25112020-LSTL-01.qxd 11/24/2020 11:54 PM Page 1 c m y b BACK TO WORK Abhishek Bachchan has resumed the shooting for his upcoming film, Bob Biswas. The actor took off for Kolkata on Monday and shared an update with fans on social media. He posted a selfie on Instagram in which Abhishek is seen sitting in a plane. TRIBUNE Fan-tastic Actor Hrithik Roshan’s fan has named his newborn son with a double thumb after the actor. The fan wrote in his post, “I have been a big fan of @iHrithik.” LUDHIANA | WEDNESDAY | 25 NOVEMBER 2020 Netflix series Delhi Crime brings home India’s first International Emmy, team rejoices D ELHI Crime that opened to rave reviews in 2019, got the ultimate honour a show can aim for - the Best Drama Series at the International Emmys. What makes it even more special, it’s the first ever for an Indian show! This Netflix series boasts of a stellar cast, including Shefali Shah, Rajesh Tailang, Rasika Dugal and Adil Hussain. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners for the 48th Annual International Emmy Awards on Monday via a live stream event. Other Netflix wins included Portuguese series Ninguém tá Olhando (Nobody’s Looking) for comedy and Spanish Telenovela La Reina del Sur in the category of Non-English U.S. Primetime Program. Written and directed by Richie Mehta, Delhi Crime is a fictionalised version based on the Nirbhaya case. The series sensiRICHIE MEHTA tively captures the Yeah, we did it! ALMOST THERE RASIKA DUGAL The nominations were announced in September 24. There were 44 nominees across 11 categories and 20 countries. All these programmes were broadcast between January 1 and December 31, 2019, in accordance with the competition’s eligibility period. India’s two other nominations at the 48th Annual International Emmy Awards were – one in Best Comedy for Four More Shots Please!” and for Best Actor for Arjun Mathur in Made in Heaven. Perhaps, 2020's megahit series like Paatal Lok might keep up the winning streak next year too. A MOMENT OF STUPENDOUS JOY ❝ I AM ABSOLUTELY ECSTATIC, EUPHORIC AND ALL POSSIBLE SUPERLATIVES IN A THESAURUS. I FEEL SO, SO PROUD TO BE A PART OF DELHI CRIME AND THIS WIN IS LIKE A CHERRY ON THE SUNDAE. BUT IRRESPECTIVE OF IT, FOR ME DELHI CRIME HAS ALWAYS BEEN A WINNER. SINCE THE DAY I STARTED WORKING ON IT, I KNEW THAT THIS SHOW WAS A VERY SPECIAL ONE. AND, IT HAS CREATED HISTORY BEING THE FIRST INDIAN SHOW TO WIN THE EMMY. I FEEL EXTREMELY PROUD OF BEING A PART OF DC. - SHEFALI SHAH A STILL FROM DELHI CRIME complexities of the scrutiny, the emotional toll on the investigating team, and their determination to bring the perpetrators to justice. LABOUR OF LOVE Celebrating this incredible honour, director Richie Mehta, says, “I never antici- pated getting here - it’s the culmination of years of work by hundreds of people, sometimes in total isolation and defiance. Delhi Crime is a complete labour of love, born out of sadness, anger, frustration, and ultimately, compassion. The entire team from the start to finish should take a bow for giving their all to this vision.” SENSITIVE STORYTELLING Rasika Dugal adds, “It is an absolute honour to be a part of a show like Delhi Crime which has been recognised at the International Emmys. This is an encouragement for NET, FLICKS & MORE lives of women in a patriarchal society .” JUST THE BEGINNING Monika Shergill, VP content, , Netflix India, says, “Congratulations to the entire team of Delhi Crime for bringing home India’s first International Emmy win.”—TNS Celebs took to their Instagram Stories and Twitter accounts to congratulate team Delhi Crime on winning the International Emmy Award for Delhi Crime. Aditi Rao Hydari Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Congratulations to the team of #DelhiCrime for their much deserved win at the #Emmys2020, can’t wait to see Season 2! Guneet Monga #DelhiCrime wins the Emmy@iemmys International Awards for Best Drama. This is EPIC!! Congratulations… whole DC team & everyone at @netflixBig Big Hug & Huge. Congratulations! More Power… Nawazuddin Siddiqui #DelhiCrime winning big at the @iemmysis a super proud moment for us Indians @netflix@NetflixIndia Hearty Congratulations Director @RichieMehta & the whole cast and crew. Karan Johar This is just amazing! Congratulations to the entire team! Richly deserved. Zoya Akhtar India just won it’s first Emmy…. Yami Gautam Proud & congratulations to the team #DelhiCrime Neha Dhupia Wow this is amazing news ... and so well deserved!!! Congratulations team #DelhiCrime Sonali Bendre India’s first International Emmy award. Congratulations to the entire team of #DelhiCrime Nandita Das Congratulations Team #DelhiCrime So Proud & Happy for you all!! Hansal Mehta This one is totally, totally deserved. A masterclass in long form storytelling. Great writing, casting, fantastic performances, terrific execution. My favorite show. Congratulations @RichieMehta, Pooja, Sanjay, Apoorva, Shefali, Adil, Rajesh, Vinod, Rasika and the entire team... RIP Ashiesh Roy Problem of plenty Too many themes, too predictable a storyline spoil this rather ‘simmering with romance’ broth