CIF is an Indian police procedural television series currently aired on Dangal TV. The series stars Aditya Srivastava as Inspector Ashfaq Ali Khan and Dayanand Shetty as Inspector Hanuman Pandey. The location of the series is set in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is a rip-off of the long running Detective Show CID. Some of the actors from CID, including Aditya Srivastava and Dayanand Shetty, who played Abhijeet and Daya in CID, have reprised their roles (albeit, with different names) in this serial.
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||17|
|Running time||40–45 minutes|
|Production companies||White Sand Production, |
|Original network||Dangal TV|
|Original release||7 September –|
30 November 2019
A team of investigators set out on an adventurous journey as they look into a number of criminal cases and strive to bring criminals to justice.
- Aditya Srivastava as Inspector Ashfaq Ali Khan
- Dayanand Shetty as Inspector Hanuman Pandey
- Ansha Sayed as Sub Inspector Meenakshi
- Abhay Shukla as Sub-Inspector Sushant Sharma
- Avdhesh Kumar as Sub-Inspector Ajay Singh
- Dinesh Phadnis as Constable Shambhu Tawde
- Narendra Gupta as Dr. D'Souza - Senior Forensic Expert (Episode 4–17)
- Roop Durgapal as Dr. Sakshi Srivastav - Forensic Expert
- Hiten Tejwani as Inspector Kesari Kumar (Episode 17)
- Sharat Saxena as DCP Surya Pratap Singh (Episode 16)
- Piyush Mehta as Hacker Jack
- Kushal Punjabi as Shantibhushan Tiwary (Episode 15)
- Kaushal Kapoor as DSP Alok Chauhan
- "CID fame Shreya aka Janvi Chheda confirms she is not a part of the new show 'CIF'; states her reason - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
- "CID's iconic team of Dayanand Shetty, Aditya Srivastava, and Ansha Sayed come together for a new show". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 November 2019.
- "TV show CID's iconic team to reunite for a brand new show". IndiaToday.com.
- "CID fame Shreya aka Janvi Chheda confirms she is not a part of the new show 'CIF'; states her reason". The Times of India. Retrieved 2020-03-07.