Savdhaan India completes 1000 episodes in shortest time ever
Refreshes the show with all new season Savdhaan India-Fight Back Now
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, “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.
Catch the latest edition of Savdhaan India- Fight Back Now starting November 17, 2014 Mon to Fri at 10:30 pm only on Life OK.
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STAR India has defined India’s broadcast media for the last two decades and is today India’s largest media and entertainment Company.
The STAR India network comprises of more than forty channels in seven languages received by over 600 million viewers every week across India and 100 other countries. The network’s channel portfolio includes Channel [V], Life OK, Movies OK, Star Gold, Star World, Star Movies, Star Movies Action, Star World Premiere HD, FX, FOX Crime, Star Utsav and Star Plus, India’s No. 1 General Entertainment Channel.
It has a leading presence in regional broadcasting as well, through a bouquet of affiliate channels which includes Star Jalsha, Star Pravah, Asianet, Asianet Plus, Suvarna and Vijay.
Star India is a wholly owned subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.