FIR is a news based thriller TV show attempting to bring to light some of the most heinous crimes that are otherwise confined to small spaces in the newspaper. Often limited time is spent by the daily news in sensational crime stories. FIR attempts to fill the gap and give a complete picture of the crime cooked up in a story line. The stated objective of the TV show is to create awareness among the viewers to the danger that lures right in front of them but hardly noticed or recognized. Sensitivity to the feelings of the victims and the family and the family of the convict is ensured. The show often acts as a forum for victims and convicts to bring out their version of the story, away from the glares of media. The viewers are left with the feel of a crime thriller with the mystery solved and convict arrested. However the fear factor that is brought in to the minds of the viewers cannot be ignored. The infamous crime stories of the day, with the daring social relevance are portrayed in all the formalities that a news programme demands. This programme is run in Asianet News in the late night.