Wagner Moura as Pablo Escobar in the Netflix Original Series NARCOS. Photo credit: Daniel Daza/Netflix

Narco‘s undeniably uplifting story and talented cast are more than enough to make up for a soul grabbing story. American series created by Chris Brancato, Carlo Bernard and Doug Miro, were originally aired on August 28th, 15. The film was set in Columbia.

It’s genre is Crime, season 1 which comprises of 10 episodes tells the story of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar who became billionaire  through the production and distribution of cocaine. He first began manufacturing cocaine from 1970 to July 1992.

The first season of the critically praised drama Narcos chronicled the rise of Escobar (Wagner Moura).pabloThe show chronicles the main events that happened in Colombia during this period and Escobar’s relationship to them, the series show how Escobar got himself involved in cocaine trade in Columbia, turning to a black marketer in Medellin, moving trucks worth of illegal goods (alcohol, cigarettes, and household appliances) into Colombia during a time when this was strictly forbidden, when introduced to Mateo “Cockroach” Moreno, a Chilean exile and underground chemist, who pitched the idea that they go into business together, with Moreno they  expand beyond Moreno’s small cocaine, Pablo kept on making larger labs With cocaine’s growth into a drug of importance in the American market, one that accounts for a large flow of US dollars to Colombia and escalating drug-related violence in the US, the Americans send a task force from the DEA to Columbia to address the issue. Murphy is partnered with Javier Pena. The role of Murphy’s task force is to work with the Colombian authorities to put an end to the flow of cocaine into the United States. It ends when Escobar escaped La catedral prison.narcos-seriesSeason 2 is a continuation of where Season ended 1 some soldiers find Escobar but are too petrified to make an arrest In the beginning, there is little change for Escobar, as he still has the loyalty of his cartel. However, this starts to slip as Escobar needs to use lot of time and resources to hide from the government. Among the tricks he uses to avoid being seen are hiring a cab driver, who in turn hires a young woman to sit in the backseat as a decoy, while Escobar is hiding in the trunk; and having young look-outs reporting about Search Bloc attempts to find him.

At the beginning Escobar easily adapts to his new life, giving money to the community while ruthlessly killing those who tried to grab his empire. The Colombian police and Escobar engage in massive battles, resulting in high tension and unrest in Colombia When Pablo tries to make contact with his family, the DEA and military track him down via radio triangulation and corner Pablo on the rooftops. Pablo is hit twice in the ensuing shootout, and though he might survive his injuries, Trujillo executes him with a shot to the head. Tata goes to the Cali Cartel for their help in leaving the country. Pena returns to the U.S. and is asked to provide Intel against the Cali Cartel.

The first two seasons got terrific cast Pedro Pascal and Boyd Holbrook as the DEA agents, Javier Pena and Steve Murphy, respectively, who helped to take Escobar down. The real-life pair also serves as series consultants. While the season-two ending implied that Pena would play a big part in the upcoming Cali cartel story, his partner, Murphy, left Colombia shortly after the Escobar chapter came to a close in real life.