Delhi Crime is a Netflix TV series launched in March 2019 consisting of 7 super charged episodes based on the Nirbhaya Delhi Gang Rape Case of 2012. The TV series stars Shefali Shah in her one of the best performance as a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Vartika Chaturvedi.
Delhi Crime starts on a unfortunate winter night of 16th December 2012 and the series of events that happens before and after Police comes to know about the victims and culprits. The seven episodes spans over the next 5 days where Police chases the clues to find the culprits while fighting the timelines. The Delhi Police is under extreme pressure from all sides of the government and beureaucracy and how DCP Vartika takes it in her hands to nab the culprits from different parts of the country while maintaining the legal guidelines.
Delhi Crime is not an easy watch as you will feel so angry and depressed about the state of affairs in India and what happened to the girl that night. The thrill of finding even the small clues leading to the arrest of all the cultprits is what this TV series is all about. The series is written and directed by Richie Mehta and what a wonderful direction to span the story on the case files from the incident.
The emotional rich performances by Rajesh Tailang, Jaya Bhattacharya, Adil Hussain and Rasika Dugal really brings you as if you are there with the police trying to find the culprits and feeling the pressure from the society and the goverment. This is one TV series that can make you think about what you are teaching your kids.
Shefali Shah gives her best and really fights between her human side and the Police duty side of things which you will feel too. Delhi Crime is a must watch if you want to know more about the Nirbhaya Gang Rape case and how police within the next few days tries to find the 6 culprits from the initial reports given by the boy victim. Delhi Crime is going to return with a new run and chase Crime story in the next season while the police team remains the same.
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