Zee 5 has been in a period of lull with respect to the release of its originals. Several series like Mirzapur Season 2, Family Man Season 2 are lined up for a Season 2 release. However, the OTT platform has been sidelined by the amount of content provided for the local Indian audience by Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.
A power packed performance and racy narrative took ‘Lalbazaar’ to receive decent reviews from the audience and media houses. With Lalbazaar Season 1 creating a slightly positive impact, the fans are excited about the prospects of ‘Lalbazaar’ Season 2.
Zee 5 ‘Lalbazaar’ Review With Plot Lines
‘Lalbazaar’ Season 1 released on Zee 5 on the 19th of June 2020 with ten episodes. ‘Lalbazaar’ is a dark police thriller revolving around the dark and shady locality of Kolkata. The ordeals faced by the police and the disgusting crimes from the heartland of ‘Lalbazaar’ forms the preview of the plot.
The plot of ‘Lalbazaar’ falls into the pit of a sex worker nexus in the heart of Kolkata. ‘Lalbazaar’ starts off on a pacy note with the murder of Ruby, a prostitute from Munsigunj, Kolkata.Suranjan Sen, the strong cop role played by the popular Bengali actor Koushik Sen swings into action but what consequences arise because of his moves is not for the light hearted.
‘Lalbazaar’ throws light on the fate of the police force in Kolkata and the touch of drug crime, flesh for money scandals. While the murder investigations continue on one side, Suranjan Sen’s affair with Maya Ghosal, the journalist catches the limelight.
Though, ‘Lalbazaar’ overcomes the odds and faces challenges along the way forms the crux of the storyline, the ending of ‘Lalbazaar’ Season 1 on an inconclusive note leaves questions about the life of the journalist Maya Ghosal.
‘Lalbazaar’ flows intensively with a crime thriller plot which is packed with ample twists and an unpredictable narrative in most of the instances. Koushik Sen and Sauraseni Maitra steal the show with their impressive performances and they are here to stay.
Rating: 2.75 / 5
Lalbazaar Season 2 Cast
The major reason for the success of the first season was the excellent casting and noteworthy performances. A huge chunk of the main cast from Lalbazaar Season 1 will make an appearance in Season 2 as well:
- Sabyasachi Chakraborty
- Sauraseni Maitra
- Kaushik Sen
- Hrishitaa Bhatt
- Dibyendu Bhattacharya
- Gaurav Chakraborty
- Ronjini Chakraborty
‘Lalbazaar Season 2’ Release Date and Everything We Know So Far
After the first season’s decent reception, Lalbazaar Season 1 is likely to make heads turn towards Zee 5 in a market like India which is opening up positively to crime thrillers. With shows like Mirzapur Season 2 and Family Man Season 2, Breathe Season 2 just around the corner, Lalbazaar Season 1 found the right window for release.
Though Lalbazaar ends with a suspenseful cliffhanger, neither the lead cast of the show nor the makers have confirmed the possibility of Lalbazaar Season 2. Sandeep Srivastava and Anu Singh Choudhary, the creators of Lalbazaar are likely to start working on the script which makes the excitement around Lalbazaar Season 2 worth it.
With an impactful yet inconclusive Lalbazaar season 1, the speculations around the official release date of Lalbazaar Season 2 continues with no official announcement from Hotstar about the same. However, reports suggest that Lalbazaar Season 2 Release will happen in June 2021. ‘Lalbazaar’ has received critical acclaims from the Indian audience as well for a surprisingly decent first season. We sincerely hope the fans of Sushmita Sen don’t have to wait any longer.