Dayaa Cast: JD Chakravarthy, Ramya Nambessan, Eesha Rebba, Josh Ravi, Vishnu Priyaa, Babloo Prithiveeraj, Kamal Kamaraju, Nanda Gopal, Gayathri Gupta & others
Music Director: Shravan Bharadwaj
Cinematographer: Vivek Kalepu
Editor: Viplav Nyshadam
Director: Pavan Sadineni
Producers: Shrikant Mohta, Mahendra Soni
OTT Platform: Disney+ Hotstar
Dayaa Web-Series Rating: 3/5
Dayaa Web-series is released on Disney+ Hotstar OTT streaming Platform. It marks the return of Pavan Sadineni and JD Chakravarthy to popular Telugu entertainment. Many known faces have been cast in Dayaa web-series. The web-series has released attempting a huge success among Telugu series on the platform. Let’s discuss about Dayaa Web-series.
Dayaa(JD Chakravarthy) is a frozen ice-truck driver. He transports fish and other consignments that can be easily carried in ice-trucks. One day, he finds a dead body in his truck. He calls his friend(Josh Ravi) and Dayaa tries to get out of the situation. The dead body when alive is journalist Kavitha(Ramya) and she has been killed investigating a rape case. She meets MLA(Babloo Prithiveeraj) and then she goes missing. Her husband a famous lawyer(Kamal Kamaraju) tries to find the reason for her missing. Why is she killed? Why Dayaa is being dragged into it? Watch the web-series to know more.
Dayaa is all about a truck driver and the thriller builds on you with each episode. Few portions get too lengthy after the start. Writing with each episode grows on us but then there are cliches that could’ve been avoided. Mythological connections land and the cause for women safety is well written. Few scenes and BGM could have been better. Dayaa relies on performances more than writing at points and delivers twist for twist sake at places. Predictability does work against it in few episodes. Dayaa works as the execution is pretty good and performances hold it all together.
JD Chakravarthy gave a very controlled and inspired performance. He is as ernst as he is in Satya. Josh Ravi came out as a surprise in Dayaa as he made a great impression. Ramya Nambesan and Eesha Rebba give a good impression too. Vishnu Priya and others did not fit as much as others did. Actor who did Kabir role is the find of this series. Dayaa works because of these performances and manages to hold interest for most part. The thriller series is well made and holds us for its pacing and narrative style. Dayaa is a binge-worthy material and the season 2 has lot of potential to make it even better and bigger.
JD Chakravarthy and Ramya performances
Pacing & Narration
Lengthy at places
Music doesn’t always land
Could’ve avoided few cliches
Dayaa Web-series Bottom-line: Good Fun to Watch
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