Hotstar Specials is set to launch the next chapter in the franchise titled Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors. One of India’s most loved characters Madhav Mishra returns for what is deemed as the toughest case of his career.
Pankaj Tripathi – who effortlessly brings to life the character of Madhav Mishra, and Anupriya Goenka as Nikhat Hussain – his unlikely partner in the case. Kirti Kulhari takes centre-stage with her portrayal of Anu Chandra. Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors features an ensemble cast including powerhouse talents Deepti Naval, Mita Vashisht, Ashish Vidyarthi, Jisshu Sengupta, Shilpa Shukla, Pankaj Saraswat, Ayaz Khan, Kalyanee Mulay, Ajeet Singh Palawat, Khushboo Atre, Tirrtha Murbadkar and others. Produced by Applause Entertainment in association with BBC Studios, this 8-part courtroom drama series has been directed by Bollywood’s Rohan Sippy, Arjun Mukerjee and written by Apurva Asrani; and is set to launch on 24th December 2020 in 7 languages on Disney+ Hotstar VIP.
Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors is one of the few stories in India to showcase the life and ordeal of women in prison.
Gaurav Banerjee, President & Head – Hindi and English Entertainment, STAR India, “The response for the first chapter of Criminal Justice was phenomenal; it was our biggest show last year! With a keen focus on writing and a stellar star cast, it ushered in a new form of storytelling. Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors takes that legacy forward – it is a riveting drama that will grip you till the very end, while raising questions on pressing societal issues. We are excited to once again partner with Applause Entertainment and hope to make this show a firm fan favourite.”Commenting on the launch Applause Entertainment CEO, Sameer Nair, said “Criminal Justice season 1 was the first show to launch from the house of Applause and marks the beginning of our very special and successful partnership with Hotstar Specials. The new season of this powerful franchise carries forward the key characters from the previous season played by Pankaj Tripathi, Mita Vashist, Anupriya Goenka, Pankaj Saraswat and others who find themselves at opposing ends yet again for a case involving a seemingly ordinary housewife caught in the web of the legal and judicial system.
What happened behind closed doors? Catch the drama unfold in Hotstar Specials presents Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors, launching 24th December 2020 only on Disney+ Hotstar VIP