Nirbhaya series is now out on Netflix. The series is appreciated all over by the viewers. The case side from the police side is shown in the documentary. The series name is Delhi crime.
However, Nirbhaya. Just the word is enough to leave a lump in your throat and transport you to that horrific night on December 16, 2012. Richie Mehta’s new Netflix show, Delhi Crime, takes a look at the event from the perspective of the Delhi police. The police officers who apprehended the six perpetrators involved, within six days of the incident.
“Delhi Crime is about understanding evil. It is about the people who we need to fight this evil for us. It is about the effect such an incident has on them,” says Richie. She further adds that the series is backed by solid research. It is also a reflection of his own perceptions and opinions.
“She came to be known simply as “Nirbhaya”, the fearless one. Only a woman police officer could have cracked the case of her brutal gang rape. The brutal incident on the night of December 16, 2012, within 72 hours” says actor Shefali Shah, in a hat tip to former Delhi Police DCP Chaya Sharma.
Moreover, While certain dialogues and sequences in this show especially the ones concerning the alleged government interference. This during the investigation could potentially ruffle some feathers. The Canadian-Indian filmmaker is insistent that he hasn’t shown anything that isn’t already known.
For instance, the character of the no-nonsense Deputy Commissioner of Police, Vartika Chaturvedi, played by Shefali Shah, is based on a real-life cop, Chhaya Sharma who was involved in the investigation. Other actors in the ensemble cast like Rasika Dugal and Rajesh Tailang also play real-life characters.