Jamtara is an Indian crime drama web series. It was released on Netflix on 10 January 2020. It is directed by Soumendra Padhi and was written by Trishant Srivastava. The first season received positive reviews from the critics, with an IMDB rating of 7.3. The series also impressed the viewers.
In 2015, Padhi found this web series story in an article. The article was about phishing operations, which was carried out by school children in the Jamtara district. He was interested in it, so he sent his team to do research about the operation. Basically, Jamtara district is widely regarded as the hub of Internet scam and phishing operations in India. Jamtara is the home of banks and insurance frauds. Every year thousands of people are scammed by people who are part of these fraud organizations.
The show is based on the true story of a group of young men who operate a phishing organization. Two cousins end up against each other because of a disagreement. Meanwhile, the Jharkhand police are trying hard to catch hold of the criminals.
The show highlights how easily one can lose all hard-earned money and be scammed. It focuses on how people use scam businesses to rob others, and day by day, this business is spreading.
Netflix India announced Jamtara season 2, and they captioned the post, “OUR CALLS HAVE BEEN ANSWERED. #Jamtara is returning again with a second season, and this time the scams are only going to get bigger!” Netflix also wrote, “ALSO, remind us not to give our bank details to callers who claim to have news about the new season. We do not want to fall for this again”. Netflix shared this joke, as it is based on the show
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The cast of season two
The cast of the show includes very talented people including,- Amit Sial as Brajesh Bhaan, Dibyendu Bhattacharya as Inspector Biswa Pathak, Aksha Pardasany as SP Dolly Sahu, Sparsh Shrivastav as Sunny, Monika Panwar as Gudiya, Aasif Khan as Anas Ahmad, Harshit Gupta as Baccha, Rohit Kp as Munna, Aatm Prakash Mishra as Bachhu, Anshuman Pushkar as Rocky, Kartavya Kabra as Shabaaz, Monu Kanojiya as Chotu, Simran Mishrikoti as Varsha Mishra / Varsha, You may see a few new faces in the second season.
Netflix has confirmed that there will be a season 2, and it will arrive in 2021, but the date has not been revealed.