The 2023 International Emmy Awards has revealed its list of nominees, featuring 56 contenders from 20 different countries across 14 diverse categories. Notably, Indian talents Jim Sarbh, Shefali Shah, and Vir Das have clinched nominations in this prestigious event.
Shefali Shah has earned a nomination in the Best Performance by an Actress category for her exceptional portrayal in the Netflix web series ‘Delhi Crime Season 2.’ She stands alongside fellow nominees Connie Nielsen from Denmark, Billie Piper from the UK, and Karla Souza from Mexico.
As for Jim Sarbh, he has secured a spot in the highly competitive Best Performance by an Actor category, recognized for his outstanding performance in the SonyLIV web series ‘Rocket Boys.’ His fellow nominees in this category include Gustavo Bassani from Argentina, Martin Freeman from the UK, and Jonas Karlsson from Sweden.
This exciting news underscores the global recognition of talent in the entertainment industry, and we look forward to the results of the 2023 International Emmy Awards.
Comedian and actor Vir Das has also received a well-deserved nomination for his Netflix comedy special titled “Vir Das: Landing.” He shares this nomination with notable contenders, including France’s “Le Flambeau,” Argentina’s “El Encargado,” and the popular UK comedy show “Derry Girls Season 3.”
Jim Sarbh, reflecting on his International Emmy nomination, expressed his emotions in a statement: “I am overwhelmed and thrilled to be nominated in the Best Actor category at the International Emmy Awards for my portrayal of Dr. Homi Bhabha in ‘Rocket Boys.’ It is a tremendous honor to be recognized alongside such immensely talented individuals from around the world. This nomination pays tribute to the hard work, dedication, and exceptional skills of the cast and crew who brought the remarkable story of Dr. Sarabhai and Dr. Bhabha to life. I thoroughly enjoyed working on ‘Rocket Boys,’ a project that pays homage to India’s scientists, artists, and leaders, the trailblazers of a newly independent nation.”
In another exciting development, Ektaa Kapoor is set to receive the prestigious International Emmy Directorate Award at the 51st International Emmy Awards Gala, scheduled for November 20, 2023, in New York City.
“Rocket Boys” offered an insightful portrayal of the lives of Indian nuclear physicists Homi J. Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai, with Jim Sarbh delivering an exceptional performance as scientist Dr. Homi J. Bhabha. Meanwhile, “Delhi Crime Season 2” is a compelling crime drama centered around the Chaddi Baniyan Gang, featuring Shefali Shah in the role of IPS officer Vartika Chaturvedi. These nominations and awards underscore the global recognition of talent in the entertainment industry.