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Hoichoi launches 'Paranoia' thriller series

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MUMBAI: Paranoia, a compilation of short-format thrillers, is now live on Hoichoi, a digital Bengali entertainment content platform. At present, six original web series and shorts: - Hello, Cartoon, Dupur Thakurpo, Holy Faak, Lift and Shoshibhushon are streaming on Hoichoi.

Paranoia is a collection of different short stories under Hoichoi Originals that deals with various psychological disorders and treats them accordingly.

Hoichoi, recently launched by SVF, an entertainment company, has a large collection of content in Bengali, including 500 plus movies, 10 original web series and shorts. 1000+ songs to be added soon in the app.

Even though each story in the series has a different tale to tell, Paranoia remains the connecting theme. Currently, two stories, Lift and Shoshibhushon, are live on Hoichoi in the Paranoia series.

Lift: Lift is about a renowned journalist called Nandita, who has recently moved to her new apartment on the 25th floor of a city high-rise. Newly built and almost unoccupied, Nandita feels uneasy about staying there. Wracked by paranoia, Nandita feels unsafe, with the liftman Kartik staring at her, his gaze unblinking, every time she uses the Lift.

Her dislike of him intensifies when the elevator gets stuck one night between two floors and the light goes out with Nandita and Kartik inside.

Will Nandita's paranoia about Kartik be justified?

The second story Shoshibhushon revolves around a disciplined man Shoshi Babu. His life falls apart one day when everything goes out of control for him and things do not work according to his plan. Renowned director Kamaleshwar Mukherjee has donned the hat of an actor here playing the protagonist.

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