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Star Bharat brings back ‘Savdhaan India’ in a new avatar - nairrk - 01-24-2019

MUMBAI: Hindi GEC Star Bharat has brought back its flagship crime-based show ‘Savdhaan India’ in a new avatar. Produced by Big Synergy, the new season of the show launched on 21st January and airs Monday-Saturday at 10 pm.

Based on episode count, Savdhaan India is the second longest-running scripted Hindi crime series on Indian television. The show deals with crimes stories of murder, kidnapping, domestic violence, fraud, robbery, forgery, rape, sexual assault, and many other crimes.

The new episodes of the show will focus on intriguing and engaging crime stories committed in the country, making the viewers alert and aware of the kind of crimes happening around them. The show will be hosted by Ashutosh Rana and Tisca Chopra.

Big Synergy CEO Rajiv Bakshi said, “We are thrilled to produce one of Star Bharat’s marquee television series, Savdhaan India, which has been successfully entertaining millions of viewers across India since 2012. Through this year, we are on the path to produce an equal measure of fiction and non-fiction series for broadcasters as well as the OTT platforms, across Hindi and several regional languages. We deeply value the trust broadcasters and OTT platforms repose in our creative and production capabilities, and we stand committed to continue creating compelling content.”

Umesh Bist, an acclaimed film & TV director and writer, who in the past has written several successful episodes of Savdhaan India, has recently partnered with Big Synergy as the showrunner and creative producer for the show.

He shares, “Savdhaan India has been an entertaining show focused on narrating heart-wrenching crime stories from across India with an aim of informing audiences to stay alert. It is truly an enriching experience for me to be a part of such a successful show and I eagerly look forward to increasing both the entertainment and engagement quotients of the show by narrating topical everyday crime stories that would help further increase the awareness of innocent citizens about such crimes.”