Netflix’ Delhi Crime Bags International Emmy Award For Best Drama Series, First Ever For India!

Netflix's hit series Delhi Crime has won the International Emmy Award for best 'drama series'. This is the first ever Emmy award for an Indian show. 

Updated: November 24, 2020 12:36 AM IST

By India.com News Desk | Edited by Kritika Bansal

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Netflix’s hit series Delhi Crime has won the International Emmy Award for best ‘drama series’. This is the first ever Emmy award for an Indian show.

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Based on the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, Delhi Crime dives into DCP Vartika Chaturvedi’s painstaking search for the culprits, as India’s capital city reels in the aftermath of the brutal gangrape.

Delhi Crime is an Indian crime drama, written and directed by Richie Mehta. The series was produced by Netflix India, SK Global Entertainment and Golden Karavan.

The seven-episode long first season of the show was released in March 2019 on Netflix. The TV series stars Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Adil Hussain and Rajesh Tailang. The show was renewed for a second season with the main cast returning.

The first two episodes of Delhi Crime premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in the Indie Episodic category.

Two other Indian series were nominated for Emmy Awards 2020. Made in Heaven star Arjun Mathur bagged the nomination for the Best Actor, and the Pritish Nandy produced feminist series – Four More Shots Please bagged a nomination in the Comedy series category.

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Published Date: November 23, 2020 11:21 PM IST

Updated Date: November 24, 2020 12:36 AM IST