Vir Das together with Derry Ladies season 3 gained the Worldwide Emmy for Comedy on the Worldwide Emmy Awards 2023 on Tuesday (Monday night time within the US). This marked Vir’s second Worldwide Emmy nomination. The comic and actor gained the award for his Netflix comedy particular, Vir Das: Touchdown. In the meantime, producer Ekta Kapoor was honoured with the Worldwide Emmy Directorate Award on the 51st Worldwide Emmys. Additionally learn: At Worldwide Emmy Awards 2023, Shefali Shah misses out on Greatest Actress
Vir Das wins Greatest Comedy
Asserting Vir’s win, the official X deal with for Worldwide Emmy Awards tweeted, “We now have a tie! The Worldwide Emmy for Comedy goes to Vir Das: Touchdown produced by Weirdass Comedy/ Rotten Science/ Netflix.” The opposite nominees included El Encargado from Argentina and the French present Le Flambeau season two.
Ekta Kapoor on bringing Emmys dwelling
The ceremony additionally noticed Ekta Kapoor being honoured with the Directorate Award for her ‘trailblazing profession and influence on the Indian tv panorama’. Ekta described her successful second, calling it ‘surprising shocking, scary’. Whereas speaking to India Right this moment after receiving the award and with an Emmy in her hand, she stated, “That is for you India. We’re bringing dwelling your Emmy.”
No win for Shefali Shah
Shefali Shah missed out on the Worldwide Emmy for Greatest Actress for her efficiency in Delhi Crime. The award went to Mexican actor Karla Souza for her position in Dive. The opposite nominees within the class had been Connie Nielsen within the Danish undertaking The Dreamer – Changing into Karen Blixen and UK’s Billie Piper in I Hate Suzie Too.
Shefali Shah has been sharing glimpses of her journey to and attendance on the Worldwide Awards. The 51st Worldwide Emmy Awards had been held in New York and had been hosted by US magician Penn Jillette of the performing duo Penn And Teller.