- Emmy Awards 2023: Vir Das Statement On Winning The International Emmy For Best Comedy
Emmy Awards 2023: Vir Das Statement On Winning The International Emmy For Best Comedy
By: Pinki Tue, 21 Nov 2023 10:33:02
Netflix India celebrated a historic win at the International Emmy Awards 2023, with Vir Das winning the award for ‘Vir Das: Landing’, in the Comedy category. This makes him the first Indian comedian to achieve this feat. The success underscored the global appeal of Indian storytelling and Netflix’s key role in bringing these local stories to global audiences. The award for the Comedy Category was a tie with Derry Girls Season 3 also receiving the recognition.
Talking about winning at the International Emmy Awards, Vir expressed his excitement and joy saying, “I have immense gratitude, holding the International Emmy for Best Comedy for 'Vir Das:Landing.' This one is for my team and for Netflix without whom this wouldn’t have been possible. This journey has been nothing short of extraordinary, and to win this accolade for my fifth special with Netflix feels like a culmination of passion, perseverance, and the undying support of people around the globe who have given so much love to “Vir Das:Landing”.
This award is not just a recognition of my work but a celebration of the diverse stories and voices from India. Stories that make us laugh, reflect, and, most importantly, unite. This one is for India, for indian comedy and for the community of artists at large.”