Bollywood celebrities congratulate nominees of Emmy 2019

Published: Sep 20, 2019, 07:37 IST | ANI |

Scores of Bollywood celebrities came out on social media and poured their best wishes to the nominees of Emmy 2019 as well as the creative minds behind it

Rajkummar Rao/picture courtesy: Rajkummar Rao's Instagram account
Rajkummar Rao/picture courtesy: Rajkummar Rao's Instagram account

The much-awaited nominations for the 2019 International Emmy Awards were announced on Thursday (local time) with Netflix's India Original series 'Sacred Games', anthology film 'Lust Stories' and Amazon Prime Video's 'The Remix' nominated in different categories.

Rajkummar Rao on congratulating the entire team of 'Sacred Games' and 'Lust Stories on Twitter. Proud about his B-town inmates, she also shared how huge these nominations stand for him.

Excited and proud on hearing about the nominations, filmmaker Karan Johar shared the list of nominees. Extending wishes and calling director Anurag Kashyap as the "epitome of innovation in Cinema," Nawazuddin Siddiqui also tweeted.

Bhumi Pednekar who was a part of one of the segments in 'Lust Stories' was on cloud nine after getting to know about the nominations. "Oh my goddd...this is really really really wow wow [?] #luststories @karanjohar #zoya #anuragkashyap #dibakarbanerjee @RonnieScrewvala @ashidua_fue and all the cast members @radhika_apte yay to your nomination. This is so cool," she tweeted while wishing the stars luck."

Kiara Advani who was also a part of one of the segments in 'Lust Stories' shared the nomination list on her Instagram stories and wrote, "Lust Stories nominated for Emmys, huggeeeeee!!!."

'Sacred Games', starring Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, has been nominated in the best drama category, Radhika Apte who featured in the segment of 'Lust Stories' directed by Anurag Kashyap has been nominated in the Best Performance by an Actress category while 'The Remix' is competing in non-scripted entertainment category with nominees from Argentina, Belgium and the UK.

Anurag who was one of the directors of 'Lust Stories apart from Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee and Karan Johar, shared the exciting news on his Instagram where he posted several categories under which the films and series were nominated.

According to the official website of International Emmy Awards, the nominations for the 2019 International Emmy(r) Awards were announced by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. There are 44 Nominees across 11 categories and 21 countries. Winners will be announced at a black-tie ceremony on November 25, 2019, at the Hilton New York Hotel.

Also Read: International Emmy Awards: Radhika Apte gets nominated for Best Performance By An Actress

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