Verdict: Film Critics have given Positive Reviews to Unpaused: Naya Safar TV Web Series Starring Shreya Dhanwanthary, Priyanshu Painyuli, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Saqib Saleem.
Blackmail Reviews
Ratings: 6.29/10

Score: 72%
Reviews Counted: 18
: 13 | : 5

Read Bollywood Hindi Anthology TV Web Series Unpaused: Naya Safar Reviews.
Director: Nupur Asthana, Ayappa KM, Ruchir Arun, Shikha Makan, Nagraj Manjule
Writer: Nupur Asthana, Samina Motlekar, Shubham, Ayappa KM
Genre: Drama
Release Date: 21 January 2021 (on Amazon Prime Video)

Hiren Kotwani | Times of India: 3/5 | 6/10
To sum up, ‘Unpaused: Naya Safar’ is an apt follow-up to the 2020 anthology. And even if some a story or two seem grim, serious and morbid, as many are sure to bring a smile to our faces at the end of it ... Full Review

Anupama Chopra | Film Companion: - | 4/10
Suffers From Inconsistency. This collection proves yet again that a short film is a specialised art form with its own, very specific mastery ... Full Review

Shubra Gupta | The Indian Express: 2.5/5 | 5/10
The pandemic anthology has some nice touches, but is beset by looseness and familiarity, and stretched to the point where even the short film format feels extra. Gitanjali Kulkarni, Nagraj Manjule’s shorts stand out in this masked-up anthology ... Full Review

Saibal Chatterjee | NDTV: 3/5 | 6/10
It goes directly to the heart of the matter, from the fate of a young Mumbai couple with cushy corporate jobs and a Parel apartment to the struggles of a marginalized attendant at a cremation ground ... Full Review

Anna MM Vetticad | FirstPost: 2.75/5 | 5.5/10
Pandemic tales with remarkable elements and unfulfilled promise. The stories of Unpaused: NayaSafar in its entirety it do not necessarily live up to the promise they all hold out ... Full Review

Sukanya Verma | Rediff: 3.5/5 | 7/10
Unpaused: Naya Safar holds on to a light-at-the-end-of-a-tunnel thought and looks at the pandemic-afflicted people from all walks of life through the prism of optimism in five poignant stories ... Full Review

Nandini Ramnath | Scroll: - | 6/10
Unpaused rolls out a second season that is a huge improvement on its predecessor. y tackling the deaths, unemployment and shredded nerves resulting from enforced confinement, Unpaused: Naya Safar goes beyond the seemingly compulsive need of fiction creators to be sanguine about a devastating health crisis ... Full Review

Cinema Express: 3.5/5 | 7/10
A sharper, grittier pandemic anthology. War Room, Teen Tigaadaa and Vaikunth are winners in this bouquet of pandemic stories ... Full Review

OTT Play: 4/5 | 8/10
Unpaused: Naya Safar is everything good – hopeful stories told in a manner that they feel completely authentic, completely relatable notwithstanding social or economic divides ... Full Review

Binged: - | 4.75/10
Two Decent Stories Cannot Help A Subpar Series ... Full Review

IANS | Zee News: - | 8/10
Overall, every episode is well-constructed with a seamless narrative that is put together by the various departments of filmmaking. Each episode touches your heart at various points and thus makes this series work ... Full Review

Stutee Ghosh | The Quint: 4/5 | 8/10
Unpaused: Naya Safar has matured in its vision and seems less afraid to show us the crippling toll the global pandemic and series of lockdowns have taken on humans. There is a sense of urgency, of time running out and the resultant helplessness that binds all the stories together ... Full Review

Subhash K Jha | WIONews: - | 7/10
Unpaused: Naya Safar actually constitutes 4 stories of varying merit and one outright masterpiece ... Full Review

Mirchi9: 2/5 | 4/10
Mostly Boring. So to sum up, Unpaused is all about two good stories and a half good story ... Full Review

PinkVilla: 3/5 | 6/10
Nagraj Manjule's Vaikunth is a class apart in an otherwise decent anthology mix ... Full Review

Peeping Moon: 3/5 | 6/10
All the stories are relatable and can resonate with the viewers. The film is a good weekend watch barring a few stretches, grim scenarios and over-the-top narrative ... Full Review

Poulomi Das | News9 Live: 3.5/5 | 7/10
The one-year gap between the two anthologies is telling of the improvements that’s visible in the sequel. Even this time around, the pandemic is the cause of concern for the five short films but the clarity in vision is stronger ... Full Review

Latestly: 4/5 | 8/10
Nagraj Manjule's Vaikunth Stands Out As The Best Short In This Superior Upgrade of Amazon Prime's Anthology Series ... Full Review