Going to an astrologer is an enthralling experience, right? They can read your face and conjure stories about your past that are more often than not true. But what if you were told that your future is another manâs past. Thereâs somebody out there who has the same palm lines as you, and has already lived the life youâre living. Freaky, right?
MX Playerâs latest mystery thriller Samantar charts a similar plot, where the protagonist is on a relentless quest to track down Sudarshan Chakrapani â a man who has a similar destiny as his own.
Having binge-watched this nine-episodic show today, hereâs why we think itâs a must watch for everyone.Swwapnil Joshi â The Heartthrob Of Marathi Cinema
The show stars Swwapnil Joshi in the lead
role. In addition to working in popular Marathi films like Duniyadari and Mitwaa, the actor has also been a part of the Bollywood movie Oye
Lucky! Lucky Oye! In Samantar, Joshi
delivers a terrific performance and makes us root for his character from the
People donât believe in ghosts until they
actually see one. Such is the destiny of Samantarâs protagonist.
Heâs an atheist who believes in taking life one day at a time. The only catch
is â his personal and professional life has hit rock bottom. Following which,
his friend convinces him to meet an astrologer to get a grip on the situation.
Things take a spooky turn when the astrologer says, âmaine yeh haath pehle bhi dekha haiâ
- the protagonistâs future is another manâs past.
Every episode is about 20-minutes long, making
the show a crisp and gripping watch. Believe me, every episode is like a
cliffhanger and you wouldnât be able to resist watching âjust one more
Now that Kumar Mahajan knows that his future
is linked to the past of another man, will he be able to find him? Does such a
man actually exist? Or has Kumar set out on a wild goose chase? In
addition to this, the astrologerâs uncanny (and correct) revelations about
Kumarâs past, and his life events aligning with Sudarshan Chakrapaniâs past,
make the show a gripping watch!
on the famous book Samantar by Suhas Shivralkar, this show is instantly likable. Moreover, to
cater to a wider audience set across India, the platform has dubbed the Marathi
web series in three other languages - Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. So what are you
waiting for? The weekend is here, and so is the binge-worthy show. All nine
episodes of Samantar are now streaming on MX Player, for free.