There are few genres when it comes to movies and web series, that bring in the same level of excitement and anticipation as the one of a gangster drama. And with each one of us being extremely fascinated by the Mumbai underworld and its tales of epic cops and gruesome gangsters, ALTBalaji and ZEE5 apps have done a phenomenal job of showcasing the world of MUM BHAI to the netizens! The masters of Indian OTT entertainment, with their latest offering MUM BHAI , have once again shown why they’re the undisputed dons of the homegrown streaming space. They’ve not only got the story and plot spot on but with two power-packed performances by Angad Bedi and Sikandar Kher, fans of the show couldn’t have asked for a better portrayal of a trigger-happy cop and a gangster who wants to rule over the city.The frenetic pace of the show sinks you into its gripping narrative, making you not want to get up. Add to that, the realism of Mum Bhai comes from the setting, the get-up of not just the lead characters, but the ensemble cast as well. Sharad Kelkar’s impactful voice as the ‘sutradhar’ of the show adds up to the intensity, giving Mum Bhai a masaledaar vibe!
What makes a show like Mum Bhai stand out is its brilliant characterization. While both the lead characters have their own goals in mind, what binds them together is that each one of them wants to rule over the city as the one and only Bhai. Special credits go to the powerful ladies in the show. Sandeepa Dhar’s character Vaishnavi is a charted accountant who nails the feminism chord. Madhurima Roy plays a vibrant Ranjana while Trishna Mukherjee’s character Meera is so composed yet fierce. It’s time to sit back and enjoy the tale of friends turning foes in this gripping tale of the Mumbai underworld. Made by the producers of Shootout at Lokhandwala and Once Upon a Time in Mumbai, the show touches upon the aspects of jail, power, money, politics, encounters, Mumbai, and Dubai in a never-seen-before manner to leave each one of us asking for more.