Sun. Jun 4th, 2023

The Family Man famed director duo Raj & DK has again created a masterpiece. With an ensemble star cast and an engaging storyline, the latest web series is a solidly crafted crime show to binge-watch this weekend. Check out the full details here.

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IMDb: 8.7/10

Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Director: Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK

Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Vijay Sethupathi, Kay Kay Menon, Raashii Khanna, Amol Palekar, Kubbra Sait, Regina Cassandra, Bhuvan Arora, Chittranjan Giri, Zakir Hussain

Farzi: Plot Summary, Stars Performance, OTT, Review

After the huge success of The Family Man (Seasons 1 & 2), the director duo Raj & DK created another thriller series entitled Farzi. The show also marks Shahid Kapoor and Vijay Sethupathi’s digital debut. The web series is getting positive responses from the audience for its unique plot and brilliant performances.

‘Farzi’ Plot Summary

The eight-episode web series revolves around an underdog artist, played by Shahid Kapoor, who is crushed under the weight of loans and repayments. As his grandfather’s printing press is about to shut down, he decides to print fake currency notes to repay the debts.

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With the help of his friend and uncle, Sunny succeeds to print crispy fake currency notes that the world is unaware of. However, a kingpin in the world of counterfeiting notices Sunny’s talent and forces himĀ  into the business. While the duo plans to make more money through the scam, a fierce cop, played by Vijay Sethupati, decides to hunt down the culprits.

‘Farzi’ Stars Performances

Shahid Kapoor, well known for his intense acting skills, again nailed the performance in Farzi. The way he portrays the role of the con artist is exceptionally remarkable. The actor reminds us of his rugged characters in Kaminey and Udta Punjab.

On the other hand, Vijay Sethupathi, playing the task office, is a pool of talent. His antics and mannerisms are blissful to watch. Bhuvan Arora plays Sunny’s childhood best friend. The bromance between the duo is cherry on the top.

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Raashi Khanna, popular for her psychic and intense role in Rudra, had an opposite character to play this time. The actress portrays a Reserve Bank of India recruit who has devised a cash-counting machine chip to detect fake currencies. She indeed becomes a great link in finding the real culprits.

Zakir Hussain plays a cynical and corrupt minister who prepares a new anti-counterfeiting task force under his supervision. Kay Kay Menon, as a kingpin in the world of counterfeiting, also had a pivotal role in the web series. Both the actors portraying the negative characters did justice to their respective roles.

The web series has an ensemble star cast with splendid performances worth watching.

‘Farzi’ Review: Our Verdict On The Web Series

Farzi is a tangy thriller drama packed with everything that the genre demands. Shahid Kapoor digs deep into the role and delivers a brilliant performance. Watching Vijay Sethupathi and Shahid Kapoor together on screen is the best part of the series.

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It is definitely a watchable thriller drama for the weekend. With a great storyline, action sequences and perfect comic timing, Raj & DK have created a fantastic show for the audience.

A highly recommended web series for all the Shahid Kapoor fans out there. The web series premiered on Amazon Prime Video on February 10, 2023.

By Ocean Rana

Research Scholar/ Content Writer; Assistant Professor at SAGE University, Indore

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