Today, we are going to review Samantar web series. This web series is based on Suhas Shirvalkar’s Marathi language novel Samnatar.
In Samantar web series, you will get to see two legendary actors who played role of Lord Krishna. Nitish Bhardwaj perfomed the role of Krishna in world famous Mahabharat and Swapnil Joshi played the role of lord Krishna in Shri Krishna TV serial respectivey.
If two persons are sharing same hand lines and same destiny then what will happen?
Samantar story is about Kumar Mahajan, who is married and have 1 kid and a good friend Sharad who always stood by him in all situations. Due to not so good financial situation his life is not going smooth. His friend Sharad took him to Swami who is good with palmistry and can tell future. Kumar is an atheist and don’t believe in such stuffs but goes to Swami as his friend insist.
After seeing his hand, Swami tells him he has already seen this hand long back and cant tell the future. This angers Kumar and he abuses Swami. Anyways in all this he gets to know he shares his hand lines with Sudarshan Chakrapani and probably same destiny.
Few more bad incidents happens with Kumar and he gets to know that same thing did happened with Sudarshan Chakrapani also. So he starts his search for Chakrapani.
After travelling Mumbai, Panhala, Kolhapur, Karjat he eventually reaches Chiplun town of Maharashtra where he meets Sudarshan Chakrapani. Sudrashan shares his old diaries with Kumar where he had written his daily routines. What more a person need if you get to know what is going to happen next with you and accordingly you can prepare for it. But Chakrapani put a condition to Kumar that he can read only one page a day. Kumar accepts it and starts following it. This diary really helps Kumar. He gets promoted, He gets a new car, his wife Nima and kid also gets happy. Overall Kumar’s life gets settled.
After few days, there was a page which says that an another woman will come in his life. Now this upsets Kumar’s whole good going situation. He tries hard to avoid any contact with any other women, but eventually a businessman’s frustrated hot wife Meera Baviskar comes into his life. This twist in story makes this series more interesting. Now you have to see what happens with Kumar Mahajan. Does his whole life moves parallel to Sudarshan Chakrapani or he manages to change his destiny with advance knowledge from diary?
In Samantar web series, Swapnil Joshi is performing main role of Kumar Mahajan, Ganesh Revdekar performing role of Kumar’s friend Sharad Wafgaonkar. Jayant Sawarkar playing role of palmist Swami in Mumbai. Tejaswini Pandit is performing role of Kumar’s loving wife Nima Mahajan. Nitin Bodhare is a servant Hanmya in Panhala, Kolhapur. Sai Tamhankar performing two roles, one is Sundara Bagal and another is Meera Baviskar. Nitish Bhardwaj performing role of Sudarshan Chakrapani who stays in Chiplun.
Samantar web series is a unique story and has a good concept. It has good grip and keeps you on edge of the seat. You get sympathy for Kumar Mahajan that where he got stuck and also you feel angry for Kumar that why don’t he listens to anyone.
There are some horror effects created in first season which makes it over drama. But second season is quite smooth and sticks to mystery. This series is originally made in Marathi so it will have maximum effects in that. Its dubbing is also available in other languages like Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Hindi dubbing is lose on some parts which is not able to create enough effect or intensity of the scenes in some situations.
Overall we will recommend a watch for Samantar web series and for mystery lovers this is another must watch web series available freely on MX Player OTT VOD platform.
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Drama