'Delhi Crime', Arjun Mathur of 'Made in Heaven' nominated for International Emmy
- India's ‘Delhi Crime’ and ‘Four More Shots Please!’ were nominated for 2020 International Emmy awards
- Actor Arjun Mathur of ‘Made in Heaven’ also secured a nomination
- There are 44 nominees across 11 categories and 20 countries
Netflix India original series ‘Delhi Crime’, Amazon Prime Video’s ‘Four More Shots Please!’ secured nominations for India as part of 2020 International Emmy awards, the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced on Thursday. Along with those two, actor Arjun Mathur of Amazon Prime Video’s ‘Made in Heaven’ has also secured a nomination.
According to the official website of International Emmy, there are 44 nominees across 11 categories and 20 countries. The nominated programs were broadcast between January 1 and December 31, 2019, in accordance with the competition’s eligibility period.
“Congratulations to all the Nominees! – we are especially proud to recognize and honor the world’s best storytellers, producers and performers,” said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences said.
“At a time of crisis where most of us have to stay home most of the time, television entertains us and provides a window on our world,” Paisner added.
‘Delhi Crime’, directed by Indian-Canadian director Richie Mehta, is based on the 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder, which saw nationwide protests leading to a change in India's rape laws.
‘Delhi Crime’ has been nominated in the best drama series category.
Created by Rangita Pritish Nandy, "Four More Shots Please", nominated in the best comedy category, follows the life of four friends -- played by Kirti Kulhari, Sayani Gupta, Maanvi Gagroo and Bani J -- and their relationships, work-life conflicts, ambitions, and anxieties in a male-dominated society, reported news agency PTI.
Mathur has been nominated in the best performance by an actor category for ‘Made in Heaven’.
Last year, Netflix''s India Original series "Sacred Games", anthology film "Lust Stories" and Amazon Prime Video''s "The Remix" were nominated for International Emmy Awards.
All nominated program trailers and exclusive Nominee interviews will be featured online during the International Emmy World Television Festival from November 13 to 23 on the International Academy’s website www.iemmys.tv.
Winners will be announced November 23, 2020. However, details of the ceremony will be announced in October.