November 14, 2014

Savdhaan India aims to motivate a common Indian to fight against crime: Ajit Thakur

Over its journey of 2 years, Life OK’s flagship crime docu-drama Savdhaan India has set a strong foothold in crime genre with riveting depiction of real life incidences.

The show which launched in April 2012 went on to complete 1000 episodes on 12th of November. Completing the feat in just over 2 years, it has become the fastest show on a Hindi TV channel to reach the 1000 episode mark. From alerting viewers, to inspiring them and showcasing the 100 best fight backs in its past season, the show has done various innovative initiatives to reach out to the viewers and encourage them to fight against crime.

At the completion of 1000 episodes, the show will undergo an overhaul with a new season Savdhaan India– Fight Back Now. The new season will capture the current mood of the nation where people are agitated with increasing incidents of crime around them and cannot take it lying down anymore. The show aims to empower its viewers through gripping stories of common people of India who have faced crime and emerged victorious. Fight Back Now is all about the determination of the victims to overcome difficult situations and defeat the criminals.

While Sushant Singh and Pooja Gor will continue hosting the show, two new faces of this season are popular television actors Sidharth Shukla and Shweta Tiwari.

Speaking about the show’s successful run on the channel, Ajit Thakur, EVP and General Manager, Life OK said, “Savdhaan India has been one of our remarkable shows. It is a proud moment for us to witness Savdhaan India reach 1000 episodes mark in such a short time span.  At Life OK we have always tried to offer differentiated and meaningful entertainment to our viewers and Savdhan India has been one such endeavour. It aims to motivate a common Indian to be resilient and fight against crime. Through our efforts, we hope to have transformed a few lives and look forward to take this to the next level in our new Season- Fight Back Now.”

In the long run of 1000 episodes, the show has seen hosts like Pratyusha Banerjee, Hiten Tejwani, Gaurav Chopra, Om Puri, Sachin Pilgaonkar,  Mohnish Bahl, Amar Upadhyay and  Atul Kulkarni bring alive inspiring stories of people who have fought crime.

With its new season, Savdhaan India continues its effort to make India a crime free country.

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