Mumbai, Sept 24: Sushmita Sen-starrer ‘Aarya’ has been nominated at the 49th International Emmy Awards in the ‘Drama Series’ category.
Reacting upon the Emmy nomination, Sushmita said, “It is surreal to know that ‘Aarya’ has been recognised globally amongst the best drama series in the world and to be nominated at a platform as prestigious as the International Emmy awards is phenomenal.”
She further added, “I am overwhelmed with the love and faith viewers across the world have put into our labour and I want to thank each and everyone from the bottom of my heart for the encouragement.”
Directed by Ram Madhvani, the Hotstar show “Aarya” succeeded in weaving a narrative around a dynamic woman who gives her all to save her kids and family. The show was Susmita Sen’s first foray into the digital realm.
Expressing his happiness, Director Madhvani said: “It’s a feeling of pride to have been nominated for the International Emmy Awards. Congratulations to the entire team and cast of Aarya for their immense support, belief, and love. This nomination truly validates the full team’s dedicated work.”
The series on Disney+ Hotstar also stars Namit Das, Sikander Kher, Jayant Kriplani, Sohaila Kapoor, Sugandha Garg, Maya Sareen, Vishwajeet Pradhan and Manish Chaudhary.
Notably, the International Emmy Awards honour excellence in television programming produced outside the US. The award show has been hosted annually by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences since 1973.