Mai (TV series)
"Mai: A Mother's Rage," often referred to as "Mai," is a 2022 Indian Hindi-language family thriller drama streaming television series available on Netflix. Created by Atul Mongia and directed by Anshai Lal, the series is produced by Anushka Sharma and her brother Karnesh Sharma under the Clean Slate Filmz banner. The show stars Sakshi Tanwar, Wamiqa Gabbi, Prashant Narayanan, Raima Sen, Anant Vidhat Sharma, and Vaibhav Raj Gupta in leading roles. It revolves around Sheel Chaudhary, a middle-class mother and nurse who uncovers that her daughter's death was not accidental but a planned murder, leading her on a relentless quest for justice. The series debuted on Netflix on April 15, 2022, and has been renewed for a second season.
“Mai: A Mother’s Rage,” alternatively referred to as “Mai,” is an Indian Hindi-language family thriller drama series available for streaming on Netflix in 2022. It was created by Atul Mongia, directed by Anshai Lal, and produced by Anushka Sharma and her elder brother Karnesh Sharma through Clean Slate Filmz.
The series boasts a talented ensemble cast including Sakshi Tanwar, Wamiqa Gabbi, Prashant Narayanan, Raima Sen, Anant Vidhat Sharma, and Vaibhav Raj Gupta in pivotal roles. The storyline revolves around a grieving mother who, upon uncovering the culprits behind her daughter’s tragic demise, undergoes a transformation from timid to relentless in her quest to uncover the truth. The series made its debut on Netflix on April 15, 2022, and has been renewed for a second season.
Sheel Chaudhary, an ordinary mother and nurse employed at Geeta Bhawan, a facility for the elderly, is devastated when her daughter, Supriya, is killed in a hit-and-run incident. As the mourning rituals for her daughter unfold, Sheel stumbles upon evidence suggesting that Supriya’s demise was not a mere accident but a carefully orchestrated murder. Fueled by grief and determination, the grieving mother embarks on a relentless quest to unearth the real circumstances surrounding her daughter’s death.
- Sakshi Tanwar as Sheel Chaudhary
- Wamiqa Gabbi as Supriya Chaudhary
- Raima Sen as Neelam
- Prashant Narayanan as Jawahar Vyas/Mohandas Vyas (Twin Brother)
- Vivek Mushran as Yash Chaudhary
- Ankur Ratan as SP Farooque Siddiqui
- Saurabh Dubey as Raghu
- Vaibhav Raj Gupta as Shankar
- Anant Vidhaat Sharma as Prashant
- Seema Pahwa as Kalpana
- Mikhail Gandhi as Archit Chaudhary
- Akash Khurana as Vishnu Goyal
- Rashmi Seth as Kusum Vyas
- Ikhlaque Khan as Dr. Chaudhary
- Anubha Fatehpuria as Mrs. Chaudhary
- Sandeepa Dhar as Inaya Siddiqui
- Sarika Singh as Meenu
- Omkar Jaiprakash as Keshav
- Amit Singh Thakur as Jayesh Desai
- Siddhant Mahajan as Vikram
- Vishwanath Kulkarni as Goayal’s Goon
Netflix India initially announced the series for a 2021 release, but it faced delays in post-production. Consequently, it was eventually made available to viewers on April 15, 2022.
Shubhra Gupta of The Indian Express provided a positive assessment of the series, noting that despite certain elements that require suspension of disbelief, Sakshi Tanwar’s performance successfully captivates the audience. On the other hand, Nandini Ramnath of Scroll.in described the series as a standard thriller presented in a stylish manner.
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original release date|
|1||1||“Episode 1”||Anshai Lal||Atul Mongia||15 April 2022|
|2||2||“Episode 2”||Anshai Lal||Atul Mongia||15 April 2022|
|3||3||“Episode 3”||Anshai Lal||Atul Mongia||15 April 2022|
|4||4||“Episode 4”||Anshai Lal||Atul Mongia||15 April 2022|
|5||5||“Episode 5”||Anshai Lal||Atul Mongia||15 April 2022|
|6||6||“Episode 6”||Anshai Lal||Atul Mongia||15 April 2022|