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The 51st International Emmy Awards have been announced. Producer-director Ekta Kapoor has received the Directorship Award. This is the first time that an Indian has been honored with this award. Meanwhile, comedian Veer Das won the International Emmy Award for comedy. However, Shefali Shah, who had received a nomination in the Best Actress category, has been eliminated from this race.
The International Emmy Awards 2023 took place in New York, in which a total of 56 people from 20 countries received nominations in 14 categories.
Ekta said- India, I am bringing your Emmy Award home.
Ekta Kapoor has been honored with the Directorate Award for her major contribution to the world of entertainment and art. Sharing the joy of this win, he has posted a video from the award on his Instagram handle. Along with this post, she has written in the caption – India, I am bringing your Emmy Award home.
Regarding this win, he said- I am very happy to receive the prestigious Emmy Directorate Award. It is a great pleasure for me to be honored on a global scale like this.
I have always wanted to tell stories because they allow me to listen, see and represent. I am grateful for the love of the audience who opened doors for me, allowing me to move from television to the world of films and OTT. This honor has made me feel a little responsible. I feel that this voice that I have been given, I should use it for the betterment of others and to tell the stories of those who are not being heard.
Shared the award with Vir Das with the series ‘Derry Girls’
Comedian Vir Das won the International Emmy Award for comedy. He received this award for the Netflix comedy special title ‘Veer Das: Landing’. This is the second time that he has received the Emmy Award. However, she has shared this award with the series ‘Derry Girls’, in which Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Louisa Harland, Nicola Coughlan, Jamie-Lee O’Donnell and Dylan Llewellyn are seen in lead roles.
Talking about this win, Veer Das said- I am very grateful for this award. This is for my team and Netflix, without whom this would not have been possible.
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