Indian web series "Sacred Games" and anthology "Lust Stories" have received nominations at the International Emmy Awards 2019.
Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap on Thursday took to Instagram to announce that Netflix's anthology "Lust Stories" has been nominated under the Best Miniseries category while "Sacred Games" has bagged nomination in the Best Drama section.
Also, actress Radhika Apte has been nominated for Best Actress for her performance in "Lust Stories".
Congratulations #AnuragKashyap you beauty, the epitome of innovation in Cinema, making Indians proud across the world, First for GOW being the only Indian film shortlisted by the Guardian & secondly Sacred Games being nominated at the Emmy's— Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@Nawazuddin_S) September 19, 2019
3 Cheers to Vikram, Neeraj & Team SG
"What a day...Emmy nominations," Kashyap wrote.
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What a day . 3 Emmy Nominations . 1.lust stories (best miniseries) 2.Sacred Games (best Drama) 3. Radhika Apte(best actress-Lust Stories) #internationalemmy @netflix_in @radhikaofficial @karanjohar @zoieakhtar @rsvpmovies @ashidua #dibakar @vikramadityamotwane @ishikamohanmotwane @vidushak ufff
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Not only this, Sunidhi Chauhan's "The Remix" is competing in the non-scripted entertainment category with nominees from Argentina, Belgium and the UK. "The Remix" is a reality competition web television series.
Announcing the nominations, Bruce L. Paisner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, said: "The diversity, geographic spread and quality of this year's nominees is a testament to the increasing wealth of outstanding television being created on the global scale."
On receiving the Best Actress nomination, Radhika Apte expressed her happiness on social media. "International Emmy," she wrote.
The 47th edition of International Emmy Awards will take place in New York on November 25.