Delhi Crime becomes India’s 1st web series to win International Emmy Award

Delhi Crime web series

Delhi Crime is gaining immense popularity these days. It is based on a 2012 gang rape case that happened near Munirka, Delhi. The incident took place on a bus where Joyti was gang-raped in front of his male friend. The girl also named Nirbhaya and gained the views of the public. Nirbhaya has fought for many days but eventually died because of several injuries. The case goes on for several years and in 2019 they have won the fight for the Justice of Jyoti.


Delhi Crime won International Emmy Award

Delhi Crime has become the first web series to won International Emmy Award. It is a major success for the Indian web series as it is the 48th International Emmy Award. And this is the first Indian web series that received International Emmy Award. It consists of seven episodes and released on Netflix last year.


The confirmation regarding the award is given by the official Twitter handle of the International Emmy Awards.



  • Shefali Shah in the main lead
  • Rajesh Tailang, also a main lead
  • Adil Hussain
  • Rasika Dugal
  • Mridul Sharma
  • Vinod Sherawat
  • Yashaswini Dayama
  • Gopal Datt Tiwari
  • Jaya Bhattacharya
  • Sidharth Bhardwaj
  • Anurag Arora

The main lead, Shefali Shah has recently posted a video on Instagram regarding the award announcement. She reacted quite happily as soon as the award announced. The video didn’t have her but you can hear her screaming OH MY GOD many times.

Apart from her Adil Hussain tweeted congratulating the whole team. He further mentions a few names, Shefali, director- Richie Mehta, and several other members.

Richie said To all the tireless and fearless heroes, mothers, and their daughters. I think about you all every day and I can never forget how many times you have to suffer everything. Including rapes to tormenting tortures of the society. Richie said these paying a tribute to the victim, Jyoti, and her mother.


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