international emmy awards 2023. shefali shah, jim sarbh, vir das

Key Highlights

  • On Tuesday, The International Emmy Awards 2023 announced their nominations list
  • Shefali Shah got her nomination for Delhi Crime 2 while Jim Sarbh got his nod for Rocket Boys 2
  • Vir Das got his nominations for his stand up special Landing

On Tuesday, the nominations for International Emmy Awards 2023 were announced. And it turned out to be a big day for the Indian art fraternity. Three Indian artists bagged nominations at the the coveted honours this year. The artists are Shefali Shah, Jim Sarbh and Vir Das.

Shefali Shah, Jim Sarbh, Vir Das nominated at International Emmy Awards 2023

Shefali got her nomination in the Best Performance By An Actress category for her part in Delhi Crime 2. This marks the second nod for the series, as its first season actually won Best Drama at the International Emmys. Excited about the nod, Shefali wrote a heartfelt note on Instagram. It read, “OMGGGGG I still can’t believe it. Feel so so honoured to be nominated at the International Emmys alongside such esteemed artists. This one is really special and more so because it is for a character I am very very close to, Vartika Chaturvedi and for my favourite show #DelhiCrime2. This is for all of us in #DelhiCrime.”

Vir’s stand up special Vir Das: Landing got a nod in the Best Comedy category. The special was highly lauded and appreciated globally. Showing his gratitude for his second Emmy nod, the actor-comedian wrote on Instagram, “WHAT!!!!!! I got nominated for an Emmy award for best comedy… my second iEmmy nomination. To everyone who worked on this show Vir Das Landing, I am SO proud of you, and so grateful to @netflix_in for letting me tell my story. Off we go! #VirDasLanding @iemmys well…this is a weird full circle.”

Jim congratulates his fellow Indian nominees

Jim also showed his excitement on social media for his nomination in the Best Performance By An Actor category for Rocket Boys 2. He said, “I was having quite a weird few days, and then all the pieces wrapped up neatly and I heaved a huge sigh of relief, played a game of sweaty basketball, cycled home in the cold sweet rain, went in for a shower, and came out to all these messages and calls. I was an hour late to watch Dirty Harry with a neighbour, so I ran up, told him about the nom, and then we proceeded to watch the movie. ‘Do you feel lucky, punk?’ Yes. Honoured to be nominated for the International @iemmys  amongst such talented artists. I loved playing Dr. Bhabha. Rocket Boys is deeply etched in my mind and heart.

He even congratulated his fellow Indian nominees and manifested a hattrick win for the nation. Jim added, “And @virdas and @shefalishahofficial: COME ON!!!” Here’s manifesting a 3-way win for India at the International Emmys.

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