BOSS: Baap of Special Services
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|Also known as||BOSS: Baap of Special Services|
|Created by||Filmy Paltan|
|Developed by||Ekta Kapoor|
|Written by||Ghalib Asad Bhopali|
|Directed by||Ankush Bhatt|
|Creative director(s)||Ashish Kapoor|
Baljit Singh Chaddha
|Starring||Karan Singh Grover|
|Theme music composer||Palash Muchhal|
|Opening theme||Boss - Title Track|
|Ending theme||O Ri Chiraiya|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||10 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Aakaash Berry|
Ankur Ghai (ALTBalaji)
|Production location(s)||Mumbai, India|
|Running time||21-35 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Filmy Paltan|
|Distributor||ALT Digital Entertainment Ltd.|
|Original network||ALT Balaji|
|Picture format||HDTV 1080i|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
The series was created by Filmy Paltan and developed by Ekta Kapoor. It is written by Ghalib Asad Bhopali and was directed by Ankush Bhatt It was produced by Filmy Paltan and ALTBalaji, which is led by Ankush Bhatt, Ashish Kapoor and Ankur Ghai. The series also stars Ayaz Khan, Dalljiet Kaur, Gaurav Gera, Kanika Maheshwari, Sonali Raut, Karol Zine, Anveshi Jain, and Tarun Mahilani in key roles. It is available for streaming on ALTBalaji and its associated websites.
The series is based in Shimla's where an con-man inspector/detective Sudhir Kohli aka Keshav Pandit (played by Karan Singh Grover) who changes his identity to joins Shimla's Task Force to lead the team with ACP Sakshi Ranjan (played by Sagarika Ghatge) in solving criminal cases which make him the Boss - BAAP of Special Services because of his peculiar style.
In Shimla, the crime rate suddenly rises beyond unexpected and the local doesn't co-operate with the Police. The Police Chief of Shimla appoint a Special Task Force a team of five officers to control the crimes in the city. A specialist Officer was joined in the team from Delhi. A con-man changes his identity and join the Special Task Force to find out his kidnapped daughter and the identity of balloon man.
- Karan Singh Grover as Carbon Sudhir Kohli aka The #BOSS Keshav Khatri
- Sagarika Ghatge as ACP Sakshi Ranjan
- Ayaz Khan as Inspector Asif Malik
- Gaurav Gera as Jignesh, Keshav’s friend
- Veer Aryan as Inspector Sudhir Kohli
- Tarun Mahilani as Inspector Janardhan ‘Jonny’ Bisht
- Aashi Mickey as Pari, Keshav’s daughter
- Jignesh Joshi as Inspector Pandey
- Opal Mehta as Shreya (chief's daughter)
- Ashok Mehta as Mahitosh Negi
- Asmmita Bakshi as Suhasini Iyer, Head of Police Cyber Cell
- Mahesh Shetty as Rawat, Police Chief
- Dalljiet Kaur as Devki, Chief's Wife
- Pankaj Kalra as Gajandra Thakur
- Sonali Raut as Pooja
- Niyati Joshi as Lovely
- Anveshi Jain as Megha
- Gopi Singh as Jogi / Bhurelal
- Sudhir Rathi as Chaudhry
- Kanika Maheshwari as Safia
- Mazher Sayyad as Zakir
- Sunit Razdan as Lohiya
- Arti Gupra as Pratyusha
- Rishabh Jolly as Qureshi
- Karol Zine as Komal
- Rohit Gujjar as Aman Verma
- Vijay Kumar as Harishankar
- Amandeep Sohi as Devyani
- Anisa Butt as Tanya
- Atul Mathur as Safdar
- Rashika Pradhan as Avantika
- Naina Bahl as Ankita
- Darpan Srivastava as Veedhnath
- Nimesh Soni as Lallan
- Ruchit Tahiliani as Kitty
- Ankita Sahu as Shamita
- Katie Iqbal as Tina
- Micckie Dudaney as Arjun
- Vinod Sharma as Mr.Mithani
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original release date |
|1||"Behrupiya"||Ankush Bhatt||Ghalib Asad Bhopali||August 2, 2019|
The crime is rising increasingly in Shimla. The Chief of Police Force forms a special task force of five members to fight against crime. Inspector Sakshi Ranjan is set to lead this special force along with Inspector Sudhir Kohli, who is known for solve crime cases using his peculiar ways.
|2||"Blackmail"||Ankush Bhatt||Ghalib Asad Bhopali||August 2, 2019|
Kohli and Sakshi begin their investigation on a murder case in the beautiful hill station of Shimla. They unearth the complicated connection between all the victim a blackmailer and a painting costing around lakhs. The painter's husband came out to be the culprit.
