Criminal Justice Season One was released on April 5, 2019, which turnout to be a big it. And now the makers have released Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors Season 2 or Criminal Justice 2 on Disney Plus Hotstar on December 24, 2020. There are 8 episodes in this season 2 as compare to 10 episodes in the season 1. Each episodes has a screentime of around 38 to 40 minutes in average. The overall screentime of Criminal Justice 2 is around 6 hours.
The story is like Jisshu Sengupta aka lawyer husband Bikram Chandra and Kirti Kulhari aka Anuradha Chandra are married couple and have one daughter Adrija Sinha aka Rhea. One fine night, Bikram got to know that his wife is talking to a common friend without his consent. On the same night, Bikram says that you are hiding something from me and you know what is that. Anuradha later went into kitchen and took a knife and returns to the bed. Later, Bikram can be seen with stabbed and Anuradha slowly left the home. This incident has been witnessed by their daughter Rhea. What happens next is what your need to watch in this series.
The good thing is, most of the actors are same, as they were in the first season. The other actors in Criminal Justice include Pankaj Tripathi aka lawyer Madhav Mishra, Anupriya Goenka aka lawyer Nikhat, Mita Vashisht, Aditya Vidyarthi, Deepti Naval and many others. I am happy to see veteran Deepti Naval after a long time.
The first season was directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia and Vishal Furia. The second season has been directed by Rohan Sippy and Arjun Mukherjee. It has been produced by Applause Entertainment, who has also directed Undekhi and Scam 1992.
Comparison Between Season 1 and Season 2: There is no comparison between two seasons. The first season is somewhere on a different level and this season is not up to the mark as compare to the first. Still, you can watch it once and like it.
The early reviews of Criminal Justice 2 has been out now and it is in a range of 3.5 to 4 stars out of 5.
The budget of Criminal Justice Season 2 hasn’t been revealed by the makers but it would be reportedly over 20 to 25 crores easily.
Bollywood Crazies Opinion: If you haven’t watched the first season, than you will like this season 2. But if you have seen the first one, you will definitely compare it and rate this abit low. Still, Applause Entertainment doesn’t disappoint you with this series.
Altogether, Criminal Justice 2 is a well written story and presented in a decent way.
Last word: Criminal Justice 2 to be watched for its story and direction. Also watch it for Madhav Mishra.
Bollywood Crazies Ratings: Criminal Justice 2 Review- Distinction (70 Percent out of 100).