‘Aarya’, Nawazuddin Siddiqui & Vir Das bag noms for International Emmy Awards 2021

BizAsia Correspondent



Hotstar’s popular thriller ‘Aarya’ starring Sushmita Sen has been nominated at this year’s International Emmy Awards.

The nominations for the ceremony were announced on Thursday evening with Nawazuddin Siddiqui picking up a nomination for Netflix film ‘Serious Men’, as well as comedian Vir Das for his special on Netflix.

The comedian expressed his excitement on Instagram. He said, “Umm…I think I just got nominated for the #internationalemmyawards uh… . but I’m just so happy it’s for a show about my culture, my people and how funny we are. The special was my love letter to India and this is just unbelievable.”

Meanwhile, Sen was ecstatic over the news. She said, “OMGGGGGG!!!! AARYA is nominated for Best Drama Series at the #InternationalEmmyAwards2021 @iemmys Was busy dubbing for AARYA2…just got the news!!!! Yipppeeeeeee!!!! CONGRATULATIONS @madhvaniram @amitamadhvani @officialrmfilms @sandeipm @vinraw @disneyplushotstar @endemolshineind #teamaaryaa & THE MOST AMAZING CAST & CREW EVER!!!! To see INDIA on this list fills my heart!!!”

She added, “Thank you wonderful people….your love & appreciation for #Aarya is the very soul of this celebration!!! This Team truly deserves it!! Congratulations to @nawazuddin._siddiqui and @virdas for their respective nominations & for adding to India’s pride!! I love you guys!!! #duggadugga.”