Based on Six Suspects by Vikas Swarup — the author of Q&A, adapted into Slumdog Millionaire — The Great Indian Murder follows the murder investigation of Vicky Rai, the son of a powerful politician played by Ashutosh Rana. Pratik Gandhi plays the CBI officer while Richa Chadha plays the investigating officer.
The show, traversing the political and criminal corridors, also stars Sharib Hashmi, Raghubir Yadav, and Shashank Arora. The series has been directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia (Paan Singh Tomar), who co-wrote it with Vijay Maurya, and Puneet Sharma, and produced by Priti Vinay Sinha and Ajay Devgn's Reel Life Entertainment. The Great Indian Murder premieres on Disney+ Hotstar on February 4.