Indian web shows Delhi Crime and Four More Shots Please! have scored nominations at the International Emmy Awards 2020.
Amazon Prime Video’s Four More Shots Please! has been listed in Best Comedy series category while the Netflix show Delhi Crime is nominated for Best Drama Series. Notably, Delhi Crime was directed by Indian-Canadian director Richie Mehta, and was about the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder that sparked nationwide protests.
Actor Arjun Mathur, who played the role of a gay man in the series Made In Heaven, has been nominated in the Best Performance By An Actor category. His performance came one year after the repeal of Section 377 in India.
Expressing happiness about her series being nominated, actress Bani J, who played a pivotal role in Four More Shots Please!, wrote on Instagram: “Haysus. This is real life. 2020 .. you a wild ride alright. Elated. To be Emmy effing Nominated. Season 1 of Four More Shots Please. Sheesh. Take a bow everyone.”
“The day just got a million times brighter. Four More Shots Please nominated for International Emmy Awards 2020,” actress Maanvi Gagroo posted on Instagram.
Shefali Shah, who wowed the audience with her stellar performance in Delhi Crime , also, expressed her joy on social media.
“So so proud,” she wrote on her Instagram Story.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony produced from New York City on 23 November. Nominees for the International Emmys come from Argentina, Australia, China, France, India, Norway, Singapore and many other countries.
This year, Australian entries include Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds (Non-Scripted Entertainment) and Content.