Mona A summer in Jaipur! The setting is an app-coding course, and our two teen protagonists come looking for their goals – a path-breaking Film: Mismatched idea for her, a future Director: Nipun wife for him! The six Dharmadhikari, episodes of MisAkarsh Khurana matched are peppered Cast: Prajakta with everything else – Koli, Rohit Saraf, broken families, obsesMuskkaan Jaferi, sion with fair skin, Rannvijay Singha chasing one’s dreams, and Vidya pushing boundaries to Malavad coming out! Rating: What all can transpire at an ‘old’ school that brings this motley crowd together! Well, not to miss, they are quite a bunch. Dimple not Damsel: a dark complexioned, ‘chashmish’ to lead the brigade; Rishi Singh Shekhawat: a rather royal with seemingly ‘perfect’ based on Sandhya Menon’s family; Harsh: an American When Dimple Met Rishi. What born confused desi (ABCD), works for the first season is that Simran: a social media diva one builds a soft corner for the hiding her broken heart characters, and in flashes one behind her air-brushed feels their pain. The campus shots to Zeenat Karim: a flavour is just right. Prajakta demure widow looking for Koli is able to transform her her second innings. YouTuber persona pretty well The campus is an archetyp- in the web series space, Rohit ical setting – Kaku jaan doling Saraf is earnest, Rannvijay out sweet lassis, just the holds his ground as does Vidya teacher one hopes to have – Malavad. It’s not a nuanced act dashing, tough, yet there to that we get to see. But then guide and mentor one to have heart — here the climax is reach one’s true potential. all about winning a game, so Netflix’s Mismatched is things are still pre-teenish. brave and sensitive storytelling in India. The series offered me an opportunity to collaborate with actors, technicians and creators, who dealt with the material with such skill and sensitivity. I am grateful and humbled to have been a part of an important story that examines the LET’S CELEBRATE THE BIG WIN! What’s jarring is that too much is packed in too less. To pick up a theme – one would be spoilt for a choice – gaming world, rich-poor divide, generation gap, disability, broken homes, relationships sacrificed at the altar of getting ahead to owning up to one’s sexuality...phew. And, then there's this hero, who is obsessed with Bollywood. . While the last episode sets the tone for the season second, that we are not dying for it, says it all. A passable affair this one is. firstname.lastname@example.org The popular actor passed away due to kidney failure Popular TV actor Ashiesh Roy passed away on Tuesday morning around 4 am at his Mumbai residence. He was 55. Ashiesh had worked in several shows, including Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi, Sasural Simar Ka, Mere Angne Mein, Baa Bahu Aur Baby, Bymokesh Bakshi, and others. Ashiesh was a popular dubbing artiste as well and has given voice to Hindi version of The Dark Knight (Health Ledger’s Joker character), Superman Returns, Man of Steel and many others. The veteran actor was suffering from kidney ailment and was admitted to hospital early this year. He had run out of money and had requested for financial help in May 2020. He had tweeted, “I’m in the ICU, very ill, dialysis. Need urgent money for dialysis.” Amit Behl, senior joint secretary of CINTAA, confirmed Ashiesh’s demise and said, “Ashiesh has passed away in his house. Director Arvind Babbal called me to inform about it.” Actress Tina Ghai also confirmed the news and said, “We are grief-stricken. We have activated the zonal heads at CINTAA. There is a problem in acquiring the death certificate too as he passed away at home.” BAFTA ventures into India The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is taking its first steps in India with the global expansion of the Breakthrough initiative. This flagship initiative is to support new talent, operating alongside their Awards ceremonies worldwide. The Breakthrough initiative, which has been running in the UK since 2013 and China since 2019. c m y b A BAFTA Breakthrough event. FILE PHOTO Aditi Rao Hydari Guneet Monga Nawazuddin Siddiqui Karan Johar Zoya Akhtar Yami Gautam Neha Dhupia Sonali Bendre Nandita Das Hansal Mehta Unmasking realities Vishal Bhardwaj releases new single Mask Kho Gaya Under his music label, VB Music, Vishal Bhardwaj has released a new single titled Mask Kho Gaya. Written and composed by Vishal himself, the track is sung by Vishal Dadlani. Talking about the new track and its video, Bhardwaj says, “Interesting times can spur interesting ideas as well as reflect the current times. Mask Kho Gaya for me is that. Also collaborating with Vishal Dadlani always brings in fresh exciting energy. I hope the audience enjoys this song and draws their interpretations.” The funny and quirky music video has been animated by animator-filmmaker-illustrator duo Susruta and Saswata Mukherjee aka Bob and Bobby. Describing the video, Dadlani says, “The video is very articulate. I’m deeply proud to be a part of something so relevant and necessary.”
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