Radhika Apte bags best actress nom, Sacred Games gets best drama nod at International Emmys. Complete list of nominees - Hindustan Times

Radhika Apte bags best actress nom, Sacred Games gets best drama nod at International Emmys. Complete list of nominees

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Sep 20, 2019 08:56 AM IST

The International Emmy Awards nominations were announced on Thursday and Indian shows like Sacred Games, The Remix and movie Lust Stories were nominated in multiple categories.

Netflix’s India Original series Sacred Games, anthology film Lust Stories and Amazon Prime Video’s The Remix are nominated for International Emmy Awards. The second season of Sacred Games, starring Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, has been nominated in the best drama category alongside Brazil’s Contra Todos - season three, Germany’s Bad Banks and UK’s McMafia, which also features Siddiqui in a key role.

Radhika Apte was nominated in Best Actress category while Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Sacred Games and McMafia were nominated in Best Drama category.
Radhika Apte was nominated in Best Actress category while Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Sacred Games and McMafia were nominated in Best Drama category.

Director Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan directed the second season of Sacred Games while Vikramaditya Motwane served as a showrunner. Kashyap, who shared the news on his Instagram page, was also one of the directors of Lust Stories with Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee and Karan Johar.

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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),” he wrote tagging International Emmy, Netflix and other collaborators.

The movie has been nominated for the best TV movie/mini series with Brazil’s Se Eu Fechar Os Olhos Agora, Hungary’s Trezor and Australia’s Safe Harbour.

Actor Radhika Apte, who features in the segment directed by Kashyap is competing in the best performance by an actress category with Jenna Coleman for The Cry, Marjorie Estiano for Brazil’s Sob Pressao 2 and Marina Gera for Hungary’s Orok Tel.


The Remix is competing in non-scripted entertainment category with nominees from Argentina, Belgium and the UK. Nominees this year span 21 countries across 11 categories with Brazil and the UK leading the list.

Other countries with more than one nod include Germany, Australia, Belgium, Argentina, Hungary and India.

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“The diversity, geographic spread and quality of this year’s nominees is a testament to the increasing wealth of outstanding television being created on a global scale,” Bruce L Paisner, president and CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, said Thursday. “We congratulate the nominees for their outstanding achievements,” Paisner added.

The 47th International Emmy Awards will be held on November 25 at the Hilton New York. Here’s the complete list of nominees:

Arts Programming

Dance or Die- Netherlands

John and Yoko: Above Us Only Sky- United Kingdom

Michel Legrand, Sans Demi-Mesure (Michel Legrand, Let the Music Play)- France

Ópera Aberta – Os Pescadores de Pérolas- Brazil

Best Performance By An Actor

Haluk Bilginer in Şahsiyet (Persona)-Turkey

Christopher Eccleston in Come Home- United Kingdom

Raphael Logam in Impuros (Impure)- Brazil

Jannis Niewöhner in Beat-Germany

Best Performance By An Actress

Radhika Apte in Lust Stories-India

Jenna Coleman in The Cry-United Kingdom

Marjorie Estiano in Sob Pressão (Under Pressure) – Season 2-Brazil

Marina Gera in Orok Tel-Hungary


Especial de Natal Porta dos Fundos-Brazil


Kupa Rashit-Israel

Workin’ Moms – Season 2-Canada


A Primeira Pedra-Brazil

Bellingcat – Truth in a Post-Truth World-Netherlands

Louis Theroux’s Altered States-United Kingdom

Witness: India’s Forbidden Love-Qatar

Drama Series

1 Contra Todos – Season 3-Brazil

Bad Banks-Germany

McMafia-United Kingdom

Sacred Games-India

Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program

Al Otro Lado del Muro-United States of America

El Recluso-United States of America

Falco-United States of America

Magnífica 70 – Season 3-United States of America

Non-Scripted Entertainment

La Voz – Season 2-Argentina


The Remix – India

The Real Full Monty: Ladies Night-United Kingdom

Short-Form Series

dxyz-South Korea

Hack The City-Brazil

Luottomies – Season 2-Finland

Wrong Kind of Black-Australia


100 Dias Para Enamorarse-Argentina

La Reina del Flow-Colombia

The River-Portugal

TV Movie / Mini-Series

Se Eu Fechar Os Olhos Agora-Brazil

Lust Stories-India

Safe Harbour-Australia


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