The special decoding the investigative journey behind India’s biggest homegrown terrorist nexus is produced by Banijay Asia
Mumbai, 17th January 2023: A tragedy that shook the nation to its core, the serial blasts across various cities in India that took place during the early 00’s were one of the most horrific terror strikes India has ever endured. The clever, cutting-edge investigations conducted by the heroic Mumbai police and the Indian Intelligence Bureau infiltrated the tactical operations of the masterminds behind the gruesome terror acts – the Indian Mujahideen group. Showcasing the step-by-step journey of arresting the dangerous convicts who caused havoc across the nation, Warner Bros. Discovery announces a new investigative special, ‘Hunt For The Indian Mujahideen’. The new original, premiering on 19th January on discovery+, essays the first-person narrative of the investigating officers. As the story progresses, viewers will unravel the investigation, leading them to the story behind one of the most horrifying homegrown terrorist networks.
Sai Abishek, Head of Factual & Lifestyle Cluster, South Asia, Warner Bros. Discovery. said, “Warner Bros. Discovery has always pioneered dynamic stories with a dramatic value that resonate with audiences across the country. The Indian Mujahideen group left a devastating effect with its gruesome activities. This special highlights one of the greatest triumphs of the Indian security forces as they tactfully dismantle their functions in an enthralling saga that will leave viewers engrossed and on the edge of their seats. ‘Hunt For The Indian Mujahideen’, the upcoming original on discovery+, will keep viewers stunned as they witness the strategy & planning undertaken to capture one of the most notorious homegrown terrorist organizations. The storyline will captivate the audiences as the backstory surrounding true events unfolds upon them.”
Speaking of his experience helming the series, Zulfakar Sadriwala, director, Hunt For The Indian Mujahideen, said, “The most challenging yet enriching experience as a filmmaker was to set a seamless narrative of the investigation without making it too complicated for the viewers.”
Deepak Dhar, Founder & CEO, Banijay Asia said,“We, at Banijay Asia, are always experimenting with concepts and formats, and this is yet another investigative documentary for us. Audience demand for real life stories is continuing to grow and with Hunt for Indian Mujahideen, we’re fulfilling this need gap. We’ve collaborated with Discovery Plus for some of our key projects and it is always a pleasure partnering with them.”
Hunt for The Indian Mujahideen will premiere on discovery+ on January 19, 2023.