Indian cinema has reached the OTT platforms to gain wider viewership of its entertainment content. One of the web series that has been making rounds, worldwide, is The Night Manager. It is an Indian TV Series that stars Aditya Roy Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Tillotama Shobe, and Shobita Dhulipala in the lead roles. The Night Manager is a crime thriller web series that follows the format of John Le Carre’s novel that had earlier been adapted as a British Television series. Let’s get to know more about the cast, plot, seasons, and more.
This web series is directed by Sandeep Modi, Priyanka Ghosh, and Rukh Nabeel.
Where to Watch
You can watch The Night Manager on Disney+ Hotstar.
Seasons and Episodes
The Night Manager comprises two parts. The Part 1 was released on 16th February 2023. Part 2 was premiered on 29th June 2023.
Part 1 details
Part 2 Details
It has some of the well-known names of the Bollywood industry. The complete cast of this web series is given below:
- Anil Kapoor as Shailendra ‘Shelly’ Rungta
- Aditya Roy Kapur as Shantanu ‘Shaan’ Sengupta
- Sobhita Dhulipala as Kaveri ‘K’ Dixit, Shailendra’s girlfriend
- Tillotama Shome as Lipika Saikia Rao, RAW Officer
- Ravi Behl as Jaiveer ‘Jayu’ Singh, Shelly’s associate
- Rukhsar Rehman as Mrinal Singh, Jaiveer’s wife
- Saswata Chatterjee as Brij Pal alias BJ, Shelly’s right-hand man
- Varun Shashi Rao as Naren Rao
- Anand Vikas Potdukhe as Sarang Potdukhe
- Bagavathi Perumal as D’Silva, Lipika’s contact in Sri Lanka
- Prashant Narayanan as ISIS Man
- Jagdish Rajpurohit as Nasser Loshkar, Shaan’s superior in Dhaka
- Salim Siddiqui as P. Tiwari, Policeman
- Resh Lamba as Freddie Rehman, Shelly’s associate and owner of the star hotel in Dhaka
- Arista Mehta as Safina Kidwai Rehman, Freddie’s wife
- Supriya Shukla as Farzana Kidwai, Safina’s mother
- Shrenik Arora as Taha Rungta, Shelly’s son
- Joy Sengupta as Danish Khan, Lipika’s superior in the RAW
- Vikram Kapadia as Mittal alias “Indradhanush”, Lipika and Danish’ superior in the RAW
- Akashdeep Sabir as JV
- Owais Bhatt
- Bhupendra Singh Negi
- Vipul Deshpande as Bangladesh Police Officer
The Night Manager is a crime thriller web series that revolves around The Night Manager played by Aditya Roy Kapoor. Shantanu Gupta aka Shaan is a former Lieutenant in Indian Navy. He worked as a night manager at an elitist hotel in Dhaka during the Rohingya genocide. He comes across a Safina Kidwai who is an underage married girl who approaches Shaan for help. Somehow, Safina manages to steal his phone and record a meeting with his corrupt husband as evidence.
The evidence includes a meeting between Safina’s husband and Shailendra Rugta (Shelly)regarding the illegal smuggling of arms and weapons from Bangladesh. Shaan hands over the evidence to his friend, Vikram Bhagwat who works in the Indian High Commission. Vikram transfers the information to RAW Officer Lipika Saikia Rao who executes an operation against these criminals. However, they get to know about all this and kill Safina.
Later, Shaan took on the responsibility of infiltrating the illegal arms smuggling business carried out by Shelly. He secretly makes his place closer to Shelly and weakens his empire until he is arrested. In the end, Shaan succeeds in taking revenge for Safina’s death by bringing her murderers to meet justice.
Is there Season 2 of The Night Manager?
Yes, there is Season 2 of The Night Manager which is often regarded as part 2. It is a continuation of the plot from the first part. Both seasons of this crime thriller are available to watch on Disney+ Hotstar.
Is The Night Manager successful?
Yes, The Night Manager successfully became one of the best Hindi crime thriller webseries in India. The viewers loved the plot and acting of Aditya Roy Kapur.
Is The Night Manager worth watching?
Subjective opinion. The Night Manager is definitely worth watching as it is crisp, short, and filled with drama and action. The short web series keeps the audience hooked to watch the whole season in one go. Also, Aditya Roy Kapur is serving his looks that are hard to miss.
How many episodes are there in Season 2 of The Night Manager?
The season 2 or part 2 of The Night Manager consists of only three episodes.