Is it possible to base one’s hopes on mankind and then sacrifice all to save it? Rudra – The Edge of Darkness, a new Disney+ Hotstar crime thriller, explores just that as it takes viewers on a voyage into the dark oceanic depths of criminal minds. This gripping psychological crime drama, directed by ace director Rajesh Mapuskar, stars celebrated actor Ajay Devgn in the ferocious role of a cop for the first time in a digital series. This 6-episode series is an Indian adaptation of the legendary and internationally successful British series Luther.
The crime drama, produced by Applause Entertainment in association with BBC Studios India, stars Raashi Khanna, Esha Deol, Atul Kulkarni, Ashwini Kalsekar, Tarun Gahlot, Ashish Vidyarthi, and Satyadeep Misra in pivotal roles; the Hotstar Specials’ will be available soon on Disney+ Hotstar in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, and Bengali.
The series is a dark and sophisticated race-against-the-clock drama that delves into the mind of highly educated criminals and the detective who hunts them. It will follow Ajay Devgn’s titular character, a perceptive and instinctual police officer, as he fights for the truth in the dark, wading through a dismal and convoluted web of crimes, criminals, and corruption with a wrathful vengeance.
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Disney+ Hotstar adds its repertoire of hair-raising thrillers with Rudra – The Edge of Darkness, which was produced on a massive scale. The racy and exhilarating crime drama was shot in Mumbai’s many diverse settings and reimagines the city through the eyes of criminals. In the intriguing new whodunnit crime drama, Rudra will be pitted against tremendous powers in order to uncover the truth.