Hello Mini 2(MX Player)
Targeted at a particular audience Hello Mini in 2019 was a stalker’s best fantasy and city girl’s worst nightmare come true .When it came in 2019, it gave every single girl in Mumbai the shivers. Being followed around by an unknown admirer is hardly the best way to feel welcome in a city.
This time again Rivanah Bannerjee(Anuja Joshi) is far away from her home town Kolkata , again being stalked. This time the stalker and his/her intentions are far more dark sinster and in some weird way, the gamers’ delight , as the whole series of Mini’s misadventures in Mumbai are silhouetted as a kind of flippant exposition on the city and the single girl. This time Rivannah’s stalker’s games are more complex, as they ought to be.What’s the point of a sequel if the stakes are not upped?
Who knows what dangers lurk in the shadows for the unsuspecting bachelorette far away from home? Seen as an unassuming parable on loneliness and its antidotes in the metropolis, Hello Mini’s second season is as much fun as the first . This time there is a little bit more of everything, including some serious boyfriend problems for Rivanah including an unwanted ex-girlfriend and various urban predators who are not what they seem. Then there Rivannah’s friend who gives an entirely new definition to a double life.
Thought the performances never rise above the script(they aren’t meant to) the writing is all-knowing in a winking tongue-in-cheek kind of way. Nobody is in this for serious social messages or an enduring experience one can go back to.Slip in and slip out with never a dull moment in the ten episodes. That’s what Hello Mini 2 promises. It delivers.