Agent Raghav – Crime Branch
Agent Raghav – Crime Branch is an Indian crime fiction anthology
television series, which premiered on &TV from 5 September 2015 to
10 April 2016 for one hour at Saturday and Sunday nights. The series
was produced by
Contiloe Entertainment of Abhimanyu Singh and starred
Sharad Kelkar in the eponymous role of Agent Raghav Sinha, along with
Aahana Kumra, Deepali Pansare, Danish Pandor,
Jason Tham and Mahesh
Manjrekar, the latter appeared in a recurring role. The serial
Indian Telly Awards
Indian Telly Awards in the category of Best Thriller and
Horror Show and was also nominated for Best Weekend Show. The show is
said to be inspired from the American police drama/mystery television
series, The Mentalist.
2.1 Episodic appearances
Agent Raghav Sinha (Sharad Kelkar) is a handsome guy with charismatic
personality and exceptional skills of observation and deduction. He
has a very high IQ and is an expert at reading a person's mind and
body language. Raghav picked up these unique skills from his father,
who was a renowned psychiatrist. However, at the age of 10, Raghav
witnessed his father's murder at the hands of one of his own clients.
The killer was untraceable and even the police had to give up after
some time. Ever since then, it has become Raghav's mission to find the
killer and avenge his father's death. Raghav was initiated into Crime
Special Unit because of his special skills and he has time and
again proved his worth by cracking the most challenging cases and
bringing the criminals to justice.
Agent Trisha Deewan (Aahana Kumra) is the leader of the Crime Branch
Special Unit. Her goal is to build up her career as an cop but her
parents want her to settle down in life by marrying a nice guy. Agent
Trisha & Agent Raghav, despite of there opposite personalities
fell in love with each other but never voiced out. Agent Rajbir
(Danish Pandor) and Agent Bikram (Jason Tham) are his friends. They
share a special bond as well as solving cases. Their goal is to help
the team as much as possible using their skills. Dr Aarti is the
forensic scientist working under CBI. With her forensic skills, she
discovers the things may happen on the crime spots. . The show also
deals about the dynamics shared by Raghav and Trisha, where they both
are strongly attracted to each other & share an amazing bond of
Sharad Kelkar as Agent Raghav Sinha
Aahana Kumra as Agent Trisha Dewan
Mahesh Manjrekar as Dilip Chauhan- chief of the CBI Crime Branch
Deepali Pansare as Agent Gauri, ex Tech Expert
Danish Pandor as an Agent Rajbir
Jason Tham as Agent Bikram
Reena Aggarwal as Forensic Doctor Aarti Mistry
Swati Rajput as Agent Swati – Tech Expert
Gautam Ahuja as young Raghav
Mamik Singh as Magician Zorino, Raghav's Friend
Sara Khan as Radhika
Payal Rohatgi as Marzena
Nazea Syed Hassan as Mihika Rajput
Deepshikha as Devdasi
Gavie Chahal as Prashant Surve
Suchitra Pillai as Vasundhara Vohra
Chestha Bhagat as Sunidhi Vohra
Alefia Kapadia as Sushma Uppel
Mitika Sharma as Ritu Sharma, con bride
Deeksha Kanwal Sonal as Sona/Pooja/Esha/Nandini
Malini Kapoor as Flavia
Ridheema Tiwari as Manasvi
Rishina Kandhari as Dr. Sunaina Sinhal Mehta
Farhaan Patel as Ratan
Riaa Chandra as Shruti
Jannat Zubair Rahmani as Rohan Arora
Sumit Kaul as Subhodh Arora
Vimarsh Roshan as Randeep Garewal
Amit Dolawat as Vijay Chauhan
Ajay Kumar Nain as Inspector Sharma
Sunayana Fozdar as Gargi Chaddha
Siraj Mustafa Khan as Roby
Tarul Swami as Dr.Nigam
Resha Konkar as Mona
Gajendra Chauhan as Mr. Bajaj
Ahsaas Channa as Naina
Seema Pandey as Maya Banerjee
Ishita Vyas as Gehna
Rushad Rana as Rocky/ Vineet/Rishabh Tandon
Sonali Nikam as Akansha
Akshay Sethi as Sumit
Ekroop Bedi as Alpana
Jyoti Gauba as Arundhati Devi
Aashish Kaul as Mr. Joshi
Nidhi Jha as Christie Xavier
Kunal Bakshi as Inspector Srivastav
Naresh Suri as Marconi
Rohit Tailor as PSI
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Retrieved 2 September 2015.
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Programs currently broadcast by &TV
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Paramavatar Shri Krishna
Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai!
Bakula Bua Ka Bhoot
Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi