'C.I.D.' team to lend helping hand in Uttarakhand

Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Members of the TV crime show "C.I.D." actor Dayanand Shetty and director B.P. Singh will leave for Uttarakhand Tuesday to lend help to victims of the devastating floods in the hill state, said a source.

Thousands of people are said to be either stranded or have gone missing after unprecedented rains and cloudburst led to landslides and flash floods, killing hundreds of people in the state.

"C.I.D." is the longest running crime show on Indian television. Running successfully since 16 years, it features actors like Shivaji Satam and Aditya Srivastava. The show airs on Sony Entertainment Television.