When the female protagonist refuses to be a heroine, and instead chooses to rebel for her own sanity rather than for the sake of defiance, we get a rare and modestly relatable character like the one here
It’s the tiny infusions of well-informed opinion into what is essentially dramatic long-read reportage that make Delhi Crime one hell of a ride
Neeraj Kabi’s lonely film actor and Shefali Shah’s widowed restaurant owner fall in love in Mumbai
In Zoya Akhtar’s 2015 multi-starrer, Shefali Shah’s character is most pivotal because she rises above the stereotype of subservient domesticity with a brand of vulnerability that amounts to anything but weakness
So be prepared to get restless in the first hour, but once the film gathers momentum, it will force you to care about this frustrating, flawed family.