After entertaining viewers for around 3 decades, the cult show of Sony Television, CID will go off air from October 28 this year said the channel which ran this immensely popular show from 1997.
CID is one of the very first crime shows of the country. The plot of the episodes revolve around solving murder mysteries.
The CID Team includes ACP Pradyuman (Shivaji Satam) and his elite team of Officers including Inspector Daya ( Dayanand Shetty), Senior Inspector Abhijit (Aditya Shrivastava), with guest appearances by many other actors.
Over the years, CID has entertained viewers across age groups, but probably the 90’s generation holds the strongest attachment relationship with this show as they literally “grew” on it, and most of their fantasies around crime and thriller in the formative years revolved around this show itself.
"Having completed 20 years, CID is the longest-running cult show on Sony Entertainment Television. It has been a great journey so far, along with Fireworks Productions, and CID will now take an intermittent break starting October 28," a statement from the channel said, IANS reported.
However, the makers intend to return with a brand new season of CID. "The show will gear up for a renewed season with a lot more contextual cases keeping alive the thrill that the audience has experienced so far," the statement added.
Clearly, the Internet is just not happy with the announcement. Many viewers of this cult fiction show have taken to Twitter with tweets like “Don’t End CID” and “End of an Era”.
Here are few tweets that show how viewers reacted to the going off the air of one of their favorite TV shows.
So as the good-old crime show which held viewers in awe for close to a decade comes to an end, we list some of the best episodes of CID based on responses of viewers across social media.
1) Prem Chopra's guest appearance as a man who kills his wife.
2) The case of the four Reena Roys.
3) Bhagyashree's guest appearance as an Amnesia patient.
4)The case of the Father’s revenge- Inspector Daya saving a child from landmine blast.
5) The case of 48 km to Mumbai.
6) The case of the Missing body- The team goes to investigate a murder in a jungle and a man who is helping the team with the investigation turns up to be the killer.
All said and done, CID will always remain one of the evergreen shows on Indian Television. Not only has the show entertained people cutting across age groups, but it has also been an emotion for an entire generation.