Rudra: The Edge of Darkness Web Series (2022) Cast, Release Date, DisneyPlus Hotstar, Trailer, Story

Rudra: The Edge of Darkness

March 4, 2022
Season: 1
Episodes: 6
Status: released

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Rudra: The Edge of Darkness Web Series Details:

Based onLuther by Neil Cross
Country India
Language Hindi
GenreCrime drama
Psychological thriller
Serial drama
Release date4 March 2022
Running time53min
StarringAjay Devgn
Raashii Khanna
Esha Deol
Atul Kulkarni
Ashwini Kalsekar
Ashish Vidyarthi
Directed by Rajesh Mapuskar
Written byIshan Trivedi
Abbas Dalal
Hussain Dalal
Produced bySameer Nair
Cinematography by Sanjay K. Memane
Edited by Antara Lahiri
Music bySiddharth Pandit
Japjisingh Valecha
Production CompanyBBC Studios India
Applause Entertainment
Distributor Disney+ Hotstar

Rudra: The Edge of Darkness Web Series Cast & Character:

  • Ajay Devgn as DCP Rudraveer Pratap Singh (Rudra)
  • Raashii Khanna as Dr. Aliyah Choksi
  • Esha Deol as Shaila Durrani Singh “Shai”
  • Atul Kulkarni as DCP Gautam Navlakha
  • Ashwini Kalsekar as Jt. Commissioner Deepali Handa
  • Tarun Gahlot as P. I. Prabal Thakur
  • Ashish Vidyarthi as Jt. CP Raman Acharya
  • Rajiv Kachroo as Mandar Naik
  • Milind Gunaji as Colonel Yashwant Nikose
  • Luke Kenny as JK Lamba
  • Vikram Singh Chauhan as Captain Ashok Nikose
  • K. C. Shankar as Anil Sharma (Fake Name) / Siddheshwar Kumar
  • Satyadeep Misra as Rajiv Dattani
  • Saad Chaudhary as SCU Officer
  • Rajesh Jais as Commissioner
  • Vishwanath Kulkarni as Inspector Shivaji Memane
  • Vipul Deshpande as Inspector as Rajiv’s house


Set in Mumbai, Rudra – The Edge of Darkness is a race-against-the-clock thriller that delves into the psyche of highly intelligent criminals and the detective who hunts them. Each episode in the series features a new threat even as the overarching series arc continues, portraying the grave personal cost at which DCP Rudraveer Pratap Singh pursues criminals and killers and the unlikely friendship that he forms with Dr. Aliyah Choksi, a genius sociopath.

About Rudra: The Edge of Darkness Web Series:

Rudra: The Edge of Darkness is an Indian psychological crime thriller television series, created for Disney+ Hotstar. It is a remake of British series Luther. The series stars Ajay Devgn, Raashii Khanna and Esha Deol.

In April 2019, Applause Entertainment acquired the rights to remake the hit BBC One’s drama series Luther. In April 2021, Disney+ Hotstar formally announced the show attaching Devgn to star in the lead role with Applause Entertainment and BBC Studios India producing.

In April 2021, reports came in stating that Ajay Devgn will star in the Indian adaptation and the same was confirmed later that month with the series order from Disney+ Hotstar. In July 2021, Esha Deol was cast as the female lead. Later that month, Raashi Khanna, Atul Kulkarni, Ashwini Kalsekar and Ashish Vidyarthi joined the cast. In January 2022, Satyadeep Mishra and Tarun Gahlot were confirmed to be cast in main roles.

The six episode first season premiered on 4 March 2022 on Disney+ Hotstar. In US, the show will be available on Hulu as part of distribution agreements with Star India. It received generally positive reviews with praise directed towards Devgn’s performance, Mapuskar’s direction, visual style and cinematography.

Rudra: The Edge of Darkness Episodes

Rudra: The Edge of Darkness S1, Episode 1: Genius Ki Aukaat

DCP Rudra returns to active duty following an incident with a criminal and gets a case of a perfect double murder of a prodigy's parents. But not all is as it seems.

Rudra: The Edge of Darkness S1, Episode 2: 100 Killer

A maniac goes on a rampage against Mumbai Police, killing uniformed cops. The only thing Rudra can do to get to him is to make himself the killer's target.

Rudra: The Edge of Darkness S1, Episode 3: Bali Ka Bakra

Rudra gets to revisit a previous case when a cult leader suspected of murder becomes active after ten years, kidnapping and killing women to drain their blood.

Rudra: The Edge of Darkness S1, Episode 4: Weak Spot

A serial killer is on the loose, killing young women and leaving behind a peculiar crime scene. Meanwhile, Rudra's past catches up, threatening his investigation and career.

Rudra: The Edge of Darkness S1, Episode 5: Zabaan Ka Pakka

When the wife of a wealthy businessman is taken hostage and Rudra tries to solve this case, something else comes to light that shakes the ground beneath his feet.

Rudra: The Edge of Darkness S1, Episode 6: Tod Fod

Rudra, suspected of murder, goes on the run to try and prove his innocence. With Aliyah's assistance, they set out together to exact revenge on the real killer.