Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vir Das, and Sushmita Sen have been nominated for the 2021 International Emmy Awards. In recent days, the country rejoiced along with movie and web series fans nationwide when news broke that Aarya, Sushmita Sen’s highly acclaimed web series streamed on Disney+ Hotstar, was nominated for Best Drama Series of the 2021 International Emmy Awards.
In addition to Aarya, Iran and There She Goes are also nominated for the award, and no one should be surprised that Sushmita Sen, the lead star, cannot contain her excitement.
Sushmita is a gracious, giving soul, so she also conveyed her congratulations to Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Vir Das, who will join Aarya as the other Indians nominated for this year’s International Emmys.
Taking to her official Instagram handle to announce the big news, Sushmita Sen wrote:
The Netflix series Serious Men, directed by Sudhir Mishra and released last year, has nominated Nawazuddin Siddiqui for Best Actor in a Drama Series. David Tennant (Des), Roy Nik of Israel (Normali), and Christian Tappan of Colombia (El Robo del Siglo or The Great Heist) is his fellow nominees.
As for Vir Das, his stand-up special Vir Das: For India has been nominated under the category of Best Comedy alongside Call My Agent, Motherland: Christmas Special, and Promises of the Bell.
Vir Das also shared his excitement on his official Instagram account, writing: