Inside Edge: Game Behind The Game, an Indian sports drama web series is the story of a T20 cricket franchise playing in the Powerplay League named Mumbai Mavericks, premiered on July 10, 2017, by the Amazon Prime Video. It is the first Hindi language series that streamed on the Amazon Originals starring Vivek Oberoi, Tanuj Virwani, Richa Chaddha, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Angad Bedi, Aamir Bashir, Sapna Pabbi, and Sayani Gupta.
The series delineates the vicious cycle in which the sports and its players are trapped which involves activities like match-fixing, betting, double-dealing, misconduct of events, and doping etc. Once you start watching the series, you will forget differentiating between the two worlds of cricket i.e. the real and the reel world.
The first season has total 10 which follows the ups and downs being faced by Mumbai Maverick which also involve allegations of match-fixing. Season 2 is the series of 10 episodes too which came out on December 6, 2019. Moreover, The series received amazing reviews, mainly for the script, cinematography, and the power packed performances by each and everyone who were seen playing the roles. The script owns the place of the king which depicts the major darkness that a game possesses as well as the other aspects of issues that are being encountered with the addition of twists and turns that take place as we move ahead and found to be less expected.
The series was nominated for Best Web Series at the 46th International Emmy Awards. It emerged as the Best Series, Best Director, and Best Actor by the ITA Awards.
After the two successive seasons, the making of season 3 is in the news and the viewers are waiting for the third season with their hearts full, yet again for the highly praised actors with their honest performances and solid plot.
As we know the series was restored for its next following season i.e. third in the queue at the time of the release of season 2. Meanwhile, the fans shouldn’t expect the third season to come out this year. The mid of 2021 might be the year of season 3 of Inside Edge but we still have to wait for its official announcement of the release date.
The actors who were casted in the previous two seasons will be leading again in the third session of the series. Some new characters might be added for deliberate reasons as well.
- Vivek Oberoi as Vikrant Dhawan.
- Richa Chaddha as Zarina Malik.
- Tanuj Virwani as Vayu Raghavan.
- Siddhant Chaturvedi as Prashant Kanaujia.
- Angad Bedi as Arvind Vashishth.
- Sapna Pabbi as Mantra Patil.
- Aamir Bashir as Yashwardhan Patil aka Bhaisahab.
- Sayani Gupta as Rohini Raghavan, and others as recurring appearances.
Season 2 ended to a note where we saw Mumbai Mavericks being told about their limited years of existence due to accusations made regarding fixing of matches. Conclusively, the third season will be showing the impacts on the part of Powerplay federation after Mumbai Mavericks getting boycotted.