Poison (web series)

Poison is an Indian Hindi-language web series that is streaming on ZEE5. The 11-episode web series is written by Shiraz Ahmed and directed by Jatin Wagle.[1][2] It stars Arbaaz Khan, Riya Sen, Freddy Daruwala and Tanuj Virwani. The series is Arbaaz Khan's digital debut.[3][4]

Poison
Genre
  • Action
  • Crime
  • Thriller
Written byShiraz Ahmed
Directed byJatin Wagle
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes11
Production
Production location(s)India
Running timeApprox. 30 minutes
Production company(s)Altus Media
Release
Original networkZEE5
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Original release19 April 2019 (2019-04-19)
External links
Website

SynopsisEdit

Ranveer (Tanuj) completes his prison sentence for a crime he didn't commit. He sets out to Goa in a quest for revenge. Vikram (Freddy) is a DSP who aspires to become the police commissioner and sets out to nab Antonio Verghese (Arbaaz), a don who operates from Goa. What happens when the lives of these three men entwine with each other forms the crux of the series.

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

Poison was one of the 72 shows that were announced at ZEE5's first-anniversary event in February 2019.[15] However, reports about the series’ cast were being made as early as January 2019.[16] The series marks the second collaboration between Arbaaz Khan and ZEE5, after the webcast of his talk show, Pinch.[17] Along with Arbaaz Khan, actor Freddy Daruwala also makes his digital debut with this series.[18]

Zee5 announced Season 2 of Poison Web Series and it will be released on 30 April 2020.

EpisodesEdit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byConcept & StoryOriginal air date
11"The Hunter's Scent"Jatin WagleShiraz Ahmed19 April 2019 (2019-04-19)
After his release from jail, Ranveer eliminates one of his enemies and moves to Goa. The Police Commissioner, who is on the verge of retirement, enlists DSP Vikram to nab Antonio Verghese, a notorious don from Goa. Meanwhile, sub-inspector Nandu investigates the murder committed by Ranveer.
22"The Web"Jatin WagleShiraz Ahmed19 April 2019 (2019-04-19)
DSP Vikram readies his men to seize Antonio’s drug consignment. Ranveer purchases Cheetos club in Goa and is warned about the local don, Dominic. Meanwhile, Chris misbehaves with Jhanvi at a club before Ranveer comes to her rescue.
33"Shades"Jatin WagleShiraz Ahmed19 April 2019 (2019-04-19)
While Vikram leaves for Mumbai to raid Horizon Infra, Ranveer takes advantage of his absence and tries to impress Vikram’s family members. Rani and her gang kill the broker and break into Ranveer’s house. Meanwhile, Natasha and Vikram land up in the same hotel room.
44"Stalking"Jatin WagleShiraz Ahmed19 April 2019 (2019-04-19)
Ranveer reaches home and is shocked to see Vishram’s dead body and is threatened by Rani. Following Antonio’s orders, Domini kills Milind’s son. Vikram and Megha arrive for the reopening of Cheetos, now owned by Ranveer.
55"The Game Begins"Jatin WagleShiraz Ahmed19 April 2019 (2019-04-19)
At the Cheetos reopening party, Vikram and Megha celebrate their wedding anniversary. Later, Ranveer is threatened by Dominic and blackmailed by Rani. Ranveer secretly clones Vikram’s phone and strikes a deal with Sridhar to betray his boss, Antonio Verghese.
66"Tit for Tat"Jatin WagleShiraz Ahmed19 April 2019 (2019-04-19)
While keeping an eye on Vikram’s family, Ranveer sees Jai Dixit and realises that he must do something about him soon. Vikram meets Natasha who gives him a tip about Antonio Verghese. Later, when Ashu, Jhanvi and Ranveer get high, Ashu feels insecure about Jhanvi and Ranveer’s closeness and takes a drastic step.
77"Confession"Jatin WagleShiraz Ahmed19 April 2019 (2019-04-19)
While Vikram and Megha worry about Ashu, Jhanvi seeks Ranveer’s help to handle her. Rani continues to blackmail Ranveer and is later attacked at the hotel. Ranveer meets Dominic and shows him the murder video. Later, when Ranveer meets Vikram and his family, Vikram confronts Ranveer about his relationship with his sister and is shocked to know about Ranveer’s past.
88"The Rift"Jatin WagleShiraz Ahmed19 April 2019 (2019-04-19)
Vikram asks Patil to find all the information related to Ranveer’s case and forbids his family from meeting Ranveer. The cops find Jai Dixit’s dead body which leads to a face-off between Vikram and Ranveer. With Sridhar’s help, Vikram manages to gather proof and arrest Antonio Verghese. Meanwhile, Rani joins hands with Dominic and Vikram and Megha have an argument over Ranveer.
99"Blackmail"Jatin WagleShiraz Ahmed19 April 2019 (2019-04-19)
Ranveer is held captive in his own house and Jhanvi goes in search of him but they meet at a wrong time. When Antonio’s bail gets rejected, Vikram asks Natasha to leave the town, as her life gets complicated with problems. Meanwhile, Ranveer meets Jhanvi and reveals about his past. Natasha calls Megha home where Megha gets the shock of her life.
1010"Trap"Jatin WagleShiraz Ahmed19 April 2019 (2019-04-19)
Vikram gets furious and slaps Jhanvi for meeting Ranveer. Chris leaves with his gang to kill Ranveer but Rani interferes and stops them. Upset over his bail getting rejected, Verghese gets Vikram framed in a fake corruption case and Megha comes to bail him out. Using this opportunity, Ranveer kidnaps Vikram’s family.
1111"Face Off"Jatin WagleShiraz Ahmed19 April 2019 (2019-04-19)
Vikram gets furious to know that Ranveer spied on his family and has kidnapped them. Unable to contact his family, Vikram seeks help from the Commissioner. Finally, Ranveer calls Vikram to an isolated guest house where the family is being held captive. Will Vikram manage to save his family?

