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Amazon Exclusives - Hindi

Amazon has tied up with content creators in India to create many series for Prime video.
I watched Laakhon mein ek and Inside Edge. Both don't compare to the international series but are far superior to what we see on Indian television today.

Laakhon Mein Ek

LMK has been created by Biswa Kalyan Rath who is one of the best stand up comedians in the country. You must watch his live shows. The kind of energy he has on stage is amazing. He is genuinely funny and his content is very, very different from other comedians.

LMK is a 6 episodes series (less than 30 mins long, thankfully) about a 15 year old, Akash, whose parents send him to an IIT entrance coaching institute in Vizag. He got 55% marks in 12th and wants to join Commerce but this is India and everyone must atleast try to be a doctor or an engineer even if it kills them. 
The series isn't anything new but it's a story that can't be repeated enough number of times. Worth a watch. I hope season 2 covers new ground.



Inside Edge is supposedly Amazon Prime's first Indian original series. Produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar, it stars Richa Chaddha, Vivek Oberoi, Sanjay Suri, Angad Bedi, Sayani Gupta, Tanuj Virwani, Sarah-Jane Dias and many more.

The series is about a IPL series in which Mumbai Mavericks is a team and it is fraught with corruption, match fixing, sex scandals and politics.

I loved the series. Brilliant cast, acting and storyline. The only weak points are Vivek Oberoi and Richa Chaddha's English. I don't understand why she has been given English lines if her accent is so wonky. Just because she is Bollywood actress in the series does not mean she has to speak in English. Vivek Oberoi is a great character but either his character has been designed that way or he has hammed his way into the role. 
Ignore these and this series is a must watch. Highly recommended. 

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