At the 2023 International Emmy Awards, actress Shefali Shah was nominated for her superb performance in the Netflix crime series. Crime in Delhi. Unfortunately, she lost the award to Mexican actress Karla Souza and won the award for her performance in ‘The CaidA’.
What does the nomination mean for India?
These nominations mark a significant milestone for Netflix India, reflecting the platform’s commitment to producing premium content that entertains audiences around the world, having garnered over 8 nominations and 1 win (Delhi Crime Season 1winner of Best Drama, International Emmys 2020) for the last 5 years.
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Shefali Shah, nominated for her powerful performance in ‘Delhi Crime’ Season 2 on Netflix, brings to life a tale that is both deeply rooted in the streets of Delhi and universally accessible in its exploration of justice and humanity.
Shefali Shah commented, “It was strange and I don’t remember it, but my makeup team said, ‘You remember Shefali, we were in the (vanity) van and we were shooting for Delhi Crime and you were just monkeying around. and invent this speech! and I was like, oh my god, I mean, this is amazing. But it’s such an honor to be here.
Shefali on the nomination
Expressing her gratitude, Shefali Shah shared the news on Instagram and wrote, “OMGGGGG I still can’t believe it. Feel so honored to be nominated at the International Emmys alongside such esteemed artists. This one is really special and more so because it is for a character I am very very close to, Vartika Chaturvedi and my favorite show Delhi Crime 2. This is for all of us in Delhi Crime.