Web Series: The Last Hour Review
Authors: Amit Kumar, Anupama Minj
Artists: Sanjay Kapoor, Karama Takapa, Shaily Krishen, Robin Tamang, Mandakini Goswami, Shahana Goswami and Raima Sen.
Director: Amit Kumar
OTT: Amazon Prime Video
The whole country is eyeing Northeast india these days. The shooting of film stars by going there has also attracted the eye of individuals here. First Ayushman Khurana visited. Then Varun Dhawan visited. Prime Video’s new web series ‘The Lost Hour’ has also been shot in these areas. the luxurious greenery of the high ridges and the silence far and wide. Alone, the clouds standing and kissing the peaks of the cool standing mountains. And, broken roads. this is often what the first glimpse of the web series ‘The Lost Hour’ shows us. The story of the series is sweet. it’s also good that the majority of the artists working in it also are from the North East. However, in the audio-visual medium, its makers maintained a view on the scene, but which is heard by the audience, that is, its speech and dialogue do not match its pictures.
Those that make Hindi cinema and web series even have to urge out of the temptation to mention everything during a standing bid. Dialects are the soul of India. His idioms, folklore are the beat of this soul. Abuses too. Karma Takapa, who came out of Pune Film Institute, who has become the most character Dev of the online series ‘The Lost Hour’, should have at least resisted that the character of North East cannot speak such a transparent Hindi. most of the people know Amit Kumar from his Nawazuddin film ‘Monsoon Shootout’. Amit has co-produced the series with Anupama Minj. But, the director’s problems are the major drawbacks of this series.
The web series ‘The Lost Hour’ may be a story of Shaman, also known as Jhakhari. according to local folklore, these people can know the events of the dead human body just an hour before death. the first such reading dev is shown doing that of his brother. this is often the most important hit of the series. Dev’s girlfriend feeds Momo and speaks typical Hindi. Describing the stuffing of the Shahana Goswami sandwich, the prevalent talk within the Hindi belt about the food habits of the people of Nagaland is already heard within the episode. The story unfolds further, but the story slowly starts derailing. according to the rules of which a police officer working for Maharashtra Police reached a state within the North East, the authors should tell. Dev’s relationship with his daughter is interesting and also arouses eagerness for the second season of the series. But, by repeatedly coming to the top of the first series of the story, it’s an injustice with a good idea.
North East is more beautiful than shown during this series. Whenever I miss my road trip from Bagdogra to Kalingpong, I desire returning to the present area again. Jayesh Nair has shown the location well consistent with the story. However, his camera missed filming the local way of life, color and traditions well. How the camera escapes within the shooting of a suspense thriller on the mountain can still be learned by watching Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s 1985 release ‘Khamosh’. Peter Alderlieston has done well within the mountains in the editing, using clouds, but after a time, it starts to look repetitive to the viewer and makes him live up to it.
In the cast, this series is becoming the show reel of Karama Takapa and Shiali Krishen. Both have also done alright . If their dialogues were taken by the local dialect, then it becomes icing on the cake. Shahana Goswami is slot in the role of Sub Inspector. Raising pranks together with his policeman Arup also gives the story a touch romantic color. For Sanjay Kapoor, this web series could are a new lease of life in terms of acting. within the early episodes, Sanjay Kapoor’s face also has different expressions, on the other hand the same lethargy surrounds him, due to which he couldn’t race long on the big screen. the online series ‘The Lost Hour’ features a good first season plot. it will also wait to see the second season, but before that its creative team needs a little overhauling.