NEW YORK (US), NOVEMBER 24: Netflix web series ‘Delhi Crime’ has won the International Emmy Award for ‘Best Drama Series’.
The official Twitter handle of International Emmy Awards announced the news of the major achievement.
“The International Emmy for Drama Series goes to “Delhi Crime” produced by @GoldenKaravan/@skglobalent/ @NetflixIndia, #India! #iemmys #iemmyWIN” read the tweet.
— International Emmy Awards (@iemmys) November 23, 2020
The Netflix series ‘Delhi Crime’ is based on the horrific 2012 Delhi gang-rape. The cast comprised Shefali Shah playing the lead as Deputy Commissioner Vartika Chaturvedi. It also starred Abhilasha Singh, Rasika Dugal, Rajesh Tailang, and others in key roles.
For the first time, the 48th International Emmy Awards was hosted live this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Richard Kind hosted the virtual event in New York.
India had also bagged nominations in the Best Comedy Series (‘Four More Shots Please’) and Best Actor category (Arjun Mathur, Made in Heaven). The awards went to Ninguem Ta Olhando (‘Nobody’s Looking’) and actor Billy Barratt for ‘Responsible Child’ respectively.
Here’s the winners’ list:
Best Drama Series: Delhi Crime (India)
Best Comedy Series: Ninguem Ta Olhando (Nobody’s Looking) (Brazil)
Best TV Movie/Mini-Series: Responsible Child (United Kingdom)
Best Actress: Glenda Jackson, Elizabeth Is Missing (United Kingdom)
Best Actor: Billy Barratt, Responsible Child (United Kingdom).