Avrodh: The Siege Within is an Indian Military Drama OTT released series that premiered on July 30, 2020, on SonyLiv. The series is inspired by the famous events that affected the country and its people namely Uri: The Surgical Strike that happened in the year 2016, and Indian Line of Control Strike and an attempt to present the behind-the-scenes scenarios that take place during a crisis.
The series consists of nine episodes which underline the tireless efforts that are put in by the Indian Army. The series is based on a chapter “We Don’t Really Know Fear” from the book India’s Most Fearless written by Shiv Aroor and Rahul Singh.
The story is about the unfortunate death of a military figurehead (the chief) named Bilawal Wani and witnessing the aftermath of it such as Pakistans’s active participation in cross border attacks, the functioning of military and terrorist in Jammu and Kashmir, the pressure made at the global level, and the involvement of journalism into the story.
SEASON 2: RELEASE DATE
By far the creators have not put forward any revamped ideas regarding the sequel of the series. If the same returns with the second season, we may grab our seats during the late 2021 and watch it and this is just anticipation, the confirmation news or an official announcement may work better for the audience putting their eyes on its arrival.
The cast of season 1 is as follows:-
- Amit Sadh as Major Videep Singh
- Darshan Kumaar as Maj. Raunaq Gautam
- Vikram Gokhale as Prime Minister
- Neeraj Kabi as NSA Shailesh Malviya
- Ananth Narayan Mahadevan as Satish Mahadevan
- Madhurima Tuli as Journalist Namrata Joshi
- Nikhil Sangha as Pankaj Kumar, Namrata’s boss
- Shehzad Shaikh as Sarthak Srivastav, Namrata’s boyfriend
- Anil George as Abu Hafeez, the mastermind of the Uri attack
- Umar Sharif as Wahab
- Pavail Gulati as Maj. Rishabh Sood
- Adarsh Balakrishna as Racy
- Arif Zakaria as Ali Raza Khan
- Mir Sarwar as Fakhruddin Rasheed
- Mohommed Ali Shah as Captain Irrfan Khan
- Bikramjeet Kanwarpal as Colonel Ajay Saxena
- Mohit Chauhan as Colonel B.K. Rastogi
- Meghana Kaushik as Niharika
- Praveena Deshpande as Sunita Bharadwaj
- Adil Pala as Adil (Terrorist 1)
- Moin Imtiaz Ganai as Moin (Terrorist 2)
- Sawar Raja as Sawar (Terrorist 3)
- Mark Bennington as Bob Terry
- Prahan Rao as Captain Chirag Malhotra
- Saurabh Dubey as Rajesh Chauhan
Season 2 may or may not cast the same actors who appeared in season 1, nothing can be said as of now.