Delhi Crime, Arjun Mathur nominated for 2020 International Emmy Awards
September 24, 2020 9:00:47 pm
Four more shots of Netflix India’s original series Delhi Crime, Amazon Prime Video! Made in Heaven actor Arjun Mathur has received a nomination for India as part of the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences 2020 International Emmy Awards announced on Thursday.
Directed by Indian-Canadian director Richie Mehta, Delhi Crime is based on the 2012 Delhi gang-rape, which prompted nationwide protests to alter India’s rape laws.
The show has been nominated in the Best Drama Series category, with Germany’s charity season two, the UK’s Criminal and Argentina’s second season of El Jardin de Brons (The Bronze Garden).
Actor Adil Hussain, who starred in the show, took to Twitter to share his excitement on the news.
“As we speak .. I’ve just learned that #Delhi Crime, of which I’m a part, has been nominated for Best Drama Series at @iemmys,” he said.
Produced by Rangita Pritish Nandy, four more shots kindly follow the lives of four friends – played by Kirti Kulhari, Sayani Gupta, Manvi Gagru and Bani J – and their relationships, work-life struggles, ambitions and concerns in a male-dominated society . .
The series will compete in the Best Comedy category against Brazil’s Ningum Ta Olhando (Nobbs Looking), UK’s Back to Life and Israel’s Fifty.
“Some great news is coming … #FourMoreShotsPlease Named for # InternationalEmmyAwards2020,” Gagero tweeted.
– Manvi Gagaru (@maanvigagroo) September 24, 2020
“Oh hi. We nominated EMMY,” wrote Bani J on Twitter.
Mathur has been nominated in the Best Performance by an Actor category for Amazon Made in Heaven, depicting the life of modern India, narrated through the eyes of two marriage planners, the backdrop of quintessential Indian weddings. Is set against.
Produced by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti, the play also stars Shobhita Dhulipala. Made in Heaven is directed by Akhtar, Nitya Mehra, Alankrita Shrivastava and Prashant Nair.
His fellow candidates are Billy Barratt in Britain’s Responsible Child, Guido Caprino in the Italian series 1994 and Rafael Logam in Brazil’s Impos (Impure) season two.
Mathur wrote on his Instagram Stories, “Okay (sans) this is what happened”.
Aparna Purohit, head of India Originals of Amazon Prime Video, said it is an “immense pride and honor” opportunity for the streaming platform that its two Indian origins have been recognized in international Emmy nominations.
“We constantly strive to create stories that are intensely local but can cross all boundaries of geography, nationality and ethnicity, and these nominations only confirm that we are on the right track. “We are thrilled with the nomination and are happy to share the moment with Pritish Nandy Communications, Tiger Baby and Excel Media & Entertainment,” Purohit said in a statement.
– Adil Hussain (@_AdilHussain) September 24, 2020
This year there were 44 nominees in 11 categories and 20 countries.
The President and CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Bruce L. Pesar, congratulated all the nominees.
“We are particularly proud to recognize and honor the world’s best storytellers, producers and artists. Passer said in a statement, in times of crisis where most of us have to stay home, television entertains us and provides a window to our world.
Last year, Netflix’s India original series Sacred Games, the anthology film Lust Stories and Amazon Prime Video’s The Remix were nominated for the International Emmy Awards.
Actress Radhika Apte was nominated in the Best Actress category last year for her role in Lust Stories. He was featured in the segment directed by Anurag Kashyap.
But it was McMafia, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who won the Best Drama Series award at the 2019 ceremony.
This year, the winners will be announced on November 23 at a ceremony produced from New York City.
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