City of Dreams

City of Dreams

Directed by Nagesh Kukunoor, City of Dreams is an Indian television series on Hotstar under the label “Hotstar Specials” and was released on the platform in May 2019. The series features Atul Kulkarni, Priya Bapat, Eijaz Khan, Sachin Pilgaonkar and Siddharth Chandekar in the lead roles.

The plot of the film revolves around the lives of multiple individuals after an assassination attempt on a political figure. A single event rippling to affect the lives of many of those at stake. The feud within the Gaikwad family erupts after the attempt of assassination and the story becomes a fight between good and evil and the power struggle blurring the lines between morality and immorality.

The cast of the film includes Priya Bapat in the role of Poornima Amre, Siddharth Chandekar as Ashish Rao Gaikwad, Eijaz Khan playing the role of SI Wasim Khan and Atul Kulkarni as Amey Rao Gaikwad.

The first season of the series was broken into ten episodes with every episode having an average runtime of about 40 to 50 minutes for each episode. The series was received with mixed reviews and News18’s Gautaman Bhaskaran gave the show two stars out of five. He also added that the plot was too predictable and the audience could easily figure out how the season pans out.