new Delhi: The Indian entertainment industry is making us proud internationally. While there have been very few festive moments in this terrible year, many Indian shows, films and web series have gained international recognition for their content and storytelling art. A number of Indian shows have won international recognition in 2020, winning major wins at the Emmy Awards, from ‘Jallikattu’ to the Oscar Awards to a nomination to ‘Delhi Crime’.
‘Delhi Crime’ Has won the Best Drama Award at the International Emmy Awards. Directed by Richie Mehta, the web series is based on the 2012 Delhi gang rape case that took place in the neighborhood of Munirka in South Delhi. Other web series were also nominated for the Emmy Awards this year, including the web Four More Shots Please and Heaven Made in Heaven.
‘The Family Man’ Won four major awards at the 2020 Asian Academy Creative Awards. It won awards for Best Drama Series, Best Direction and Best Original Screenplay. Manoj Bajpayee brought home the Best Actor Award in a leading role. ‘The Family Man’ tells the story of a working man of the National Investigation Agency who tries to save the country from terrorism.
‘Four More Shots Please!’ Won an award in the Best Rising Star category at the prestigious Asian Content Awards 2020, which is a part of the Asian Content Awards 2020. The main cast of the web series include Kriti Kulhari, Manvi Gagaru, Sayani Gupta and Gurbani Judge. Star won the Best Rising Star category. The web series follows the story of four unimpeachable flawed millennial women who celebrate and discover their lives.
Talented actor Adil hussain Recently two of his performances won the Best Actor Award at the Indo German Film Week in Berlin. ‘Pareeksha’ And ‘Nirvana in’. ‘Pari’ is directed by Prakash Jha and the film revolves around a rickshaw driver who dreams of imparting quality education to his son. The film is based on the education system in the country. Has Nirvana In ‘is starred by Vijay Jaipal and the film revolves around the cycle of birth, death and rebirth.
‘The Discipline’ Is a film directed by Chaitanya Tamhane. The film received the prestigious FIPRESCI Award at the 2020 Venice Film Festival, becoming the first Indian film in the last 20 years to be selected for the main competition at the European Film Festival. ‘The Discipline’ won the Best Screenplay award at the Film Festival this year. The plot of the film revolves around the life of an Indian classical music singer who follows in the footsteps of his old masters, his mentor and his father. But as the story unfolds, he begins to wonder if it is actually possible to achieve the excellence he is striving for.
‘The Sleepwalkers’ The Best Midnight Short Award was brought home at the Palms Spring International Short Fest earlier this year. The film is the first film directed by actress Radhika Apte who has also written the film. The film stars Shahana Goswami and Gulshan Devaiya, who find themselves in a state of confusion and try to find out if they are sleepy.
Malayalam actress Kani Kusruti Won the prestigious International Award for Best Second Actress for Malayalam Film by Imagine Film Festival ‘Biriyaani’. The film tells the story of a Muslim woman confined within four walls and forced to hide her desires in the name of religion and social norms.
And finally, ‘Jallikattu’ Has been nominated for the ’93rd Oscar Awards’ from India. A total of 27 films from India including ‘Shakuntala Devi’, ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’, ‘Chappak’, ‘Bhonsle’, ‘Gambhir Purush’, ‘Bulbul’ were in the race for nomination for ’93rd Academy Awards’. ‘,’ The Pink is Sky ‘and other two Marathi films. The plot of ‘Jallikattu’ revolves around an ox who runs away from the slaughterhouse causing havoc among the villagers. The film’s subplot depicts unemployed youth, problematic love triangles, and others.
Stay tuned for more updates.