Trial By Fire Web Series (2023) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Episodes, Story, Review, Poster, Trailer

Trial By Fire

January 13, 2023
45-48 minutes
Season: 1
Episodes: 7
Status: released

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Trial By Fire Web Series Details:

Based onUphaar Cinema fire
Country India
Language Hindi
GenreCrime Drama
Release date13 January 2023
Running time45-48 minutes
StarringAbhay Deol
Ashish Vidyarthi
Anupam Kher
Rajshri Deshpande
Rajesh Tailang
Ratna Pathak Shah
Shilpa Shukla
Created byPrashant Nair
Kevin Luperchio
Directed by Prashant Nair
Randeep Jha
Avani Deshpande
Written byPrashant Nair
Kevin Luperchio
Produced byHenry Dcunha
Sidharth Jain
Rishi Negi
Vinod Iyer
Prashant Nair (Showrunner)
Cinematography by Saumyananda Sahi
Production CompanyEndemol Shine India
House of Talkies
Distributor Netflix

Trial By Fire Web Series Cast & Character:

  • Abhay Deol as Shekhar Krishnamoorthy
  • Rajshri Deshpande as Neelam Krishnamoorthy
  • Abhishek Sharrma as Ujjwal Krishnamoorthy (Shekhar and Neelam’s son)
  • Ashish Vidyarthi as Neeraj Suri
  • Anupam Kher as Captain Hardeep Bedi
  • Ratna Pathak Shah as Mrs. Bedi
  • Atul Kumar as Mahesh Karve
  • Ivan Rodrigues as Abhishek
  • Shardul Bhardwaj as Mr. Arora
  • Shilpa Shukla as Shalini
  • Rajesh Tailang as Veer Singh
  • Nimisha Nair as Amrita Singh
  • T. M. Karthik as Minister
  • Punit Tiwari as Veer Singh’s Son-in-Law
  • Shardul Bharadwaj as Umesh
  • Akanksha Vishwakarma as female AVUT member
  • Chetan Sharma as Chirag
  • Jaspal Sharma as Hari
  • Abhinav Jha as Rupesh
  • Kiran Sharma as Sarla
  • Mohit Tripathi as Reporter


Trial By Fire is based on the 1997 tragic incident, where a fire took over the Uphaar Cinema in Delhi. The series captures the heartbreaking yet resilient journey of the parents – Neelam and Shekhar Krishnamoorthy, who lost their two children to the fire. The limited series will depict their endless trials and tribulations in the pursuit of justice over twenty-four years while also looking at the other lives touched and destroyed by the fire.

About Trial By Fire Web Series:

Trial By Fire is a Hindi crime drama television series written by Prashant Nair, Kevin Luperchio, and directed by Prashant Nair and Randeep Jha and Avani Deshpande. It stars Abhay Deol, Ashish Vidyarthi, Anupam Kher, Rajshri Deshpande, Rajesh Tailang, Ratna Pathak Shah, Shilpa Shukla, Shardul Bharadwaj and others.

he web series is based on the book Trial by Fire: The Tragic Tale of the Uphaar Fire Tragedy authored by Neelam Krishnamoorthy and Shekhar Krishnamoorthy.

At the 2023 Filmfare OTT Awards, Trial by Fire received 6 nominations, including Best Drama Series, Best Director in a Drama Series (Nair), and Best Actor in a Drama Series (Deol) and won 2 awards – Best Series (Critics) and Best Actress in a Drama Series (Deshpande).

Trial By Fire is released on 13 January 2023, on Netflix.

Trial By Fire Episodes

Trial by Fire S1, Episode 1: Trial by Fire

The loss of their two children in a devastating fire spurs Neelam and Shekhar Krishnamoorthy to learn more about the deadly incident.

Trial by Fire S1, Episode 2: A.V.U.T.

Neelam and Shekhar scour for information — and support — in their fight against the Ansals. One man grapples with the tragic toll on his family.

Trial by Fire S1, Episode 3: Memorial

Police make arrests in the fire case but the association for victims' families faces greater hurdles ahead. The Krishnamoorthys receive an offer.

Trial by Fire S1, Episode 4: Uphaar

The case finally reaches court but a floundering prosecutor causes concerns. On the day of the fire, a theater employee struggles to clear a debt.

Trial by Fire S1, Episode 5: Heroes

Neelam reaches a crossroad. Shekhar meets an old friend who is unaware of the fire. As "Border" premieres, an army captain grapples with regret.

Trial by Fire S1, Episode 6: Villains

Tangled in the crosshairs of powerful men and the law, the city worker who last checked the faulty transformer before the fire is made a scapegoat.

Trial by Fire S1, Episode 7: Border

After the Supreme Court verdict is rendered, a flashback to the fateful day in 1997 and the events that unspooled as 59 people perished in the