Mumbai: Following the strong performance of Season 1 of political-drama City of Dreams, the show is returning to Disney+ Hotstar with an even bigger, unmerciful, and familial political tussle than before. The first chapter of the popular series showcased the brutal political fight between brother and sister that ended with the murder of Ashish Gaikwad, and the subsequent appointment of Poornima Gaikwad as interim Chief Minister of the state. As Poornima strives to cement her place as the leader of the Rajya, she is met with strong competition from another family member. As City of Dreams returns with another nail-biting chapter on Disney+ Hotstar, here’s a look at the reasons why Season 2 of the political drama is a must watch.
Reprising their powerful characters, actors Atul Kulkarni and Priya Bapat return as Ameya Rao Gaikwad and Poornima Gaikwad, the father-daughter duo willing to cross any line to rise above the other. Lauded for their standout performances in the last chapter, actors Eijaz Khan and Sachin Pilgaonkar also re-join the ensemble cast which also features a new entrant in popular actor Sushant Singh.
Father vs Daughter Political Tussle
Another season that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats with high-octane political drama, City of Dreams Season 2 showcases how a determined and fearless Poornima’s fight against patriarchy continues as she locks horns with her father; to gain control over the Chief Minister position.
The state and its people become helpless victims of the ruthless battle for power between father and daughter, enduring pain, loss, and hardship. The nail-biting storyline of the season unveils who will win the state’s ultimate throne, and whether the seat will lose its meaning in this cut-throat father-daughter political tug-of-war – changing the lives of the Gaikwad family forever.
National-Award Winning Director Returns!
Two-time National Award-winning filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor returns with another season featuring high-voltage drama. The City of Dreams franchise marks the first time that the director has created a series, having given audiences highly-acclaimed films including ‘Iqbal’, ‘Dor’, ‘Dhanak’, among many others, during his illustrious career.