KM Nanavati versus the State of Maharashtra is one of the sensational criminal cases in the history of the Indian judicial system. It left the country and communities divided over whether Nanavati shot his wife Sylvia’s lover Prem Ahuja in the ‘heat of the moment’ or was the murder a ‘premeditated move.’ The attention attracted by the case from sections of the press and otherwise has led to it becoming an inspiration for a script more than once. The Verdict: State vs Nanavati, an upcoming ZEE5 Original and ALTBalaji Original, is set to revisit the case in an eight-part web series. Watch the trailer here:
The digital drama begins streaming on the respective OTT platforms from 30 September 2019. Thus, we present 10 facts about the case you should be updated with before you binge-watch the series.
Kawas Manekshaw Nanavati was Parsi-born commander in the Indian Navy. He put up in Bombay with his wife of English origin, Sylvia, and their two sons and a daughter.