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Paharia, Author: Rashmi (23 April 2019). "Review of Zee5's Poison- A revenge thriller, minus the thrill". IWMBuzz. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  2. ^ "ZEE5 set to stream original drama Poison | Programming | News | Rapid TV News". www.rapidtvnews.com. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Arbaaz Khan makes digital debut with ZEE5's new show 'Poison'". The Statesman. 6 April 2019. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Arbaaz Khan returns as the baddie with ZEE5 original 'Poison'". DNA India. 18 April 2019. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Poison actor Tanuj Virwani: Whatever work I am getting is because of Inside Edge". The Indian Express. 2 May 2019. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Poison actor Arbaaz Khan: Would love to produce a web series". The Indian Express. 23 April 2019. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Riya Sen is back on the digital route with Poison". mid-day. 21 April 2019. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  8. ^ "South sensation Archana Gupta makes her web series debut with Poison". The Hans India.
  9. ^ "Ruhani Sharma bags ZEE5's Poison". Telly Chakkar.
  10. ^ "After Mannphodganj, Pranati Rai Prakash bags ZEE5's series Poison". IWMBuzz.
  11. ^ "Riya Sen's Poison Co-Star On Saying Yes To Bold Scenes: "Depends On Story Mein Sex Hai Ya Sex Mein Story"". www.spotboye.com. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  12. ^ "Gaurav Sharma joins the cast of ZEE5 series Poison". IWMBuzz.
  13. ^ "Poison (TV Series 2019– )", IMDb, retrieved 11 July 2019[unreliable source?]
  14. ^ Aqsa Akbani Siddiqui (16 April 2019). "Darshan Gokani bags ZEE5's Poison".
  15. ^ "ZEE5 announces 72 originals across 6 languages on first anniversary of streaming platform- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. 15 February 2019. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
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  17. ^ Glamsham. "ZEE5 launches a Dark thriller". Glamsham. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  18. ^ Singh, Mohnish (21 January 2019). "Freddy Daruwala to make digital debut with a ZEE5 original". EasternEye. Retrieved 10 May 2019.

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