Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors, Streaming Exclusively on Disney+Hotstar

After the ground-breaking success of the first season of Criminal Justice streaming on Disney+Hotstar, produced by Applause Entertainment in association with BBC Studios, the next chapter in the franchise release in December 2020, ‘Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors’ not only succeeded in entertaining the audiences but also left them with food for thought. With a bold and unexpected narrative, the engaging Crime thriller starring Pankaj Tripathi, Kirti Kulhari, Anupriya Goenka and Mita Vashisht in lead roles focuses on the case of Anuradha Chadha (Kirti Kulhari) who stabs her husband one fateful night. Her 13-year-old daughter Rhea hears some commotion and somehow witnesses the unfortunate incident. As the court and the media charge Anu as guilty, almost all the attorneys in town reject her case. However, a small-time lawyer, Madhav Mishra (Pankaj Tripathi), accepts the case and investigates the real motive behind the murder teaming up with Nikhat Hussain (Anupriya Goenka).

Post a slew of accolades at various national platforms, Kirti Kulhari and Pankaj Tripathi starrer, produced by Applause Entertainment has won the honor for ‘Best Asian Drama Series for Regional/ International Market’ at Content Asia Awards 2021. Content Asia Awards are organized for the Asian market by the Content Asia team and are an extension of their day-in-day-out year-round dedicated focus on and connection with Asia’s content industry.

Sameer Nair, CEO of Applause Entertainment commented, “At Applause, our focus has always been on creating content that is world-class in quality and universal in appeal. Criminal Justice Season 1 was the first show to be released from the House of Applause and I am proud beyond words to see the franchise growing. We believe that stories have the power to transcend borders and thus, we focus on Indian adaptations of select international shows, reimagining them to appeal to local tastes and context. This recognition at a prestigious platform like Content Asia is reflective of the audience love for Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors and we are grateful to the entire cast and crew, production partners BBC Studios India, and our streaming partners Disney+Hotstar for a wonderful collaborative effort.”

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