bringing alive the unending stretch of narrow dirty lanes, open sewers and cramped huts of Dharavi in an intense chase, the series narrates the story of a cop trying to topple over a powerful gangster, who is the de facto government in Mumbai. Highlighting how far one can go for one’s family and one’s duty towards the nation, Dharavi Bank is a complex story that goes beyond just bringing down a crime empire. With plenty of action, emotion, and mayhem for each of them, this is a fight for family, honour, power, and duty – but who will have the last say?” The series features Suniel Shetty as the ruthless and unattainable Thalaivan who is hunted by the tough cop JCP Jayant Gavaskar portrayed by Vivek Anand Oberoi.
Aashram – MX Player
Directed by Prakash Jha, is a story about a Baba who has overpowered the minds of all the people in Kashipur and has risen to godly status. Bobby Deol plays the challenging role of the Baba, who has spread magic with his words and has everybody in a trance of his falsehood. A godly man, a veteran Baba who knows how to solve a crime, how to gather votes in an election and how to preach world peace to his followers. What else is he? Is he a con-man behind the mask of a Baba?
Directed by the National Award winner Gautham Vasudev Menon and Prasath Murugesan, Queen brings to life the story of Shakthi Sheshadri. Reluctant actress, reluctant politician and a non-conformist until the very end – she was destiny’s child who rose from the ashes like a phoenix to rule the state as its youngest female chief minister. Inspired by true events, the series is headlined by Ramya Krishnan who portrays the role of Shakthi.
Campus Diaries – MX Player
Is a refreshing narrative that revolves around the college life of six friends who are University students and how they deal with issues like college ragging, drug abuse, one-sided love, and toxic relationships, and how they tackle their problems through the journey. The show stars Harsh Beniwal, Ritvik Sahore, Srishti Ganguli Rindani, Salonie Patel and Abhinav Sharma along with Saloni Gaur, as they navigate life on campus, going on various misadventures together.
Revolves around the protagonist Kumar played by veteran actor Swwapnil Joshi. The show is directed by Satish Rajwade and also stars Tejaswini Pandit in the lead as Kumar’s wife. The show traces the journey of Kumar Mahajan, whose life changes after an unplanned visit to an astrologer when he hears that a man called Sudarshan Chakrapani’s past will be his future. The astrologer tells him that the life he is living is the life that Chakrapani has already lived. Now, whether Kumar is able to control his present or change his future after meeting Chakrapani is the story of Samantar. It takes us through a rollercoaster ride with uncertainty at every point.
Bhaukaal 2 MX Player
Inspired by the life of IPS officer Navniet Sekera, Bhaukaal 2 on MX Player sees Mohit Raina reprise his role as the heroic S.S.P Naveen Sikhera, who puts service before self and brings alive the story of Muzaffarnagar, UP and its saga of lawlessness in 2003. The intriguing police drama is, undoubtedly, one of the biggest shows in this genre on Indian OTT platforms. The series also stars Bidita Bag, Siddhanth Kapoor, Pradeep Nagar, Gulki Joshi, Ajay Chaudhary, Rashmi Rajput and Late Major Bikramjeet Kanwarpal in pivotal roles.
Inspired by true events, MX Player Original Series Shikha Mandal…India’s Biggest Education Scam captures well-strategized exam scams fueled by politicians in collaboration with educational institutions and how these fraudulent practices affect vulnerable students in India. The series calls attention to these practices with its dangers and promises to showcase the complications and unsolicited operations that have been a part of the fraudulent high-level exams. The show stars Gauahar Khan, Gulshan Devaiah, Pavan Raj Malhotra, Rajendra Sethi and Iram Badar Khan.