Read the Paatal Lok Amazon Prime Web Series Reviews Starring Jaideep Ahlawat, Gul Panag, Neeraj Kabi, Swastika Mukherjee.
Paatal Lok Reviews
Ratings: 7.31/10

Reviews Counted: 32
Score: 97%
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Indian Hindi Amazon Prime Video Original TV Web Series Paatal Lok Reviews and Ratings from Top Critics.
Created by: Sudip Sharma
Director: Avinash Arun, Prosit Roy
Writer: Sudip Sharma, Sagar Haveli, Hardik Mehta, Gunjit Chopra
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release Date: 15 May 2020

Rohan Naahar | Hindustan Times: 3.5/5
Anushka Sharma’s show is black-hearted yet brave answer to Sacred Games, the new Amazon Prime series is an intense exploration of Indian immorality, starring Jaideep Ahlawat in the role of a lifetime ... Full Review

Renuka Vyavahare | Times of India: 3/5
A captivating but convoluted investigative thriller ... Full Review

Shubra Gupta | The Indian Express: 3.5/5
Paatal Lok is intelligently written, fast-paced, and engrossing, and I thoroughly enjoyed it ... Full Review

Arihant Pawariya | Swarajya Magazine: 4/5
Pataal Lok on Amazon Prime is not just good entertainment. It is also one of the most brilliant and sophisticated servings of Leftist narrative ... Full Review

Shilajit Mitra | The New Indian Express: 3/5
A striking glimpse of an orderly hell. Hell, the show reminds us, is exile. In a story of infinite vastness and scope, it’s the idea of home that emerges on top ... Full Review

Rohit Vats | News18: 4/5
Jaideep Ahlawat Leads This Brilliantly Written Show With Conviction ... Full Review

Saibal Chatterjee | NDTV: 4/5
Jaideep Ahlawat, phenomenally good, contributes a large share of the heft. Neeraj Kabi opts as always for pitch-perfect modulation. Swastika Mukherjee is absolutely terrific ... Full Review

Shubham Kulkarni | Koimoi: 4/5
Paatal Lok is brutal, not just in terms of violence on screen but the idea of it ... Full Review

Namrata Joshi | The Hindu: 4/5
Powerful performances in consonance with the pulse of the series, make this a gripping watch ... Full Review

Swetha Ramakrishnan | FirstPost: 3/5
Amazon Prime series is a slow burn with the ambition of a pacy thriller ... Full Review

Aishwarya Vasudevan | DNAIndia: 4/5
Jaideep Ahlawat's stellar leading act is a cherry on top of this complex investigative thriller ... Full Review

Gulte: 3.5/5
Every episode leaves you on a cliff hanger and click on the next episode. There’s no drop in the pace at any instance and the last couple of episodes are very racy ... Full Review

Sagar Malik | News Bytes: 4/5
An engrossing and pertinent crime thriller ... Full Review

Jagran: 3.5/5
If you remove some issues from the web series, then it makes you travel from hell to heaven. The thrill is at its peak when watching the series. After a long time, the Hindi web series has had some of the best in the genre of crime ... Full Review

Usha Khokhar | ABP Live: 4/5
'Patal Lok' tells the bitter truth of society with strong performance and impeccable story ... Full Review

Ritika Handoo | Zee News: 4/5
The highs and lows of journalism, political nexus, elections, and killings, yes, 'Paatal Lok' is a concoction of all - overwhelming yet true. Sometimes we are a part of it, other times we just turn our backs! ... Full Review

Ananya Bhattacharya | India Today: 3.5/5
Above all of this is the story of Paatal Lok. The series is well-written. The scenes shot in a glitzy newsroom to those in the bylanes of Punjab, all look real. However, some scenes require a trigger warning ... Full Review

Nandini Ramnath | Scroll: 4/5
Bursting with twists and twisted characters and anchored by a magnificent central performance by Jaideep Ahlawat, the Amazon Prime Video web series is a tour of hell on earth that is both familiar and fantastical ... Full Review

Deccan Herald: 4/5
Paatal Lok is a strong example of what crime thrillers can be. It has a strong cast, well-driven acting and the writing is almost top-notch. It does not try too hard to come across as an 'intelligent' show, preferring to play on its strengths, and is ... Full Review

Anupama Chopra | Film Companion: 4/5
Paatal Lok is a tightly knit thriller with every episode ending on a cliffhanger, which forces you to keep bingeing. The suspense doesn’t flag but our perception of the characters shifts as the story unravels so that it becomes impossible to decide the good, bad and ugly ... Full Review

Great Andhra: 3.5/5
The biggest asset for this series is star cast. Jaideep Ahlawat has utilized this once in a lifetime opportunity. He touched the hearts in the scenes where he is going to encounter a problem or he lands into trouble ... Full Review

Live Hindustan: 3/5
The story slows down in some places, but soon settles down. The story has a great dose of speed and thrill. Yes, there is definitely a lack of newness in the series at some points. Climax also does not affect much ... Full Review

Keyur Seta | Cinestaan: 4/5
Web-series is exciting as well as thought-provoking ... Full Review

Tanul Thakur | The Wire: 3.5/5
A Descent Into Hell With Stories and Back Stories. The Amazon Prime series intends to unfold like an epic – a story that captures India’s messy, contradictory realities ... Full Review

The Quint: 2.5/5
‘Paatal Lok’s Gritty Narrative Misses by a Whisker ... Full Review

Avya Sharma | Miss Malini: 4/5
This Series Is All Kinds Of Terrifying And Terrific ... Full Review

Manjusha Radhakrishnan | Gulf News: 3.5/5
There’s no ignoring the sinister pull of this series that revels in its dark and gloomy moments. Redemption and happy endings aren’t for sale in the highly watchable and engaging series ‘Paatal Lok’ ... Full Review

Gladwin Menezes | Republic World: 3/5
The series is successful in showing the viewers the different aspects of society in this regard. The screenplay and the storytelling, despite the dark nature, keep the audience entertained throughout the series ... Full Review

Gaurav Kadam | Free Press Journal: 3.5/5
Terrific writing and phenomenal performances makes this social commentary a must-watch ... Full Review

i Chowk: 3.5/5
'Patal Lok' is one such series that will give you a completely new experience. It is thrilling to such an extent that there will be many occasions when you will be forced to press your fingers under the teeth ... Full Review

Zeba Khan | WION: 3.5/5
‘Paatal Lok’ has undertones and it delivers a strong message with subtlety ... Full Review

Saraswati Datar | The News Minute: 5/5
Dark, dreary and totally gripping. This is a ride through hell that you won't forget easily ... Full Review