Indian cinema and series are progressing and gaining recognition all over the world. On Tuesday, Shefali Shah, Vir Das and Jim Sarbh have secured nominations for the International Emmy Awards.
Shefali Shah for Delhi Crime and Jim Sarbh for Rocket Boys, have been nominated for their acting and Vir Das, has been nominated for his comedy special Landing.
In an interview, Shefali Shah, stated, “I can’t find the words to describe what I am feeling. Delhi Crime is such a special project to me. While the first season of the show brought home the award in 2020, being nominated in the best actress category for Delhi crime Season 2 is just overwhelming.”
The series Rocket Boys is worth a watch and our Homi Bhabha, stands apart in the series created by Nikkhil Advani. The actor said, “I am overwhelmed and excited to be nominated under the best actor category at the International Emmy Awards for my portrayal of Dr Homi Bhabha in Rocket boys. It is an honor to be recognized amongst such talented individuals from across the world.”
He further elaborated, “This nomination is a testament to the hard-working, dedicated and extremely talented cast and crew, who bought the story of Dr Sarabhai and Dr Bhabha to life. I loved working on Rocket boys, a project that salutes India’s scientists, artists and leaders, the pioneers of newly birthed nation.”
Vir Das, the 44-year old, actor feels receiving an International nomination is an “incredible honor.”
The Emmy Awards will be held in New York city on the 20th November. Producer Ektaa R Kapoor will be awarded the Directorate Award for her “trailblazing career and impact on the Indian television landscape.”