Renewed Or Cancelled?
Delhi Crime is a gripping crime thriller from Netflix that focuses on the lives of the Delhi Police led by a female Deputy Commissioner. The second season premiered on August 26th, two years after the success of Season 1.
If you’ve finished watching this season, you may be wondering if this has been renewed or cancelled. Here’s what we know:
What is Delhi Crime about?
The Netflix Original show Delhi Crime is an Indian crime thriller based on real-life events that narrate the story of how the Delhi Police Force solved two complex cases that put the entire state of Delhi as well as India, as a country in a fix.
The show is written and directed by Richie Mehta and stars actors Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Adil Hussain and Rajesh Tailang in the lead roles.
The first season of Delhi Crime through its 7 episodes followed the aftermath of the 2012 Delhi Gang Rape case – also known as the Nirbhaya case.
The second season, clocking in at 5 episodes, premiered in 2022 highlights the nature of gruesome crimes committed against the elderly by a group of criminals dubbed as the Kachcha Baniyan gang.
The first season of Delhi Crime bagged an International Emmy Award for an Outstanding Drama Series in September of 2020 becoming the first Indian series to win an award at the show.
Has Delhi Crime been renewed for season 2?
At the time of writing, Delhi Crime has not been renewed for a third season. Given the nature of the show’s content and the reception from the audience, that could well change if it does good numbers for Netflix.
Generally, Netflix gauge numerous metrics before renewing a show, including how many people initially watch it and then looking at the drop-off rate. The way Delhi Crime was renewed for a second season after the reception it was met with after the release of its first season, Netflix is quick to let fans know if their favourite shows are being renewed or cancelled. In other cases, it can take months before Netflix make a decision over a show’s future.
So far, Delhi Crime Season 2 has received amazing reviews from Indian critics while the show peaked at Number 1 among the Top 10 TV Shows watched in the country. This is a good enough reason for the show to be developed into a third season. That, added with the way Season 2 ended, makes us believe that Delhi Crime will be renewed for a third season.
The show is definitely loved by fans and there are many more complex cases that grappled the city and the country as a whole given that Delhi is mockingly called the ‘crime capital’ of India.
We’ll be sure to update this section with accurate details over the coming weeks and months when we know more!
What we know about Season 3 so far:
Barely anything is known about Season 3 at this point, given Netflix has not green-lit a third season yet. The conclusion does hint that there could possibly be a follow-up though.
Viewers received a hint in the form of a phone call between DCP Vartika Chaturvedi and CP Kumar Vijay which makes one believe that there is a new season of the show in the works. It is likely that for Season 3, the core team led by Shefali Shah’s character could work on more complicated crimes in the region she is transferred at.
However, since the core of the show is set in Delhi, Vartika’s transfer to a remote location could also mean that there is no more left to the story turning tables on the viewers altogether.
If this one is renewed, expect this to be the crux of the drama, with there likely to be another 5-7 episodes to devour. As mentioned above, we predict that this will be renewed but we’ll be sure to update this page in the future when more information is known though!
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