New Delhi: ID, India’s only Hindi entertainment channel dedicated to true stories of investigation, mystery and suspense is all set to present a new series with the launch of Shaitaan: A Criminal Mind. Hosted by popular television actor Sharad Kelkar, the series will investigate some of the most frightening crimes in an attempt to decode what goes on in the minds of the people who commit these shocking acts.
Since its launch in 2014, ID has caught the imagination of the Indian television viewer with its unique and engaging themes and programmes. Reaffirming the channel’s commitment to present compelling mysteries to audiences in the country, ID will launch Shaitaan: A Criminal Mind.
‘Shaitaan: A Criminal Mind’ will premiere on 19th October 2015 and will air Monday to Saturday at 9 PM on ID.
The new series will expose the darker side of our society where crimes are committed for reasons that are sometimes beyond understanding. These people seem like everybody else, until they go over the edge and do the unthinkable. Sharad Kelkar lends his unique style and personality to the series as he unveils the stories behind each crime. He delves deep into the mind of these offenders to find out the reasons that made them commit these acts of violence.
Rahul Johri, Executive Vice President and General Manager, South Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific said, “ID continues to present the best programmes in the investigative genre on Indian television. The new series SHAITAAN will present true stories of real-life cases through dramatic reenactments and will recreate the in-depth investigation that led to justice being served.”
From the story of a teenager who kills his entire family on being ill-treated by his step-mother, an incident in which a small town resident busts a child-trafficking racket in search of her lost son to the heart-wrenching story of a young girl who committed suicide when forced and humiliated by her employer, Shaitaan: A Criminal Mind will reveal the dark side of the human psyche in a way to show people that crime never pays.