Doug D’Mello is a Toronto cop of Indian heritage, whose dreams of become a homicide detective are put on hold when he is unjustly suspended. While on leave, D’Mello visits his dad in Mumbai, where he gets embroiled in a local case and falls for an impressive attorney. As a dangerous investigation unfolds, D’Mello must also grapple with culture shock in a country where, despite his heritage, he is an outsider.
Comedy-drama The Indian Detective stars international comedy sensation Russell Peters, who Forbes magazine ranked three times in its Top 10 highest-grossing comics list. Season 1 aired in Autumn 2017. Canada’s biggest series debut in two years was the second-most watched programme on the day of its CTV premiere, with 1.6 million viewers.