Bajpayee engineered the plot to have Tyagi encountered by Bhagat, recruiting Kabir, Cheeni, and Tope Singh to add legitimacy and dissolve suspicion. Everyday, from 9 am to 7 pm, we would come in and go over the script again and again. Loosely based on Tarun Tejpal’s 2010 novel The Story of My Assassins, Paatal Lok tells the story of an under-appreciated honest policeman Haathi Ram Chaudhary, played brilliantly by Jaideep Ahlawat, who is assigned a high-profile case that turns his life upside down. [41] Hathoda Tyagi's background gives insight into the abysmal state of women safety in rural India. Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Karan Tacker, Saiyami Kher, Sajjad Delafrooz. Hell)[a] About that though, looks like we will have to wait a while till a Season 2 happens, if at all it does. [24] Writer Sudip Sharma eventually explained about the concept of the series, in a virtual meet stating "There are primarily three classes, the upper, middle and lower which I personally associated to Swarg Lok, Dharti Lok and Paatal Lok, essentially derived from heaven, earth and the netherworld. 15 May 2020 Bridges. The cops find that Tyagi was desperate to talk to one "Master Ji" prior to getting arrested and may have been planning to call off the attack. [41], The show gives an insight into various forms of discrimination in India, through the perspectives of the four main antagonists – Kabir M, Tope Singh, Vishal "Hathoda" Tyagi and Ronaldo Singh (Cheeni). [4] The show has two directors, Prosit Roy and Avinash Arun Dhaware, both directing different portions of the series. The information from the Mary/Cheeni fiasco leaks out to the media and causes further embarrassment for Delhi Police, Chuadhary is suspended as a result and the investigation is handed off to the CBI. Rate. The book is based on real-life incidents revolving around five hitmen who were captured by the Delhi police for conspiring the murder of Tejpal. [29] While the series been primarily shot in Chitrakoot, Jaideep stated that the temperature ranged around 45-46 degrees, which eventually became difficult to shoot. In terms of genre, Paatal Lok is a world-building exercise. However, the series misattributed the credits for the song, which is written by Nanak Das, a renowned poet from Saurashtra. Investigation reveals that the four arrested were contacted independently and brought together to execute the murder as part of a bigger plan. Paatal Lok Review: Jaideep Ahlawat, phenomenally good, contributes a large share of the heft. When Chaudhary informs Mehra that he was not the intended target, but rather a random name used in a cover-up, it is a serious blow to Mehra's ego. In prison, Kabir is attacked by another inmate, which Chaudhary suspects is an inside job. "[4] The series has been shot in 110 cities in India, with 70% of the shoot took place at actual locations, and the rest of the shoot was held at Mumbai. Acting on a lead, Ansari tracks down Taariq, a mechanic who recruited Kabir for the job, but Taariq gives him the slip and escapes. The change in the socio-strata reflects in the look of the series. Bhagat calls Chaudhary to warn him that his continuing investigation will lead to a charge of insubordination, but Chaudhary is desperate to prove his worth to himself and his family, and ignores the warning. Sharma was also the creative producer for Prosit Roy’s Pari. The question is Paatal Lok based on a true story has been taking the fans to several dead ends. [40][41] In the closing moments, on an outing with his family, Hathiram Chaudhary spots a stray dog at a distance and tosses his ice-cream to him. 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