Mumbai Crime


Crime stories from the Indian Sub-Continent. A curated series of audio fiction podcasts from award-winning creators Ayeesha Menon, Nadir Khan and John Scott Dryden recorded in Mumbai, India. Each season is released in one drop and all episodes are ad-free. Season 1 is the Sony Award-winning ten-part thriller, "Q&A" starring Anand Tiwari based on the best-selling novel by Vikas Swarup. Mumbai Crime is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

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3.1 The Seventh Test "The Proposition"
Feb 6 2023
3.1 The Seventh Test "The Proposition"
Sales assistant, Sapna Sinha, is offered a chance to change her life. All she has to do is pass seven tests.  Sapna Sinha works as a sales assistant in a TV showroom in New Delhi. Being the only bread-winner in the family she works long hours to provide for her widowed mother and younger sister.  But then a man walks into her life with an extraordinary proposition: pass seven “life” tests of his choosing and she will have wealth and power.  At first the tests seem easy, but things are not quite as they seem.  From Vikas Swarup’s best-selling novel “The Accidental Apprentice”. Cast: Sapna – Rasika Dugal Acharya – Vijay Chrishna Karan – Neil Bhoopalam Nirmila Ben / Rosie – Radhika Mital Sapna’s Mother – Shernaz Patel Raja – Sumeet Vyas Kuldeep Singh / Roaji – Rajit Kapur Neha – Amrita Puri Priya Capoor / Pushpa / Female Judge – Ayesha Raza Badan Singh / Politician / Constable – Kenny Desai Madan – Vivek Madan Neelam / Babli – Prerna Chawla Rent Collector – Satchit Puranik Production: Sound Design - Steve Bond Editing Assistant – Varun Bangera Script Editor - Mike Walker Assistant Producer - Toral Shah Producer - Nadir Khan Music - Sacha Putnam Dramatised by Ayeesha Menon and John Dryden from the novel “ACCIDENTAL APPRENTICE” by Vikas Swarup. Director - John Scott Dryden Mumbai Crimes is doing an audience survey! If you want to help us make more shows like this, tell us about yourselves! Go to