Richie Mehta’s Delhi Crime is a gripping albeit disturbing seven-part series based on the investigation of the Nirbhaya rape. Last week it won India its first ever International Emmy for the “best drama series”. But the celebrations have been muted. Since streaming video doesn't have any of the regulatory constraints of television, it offers storytellers phenomenal creative freedom, which has led to great shows such as Delhi Crime. As the spectre of online content regulation looms, the question being asked is: “How long will we have the freedom to make such shows?”
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