The series borrows heavily from Twitter university and barring a few lines, the lack of depth in writing is noticeable.
Tandav’s insistence on clinging to formulaic telling, with its staccato cutting back and forth from the ‘satta ke galiyaare’ to the ‘chahal pahal’ of the student arcades, lets down its characters, and dilutes its impact.
At heart, Tandav is a thriller, set in a Congress-era world in which a Cabinet portfolio is the height of ambition.
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