In the series, he essays the role of Hathiram Chaudhary, a washed-out police officer in Delhi who is put on an extremely high-profile case.
“It is an incredible honour to be a part of a series that does not shy away from bringing out the dark side of these uncertain times,” Jaideep said.
“Hathiram is like any other individual who is discouraged at every instance and wants to break through to prove his worth in the eyes of his superiors, his family and most of all – himself. ‘Pataal Lok’ explores the depths of human and societal immorality through a captivating storyline and exemplary talents,” he added.
In the show, Hathiram is on the lookout for four criminals — serial killer Vishal “Hathoda” Tyagi (Abhishek Banerjee), Tope “Chaaku” Singh (Jagjeet Sandhu), Kabir M. (Aasif Khan), and Mary “Cheeni” Lyngdoh (Mairembam Ronaldo Singh) — behind a failed assassination attempt of a well-known journalist Sanjeev Mehra (Neeraj Kabi). The thrilling chase leads him to the dark alleys of — ‘Paatal Lok’.
The show will go live on Amazon Prime Video on May 15.