India's Money Heist: The Chelembra Bank: The Chelembra Bank RobberyBy Anirban Bhattacharya
on Nov 24, 2023
From the creator-producer of Savdhaan India, the producer of Crime Patrol, and the bestselling author of The Deadly Dozen: India's Most Notorious Serial Killers, comes the true story behind one of India's biggest and most sensational bank heists
31st December 2007. New Year's Eve. A sleepy town in Kerala called Chelembra finds itself in the national headlines for India's biggest bank heist to the tune of a whopping Rs 8 crore which included 80 kg of gold.
A crime that was supposedly inspired by a Bollywood blockbuster, this is the sensational story of that heist seen from both sides of the coin-the planning and execution by the mastermind criminals, and the difficult, yet thrilling, investigation by the Kerala police team led by P. Vijayan.
Constructed from extensive first-person interviews of the police team that solved the crime and the confession details of the criminals, this is the true story of how India's biggest bank heist was executed and the cat-and-mouse game that ensued.