Amazon Prime Video’s latest original, Paatal Lok is being lauded by critics and has set up a benchmark for Indian web series. Anushka Sharma’s latest production has done wonders over the crowd. Paatal Lok has proved to be the best show to binge-watch after ‘Money Heist’.
The credit goes to Jaideep Alhawat, Neeraj Kabi, Abhishek Banerjee, and Ishwak Singh for their brilliant performance. However, The supporting characters were just cherry to the cake.
1.Rajesh Sharma as Gwalla Gujjar
Rajesh Sharma is one of the versatile actors of Indian web series. Though his persona comes in towards the end of the show, Gwalla Gujjar surely stole the limelight.
2.Mairembam Ronaldo Singh as Cheeni
Mairembam Ronaldo Singh is Manipur based transgender. She entered the film industry with Paatal Lok playing the role of Cheeni. Cheeni, A transgender victim to sexual assault is one of the four people arrested for the alleged murder conspiracy of Sanjeev Mehra. Cheeni’s story throws light on society’s inhuman treatment of the LGBT community.
3.Swastika Mukherjee as Dolly
Swastika plays the role of Sanjeev’s wife(dolly). Dolly, A neglected wife suffers from anxiety. Dolly loves dogs. She wanted to become a mother whereas Sanjeev isn’t ready for it. Hence, She adopts a pregnant dog and nurtures her. The swastika has done an impeccable job.
4.Jagjeet Sandhu as Tope Singh
Tope Singh is a member of the gang for the alleged murder conspiracy of Sanjeev Mehra. Singh portrays a short-tempered criminal. Furthermore, Jagjeet has done much praise-worthy work in Punjabi films. Correspondingly, he has shown perfection while enacting Tope Singh’s lunatic character.
5.Aasif Khan as Kabir M
Aasif Khan is a theatrical actor whose face is seen in a few Indian web series. After winning over everyone in “Jamtara-Sabka number aayega”. He plays the role of a small-time mechanic who is caught in a con.
6.Vipin Sharma as DCP Bhagat
Whether playing the role of a strict father in ‘Taare Zameen par’ or the role of DCP Bhagat, Vipin has never failed to show arrogance and outrage to his characters.
7.Gul Panag as Renu
Gul Panag associates with Bollywood for a long time. She plays the role of Hathiram’s wife where Her character portrays the dilemma of a woman between being a helpful sister and a loving wife.
8.Niharika Dutt as Sara Matthews
Niharika plays the role of a young journalist who falls in love for her job rather than ends up hurting herself. Sara helps Hathiram in the investigation as she finds a lead. Sara’s role sets an example for the youth entering the corporate world.