Radhika Apte, Sacred Games and Lust Stories in EMMY Awards Nominations 2019

Indian web-series are taking the international audience by storm as India has produced three nominations in the prestigious international awards-Emmy. The Netflix India’s shows that are nominated for Emmy Awards are, Lust Stories for ‘best miniseries’ and Sacred Games for ‘best drama’. Meanwhile Bollywood actress Radhika Apte, who have been doing a lot of work in web series and online viewing have been nominated as ‘best actress’ for her role in lust stories.

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EMMY Awards Nominations 2019

Emmy Awards are American awards that applaud the work in the television industry all over the world and are often compared as ‘Oscars-for-Television’. This year it will be its 71st edition and will be held on 23rd September at Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles in the United States.

Anurag Kahsyap (director of Lust Stories)

Emmy Awards Nominations

Anurag Kashyap, broke the news of EMMY Awards Nominations 2019 to people in India on his social media handles. He was overjoyed by these nominations as he directed Lust Stories and also parts of Sacred Games.

He wrote on Instagram, “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 ”

Just few days back, the Bollywood director was once again on the International platform when ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ was included in the ‘Guardian’s list of 100 best films of 21st century’ at the 59th position. Gangs of Wasseypur which was released in 2012 was directed by Anurag Kashyap and was a path-breaking movie for many actors like Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Pankaj Tripathi, Huma Qureshi and so many more who credit their heights in Bollywood today to Gangs of Wasseypur and its director Anurag Kashyap.

Radika Apte-The actress who is writing her own success story

Not far back, Radhika Apte also has a different success story in the films and web-series. With the Emmy nomination, Radhika now would strive to even better work. Not long back, when she was working intensely in one after another web series, she faced a lot of trolls, but this nomination would peacefully rest the trolls silent. She has been part of both the Emmy nominated Sacred Games and Lust Stories which sums up her standards.

Sacred Games- story of Mumbai, Crime, Gang-war and Police

Talking of Sacred Games, whose success took web series to whole new levels in India. The success of this series brought people to the online platform to create content. No doubt that this series tops the charts on every parameter of entertainment in the category and its nomination has done justification to the quality with which this series has been made qualify for EMMY Awards Nominations 2019 . Sacred Games is a drama based on the famous novel by Vikram Chandra about the gang war and crime in Mumbai starring Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Pankaj Tripathi in the lead.