New Delhi: Vir Das and Indian Filmmaker Ekta Kapoor are the proud Indians to win the award at the International Emmy Awards 2023 held in New York. Comedian Vir Das shared the award with ‘Desi Girls’ Season 3. His show ‘Vir Das Landing’ is currently streaming on Netflix. Another Indian who made the country proud is none other than the most popular name in the television industry Ekta kapoor who was honoured with the most prestigious Directorate award. The award was presented by the famous author Deepak Chopra.
— International Emmy Awards (@iemmys) November 21, 2023
The First season of Delhi Crime won the award for the best drama series in 2020. The International Emmy Awards are underway in New York and is hosted by actor and comedian Rhys Darby. The nominations were announced in the month of September by the International Academy of Television Awards and Sciences.
Filmmaker Ekta Kapoor honoured with Directorate Award
Other Indian Actors who were nominated this year were Vir Das and Jim Sarbh. Indian Filmmaker Ekta Kapoor also becomes the first Indian Filmmaker woman to win an award. She took to instagram to express her joy ..
‘This is for India’
The Filmmaker also gets emotional after receiving the award. She held the award in her hand and said, this is for India. She won the award for her contribution in the television industry and entertainment. She has produced many popular TV shows like ‘Kabhi Saas bhi bahu thi’ ‘Kahani ghar ghar ki’ ‘Kasauti zindagi ki’ and Bade Ache lagte hain’
Let’s take a look at the winners
Best Drama Series – The Empress
Best Actress -Karla Souza
Best Actor-Martin Freeman
Best Comedy- Vir Das
Best Television Movie- La Caida
Best Non Scripted Entertainment – A Ponte
Best Short Film Series -Des Gens Bien Ordinaires
Best Documentary-The Mariupol ( The People’s story)
Best Arts Programing- Buffy Sainte Marie: Carry it on
Best Animation for kids- The Smeds and the Smoos