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Breathe: Into the Shadows 

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"A father's love can save a life... or take one," sets the tone for a dark and gritty series.
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Series cast summary:
Abhishek Bachchan ...  Avinash Sabharwal 12 episodes, 2020
Nithya Menen ...  Abha Sabharwal 12 episodes, 2020
Amit Sadh ...  Kabir Sawant 12 episodes, 2020
Ivana Kaur ...  Siya Sabharwal 12 episodes, 2020
Resham Shrivardhan ...  Gayatri Mishra 11 episodes, 2020
Hrishikesh Joshi ...  Prakash Kamble 11 episodes, 2020
Shrikant Verma ...  Jaiprakash 11 episodes, 2020
Plabita Borthakur ...  Meghna Verma 9 episodes, 2020
Saiyami Kher ...  Shirley 9 episodes, 2020
Sunil Gupta ...  Tejinder Singh 7 episodes, 2020
Shradha Kaul ...  Zeba Rizvi 6 episodes, 2020
Nizhalgal Ravi ...  Principal Krishnan Moorthy 6 episodes, 2020
Varin Roopani ...  Young Avinash 6 episodes, 2020
Vibhawari Deshpande ...  Vrushali 5 episodes, 2020
Pawan Singh ...  Angad Pandit 5 episodes, 2020
Shruti Bapna ...  Natasha Garewal 5 episodes, 2020
Kuljeet Singh ...  Pritpal Singh Bharaj 5 episodes, 2020

Why Abhishek Bachchan Chose a Psychiatrist Role

Abhishek Bachchan shares why he chose his role in "Breathe: Into the Shadows," and the challenges of developing a character over 12 episodes.

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A 6-year-old is kidnapped by a mysterious masked man, who demands an unusual ransom. To save his daughter, Dr. Avinash Sabharwal must kill someone. Meanwhile, Kabir Sawant's journey continues in the hostile environment of the Delhi Crime branch. Lies, deceit and mind games begin when Kabir is given charge of the investigation, and meets Avinash. How far will Avinash go to save his daughter? Written by Abundantia Entertainment

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In 5 episode it shown that Abhishek Bachan's character has done schooling in Nainital.In real life also his father has studied in Nainital. See more »

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Our inner demons doesn't necessarily always leaves our loved ones unharmed
13 July 2020 | by ridi-arahanSee all my reviews

What worked:

  • clever screenplay; we cannot deny that the role of the lead character especially Abhishek Bachhan is very wisely and cleverly portrayed despite some flaws of course. The series although long, keeps you engaged, stays in narrative and gradually explores its narrative aspect. As a mental health professional, I appreciate the writer's work on dealing with the disorder, and the writing in general is quiet well done. I also liked that the writers tried to answer minute nuances and details, also agreeing that some weren't done wisely.
  • lead performances; Amit Sadh is a hidden gem, he is captivating and brilliant as usual. Abhishek deserves an applause for his performance. These roles should be a strong reference for their resume I believe.
What did not work:
  • screenplay; the screenplay is dull, mundane at times, unreal and has plot holes. So many questions remain unanswered and unrevealed. The basic premise of the series is not handled properly. I don't want to give away the spoilers. We would have wanted a more detailed reasoning and revealing regarding the main characters action, motive and how the actions were presented in the camera. I would say the writing is edited but the main agenda of the series is not well baked, resulting in a dish half baked. Some of us will come out of the series with questions and with complains how this show could have been better.
  • runtime; we can definitely question the run time. There were chances of cutting the scenes to crisp the narrative. Unlike other series, this one however keeps you engaged.
Final verdict: recommended, watch it casually

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