The mythological thriller Amriter Sandhane — The Banaras Chapter, directed by Abhinandan Dutta, premieres on Addatimes on April 14. The eight-episode web series stars Chandan Roy Sanyal, Sauraseni Maitra and Debasish Mondal in lead roles. This is the first series which will premiere on Addatimes after Surinder Films acquired the OTT platform.
“The thriller, as a genre, has an engaging and ever-expanding viewer base. Amriter Sandhane — The Banaras Chapter is our Poila Baisakh gift to Addatimes subscribers who are bound to enjoy this edge-of-the-seat thriller. The performances are real and impactful. We also have a slew of interesting shows in the pipeline which will be streamed in subsequent months,” said Nispal Singh, director, Surinder Films Pvt Ltd.
The plot revolves around a lost manuscript where the clue to become immortal is mentioned. As many people, including an international cartel, is after the manuscript, Banaras turns into a city of crime leading to mysterious deaths. An archaeologist, Disha Chatterjee, played by Sauraseni Maitra and an undercover cop, Ishaan Sen, played by Debasish Mondal arrive in the city to solve the puzzle. They find their nemesis in professor Tarun Shasmal, played by Chandan Roy Sanyal, who also is trying to get hold of that clue to immortality.