|3||"Jaal"||Ankush Bhatt||Ghalib Asad Bhopali||August 2, 2019|
What looks like the death of an innocent new married man Aman Varma, turns out to be the member of sleazy desi porn network who search woman and then get married and after making clip leaves them. Kohli is onto the killer by employing his unusual means.
|4||"Badlaa"||Ankush Bhatt||Ghalib Asad Bhopali||August 2, 2019|
When a five-year-old body of a dead woman. The inadequacies of Shimla police department's come to light. Inspector Pandey did not investigate the case properly and shut the case in context of missing. As she ran away with her lover. While investigating the case, Kohli gets himself imprisoned to find out more about Ramakant Jha.
|5||"Mumbai Ka Thug"||Ankush Bhatt||Ghalib Asad Bhopali||August 2, 2019|
Kohli Recalls the series of events that changed his life a year ago. How he used to cheat people with his friends. Now, in Shimla, he finds a criminal connection to all that happened to him a year ago. He also learns the identity of the cop who inspected the car when his daughter went missing she was Sakshi. Lovely tells her about the incident what actually happened that night.
|6||"Ittefaq"||Ankush Bhatt||Ghalib Asad Bhopali||August 2, 2019|
To solve the latest crime in the town Sakshi must approach the case with absolute objectivity. This time she is dealing with an old acquaintance and her possible love interest who was the suspect of the murder case previously and was acquainted from the case and was not proved guilty.
|7||"Bandhe Haath"||Ankush Bhatt||Ghalib Asad Bhopali||August 2, 2019|
Kohli and Sakshi get kidnapped by a dangerous gang dealing in drugs as they move forward in the forest to investigate the case. They are notorious for murdering their victims. The entire police department fears this worst. But Sakshi and Kohli team up to fight this new crime.
|8||"Woh Kaun Thi"||Ankush Bhatt||Ghalib Asad Bhopali||August 2, 2019|
Sakshi wakes up in an unknown bedroom beside a dead man. She has vague memories of the series of events that brought her here. Kohli and Sakshi decide to keep this incident to themselves till they investigate. But it was not possible as Pandey arrived at the residence against a complaint of loud noise by the neighbours. Could Sakshi have murdered the man?
|9||"The Balloon Man"||Ankush Bhatt||Ghalib Asad Bhopali||August 2, 2019|
Sakshi learns that Sudhir Kohli is not a cop but an identity thief and a possible murderer. She proceeds to arrest him, but Keshav has a bigger motive behind his actions. But everyone wonders if real Sudhir Kohli is dead or alive? Meanwhile Kehsav has to release Sudhir Kohli due to the pressure of his landlord. And Sudhir Kohli sacrifices his life for Keshav so that he could save his daughter from the Balloon Man.
|10||"Season Finale The Balloon Man Finale"||Ankush Bhatt||Ghalib Asad Bhopali||August 2, 2019|
Lovely help Sakshi to find out more about Balloon Man by informing about her social media profile. Meanwhile Keshav investigate about Balloon Man at a candy shop with a clue he picked from the crime spot. Sakshi and Keshav solve the mystery of the Balloon Man. Everyone is shocked to learn the reason behind the multiple murders that he committed. They even manage to trace Pari: Though Keshav is thankful to Sakshi for all the help, she arrests him, nevertheless.
|BOSS: Baap of Special Services|
|Soundtrack album by|
|Released||2 August 2019|
|Genre||Web series soundtrack|
|Producer||Ekta Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor|
|1.||"BOSS" (Title Track)||Amit Mishra, Palash Muchhal|
|2.||"O Ri Chiraiya" (Sad Duet)||Gauri Mishra, Yasser Desai|
The web series marks the fourth collaboration between Ekta Kapoor and Karan Singh Grover after Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi (2004) Kasautii Zindagii Kay (2005) and Kasautii Zindagii Kay (2019). It also marks the third collaboration between Ankush Bhatt and Karan Singh Grover after 3 Dev and Firrkie. It also marks the second collaboration between Karan Singh Grover and Ayaz Khan after Dill Mill Gayye (2007).
Deeksha Vipat of India Forums gave the series a rating of 4 stars saying that, “Boss: Baap Of Special Services is perfect for your weekend binge-watch session. If you’re a member of Karan Singh Grover fan club, DO NOT MISS this one. If it was a movie, it would have received whistles and claps for the sheer cinematic joy and entertaining shots.”
Arushi Jain of The Indian Express stated that “Boss – Baap of Special Services streaming on AltBalaji is a full-on masala entertainer. Karan Singh Grover's comic timing and suspense behind him turning into a conman make it an easy binge.“
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