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OTTplay Now You Know - Paatal Lok
Nikhil Kumar
Nov 10, 2021
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Welcome to another podcast of OTTplay Now You Know, where I give you all the lesser-known facts, some trivia, and info you hardly knew about your favorite shows and films. This is your host Nikhil, let's begin!

This neo-noir thriller series was the talk of the town even before its release in May 2020. Paatal Lok, an Amazon Original series has a great plot and thrilling action-packed sequences. The storyline draws inspiration from the mythological phenomenon of hell (Paatal). Season 1 of the series saw grand success and the audiences are eagerly waiting for its second season. Here are a few facts you probably didn't know about the series.

1. The show marks the debut of Anushka Sharma as a producer on web and popular singer Anup Jalota as an actor. Abhishek Banerjee, did a cameo in Rang de Basanti among other films, and was the casting director for this series.

2. The 9 episode web series has been shot in 110 different locations across India. It’s also an interesting fact that the original name coined for this show was Jamuna Paar, which was later changed to Paatal Lok

3. The children who played the childhood characters of Cheeni, Dhaka, Kaaliya and Gudiya are not professionals and have no acting experience. But after a crash course, they were ready to face the camera.

4. The dangerous and nerve-racking accident in the finale was shot in a single take. There was pin drop silence on the sets, until the stuntman raised his hand for a victory sign. All that’s well that ends well!

           

If you haven't watched this series yet, its streaming exclusively now on Amazon Prime Video

Well, that's some lesser-known trivia about Paatal Lok on today's podcast. I shall be back soon with another episode of OTTplay Now You Know. This is your host Nikhil signing off.

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