September 24 : Sushmita Sen cannot hide her excitement as she took to social media to announce that her web series Aarya has been nominated in the Best Drama Series category at International Emmys 2021.
Taking to her Instagram handle, an excited Sushmita posted the list of this year's nominees and penned a long note along with it. "OMGGGGGG!!!! Aarya is nominated for Best Drama Series at the International Emmy Awards 2021. Was busy dubbing for Aarya 2... Just got the news!"
The actress thanked the cast of the show and wrote, “Yipppeeeeeee!!!!️ Congratulations @madhvaniram @amitamadhvani @officialrmfilms @sandeipm @vinraw @disneyplushotstar @endemolshineind #teamaaryaa & the most amazing cast & crew ever!!!!"
Aarya nominated at International Emmys 2021; Sushmita Sen cannot hide her excitement
The former Miss Universe further added, "To see India on this list, fills my heart! Thank you wonderful people... Your love and appreciation for Aarya is the very soul of this celebration! This Team truly deserves it." The Aarya actor also congratulated her fellow nominees and wrote, "Congratulations to Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Vir Das for their respective nominations and for adding to India's pride. I love you guys."
Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been nominated in the Best Actor category for his role in Serious Men, while Vir Das has been nominated in the Comedy category for his special show Vir Das: For India.
The winners of International Emmys will be announced at a ceremony in New York on November 22, 2021.
A crime drama web series on Disney+ Hotstar, Aarya stars Sushmita Sen in the lead role along with Chandrachur Singh, Sikandar Kher, Ankur Bhatia, among others. The series marked the comeback of Sushmita as it was her digital debut as well. The show received positive reviews and critics praised Sushmita’s performance. Aarya is co-created by Ram Madhvani and Sandeep Modi, who also directed the series, with Vinod Rawat. Produced by Madhvani under the banner Ram Madhvani Films, along with Endemol Shine Group, the show stars Sushmita Sen in the titular role. The web series is based on the Dutch drama series Penoza. Sushmita also received the award for Best Actress – Female, at the Filmfare OTT Awards, with the series receiving eight other nominations. Sushmita has recently wrapped the second season of the series.