Starring RK Chandan, Himabindhu, audiences can watch four episodes of the fantasy thriller every week, from Monday to Thursday
Last Updated: 11.08 AM, Mar 08, 2023
Trust aha come up with something out of the box in the Telugu digital space. After many firsts, the Telugu/Tamil OTT platformed ventured into the streaming of a daily web serial with the show Mr Pellam that enjoyed impressive viewership. They’re back in the news with another web serial titled Mandakini, which premiered on the platform on March 6.
Mandakini, starring Rk Chandan, Himabindu, Priya Hegde, is a serial, whose episodes land on aha four days in a week, from Monday to Thursday. Over the last weekend, the first set of episodes were well received by audiences and critics with known small-screen personalities like Nirupam Paritala, Vasudev Rao lauding the team for their efforts. The gripping narrative has kept crowds glued to the screens and the momentum is expected to sustain this week too.
Mandakini around Arya (played by Rk Chandan), an ad director who meets the girl of his dreams, Mandakini (Himabindhu) in a city. However, the latter is haunted by a curse that has plagued her village for decades in Telangana. If she has to break the curse, Arya needs to perform a puja with Mandakini at an old temple in the town. They several obstacles in their path.
Kalingavarma (Mithun) turns out to be a major issue for Arya and Mandakini. Through these experiences, Arya understands the deeper truths about the curse and Vedavathi's (Jayalalitha) family, who are leaving no stone unturned to save Mandakini and break the curse. The visual aesthetics, the fantasy element in the web serial has drawn the eyeballs of many aha subscribers.
Talking about Mandakini, its lead actor RK Chandan expressed his happiness to reach out to aha viewers through Mandakini, a compelling tale of love and redemption. We’re quite happy with overwhelmingly positive responses from critics for the first four episodes and hope viewers will continue to enjoy the journey of Arya and Mandakini in their bid to break the curse. The episodes can be watched on aha for free.”