International Emmy Awards 2023: Indian Actors Shefali Shah, Jim Sarbh And Vir Das Earned Nominations

International Emmy Awards 2023 is set to take place soon. Ahead of the event, the names of these Indian actors have been announced for nominations.

International Emmy Awards 2023

Indian talents Shefali Shah, Jim Sarbh, and Vir Das have scored prestigious nominations at the 2023 International Emmy Awards. The nominations across 14 categories were announced on Tuesday. Sarbh earned the Best Actor nod for his performance as scientist Homi Bhabha in the SonyLIV series Rocket Boys. His co-nominees are Argentina’s Gustavo Bassani, UK’s Martin Freeman, and Sweden’s Jonas Karlsson.

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Shah is nominated for Best Actress for Netflix hit Delhi Crime Season 2, alongside Denmark’s Connie Nielsen, UK’s Billie Piper, and Mexico’s Karla Souza. Comedian Vir Das secured a nomination for his comedy special Vir Das: Landing, competing with France’s Le Flambeau, Argentina’s El Encargado, and the UK show Derry Girls.

Shefali Shah took to Instagram to share her happiness over earning a Best Actress nomination. She wrote, “OMGGGGG I still can’t believe it. Feel so so honored to be nominated at the International Emmys alongside such esteemed artists. This one is special and more so because it is for a character I am very close to, Vartika Chaturvedi, and for my favorite show #DelhiCrime2. This is for all of us in #DelhiCrime.” Delhi Crime Season 1 had won the Best Drama at the 2020 International Emmy.

This marks back-to-back Emmy love for Delhi Crime after its landmark Best Drama win in 2020. Shahfali and Vir too have prior Emmy nominations. The honors recognize the talent and global appeal of Indian artists. As per the reports Ektaa Kapoor will also be felicitated with the prestigious International Emmy Directorate Award at the ceremony on November 20 in New York.

Arpita Mackelvy
Arpita Mackelvy
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