POD PRIKRIT (2011 – )

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Cast: Vladimir Penev, Zachary Baharov, Lyuben Kanev

English title: Undercover

The specially trained agent Martin has been appointed to the most dangerous mission in Bulgaria – to go undercover in the gang of the mafia boss Djaro. On his way he has to encounter a lot of challenges  and goes into a rigorous training in oder to become an undercover agent. His boss knows and only knows that he is going to go undercover just in case the mob boss has a cop under his pay roll. He tries to infiltrate the mob. His task becomes more complicated when he meets the big boss’s girl Sunny.While undercover he gets a promotion in the mafia hierarchy and becomes part of the world go their world of violence and corruption.

Undercover is a modern crime series which realistically depicts the reality of the underground world in Bulgaria. Although it is a fictional series however the plot contains a number of real events happening in the modern life that cover the pages of newspapers like drug market redistribution, forgery, gun shots in the city center, corruption schemes, bank robberies you name it is there. It is a great series here with the police and the mob plays cat and mouse game one tying to catch the other. Martin escape more than a few time and you will be on the edge of your seat every time. It is a realistic as it can be. The first season along deals with Martin integrated in the mob he has to deal with the boss’s girlfriend plus there are a mole on both side. And no one in the police department knows who he is, in an other word the big boss does not know that he is undercover only one guy know the one who is in charge in catching Djaro. Terrific series from Bulgaria on Netflix.

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