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.