Mumbai: Sony SAB is all set to bring to you a ‘jodi’ never seen before! Partners – Trouble Ho Gayi Double brings double the fun and double the comedy with its fresh treatment to a buddy cop comedy series. With Indian comedy stalwarts like Johny Lever and Kiku Sharda along with Vipul Roy in the show, the viewers are in for an epic entertainment extravaganza
Partners – Trouble Ho Gayi Double revolves around the story of Inspector Manav Anang Desai, aka M.A.D and Inspector Aditya Dev who become cop partners at work to solve crimes together. Inspector Manav played by Kiku Sharda is a lazy and clumsy man but he thinks of himself as a very skilled and sharp police officer. On the other hand, Inspector Aditya, enacted by Vipul Roy is an intelligent, strong and devoted policeman. The duo is forced into forming a partnership as a part of the Special Investigation Team headed by the Commissioner of Police, Gogol Chatterjee played by Johny Lever.
Aditya and Manav are complete opposites in their approach and behavior, in fact their dislike for each other is also very evident. Aditya is initially infuriated at the thought of working with Manav and goes to great lengths to keep him out of his way. Their boss, Commissioner Gogol Chatterjee, has devoted his entire life to the police force, he has reached this position after working very hard making some tough decisions in life. He is also a big football aficionado which is very evident in the metaphors he uses in his lingo.
Apart from solving cases and chasing criminals, Manav and Aditya have romantic aspirations for the Nadkarni sisters. Dolly Nadkarni (played by Shweta Gulati) is a café owner and is being pursued by Manav while her sister Ayesha Nadkarni (played by Kishwer Merchant) is a criminal lawyer, being pursued by Aditya. Adding some spice in this comic madness is Ashwini Kalsekar who plays their widowed mother, Neena Nadkarni. She is a social activist and a social media enthusiast, Neena, eyes her long-lost college crush, Commissioner Gogol Chatterjee.
Another interesting personality is that of a ‘Khabri’ – the secret informer for the police station. In reality, he is the twin brother of Commissioner Chatterjee and helps the duo solve cases by providing vital information and tips. He appears in various disguises and characters, now that’s not just a double but multi-role for Johny Lever! All the characters are well-etched and bring out individual eccentricities of each role.
Neeraj Vyas, Sr. EVP & Head, Channel SAB said, “Delivering on Sony SAB’s brand promise of ‘Haste Raho India’, we are excited to present a new and entertaining spectacle to our viewers with Partners – Trouble Ho Gayi Double. At Sony SAB, we are continuously attempting newer concepts and formats for our viewers. Partners – Trouble Ho Gayi Double, is one such buddy cop program which shows how a mismatched cop duo solve serious crimes, balancing their competence with situational humour.
Paritosh Painter, Producer, IDEAS Entertainment said, “Crime Comedy is one of the world’s favorite genre on TV but never sincerely attempted on Indian Television so when SAB asked me to produce this concept that they had developed and gave me such a stellar cast to work with, it was an offer I couldn’t refuse! The viewers are going to enjoy the refreshing chemistry between all the characters in the show”