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International Emmy Awards 2019: India’s Sacred Games and Lust Stories fail to make a mark

The Indian Express logo The Indian Express 26-11-2019

The 2019 edition of International Emmy Awards was held on Tuesday. Netflix India's Lust Stories and Sacred Games were nominated in the Best TV Movie/Mini-Series and Best Drama Series categories, respectively.

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Radhika Apte was also nominated in the Best Performance by an Actress category. However, none of them managed to clinch an award.

Lust Stories was an anthology film that brought together four directors -- Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar, Dibakar Banerjee and Anurag Kashyap. It featured tales of love and desire from the female perspective.

Gritty crime drama Sacred Games, created by Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap, was an adaptation of Vikram Chandra's 2006 novel. It starred Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the lead roles. Its second season was released earlier this year.

British crime drama McMafia, created by Hossein Amini and James Watkins, was declared the Best Drama Series. The Best TV Movie/Mini-Series award went to Safe Harbour.

Here are winners in the major categories:

Drama Series - McMafia

TV Movie/Mini-Series - Safe Harbour

Best Performance by an Actress - Marina Gera In Örök Tél

Best Performance by an Actor - Haluk Bilginer In Şahsiyet

Documentary - Bellingcat – Truth In A Post-Truth World

Comedy - Especial De Natal Porta Dos Fundos

Arts Programming - Dance Or Die

Non-English Language US Primetime Program - Falco

Non-Scripted Entertainment - The Real Full Monty: Ladies’ Night

Short-Form Series - Hack The City

Telenovela - La Reina Del Flow [The Queen Of Flow]

Also watch: Our content needs to deal with stronger themes: Anurag Kashyap

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(Video by NDTV)

In pics: Kubbra Sait, Radhika Apte, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and others at International Emmy Awards 2019

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