Delhi Crime: Dark, Disturbing BUT Deserving

By Sonia Khanna | July 23, 2020

Delhi Crime is an Indian crime-thriller-drama web show. It is written and directed by Richie Mehta. The series is based on the real-life incident of the 2012 Delhi gang rape. It displays the aftermath of the crime. Furthermore, it was released on Netflix on 22nd March 2019. The show is expected to be renewed for a second season soon. Also, it is available in all languages – Hindi, English, Tamil, and Telugu.  

Delhi Crime Story

The narrative foretells the heart-piercing story of the 2012 Delhi gang rape case that happened in Munirka, South Delhi. The show follows the strong of events in the aftermath of the gang rape, headed by Deputy Commissioner of Police Vartika Chaturvedi. She is deputed to track down the culprits held for the crime and death of the female victim. 

Delhi Crime Cast

The TV series includes the following actors and their respective character names.

  • Shefali Shah as Vartika Chaturvedi
  • Rasika Dugal as Neeti Singh
  • Aakash Dahiya as Devinder
  • Adil Hussain as Kumar Vijay
  • Rajesh Tailang as Bhupendra Singh
  • Denzil Smith as Vishal Chaturvedi
  • Yashaswini Dayama as Chandni
  • Avijit Dutt as Gururaj Dixit
  • Gopal Dutt as Sudhir Kumar
  • Sanjay Bishnoi as Akash
  • Mridul Sharma as Jai Singh
  • Jaya Bhattacharya as Vimla Bharadwaj
  • Swati Bhatia as Ira

Delhi Crime Web Series Trailer


The trailer peeps into the heinous crime infuriated a whole nation. It is primarily based on the case files of the Delhi police and the unhampering devotion of the investigating office Vartika to trace the perpetrators of the crime. This time, the hunt is also personal. In short, the trailer displays the agony of a victim as well as the enrage amongst the millions of people in the country. It further throws light on the lives of many administrational officers who strive hard to make ends meet. 

Delhi Crime Series All Episodes/ Season

The show has one season with 7 episodes in total to watch. Also, the average running time per episode is 45-60 minutes.  

Delhi Crime Dialogues 

  • “Simple hai yaar. Economics hai. Amir aur gareeb ke beech ka farak jitna badhega, crime bhi utna hi badhega.”

Delhi Crime Review

The series has a riveting narrative that may make one uncomfortable or even shakes a conscience. But, it is an extremely daring story that keeps one hooked with fascinating performances and engrossing storytelling. Shefali Shah is the star character who ensures every action to be done as speedy as possible. The supporting cast as well outshines their roles. Also, the series marks the fresh perspective from the police or administration side, which often people overlook. All in all, the hard-hitting story that gives goosebumps and jerks one’s soul to re-establish societal thoughts or values. 

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