Starring Siddharth Shukla, Sonia Rathee, Ehan Bhat
Directed by Priyanka Ghose
Rating: ** ½
The Broken But Beautiful series—I don’t think it can be called a franchise—is all about falling in love with the wrong person to a degree of utter self-annihilation. This idea was explored with some amount sensitivity in the previous season where Harleen Sethi kept obsessing over a man who dumped her while Vikrant Massey waited his turn.
Now it’s Siddharth Shukla’s turn to “fall” so hard and deep into the bottomless pit of love that he can’t see his own ego any longer. It’s a challenging role for a semi-newcomer.Shukla gives his best shot, exposing his arrogant theatre-director Agastya’s character’s vulnerable side, pleading and begging in love(watch him struggle with his conflicted emotions in the big confrontation sequence in episode 6) as mid-way through…