Savdhaan India is a crime series aired on Star Network’s LifeOk and Star Utsav. It was launched on Star TV as Savdhaan and later shifted to the newly launched Life Ok in a revised format as Savdhaan India- India Fights back. Special tributes and other versions of the program were also telecasted on the channel as Savdaan India Mumbai fights back, Savdhaan India Crime Alert and Savdhaan India-UP fights back.
The show is collectively produced by Rowdy Rascal, Balaji Telefilms, Endemol, Fremantle Media India, Flying Turtle Films and Somersault productions. It has been written by Abhay Tiwari and Amit Sen Choudhary and directed by Govind Agrawal, Anirban Bhattacharya and Anil V. Kumar.
The show has been hosted by many famous actors like
, Mohnish Behl, Gaurav,
, Smriti Irani,
who subtly describe the pain and grievances of the victims in each story.
There is no steady star-cast for the show and has featured many famous and well-known actors playing various victims from time to time. A recent series had the main leads from various Indian serials playing the roles of the victims. Audiences could see Shwetha Tiwari,
, Rashmi Desai,
, etc. playing the victims.
The show focuses on bringing to the public the real-life crime stories from across India and present it with a dramatic reconstruction of the actual sequence of the crime. It aims to make people aware of what is happening in their surroundings and urges them to always be cautious and take necessary preventive measures to protect self, family, neighbors, environment and society at large. They also launched an application and a web campaign to support this initiative.
The Show premiered on 23rd April, 2012 and is currently aired on Life ok from Monday-Friday 10.30 pm and Saturday and Sunday at 10.00pm.