2020 International Emmy Awards: Delhi Crime wins Best Drama Series award


By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |

Updated: November 24, 2020 12:11:42 am

Delhi Crime is streaming on Netflix.

Netflix net collection Delhi Crime on Monday gained the Drama Series award at 2020 International Emmy Awards.

Richie Mehta directorial Delhi Crime, starring Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Adil Hussain, Rajesh Tailang, Vinod Sherawat, Denzil Smith, Gopal Dutt, Yashaswini Dayama and Jaya Bhattacharya, is a fictionalised crime drama, primarily based on the painstaking investigation into the 2012 Delhi gang-rape.

Richie, in his acceptance speech, paid tribute to the sufferer and her mom.

He mentioned, “I dedicate this award to all the women who not just endure the violence that so many men inflict on them, but are then tasked to solve the problem. Finally, to the tireless mother, and her daughter. Not a day goes by when I don’t think about you both and what the world subjected you two to. And I hope none of us ever forget that.”

Shefali Shah, who performed the lead function of Vartika Chaturvedi in Delhi Crime, couldn’t management her pleasure over the large win. She advised indianexpress.com, “I am screaming, beaming and jumping! I have goosebumps.”

Delhi Crime is the primary program from India to win an Emmy award. It premiered on Netflix in March 2019 to rave opinions.

The Indian Express movie critic Shubhra Gupta wrote in her evaluate, “Much of the proceedings are familiar but still a wrenching sock to the gut. When the couple is climbing into the bus, I could not, did not, want to watch. Sensibly, the camera doesn’t follow them in: we are left with our imagination, and that is so much worse. Where Delhi Crime scores is in the portrayal of a beleaguered police force, which is easy to point fingers at.”

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The full record of 2020 International Emmy Awards winners:

Arts Programming

Vertige de la Chute (Ressaca)

Best Performance By An Actor

Billy Barratt in Responsible Child

Best Performance By An Actress

Glenda Jackson in Elizabeth is Missing


Ninguém Tá Olhando (Nobody’s Looking)


For Sama

Drama Series

Delhi Crime

Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program

La Reina del Sur – Season 2

20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®

Non-Scripted Entertainment

Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds

Short-Form Series



Órfãos Da Terra (Orphans of a Nation)

TV Movie/Mini-Series

Responsible Child

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