It’s been a mixed time for actress Shefali Shah. She has been praised for all of her recent work, many of which were direct releases on the OTT, such as dear and jalsa, and web series like Humans. But the movies and series haven’t had the kind of impact she seems to have.
But crime in delhi Season 2, which will stream on Netflix from August 26, could change all that. Yeah, she’s in familiar shoes. Or to be more precise, she is in familiar robes. That of DCP Vartika Chaturvedi, a role that took her to new heights of popularity in crime in delhi Season 1. The show’s first season, written and directed by Richie Mehta, was based on the Delhi Police investigation into the 2012 Delhi gang rape. It premiered at Sundance, where it was purchased by Netflix. The crime thriller, released in 2019, won the International Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series – the first Indian series to receive the honor.
In a way, both Netflix and Shefali Shah are looking for an encore with the second season of Delhi Crime. “I love all the characters I’ve played, but DCP Vartika Chaturvedi will always be super special. crime in delhi like a spectacle. It’s my favorite. And she too. As an actress, it’s rewarding to play roles like these,” she said.
Delhi Crime Season 2 – History and Premise
In the second season, the police investigation is about the elderly murder series. The understaffed police team is at its limit to crack the case. However, DCP Vartika Chaturvedi, but called ‘Madam Sir’, intensifies the zome-inspired work that maintains the morale of the force to solve the heinous crime. Madame Sir is tough and empathetic, qualities much needed to stay afloat in the Indian police system.
Created by Richie Mehta and produced by SK Global Entertainment, Golden Karavan and Film Karavan, Delhi Crime Season 2, like the first season, is also inspired by true events and is directed by showrunner Tanuj Chopra.
The gang, which created so much notoriety in the national capital, was known for committing robberies and murders at night. Posing as local magicians, the gang members would travel around town in the morning and identify the locations to hit. They would only wear underwear and a vest, and lubricate their bodies while committing the crime. They usually targeted isolated houses and dwellings on the outskirts of towns and villages. They attacked the male members of the house on the head with wooden sticks or stones, so that there would be no resistance from the women.
Vulnerable side of police
In addition to Shefali Shah, the series also stars Rasika Dugal, Rajesh Tailang, Adil Hussain, Anurag Arora, Yashaswini Dayama, Sidharth Bhardwaj, Gopal Dutt, Denzil Smith, Tillotama Shome, Jatin Goswami, Vyom Yadav, and Ankit Sharma.
“This season, audiences will see a human and vulnerable side of these seasoned police officers. I can proudly say that ‘Delhi Crime’ is a reflection of our passion for storytelling and craftsmanship and we can’t wait for audiences to see it,” said Shefali Shah. , 49, in a statement.
Director Tanuj Chopra said, “The second season of Deli Crime will delve into the moral code of Delhi police. DCP Vartika Chaturvedi and his team have evolved from the previous season. We will see them weigh many difficult choices… emotional.”
Another web series based on police investigation – although it is only fiction – Is it over there also returned to Netflix for its second season recently. It is also said to be doing well. So, women’s cop stories and Netflix seem to be on a strong wicket.