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Sony LIV adapts Christie's The Sittaford Mystery for India

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Sony LIV has announced an adaptation of the renowned detective fiction mystery novel The Sittaford Mystery, written by queen of the crime genre, Agatha Christie. Titled Charlie Chopra & The Mystery Of Solang Valley, Sony LIV’s original is helmed by Vishal Bhardwaj’s home banner – Vishal Bhardwaj Pictures along with Priti Shahani’s Tusk Tale Films in association with Agatha Christie Limited.

Set in the snow-capped mountains of Himachal Pradesh, the series will follow the journey of Charlie Chopra and her quest to uncover a deep mystery. Besides donning the hats of director and co-producer, Vishal Bhardwaj also serves as the show's co-screenwriter, alongside Anjum Rajabali and Jyotsna Hariharan.

The series boasts an impressive ensemble cast featuring Bahrul Islam, Gulshan Grover, Lara Dutta, Naseeruddin Shah, Neena Gupta, Priyanshu Painyuli and Wamiqa Gabbi amongst others. We will be sharing any further production news via our channels in due course.

I grew up devouring all Agatha Christie mysterious tales. Her plots,characters and setting remain unparalleled in the genre and continue to excite storytellers even today. It has been an incredible journey collaborating with James Prichard , great grandson of Agatha Christie, who always brought unique perspectives to our team. Sony Liv and Priti Shahani have been the perfect partners for me to adapt this thrilling and mysterious world.
Vishal Bhardwaj, Director and Producer, Vishal Bhardwaj Pictures
My great grandmother has many fans in India and I am really excited for them to enjoy this adaptation by Vishal Bhardwaj which takes the story of The Sittaford Mystery and reimagines it in India.
James Prichard, Chairman and CEO of Agatha Christie Limited

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