Encounter (Indian TV series)

Encounter is an Indian crime television series, produced by Endemol India for Sony Entertainment Television.[1] Its central plot was based on 35 encounters in Mumbai over 36 one-hour episodes.[2]

Directed byGurmmeet Singh
Creative directorLalit Marathe
Presented byManoj Bajpayee
StarringAditya Redij
Parag Tyagi
Rajesh Shringarpure
Adaa Khan
Rohit Khurana
Shabaaz Abdullah Badi
Mishal Raheja
Mazher Sayed
Eijaz Khan
Kinshuk Mahajan
Samiksha Bhatt
Alan Kapoor
Kabir Khan
Piyush Sahdev
Manish Wadhwa
Vishal Karwal
Shaleen Malhotra
Mahhi Vij
Sara Khan
Sanjay Gagnani
Country of originIndia
Original languageHindi
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes28
Running time43 minutes approximately
Production companyEndemol India
Original networkSony Entertainment Television
Picture format576i
1080i (HDTV)
Original release11 April (2014-04-11) –
27 June 2014 (2014-06-27)


The series was based on reality based crimes, which was made to trace the encounters that took place in different places of India and those which were in media headlines for months and later everyone forgot.[3]


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Throughout the globe, Encounter received mostly mixed to positive critical reception. The show has managed to make a mark with its storyline and presentation along with some brilliant casting.[5]

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  1. ^ "Manoj Bajpayee returns to TV with 'Encounter'". Business Standard. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Manoj Bajpayee to anchor TV series based on Mumbai's 35 encounters". The Times of India. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Encounter, The New Crime Show on Sony Tv". BollyMirror.
  4. ^ "Rohit Roy, Murli Sharma back on television". The Indian Express. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Sony TV's Encounter to air its last episode on 4 July". Tellychakkar. Retrieved 28 June 2014.