Delhi Crime: Season 1 (2019)


Season 1
Delhi Crime

Critics Consensus

With precision and grace, Bowen, Bruce, and Richie deliver a well-balanced and refreshing new thriller that vehemently examines the true crime tragedy heard around the world.

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Critic Ratings: 12

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User Ratings: 62

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Episodes

1
Air date: Mar 22, 2019
2
Air date: Mar 22, 2019
3
Air date: Mar 22, 2019
4
Air date: Mar 22, 2019
5
Air date: Mar 22, 2019
6
Air date: Mar 22, 2019
7
Air date: Mar 22, 2019

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Critic Reviews for Delhi Crime Season 1

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (2)

An above-average genre exercise.

Apr 26, 2019 | Full Review…

A highly potent Netflix drama whose seven parts deliver a fictionalized version of events, though one largely true to most of the essentials of the case.

Mar 25, 2019 | Full Review…

Delhi Crime works best as a forensic recreation of the investigation. It's a case like no other...

Aug 19, 2019 | Full Review…

Delhi Crime fails foremost as a long-form reportage that demands context for keen observations.

May 21, 2019 | Full Review…

A moody, well-acted serialized crime drama that sets out to explore a known story in more detail.

Apr 26, 2019 | Full Review…

Delhi Crime is not fast-paced, but it's eye-opening and wrenching-and it makes me wonder how many more discoveries like this are lying in wait in my corner of the Netflix floodplain.

Apr 26, 2019 | Full Review…

The show just about manages to get away with its apologism - largely because of how well-written and likeable the investigators are, especially police chief Vartika Chaturvedi.

Apr 17, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The cinematography, music, locations and dialect make the series immersive, detailed, acutely affecting and tinged with hopelessness.

Apr 3, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Although Delhi Crime serves as a noir story ultimately bent toward righteousness, at the series' conclusion, it's difficult to tell for whom justice will be served.

Mar 25, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

With each episode covering a day's events or less, it gives Delhi Crime the immediacy of something like the Kiefer Sutherland-starrer series 24, showcasing how the Delhi Police responded in a swift manner and nabbed all six suspects in less than a week.

Mar 25, 2019 | Full Review…

Delhi Crime is gut-wrenching, stylishly directed, passionately performed, and most importantly, not at all exploitative.

Mar 24, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Delhi Crime examines a riveting case with just the right amount of intensity. If you're unfamiliar with how crimes are solved in India's capital city (and most of us are), the series is an eye-opener.

Mar 25, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Delhi Crime: Season 1

  • Dec 23, 2019
    It's take on the witness is awesome. But then it's just BASED on true events.
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  • Mar 15, 2020
    'Delhi Crime' is not a perfect series: the level of blood and gore is disturbing and there's just no denying that it shall especially shake the patriarchal sentimentalities. But at the same time, there's just no denying that it is an unpredictable thriller, gripping and moving I'm equal measure. Shefali Shah, Rajesh Tailang and Rasika Dugal star in main roles in this beautifully important web show that's a masterclass on how the world works... visually.
  • Jul 15, 2019
    The best true crime series from India. Simply outstanding. Kudos to the casting director and the line producers for giving us such a convincing Delhi show.
  • May 21, 2019
    Good police procedural. Leave it to Netflix to make the heinous crime on which the series is based the result of income inequality & toxic masculinity.
  • May 20, 2019
    Detailed research, powerful portrayals, great direction. Highly recommended
  • Apr 08, 2019
    A masterpiece. At last, a Crime TV show that focuses on the police work instead of showing each private life. And they are not smoking or drinking all the time. and the social analysis (patriarcal system, women conditions, police work conditions etc...) A masterpiece in the genre.
  • Apr 04, 2019
    Amazing show. Felt gosebumps while watching it. Great star cast. Great depiction of the efforts of Delhi police to catch the culprits. Must watch show. God bless your soul Nirbhaya.
  • Apr 04, 2019
    Delhi Crime is one of the best indian Netflix show i have seen in recent time, it's a gripping, shocking, very impactful.
  • Apr 02, 2019
    Well done series. Can���t wait for the next one!!
  • Apr 01, 2019
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