All deaths are not equal. There’s a caste system – even in murder….

The debut novel of Indian diplomat Vikas Swarup was made into Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire. It was also turned into a rather good radio serial “Q&A”, first heard here on Radio 4. Now the team behind the Sony award-winning “Q&A” has gone to work on Swarup’s second novel – Six Suspects. Inspired by a true story, it’s a murder mystery set in modern day India… presented by investigative journalist, Arun Advani. It’s a story that takes us on an extraordinary journey into the heart of modern day India.

Vicky Rai, notorious son of a prominent Indian politician, shoots dead a waitress at a trendy Delhi restaurant. At a lavish society party to celebrate his acquittal, he is himself murdered. Who did it?

The production was recorded on location on the streets of Mumbai with an Indian cast.

Episode 01 Suspect number one : the mobile phone thief with big dreams.
Episode 02 Suspect number two : the Bollywood actress with the guilty secret.
Episode 03 Suspect number three : an American who has come to India to marry his mail-order bride.
Episode 04 Suspect number four : Vicky Rai’s mother, an ambitious and corrupt politician.
Episode 05 Suspect number five : one-legged tribesman Eketi, who is used to carry out a long-overdue act of vengeance.
Episode 06 Phone thief Munna Mobile has a bag of money that doesn’t belong to him.
Episode 07 Bollywood actress Shabnam Sexena, Vicky’s ex-girlfriend, is now being blackmailed by him.
Episdoe 08 American Larry Page finds himself at Vicky’s party with a gun.
Episode 09 Vicky’s mother, the Home Minister, undergoes a radical character change after a car crash.
Episode 10 Investigative journalist Arun Advani reveals to the world the shocking truth.