Hotstar Special Criminal Justice gets renewed for season two

Highly acclaimed Hotstar Special Criminal Justice will return for a second season.

Following the success of season one, production house BBC Studios India in collaboration with Applause Entertainment is all set to bring back the action. The web series will be the first Hotstar Special ever to get renewed for a second season.

A remake of a BBC drama, Criminal Justice will once again feature actors Pankaj Tripathi, Mita Vashist, and Anupriya Goenka. Season one actors Vikrant Massey and Jackie Shroff will not be returning.

In a statement released by BBC Studios, business head Sameer Gogate said:

The success of season one has shown what good content can achieve, and we hope the second season will be equally loved by the audiences.

Ashok Cherian, head of marketing, Applause Entertainment also stated:

Hotstar Specials presents Criminal Justice had a fantastic launch of its first season and received rave reviews from audiences and critics alike. It was our first partnership with BBC Studios, that was based on the singular objective of telling great stories. With the second season of Criminal Justice that will stream on Hotstar VIP, we want to take this creative partnership to the next level.

Neither Hotstar nor BBC Studios have released further details about the release date, writer or director.

Applause Entertainment has previously released BBC shows “Luther” and “The Office” – adapted for an Indian audience.

Watch this space for more updates.

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