Asur Is The Best Indian Web Series Ever

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I saw the ad for Asur on many channels. Usually, I am not interested in any other platforms than Netflix or Amazon Prime, but when I read the premise of Asur, I was drawn towards the show. From the very first scene, the show engulfs you in its grip. I believe that no other show has such a near-genius script with all the elements of drama and mystery narrated by the dark lore of Sanatan (Hindu) mythology.

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The show creator Gaurav Shukla seems to have understood the crime thriller genre all too well. Asur seems to be a perfect inspiration from all the previous mysterious shows, yet it maintains its originality. The acting performances fall a little short in comparison to the gravity of the script. I can understand how difficult it would have been to get this project running, the producers did the best with the available resources.

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Just when you think the show cannot get any more complicated, a new twist appears dissolving all the theories we cooked up in our minds. The logic and execution behind the murders are unprecedented, impressive, and gruesome. Barun Sobti gave a decent performance, he suited as the lead character Nikhil Nair.

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India needed a show like Asur to rise to new heights of film making. I binge-watched the show and would recommend the same for everyone. If the first season was this awesome, I can only imagine how great would the second season be. The mystery is yet to be unfolded.