New Delhi: Assam's acclaimed actor Adil Hussain recently took to Twitter to share with his fans that 'Delhi Crime', a show which features him in a key role, has earned a best drama nomination in the International Emmy Awards, 2020.
'Delhi Crime' starring Hussain, a Netflix production, has earned a best drama nomination in the International Emmy Awards. A seven-part thriller written and directed by Indo-Canadian filmmaker Richie Mehta, it shows the spine-chilling rape of a woman in the national capital in December of 2012. Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal and Rajesh Tailang were the other cast members of this widely acclaimed show.
Yet another Indian show, 'Four More Shots Please' by Pritish Nandy Communications Limited, bagged the nomination for 'best comedy' at the awards. The second season of the women-centric show featured four unapologetic women in the lead. It stars Maanvi Gagroo, Kirti Kulhari, Sayani Gupta, and and Bani J.
This year's International Emmy Awards, the 48th edition of the event, has seen the names of 44 nominees across 11 categories from 20 countries. Apart from the two shows, Arjun Mathur from 'Made in Heaven' has bagged a 'Best Performance By An Actor' nomination.
Mathur plays a gay wedding planner in 'Made in Heaven', which was produced by Excel Media & Entertainment LLP/Tiger Baby Productions. The Amazon Prime Video Original follows the lives of wedding planners Tara and Karan.
According to the official announcement, there are four nominations in each category from different countries. Also, only shows which were broadcast between 1 January to 31 December, 2019 were considered for the prestigious award.
Three Indian series (Scared Games Season 2, Lust Stories, and The Remix) were nominated for the International Emmy Awards in 2019.