In what was a historic moment for the country, Richie Mehta’s ‘Delhi Crime’ won the first-ever International Emmy Award for an Indian program in the Best Drama Series category on November 23.
And congratulating the entire team of the fabulous Netflix series was several Bollywood stars who took to their social media platforms to extend their good wishes on the big win.
Celebrities including actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Anushka Sharma, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Hrithik Roshan, Vicky Kaushal, Karan Johar, on Saturday congratulated the team of the show for the historic win.
The ‘Baywatch’, actor who is currently staying with her singer husband Nick Jonas in America, took to Twitter to congratulate the team. “Congratulations to the entire team of #DelhiCrime on the win at the International Emmy Awards. Bravo,” the former Miss World tweeted.
Congratulations to the entire team of #DelhiCrime on the win at the International Emmy Awards. Bravo!@ShefaliShah_ @shrishtiarya @RasikaDugal @_AdilHussain @rajeshtailang @RichieMehta @CastingChhabra @GoldenKaravan #SanyukthaChawlaShaikh@Yashaswini__ @IvanhoePictures @iemmys https://t.co/I9zq7TTF8c
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) November 24, 2020
Actor Rajkummar Rao also hopped on to the platform and expressed pride as an Indian series bagged the prestigious award. “This is such good news. So proud of team #DelhiCrime. Congratulations guys,” Rao tweeted.
This is such a good news. So proud of team #DelhiCrime. Congratulations guys. https://t.co/8dtcIdBwfN
— Rajkummar Rao (@RajkummarRao) November 24, 2020
Actor-turned-producer Anushka Sharma, on the other hand, shared a poster of the show on her Instagram story and wrote, “Congratulations to the entire team of #DelhiCrime on winning The Emmy.”
Filmmaker Karan Johar was very happy with the win and wrote, “This is just amazing! Congratulations to the entire team! Richly deserved.” Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar congratulated the team as she said, “India just won it’s first Emmy.”
National Award-winning actor Vicky Kaushal simply wrote, “Congrats Team #DelhiCrime.”
Actress Yami Gautam felt proud after learning about the win. She wrote on Twitter, “Proud and congratulations to the team #DelhiCrime.”
Proud & congratulations to the team #DelhiCrime https://t.co/BoL3Xkqciw
— Yami Gautam (@yamigautam) November 24, 2020
The Netflix series has been directed by Richie Mehta and is based on the horrific 2012 Delhi gang-rape. The cast of the web show comprises actor Shefali Shah who essayed the lead role of the Deputy Commissioner, South Delhi in the show.
Others that were a part of the show were Abhilasha Singh, Adil Hussain, Rasika Dugal, and Rajesh Tailang.