1. Amala Akkineni
Amala Akkineni, psychic thriller, original series. There are a lot of reasons why ZEE5 Original series High Priestess starring Amala Akkineni has brought much excitement to her fans and viewers. The show’s trailer has created curiosity and we are just waiting to binge watch and see what unfolds in the eight episodes.
While there are many reasons why we are excited about the show, the foremost reason has to be its central character, Amala Akkineni. She plays the role of Swathy Reddy, a tarot card reader and a psychic who uses her abilities to solve cases. While Amala had made her comeback in 2012 with Sekhar Kammula’s Telugu film Life Is Beautiful and done films such as Hamari Adhuri Kahani (2015) and Karwaan (2018), she will be headlining after a long time. Also, this is the first time she’s doing a web series.
2. A Budding Love Story
3. An Undertone Of Romance
Further in the trailer, we see a slight undertone of romance between Swathy Reddy and Vijay. Are they the same people who we saw in college as a couple? Did they lose touch? Had they broken apart? Too many questions are on our minds.
4. All About Tarot Cards
Never before have we seen the usage of tarot cards in such detail on screen. High Priestess essentially will give us a peek into the world of tarot cards. In fact, the term ‘High Priestess’ itself is used to denote the second highest trump card in the deck of tarot cards.
5. A Whiff Of The Supernatural
Ghosts, spirits, the dead… interaction with such forces have been explored multiple times. Although it seems like an old concept, High Priestess is bringing a new edge to it. We can only wonder how many new concepts and elements will be explored in the series.