Richa Chadha slams netizens criticizing International Emmys winner 'Delhi Crime'
Netflix series Delhi Crime has been receiving applaud and wishes for its win at the International Emmy Awards 2020. However, amid the celebrations, some netizens criticized the show. Now, actor Richa Chadha has come out in defense of the show, giving a befitting reply to trolls for trending #ShameonDelhiCrime. Here is more on this.
Such a shame to celebrate this moment, Twitter user said
"I do not understand that how that horrific night has become a pride moment for India. Such a shame to celebrate this moment. Delhi's crime has become a congratulatory moment today," a Twitter user wrote, while using the trend #ShameOnDelhiCrime.
Fix reality first: Richa to user bashing 'Delhi Crime'
When the said Twitter user slammed her for celebrating the success of Delhi Crime, Richa replied, "What have you done to lessen the actual crime?" "Shame on rape culture bol na, why the show?" "The industry is celebrating the achievement of a show made on the subject that won big internationally. Fix reality first...You can't deny reality," she added in her tweet.
This is what Richa wrote on Twitter
Many Twitter users came out in support of Richa
Supporting Richa for her stance, many Twitter users said they were proud of the show and that it showed the truth. "The show is just accurately reflecting the current condition of the state. What's wrong in showing the truth. That's the only way things will get better if people are aware of the truth about woman safety in Delhi," one comment read.
'People need to differentiate between reality and artistic representation'
'Delhi Crime shows the hard work of cops in India'
This is why #ShameonDelhiCrime was trending
Delhi Crime, which revolved around the occurrence and the aftermath of the infamous 2012 Delhi gang-rape case, has irked a certain section of social media users. People called out the show's win at the International Emmys as "shameful" and "embarrassing" for the country as it highlighted a heinous crime and allegedly showed the country in poor light on an international level.
'Delhi Crime' bagged International Emmys in 'Best Drama'
Delhi Crime has made history by becoming the first Indian web series to win an International Emmy award. It beat the likes of Charité 2 Season 2, Criminal: UK, and El Jardín de Bronce Season 2. After the win was announced, many celebrities including Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Hrithik Roshan and others took to social media to congratulate the makers and the team.
'Delhi Crime' premiered last year on Netflix
Directed by Richie Mehta, this Netflix original series was released last year. The show depicted events which followed after the 2012 Delhi gang-rape case from the viewpoint of law enforcement agencies. It starred Shefali Shah in the lead role of Vartika Chaturvedi, alongside actors Adil Hussain, Rasika Dugal, Denzil Smith, Jaya Bhattacharya and others.