In December 2012, a female physiotherapist was beaten, raped, tortured and murdered by a gang of six men in Delhi, India. Netflix miniseries Delhi Crime dramatises the manhunt that followed from the point of view of the female police officer who led the investigation.
In this DQTV interview, director Richie Mehta and producer Pooja Kohli discuss the impact of the incident in India and how the series was developed using documents and personal accounts related to the police case.
They also talk about how the series paints a picture of Indian society and outline the landscape of Indian drama and Delhi Crime’s place within it.
Delhi Crime is produced by Golden Karavan and Ivanhoe Pictures for Netflix.