SET’s ‘CID’ to go on intermittent break from 28 Oct
MUMBAI: Indian television’s longest running crime-based series ‘CID’ is going on brief hiatus from 28 October, the channel said in an official statement. The show will be brought back in a new avatar.
“Having completed years, CID, is the longest running cult show on Sony Entertainment Television. It has been a great journey so far, along with Fireworks Productions, and CID will now take an intermittent break starting 28th October, 2018. The last episode of the show will be aired on 27th October, 2018. The show will gear up for a renewed season with a lot more contextual cases keeping alive the thrill that the audience has experienced so far,” SET said in a statement.
Produced by B.P. Singh and Pradeep Uppoor under the Fireworks Productions banner, CID premiered on Sony TV in 1997. The show unravels murder mysteries with a team of detectives working for the Crime Investigation Department (CID) in Mumbai.
The show became instant success due to its intriguing plots and ACP (Assistant Commissioner of Police) Pradyuman, Senior Inspector Abhijeet, Senior Inspector Daya, inspector Frederick and Dr. Salunkhe – became iconic character over the years.
CID has also featured in the Limca Book of Records and the Guinness Book of World Records for its record-breaking single shot episode of 111 minutes (1 hour and 51 minutes) titled ‘The Inheritance’.