The Talwars - Behind Closed Doors is Star World’s first venture into investigative crime documentaries, bringing to its audience a series on the double homicide of 13-year-old Aarushi Talwar and the Talwars’ domestic help Hemraj. This four-part original series chronicles one of the most controversial trials of the century that baffled the nation, the police, the CBI and the Indian judiciary that will air on Star World & Hotstar beginning November 26, every Sunday 10 pm.
The series has been produced in association with HBO Asia and created by stellar team that comprises executive producer Sarah MacDonald, a journalist and BAFTA-winning documentary filmmaker. She has produced and directed documentaries for BBC and CNN. Her work includes investigation into child abuse and the Catholic Church and rendition by the CIA, North Korea escapees. Also associated with the project is Miikka Leskinen, Chief Editor, an award winning film editor credited with a vast body of work across film, documentary and television, garnering nearly a hundred awards, including a Primetime Emmy along with Oscar and BAFTA nominations.
"At Star, it has always been our endeavour to present differentiated content that strikes a chord with our audiences. We’re proud to present yet another Star World Originals production, this time in partnership with HBO Asia. The Talwars - Behind Closed Doors focuses on the destruction that one night of violence in May 2008 wreaked in the Talwar household. The series echoes the sentiment of the country on whether the pieces of the puzzle will ever fall in,” said a Star India spokesperson.
This case has not only captured the imagination of the public, but shaken the conscience of the nation. Star World gives you a glimpse of what happened behind closed doors in the double murder mystery in the upscale National Capital Region.