Sakshi Tanwar’s much-awaited thriller drama, Mai was released on Netflix on April 15 and of course, the Janta had so much love to give!
Mai is a crime drama about how a once docile wife and mother go to lengths to uncover the truth of her daughter’s murder. The series is created by Atul Mongia who also directed the show along with Anshai Lal. It’s produced by Clean Slate Filmz and written by Tamal Sen, Amit Vyas, and Atul Mongia. The iconic Sakshi Tanwar helms the story as the main protagonist Sheel, a grieving and avenging mother after her daughter’s mysterious death. Wamiqa Gabbi plays Supriya Chaudhary, Sheel’s mute daughter whose death is the series’ main canvas. Raima sen plays Neelam a former sex worker turned mistress who is in charge of a medical scam. Anant Vidhaat is seen as Prashant, Neelam’s subordinate, and Vaibhav Raj Gupta as Shankar, his right-hand man. Ankur Ratan plays SP Farooque Siddiqui, a part of the special police force in Uttar Pradesh, and Vivek Mushran as Yash Chaudhary, Sheel’s husband who is also grieving their daughter’s demise in his own way. Prashant Narayanan and Seema Pahwa are also seen as supporting characters in the series.
The story is set in Lucknow where Sheel Chaudhary works at an old age home, Geeta Bhawan while also being the main pillar who takes care of her house. Things go completely haywire in her life when her daughter meets with an accident, a hit-and-run case where a truck hits her mute daughter. She later stumbles upon the fact that her daughter’s death is not just some mere accident but a ruthless murder by a group of people who are behind a well-organized medical scam. Sheel makes it her life’s mission to hunt down the people behind her daughter’s gruesome killing and gets sucked into a rabbit hole of violence and power. She finds herself entangled with white-collar crime and politics that forever change the world she lives in.
The show’s executive producers include Karnesh Sharma, Sudip Sharma, Atul Mongia, and Anshai Lal. The show received a lot of acclaim from the audience on Twitter after its release on Netflix.
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