Storyline: Asur Season 2, starring Arshad Warsi, Barun Sobti, Riddhi Dogra, and Aupriya Goenka, is a continuation of the first part in which a young man calls himself Kali, the destroyer of Kali Yuga, who is on a mission to eradicate humanity. as we know. The mythological crime drama series witnesses brutal serial murders by self-styled demons. The CBI and forensic experts are now trying to nab the culprit to avoid a major apocalyptic event.
Review: The first part of Asur sees the police and forensic experts trying to decipher the serial killer’s pattern, the reasons for all the murders, and the possible suspect in it all. The 2020 series ended with a shocking cliffhanger that revealed Amay Wagh’s Rasool Sheikh as one of the disciples of self-styled godman Shubh Joshi.
Asur Season 2 begins by showing that Warsi’s Dhananjay “DJ” Rajput seeks solace in a monastery after losing his wife as well as friend and investigative officer Lolark Dubey (Sharib Hashmi) at the hands of a murderer. I have gone into exile. On the other hand, Nikhil Nair (Sobti) and his wife Naina (Goenka) try to take their lives after losing their daughter.
While the first part took time to introduce the pivotal cast and pick up the audience with the show’s plot, Asur Season 2 thankfully did not go into the nitty gritty and picked up where it left off last time. Producer Gaurav Shukla, along with writers Niren Bhatt, Abhijeet Khuman, and Pranay Patwardhan, ensure that the pace of the show is neither broken nor complicated with excessive twists and turns in the beginning itself.
Moving forward, the series sees Dhananjay and Nikhil soon picking themselves up and becoming bent on avenging their loved ones along with saving the people of their country. Unlike the previous season, Asur 2 sees both forensic experts working towards a common goal but on opposite paths. While Nikhil works within the rules with the CBI and another undercover investigative team under the direction of Paul (Meiyang Chang), DJ goes rogue and teams up with Nikhil’s wife Naina, who is an excellent coder.
Meanwhile, this season happily answers all the questions raised in the previous part, including Asura’s real identity, his motive, and how and where it all started. Director Oni Sen has crafted the mythological tale crisply yet simply with new-age techniques to make it an easy watch for the viewers.
Not to forget, the filmmaker takes the suspense a notch higher, which keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. However, his work appears to be visually thrilling and compelling because of Wagh and Gaurav Arora, as well as some other lead actors like Warsi, Sobti, Dogra, and Goenka, who play negative characters.
However, it is the main antagonists who win hearts this time, including Vishesh Bansal and Abhishek Chauhan, who play the younger and older “asura” Shubh Joshi, respectively, both bringing the right amount of cunning, horror, and calmness to their faces. Are. which makes him vicious and apt for the role.
spoiler ALERT! All’s well that ends well, except this isn’t the end. Towards the climax, the show feels disjointed and incomplete until you see a huge and quite interesting cliffhanger that confirms that Asur will be back with a third season.
Verdict: The story, direction, suspense, drama, and performances are masterpieces as Asur Season 2 completely engrosses you in its dark world. You must watch it on Jio Cinema for free.