ACP Pradyuman, Daya and Abhijeet are an elite trio of officers who work for the CID. They seek the help of professional forensic expert Dr Salunkhe and solve various criminal cases.


B.P. Singh




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Series cast summary:
Dinesh Phadnis ...  Inspector Fredricks / ... 1,476 episodes, 1998-2018
Dayanand Shetty ...  Senior Inspector Daya / ... 1,474 episodes, 1998-2018
Aditya Srivastav ...  Senior Inspector Abhijeet / ... 1,421 episodes, 1999-2018
Shivaaji Satam ...  A.C.P. Pradyuman / ... 1,380 episodes, 1998-2018
Narendra Gupta Narendra Gupta ...  Dr. R. P. Salunkhe 1,034 episodes, 1998-2018
Shraddha Musale ...  Dr. Tarika 744 episodes, 2007-2018
Hrishikesh Pandey ...  Inspector Sachin 671 episodes, 2010-2018
Ansha Sayed ...  Inspector Purvi / ... 645 episodes, 2006-2018


The first thrilling investigative series on Indian Television is also one of the most popular shows on Sony Entertainment Television. Dramatic and absolutely unpredictable, C.I.D. has captivated viewers over the last twenty years and continues to keep audiences glued to their television sets with its thrilling plots and excitement. Also interwoven in its fast-paced plots are the personal challenges that the C.I.D. team faces with non-stop adventure, tremendous pressure and risk, all in the name of duty. The series consists of hard-core police procedural stories dealing with investigation, detection and suspense. The protagonists of the serial are an elite group of officers belonging to the Crime Investigation Department, led by ACP Pradyuman (played by the dynamic Shivaji Satam). While the stories are plausible, there is an emphasis on dramatic plotting and technical complexities faced by the police. At every stage, the plot throws up intriguing twists and turns keeping the officers ...

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The series has also been shot in foreign countries. Some Foreign locations have included places like Uzbekistan, a major shoot in Paris, and Switzerland which included tourist attractions like Interlaken as well as cities such as Berne and Zurich. See more »


Referenced in The Kapil Sharma Show: Team CID in Kapil's Mohalla (2016) See more »

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Amazing wowza
24 July 2020 | by dheerbhatnagarSee all my reviews

Best show wow me and Rukmini lovez this. Thank you team CID 4 keeping us safe and secure.

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