Emmys 2019: Netflix India Originals ‘Sacred Games’ 1 and ‘Lust Stories’ got nominated for Emmys Awards
Thursday night, Netflix brigade stated in a quirky way that their Originals ‘Sacred Games’ and ‘Lust Stories’ has been chosen for Emmys 2019. More so they proceeded on to felicitate actress Radhika Apte, further suggesting that she too has been chosen for the citations.
Promptly following, Anurag Kashyap chose to Instagram and cleared all our uncertainties. He yielded that ‘Sacred Games’ Season 1, where he was the producer, has been chosen for the Best Drama. The program has been chosen beside ‘McMafia’, another show highlighting ‘Sacred Games’ Gaitonde aka Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Further so, ‘Lust Stories’, in which Anurag helmed one brief, gained two nominations. While the film itself got chosen in the TV Movie/Mini-Series section, the female point from his short Radhika Apte also has been noted for Best Actress.
Bestowing the joyful news, Anurag posted screenshots of the namings on the photo-sharing app script, “What a day. 3 Emmys Nominations – Lust Stories (Best Miniseries), Sacred Games (Best Drama) and Radhika Apte (Best Actress for Lust Stories).”
Karan Johar, who had also experienced tremendous praise for his brief in Lust Stories, starring Kiara Advani and Vicky Kaushal in the lead role, used to Twitter to compliment his peers. “So gratified and excited that our anthology Lust Stories is nominated at the Emmys.” Thanking his team consisting of Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap, and Dibakar Banerjee, he added, “Our quartet rocks. Thanks for the support,” he penned.
So proud and excited that our anthology #luststories is nominated at the Emmy’s!!! Our quartet rocks! #zoya #anurag #dibakar thanks for the support @RSVPMovies @RonnieScrewvala @ashidua_fue and our amazing platform @NetflixIndia pic.twitter.com/htMiyrbRqj— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) September 19, 2019
‘Sacred Games’ season 1 premiered on Netflix on June 28, 2018. ‘Lust Stories’ also premiered on June 15. The crew of ‘Bombay Talkies’ (cinema release) and ‘Lust Stories’ (Netflix release) has now co-operated for the third time with ‘Ghost Stories’ (also Netflix Original).