From Under the Banner of Heaven to Unbelievable and Inventing Anna to When They See Us, true crime series are all the rage in the industry right now. Delhi Crime is based on the 2012 Delhi gang rape case and which is why it immediately caught the attention of true crime fans. Now Delhi Crime Season 3 is eagerly awaited, even though the 2nd season has just landed on Netflix. But will there be a 3rd season of the Indian series? When will Delhi Crime Season 3 be released? Here’s everything we know so far. Without further ado, let’s dive in.
Delhi Crime Season 3 Release Date
The 2nd season of the crime series Delhi Crime was released on August 26, 2022. So, it’s too early to announce a renewal. Therefore, there’s no official statement yet from the showrunner Richie Mehta or Netflix about Delhi Crime Season 3. Although the first season of the series was well received by the audience and viewers, we believe that both the producers and the streaming giant want to evaluate the overall ratings and reviews of the 2nd season before extending the series.
For now, we’ll have to be patient for Delhi Crime Season 3. We share with you the trailer of Delhi Crime Season 2, which was released on August 8, 2022, in case you haven’t seen it yet. Check out the trailer below:
Is Delhi Crime Worth Watching?
If you haven’t watched the Indian crime series yet and are wondering if it’s worth watching Delhi Crime, then read on as we give you a guide to help you decide whether to stream the series or skip it.
The series received mostly positive reviews from critics, who praised the script, the premise, and the performance of the main actors and actresses. The series was written by Richie Mehta and the lead actors include Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Aakash Dahiya, Adil Hussain, Rajesh Tailang, Denzil Smith and others. In addition, the series received the award for Outstanding Drama Series at the 2020 International Emmy Awards, making it the first ever Indian series to win this award.
If we look at the viewers’ ratings, Delhi Crime was rated 8.5 on IMDb. Numerous viewers gave the series a score of 10/10, praising it in many ways, but especially for its gripping and realistic story. Although the shocking, emotional, harsh and overwhelming story of the series is hard to digest, most viewers recommended the series as it shows the true story of the 2012 Delhi gang rape that occurred in the Munirka neighborhood of south Delhi. It shows the aftermath of the gang rape in which Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Vartika Chaturvedi is supposed to find the culprits for the assaults and subsequent death of the female victim.
Viewers have also noticed that the series presents the viewer with the story from the perspective of the Indian police. Therefore, it also gives an insight into the Indian police and many praised the police for their admirable efforts.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the series has an approval rating of 94%. The review on the website states, “With precision and grace, [Laurence] Bowen, [Toby] Bruce and Richie [Mehta] deliver a well-balanced and refreshing new thriller that vehemently examines the true crime tragedy heard around the world.
So is Delhi Crime worth watching? For us: yes, it’s definitely a movie you shouldn’t miss.
Is Delhi an 18+ Crime?
Many countries have imposed an age restriction on Delhi Crime and offer a parental guide. They certified that the series is suitable for viewers aged 16 and above. Also on IMDb, users have noted that Delhi Crime contains heavy and intense scenes, mild alcohol, drugs and smoking scenes, moderate profanity, violence and bloody scenes. Sex and nudity, on the other hand, don’t appear in the Indian series. Therefore, if you are sensitive to bloody scenes and violence, you should watch Delhi Crime with caution.