Netflix has earlier announced a web series on the Nirbhaya case, a case that shook Indians to the core and created an impact worldwide. The first trailer for the web series, Delhi Crime, is now out and seems to be a gritty, realistic take on one of the most infamous crimes that took place in Delhi. The series boasts of an impressive cast, Shefali Shah, Adil Hussain, Rajesh Tailang, the series is directed by Richie Mehta. The series will be available on Netflix from March 22, 2019. The series will comprise of seven episodes and will depict the actual incident and the events that unfolded after that.
The Nirbhaya case has been a landmark case and controversy about the way the police have handled it, as well as the role of society at large has erupted now and again. This could be a beginning of an interesting series for India. Hollywood has a couple of ‘case files’ kind of series, that depict actual cases and course cases in a quasi-documentary format. It will also be a final word on whether Indian audiences will be open to Police Procedural series.
Watch the Trailer here :