Bored sitting at home and watching the regular old dramas? Then why not try watching something different now. The recently launched OTT platform, Aha, has been doing exceptionally well in presenting pure telugu content on the app. The app has a collection of original telugu shows, films and series, along with the telugu-dubbed ones. The original content on the app is definitely interesting to watch and is quite appreciable. Among the mixture of all the genres of Aha originals, here the must-watch original thrillers that you don’t wanna miss
Locked (Web series)
Locked is an Aha original crime thriller web series, starring Satyadev Karcharana in the lead role. The series is written and directed by Pradeep Siva Kumar. The story of the series revolves around the neurosurgeon, Dr. Anand Chakravarthy, played by Satyadev, and how he gets trapped in his own house with a sequence of events in his life. The season 1 with 7 episodes of this interesting crime thriller was released in March, 2020 and the filming of the next installment of the series was kick-started in July, 2021. Don’t miss out on this amazing Aha original thriller.
Kudi Yedamaithe (Web series)
This original web series is a sci-fi thriller, directed by Pawan Kumar. The series stars Amala Paul and Rahul Vijay as the main leads. The plot of the series revolves around the protagonists, Durga, a police officer, and Aditya, an aspiring actor come food delivery boy, who are caught in a time-loop when met with an accident and how their life changed after this life threatening situation. The season 1 of the web series has 8 episodes and the next installment shall be released soon. This series is a perfect example of a seat edge crime thriller.
Run (Original film)
Run is an Aha original psychological thriller film, featuring Navdeep and Pujita Ponnada in lead roles. The film is directed by Lakshmikanth Chenna and had a direct OTT release in May, 2020, due to the lockdown 1.O. The story of the film depicts the life of a young couple, Shruthi and Sandeep, and how the unexpected death of Shruthi, made Sandeep the prime suspect in her mysterious death. This film will be quite interesting with all the twists and turns and hence, is a must-watch.
Super Over (Original film)
This film is an Aha original crime thriller film, starring Naveen Chandra, Chandini Chowdary and Rakendu Mouli in lead roles. The film is written and directed by the late director, Praveen Varma and premiered on 22nd January, 2021, on Aha. The film is all about how the childhood friends, kaasi, Madhu and Vasu, escape a sequence of events in order to receive a huge amount of money, after Kaasi had won Rs. 1.7 crores through cricket bettings. The film is definitely worth a watch as it is a well directed film with an interesting plot.
Thank You Brother (Original film)
This Aha original film is an impressive thriller, directed by Ramesh Raparthi and had a direct OTT release on 7th May, 2021. The film stars Anasuya Bharadwaj, Viraj Ashwin and Mounika Reddy in lead roles. The story of the film depicts the life of a pregnant lady, Priya, and a spoilt brat, Abhi, and the consequent events after they both were stuck in an elevator. The film is a remake of a Nigerian film named, “Elevator Baby”. The film received a good response from the audience and is surely worth a watch.
By Vindhya Vanamali