It was one of the most bizarre crimes of 1980s Los Angeles. An ambitious Indian immigrant and founder of Chippendales, a club that featured shirtless male dancers, plotted the murder of his business partner and several others.
The sordid tale was covered in the 2014 book “Deadly Dance: The Chippendales Murders,” and helped inspire a Hulu series, “Welcome to Chippendales,” which launched on Tuesday and stars comedian and actor Kumail Nanjiani.
It’s one of nearly half a dozen Hulu limited series launched this year that are based on real-life true-crime stories ripped from the headlines.
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