Nawazuddin Siddiqui is overjoyed to be nominated for the International Emmy Award for Netflix’s ‘Serious Man’ and considers the film special for several reasons. Siddiqui has been nominated in the Best Actor category for his role in the film directed by Sudhir Mishra. Siddiqui (47) said in a statement, “Working with Sudhir and playing the role of Ayyan Mani in ‘Serious Man’ was a dream come true for me and the International Emmy nomination is a validation of the hard work put in for the film. . I am honored to be doing films of meaningful stories that are being recognized globally – it is now a reality, thanks to platforms like Netflix.”
He is nominated for this category, along with British actor David Tennant (Des), as well as Israeli actors Roy Nick (Normally) and Colombian Christian Tappan (El Robo del Siglo or The Great Heist). Directed by Sudhir Mishra, “Serious Men” is an adaptation of author Manu Joseph’s 2010 novel of the same name. Vir Das’s Netflix comedy special ‘Vir Das: For India’ has been nominated in the comedy category along with popular French show ‘Call My Agent’, UK’s ‘Motherland: Christmas Special’ and Colombian series ‘Promesas de Campana’.
This third special show of Das with Netflix was released in January 2020. Das said he is “extremely happy” to be nominated for an International Emmy Award. She said, “Now that I’ve eaten all kinds of carbohydrates to celebrate, I’m so happy about this nomination, thank you – International Emmy Awards. Every talent around the world wants to feel that their point of view is noticed. It goes. A nomination does that.” He said, “Thank you to all the crew and team Netflix of Vir Das: For India for their hard work, for putting this together.” The winners of the 2021 International Emmy Awards will be announced during a ceremony to be held on November 22 in New York City.
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