P. D. Kode

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Pramod Dattaram Kode (born 13 February 1953) usually referred to as PD Kode, is Additional Judge of Bombay High Court. Prior to that, he was the designated judge of the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act court that dealt with the 1993 Bombay Bombings case. The case is the longest criminal case in India's history. Judge Kode allowed some of the accused to go on the Haj pilgrimage. He took no leave from March 1996 until June 2007. He is noted for not missing court sessions when he broke his arm after slipping in his bathroom, nor when his parents died.[1] Kode is a Hindi film enthusiast and is fond of computer games.[2]

He was elevated to the Bombay High Court as an Additional Judge on 10 February 2009.[3]

He is making his movie debut in the Shailendra Pandey's[4][5] upcoming Hindi feature film, JD, based on a journalist's life.[6][7]


  1. ^ Anshika Misra (2 August 2007). "What makes Kode Hero No 1". DNA. Retrieved 28 August 2012.
  2. ^ Toral Varia (1 August 2007). "Meet Judge Kode: Movie buff, gamer, numerologist". IBN Live. Archived from the original on 28 August 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Profile - Justice PD Kode at Bombay HC". Bombay High Court. Retrieved 28 August 2012. Justice Pramod Dattaram Kode, B.Sc.(Hons.), LL.B. - Born on February 13, 1953. He was enrolled as an Advocate on March 17, 1977 and practiced in District and Sessions Court and other Courts in Thane District in Civil and Criminal matters, occasionally in Labour and Co-operative Court in Thane for about 15 years. He worked as City Civil & Additional Sessions Judge at City Civil Sessions Court, Bombay from April 15, 1991, Designated Judge under TADA for Greater Bombay from October 11, 1993, Presiding Officer, Designated Court under TADA for Bombay Blast Cases, Greater Bombay at Arthur Road Prison from March 29, 1996. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on February 10, 2009.
  4. ^ Deshpande, Swati (3 June 2015). "Retired judge now in a Bollywood potboiler". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  5. ^ http://www.scoopnews.in/det.aspx?q=47626
  6. ^ http://www.mumbaimirror.com/columns/mumbai-001/Judgment-day/articleshow/47495472.cms
  7. ^ http://spfilms.co.in/