Tehkikaat is a Hindi crime thriller series which became very popular when it was aired in the year 1994. It starred Vijay Anand and Saurabh Shukla as the popular detective duo playing the characters of Sam D’Silva and Gopichand. The format of the show is as such, that each episode is a new crime scene investigation and it is played out with gripping suspense, intense action and with a touch of humour. The show worked primarily because of the chemistry between the lead actors of Vijay Anand and Saurabh Shukla.
Tehkikaat was directed by Karan Razdan & Shekhar Kapoor and produced by Karan Razdan. It was aired on Doordarshan and ran for a total of 13 episodes. The story of the episodes ranges from delving into sleepwalking and personality disorders to murder mysteries of girls. Tehkikaat garnered enough viewership to become the number one show on Doordarshan weekly charts in the year of 1994. It used to air as a weekly show on every Tuesday at 08 30 PM. Tehkikaat was amongst the top Indian detective shows in the 90s alongside Byomkesh Bakshi, Karamchand, CID and many more. Reliance Big Entertainment have released a DVD of this popular show upon popular demand.
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Tehkikaat is a Hindi crime drama series. It stars Vijay Anand, Shekhar Kapoor, and Karan Razdan. The series had 52 episodes in all. It was produced by Karan Razdan, and cinematography was handled by Pankaj Prakash. It was aired from 1994 to 1995. Its main cast includes Vijay Anand as Sam Dasilva, Saurabh Shukla as Gopichand, Suresh Chatwal as Bhinde, and Ashok Banthia as Chaudhary. The serial revolves around all the adventures faced by the most intelligent and private detective, Sam Dasilva, as he solves multiple complex cases.
Along with his assistant Gopichand, Sam dasilva solves crimes, including murder, theft, fraud, and finding missing persons. The serial was famous for its fantastic storytelling that grips the audience’s attention well and interesting mystery plots. Each new episode showcases the challenges faced by Sam and how he solves them with his intelligence. The show has an attractive narrating style, well-drawn characters, and interesting chemistry between the leads.
Sam has a calm and collected nature, whereas, Gopichand has a comedy nature and adds an entertaining dynamic to the show. The series also discuss social issues such as greed, injustice, and corruption, which adds depth to the storytelling. The series became immensely famous for its engaging scripts, well-executed mysteries, and excellent performances.