International Emmy Awards 2020: Delhi Crime wins Best Drama Series award

Lawrence Kim
November 24, 2020

For the unversed, Shefali Shah plays the role of the Deputy Commissioner of Police in the crime series who is assigned the responsibility of finding out the culprits of the 2012 Delhi gang-rape case.

Here's what has been mentioned in their official handle's post, "Delhi Crime has just won the International Emmy for Best Drama Series".

Her injuries were so grievous that she died in a Singapore hospital a fortnight later.

Richie Mehta directorial Delhi Crime that premiered on Netflix has made the country proud.

"The project was led by women, it was financed and put together and released by women, this crime was solved by women, this is for the courage of those women and all the women who not only endure the violence that so many men inflict on them, but then are tasked with solving the problem", said Mehta.

The fictionalised crime drama series also features Rasika Dugal, Adil Hussain, Rajesh Tailang, Avijit Dutt, Gopal Dutt, Jaya Bhattacharya, Denzil Smith and Yashaswini Dayama in pivotal roles.

Prime Video's Four More Shots Please was also nominated for the Best Comedy Series at the 48th International Emmys while actor Arjun Mathur was up for the Best Actor award for his role in Made In Heaven. Both couldn't register wins. Mathur lost out to Billy Barratt for Responsible Child.

The Best Actress award went to Glenda Jackson for the British series Elizabeth Is Missing. For Sama picked up theBest Documentary award.

The Non-English Language US Primetime Program category saw a tie, with 20th Annual Latin Grammy Awards and La Reina del Sur season two bagging the honour.

Last year, Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer McMafia won the best drama series award at the International Emmy Awards.

The Short Form Series award was bagged by #martyisdead from Czech Republic while Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds from Australia took home the award in the Non-Scripted Entertainment category. The ceremony was hosted live by renowned actor Richard Kind at an empty theatre in New York City with literally no audience or red carpets.

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