Hundred is gaining fandom with time. It is an Indian action web series. Ruchi Narain, Ashutosh Shah, Taher Shabbir, and Abhishek Dubey are the creators of the series. The series starred Lara Dutta in the lead after she was away from Bollywood from quiet a time. Hundred released on Hotstar on April 25, 2020. The show contains eight episodes of 30 minutes each. The series is getting a good measure of appreciation and positive reviews from fans. However, the critics gave mixed reviews about the show.
The show revolves around the ‘swaggy’ and honest ACP Saumya Shukla. The character will remind you of classic Bollywood cops like Singham and Chulbul Pandey. Saumya aims to clear the streets from the criminals. Another of her aim is to cleanse her department. Her department is suffering from misogyny. She is usually let down by the men of her sector. Her husband is the DCP. He asks Saumya to live under the roof and not to go out on dangerous missions.
Regardless of which, Saumya is always on the adventures of apprehending the drug smugglers and human traffickers. Saumya gets a transfer to another place where she meets, Nethra Patil. Nethra is a girl who has no will for living. She is only living to take care of her father. She has an ungrateful mother and a spoilt brother.
The plot takes a turn when Nethra gets diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. The doctors tell her that she has only 100 days to live. She drinks to sweep her sorrows away and leaves her family. She straight away goes to Saumya and tells her about her disease. ACP Saumya to fill Nethra with excitement and forgetting about her fatal disease appoints her as her informant.
Hundred Season 2:
Season 1 recently commenced on Hotstar. Looking at the mixed reviews from the critics, the chances of the second season look grim. However, if the creators plan to extend the storyline and plan for the second season, the season can come out sometime in 2021.
- Lara Dutta as ACP Saumya Shukla
- Rinku Rajguru as Nethra Patil
- Karan Wahi as Maddy
- Sudhanshu Pandey as Pravin Tambe
- Parmeet Sethi as Anshuman Goswami
- Rajeev Siddhartha as Shantanu Jha