Politics and crime, two fascinating themes that in isolation can keep the audience hooked for days. Now imagine ALTBalaji and ZEE5, the baap of masaaledaar content on the Indian OTT space mix the two in a deadly cocktail to give one a high that lasts a long time. Over the past few days, netizens have been at the receiving end of Dark 7 White, a political murder mystery whose plot and power-packed performances have simply blown them away. What an intriguing plot where a soon-to-be Chief Minister is shot in broad daylight with the prime suspects being 7 of his friends.
Based on the book Dark White by Shweta Brijpuria, it’s a show that sees the viewer sink into the story from the very start till the end. With each of the 7 having different motives to kill Yudhveer Singh, played by Sumeet Vyas in a new avatar few could have imagined, you are left wondering who could have done it.
While there is plenty to process as you learn about the characters and what makes them what they are, not once does the pace of Dark 7 White seem too fast to watch. The sleek editing complements the story to perfection. Over 10 episodes, you see each one of them being interrogated, which adds up a whole lot of twists and turns.
It’s an ensemble cast that delivers it’s very best. Indian OTT space’s most-loved couple Sumeet Vyas and Nidhi Singh once again show why a show with the two of them will always work wonders. With Sumeet’s look of long hair and beard making all the right noises, the likes of Monica Chaudhary, Shekhar Chaudhary, Taniya Kalra, Rachit Bahal, Madhurima Roy, Sumit Singh, and Kunj Anand do come up with performances to remember. But the one who takes most of the plaudits is Jatin Sarna, the man who finds himself amidst the whole mystery as the investigating officer.
With the trailer having garnered more than 20Mn views across social media, Dark7White has certainly lived up to the hype. With a rating of 9.6/10 on IMDb, this series, that showcases the aspects of friendship, secrets, family, power, money, fame, politics, and murder has got everyone wanting to enter this world that wants to put a façade of not just white but dark white on all lies!