Tandav is an Indian web series airing on Amazon Prime Video. It is created, directed, and produced by Ali Abbas Zafar. This web series is Ali Abbas’s digital debut. The script is written by Gaurav Solanki. Tandav is a political thriller drama. You can watch the trailer of Tandav here:
The web series aired on Amazon Prime Video from 15th January 2021 onwards.
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|Name of the Actor||Character in Tandav|
|Saif Ali Khan||Samar Pratap Singh (the son of a three-term Prime Minister)|
|Dimple Kapadia||Anuradha Kishore (an old friend of Devki Nandan Singh)|
|Sunil Grover||Gurpal Singh|
|Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub||Shiva Shekhar ( a student in VNU)|
|Anup Soni||Kailash Kumar|
|Kritika Kamra||Sana Mir (a student in VNU)|
|Sarah Jane Dias||Ayesha Pratap Singh (wife of Samar Pratap Singh)|
|Gauahar Khan||Maithili Sharan (Anuradha’s Personal Assistant)|
|Dino Morea||Professor Jigar Sampath|
|Tigmanshu Dhulia||Devki Nandan Singh (Father of Samar Pratap Singh)|
|Sandhya Mridul||Professor Sandhya Nigam|
|Priyal Mahajan||Rhea Pratap Singh ( Daughter of Samar Pratap Singh )|
|Neha Hinge||Garima Deswal|
|Amyra Dastur||Ada Mir|
|Parv Kaila||Vishal Awasthi|
|Shonali Nagrani||Aditi Mishra|
|Sukhmai Sadana||Divya Ahluwalia (Doctor)|
|Hiten Tejwani||Ajay Ahluwalia (Editor at NNN)|
|Tasneem Khan||Disha Kapoor|
When one watches the trailer of Tandav, one might expect trending issues like farmers’ protests, student agitation, or dynasty politics. However, Tandav does do not focus with sincerity on all these and feels like has lost sight of the more important issue that was to be considered.
Although performance-wise, Sunil Grover steals all the attention. Saif Ali Khan also looks good and appeals to the audience in his character. Dimple Kapadia, Kritika Kmara, Gauahar Khan have also played their part really well. However, the audience felt the story was not well-connected as it left many loopholes in between. For instance, when the Prime Minister gets killed in his premise, the investigation does not take place. Like how is this possible??
All in all, if you find political dramas interesting, you can definitely watch the show and make your own opinion of the show.