New webseries to binge watch this weekend

By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe

New Delhi- For movie buffs like us, nothing can be more entertaining than the thought of binge-watching a binge-worthy series on a lazy day. As winter hasn’t been here for quite some time now and also in the midst of the looming threat of a pandemic, the best bet for a fun weekend is to be a couch potato. We have compiled a list of a few web series, which are due out this week on Netflix, MX Player, Amazon Prime and YouTube, that would be your absolute dose of entertainment.

Bahukaal 2

Audiences loved it when Mohit Raina, once the “Mahadev” of Indian television, donned the hat of a fearless cop who wanted to dismantle the link between crime and conspiracies. The second season of the show, based on real events, is scheduled to air on January 20, and the trailer has already been appreciated by the audience. In the new season, IPS Sekera would face the consequences of his actions against the villains in the first edition of Bhaukaal. The show also stars Bidita Beg, Siddhanth Kapoor, Pradeep Nagar and Rashmi Rajput among others.

Detective Boomrah

A brand new series on the list, Detective Boomrah is a crime thriller that would consist of different cases. The first case the detective investigates is the care of a missing man, who mysteriously appeared in a locked room in a heritage hotel and then jumped off the terrace to vanish into thin air. Several unique elements of Indian culture, such as “vadan sitar” and mythological references have been incorporated into the series. Storyteller-turned-filmmaker Sudhanshu Rai plays the lead role in the series while the other cast includes Raghav Jhingran, Shobhit Sujay, Ahmad Akhlaq Azad, Abhishek Sonpaliya, Manisha Sharma, and Garima Rai. It is slated for release on January 21.

Ozark Season 4

Also included in the list of releases of the week is the highly anticipated fourth edition of Netflix’s original Ozark. The new season would consist of 14 new episodes. As the last season of the thriller drama left the audience with a lot of questions, it would be interesting to see how the new season unfolds. The caption with the trailer read – No one comes out clean, sparking further plot speculation. The series stars Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz and Skylar Gaertner. The series begins airing on January 21.

As one can see

The Amazon Prime series is packed with eight interesting episodes, which would chronicle the journey of some roommates on the autism spectrum. The way the youngsters struggle on their date to make a career, develop friendship and romance form the plot of the series, which should be a wholesome entertainer. All episodes of the coming-of-age drama series begin airing on January 21. The cast of the series includes Rick Glassman, Sosie Bacon, Chris Pang, Albert Rutecki, and Sue Ann Pien, among others.

Naya Safar uninterrupted

The new Amazon Prime series Unpaused Naya Safar is a collection of different stories around positivity, new beginnings and optimism. The four stories woven together are – Teen Tigada, War Room, Gond Ke Laddu, The Couple and Vaikunth. Significantly, in 2020, Amazon Prime had released the first edition of Unpaused, which was praised by the public. The series is set to release on January 21 with Saqib Saleem, Neena Kulkarni, Shreya Dhanwanthary, and Priyanshu Painyuli, among others.

Munich – The Edge of War

Based on the international bestseller by Robert Harris. We are in the fall of 1938 and Europe is on the brink of war. Adolf Hitler prepares to invade Czechoslovakia and Neville Chamberlain’s government desperately seeks a peaceful solution. As pressure mounted, Hugh Legat, a British civil servant, and Paul von Hartmann, a German diplomat, traveled to Munich for the emergency conference. As negotiations begin, the two old friends find themselves at the center of a web of political subterfuge and very real danger. With the whole world watching, can war be averted and, if so, at what cost? (IANS)