JL50 Review

Cast: Abhay Deol, Pankaj Kapur, Ritika Anand, Piyush Mishra, and Rajesh Sharma. 

Released: September 2020

Streaming on: Sony Liv

(Mild spoilers ahead)

Sci-fi thrillers are still an uncharted territory for Indian creators. One of the most celebrated genres in western fiction, sci-fi promises intrigue, excitement and the thrill of a future that is still unknown to us… but probably won’t be for long.

Abhay Deol’s ambitious sci-fi show establishes an excellent premise, but still has a long way to go in terms of execution. 

JL50, the much anticipated Sony LIV series released last September. The Hindi show is a bold venture into the sci-fi genre and tries to explore the science and logic time-travel. The show starts with the strange crashing of a plane that hits a remote area in West Bengal. Deol’s character Shantanu…….. 

LitGleam rating 3.5/5

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