Netflix's latest release Delhi Crime based on the real-life Nirbhaya case

Netflix’s Delhi Crime based on Nirbhaya’s gruesome rape and murder case

Netflix’s latest release Delhi Crime, a take on a horrifying story of rape and murder that shook the nation in 2012.

The seven-episode series directed by Indo-Canadian filmmaker Richie Mehta is based on the real-life Nirbhaya case, in which a medical student was allegedly assaulted and killed by five men and a teenager on a bus in New Delhi

It still sends a chill down the spine when one remembers the details of the gruesome gang rape. The series delves into how police investigates the case and gets hold of Nirbhaya’s culprits. Delhi Crime provides important insights into Delhi Police’s world, their challenges, limitations, internal politics and external pressures.

The series has an amazing cast which includes Shefali Shah, Adil Hussain, Rasika Dugal, Rajesh Tailang, Anurag Arora, Gopal Datt, and Vinod Sherawat. Actress Shefali Shah’s Vartika Chaturvedi is inspired by Chhaya Sharma who headlined the Delhi Police team that nabbed Nirbhaya’s culprits.

Delhi Crime is streaming from March 22, 2019 (today) on Netflix.