The Verdict narrates the story of the 1959 Nanavati murder case in Bombay when the city was basking in all its glory, shortly after India’s most- awaited and new-found independence. It is considered one of India’s biggest and high profile court cases. The 10 episode series is directed by Shashank Shah.
Even after 6 decades the infamous story of KM Nanavati Vs. the state of Maharashtra still remains one of the most sensational criminal cases in India and marks a landmark judgment in the history of India.
Angad Bedi is currently gearing up for his role in ‘the verdict’. Angad will be seen portraying the role of real-life character Karl Jamshedji Khandalavala, who presented the defense on the famous KM Nanavati vs the State of Maharashtra case. Angad called this his toughest role ever.
The show also stars Sumeet Vyas, Elli Avram, Pooja Gor, Kubbra Sait, Manav Kaul, Makarand Deshpande, Sourabh Shukla, Swanand Kirkire and Soni Razdan. Veere Di Wedding actor Sumeet Vyas will be seen playing the role of eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani, while Manav Kaul plays the role of KM Nanavati who was one of India’s brightest Naval commanders and the Pride of the Parsi community, and Elli Avram plays his wife.
The trailer opens to upbeat music as it sets the stage for 1959’s Bombay and quickly moves on to the court proceedings where Commander KM Nanavati was tried for the murder of Prem Ahuja, his wife’s lover.
The series is being hailed as one of a kind and the hard-hitting case which remains one of the most critical and controversial criminal cases of our country till date. It’s going to leave us biting our nails till the end.