His Storyy Reviews: Priyaramani And Satyadeep Misra’s Earnest Performances Win Over Critics And Twitterati
Not only fans, but critics are also impressed with ZEE5 Original His Storyy’s concept and storyline. Here’s a look at some notable points made by critics that make this series a must-watch.
The entertainment industry especially OTT is filled with mystery dramas, thrillers and love stories however, something ‘out-of-the-box always catches viewers’ attention. Similarly, His Storyy, a recent ZEE5 original is aimed at highlighting the sensitive issue of homosexuality. Featuring Priyaramani, Satyadeep Misra, and Mrinal Dutt in lead roles, His Storyy is garnering major appreciation for its storyline and cast performances.
Homosexuality is still considered a taboo in our society and many still consider it a disease. But ZEE5’s His Storyy takes a fresh approach towards homophobia and deals with it in a never-seen-before way. Apart from its strong narrative and different approach, the story is also being hailed for its brilliant screenplay, strong characters and taut editing.
So, here’s taking a look at some interesting points the critics had to highlight about His Storyy.
Times Of India – “A delightful watch”
Times Of India started by praising the Prashant Bhagia directorial as it keeps the viewers involved from the start. Calling it gripping, the critic calls its well-versed dialogues, songs and background score as the main highlight of the series. The critic also praises the casts’ performances by saying,”It’s the hard-hitting performances that get you invested in the plot.” The reviewer also has a special mention for the supporting cast as they made the story more consistent and entertaining.
Firstpost – “Mature exploration and sensitive approach”
Firstpost started by praising the story and screenplay by Suparn Varma and dialogues by Ritu Bhatia. The critic also mentioned that the performances by the cast made the series more thoughtful and the actors were sensitive towards their portrayals. It also gave a special mention to Satyadeep, Raj, Shankar, Mikail Gandhi as Sakshi’s younger son Shlok and Rheanne Tejani as Rafia’s daughter Jhanvi for their performances.
Spotboye – “Finest coming-out series to watch”
Spotboye tagged His Storyy’s story progression as a “well-oiled” machine. The critic praised the actors for adding a scent of authenticity to the series. The reviewer also mentioned that Satyadeep Misra and Priyamani’s skilled performances deserve special mention. “This is a series that will surprise you with its tonal veracity and its penetrating gaze at the hypocrisy of a seemingly perfect urban marriage”, the reviewer added.
Scroll – “Sincere attempt to tackle homophobia”
According to Scroll, His Storyy sheds light on an important conversation and shines its torch on still-taboo subjects with sincerity and sensitivity. The review also highlighted how the parallel track involving the children of the friends serves as an exploration of homophobia and misguided notions of masculinity. The critic also appreciated the characters’ performances and called their acting – ‘uniformly consistent’.
Mid-Day – “Honest and sensitive writing approach”
From highlighting how misogyny breeds in young minds to bullying in school, Mid-Day appreciated Suparn Verma’s screenplay and Prashant Bhagia’s direction. The critic also hailed Priyamani’s smooth portrayal and Satyadeep Misra’s ‘heartfelt and nuanced’ performance throughout the series.
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Looks like Twitterati were also glued to their seats as they binged on ZEE5’s His Storyy. Take a look at what netizens had to say about His Storyy.
#HisStoryy is one of the most sensitively made series I have watched. Performances seemed like an honest effort. Priyamani is as beautiful and effective as she was in The Family Man. Mrinal Dutt is looking very handsome throughout the show, and his presence on the screen has a…
— himank (@himaaank) May 1, 2021
Half way into #HisStoryy; have to admit that this is one of the classiest shows on Indian OTT. Sheer sensitivity with which the relationships are explored tugs your heart. Emotional, dramatic & realistic, I look forward to the remaining 5 ep@ektarkapoor @ZEE5Premium @altbalaji pic.twitter.com/jZTGSAPE4X
— #TutejaTalks (@Tutejajoginder) April 26, 2021
#PriyaManiRaj was a surprise package of #HisStoryy I thought all the focus would be on Kunal & Preet but Sakshi stole the show for me ♥️ This is the first series I’ve watched of her & completely bowled by her 🔥 Still singing her song Naina Bhar aayeh 💔 @altbalaji @ektarkapoor
— Manu (@ManishBLM) April 25, 2021
— Srujana Kolipara (@koliparasrujana) April 29, 2021
It seems that the audience is vibing over this unique love story. His Storyy is now streaming exclusively on ZEE5.