#InternationalEmmys2019 | Radhika Apte, Lust Stories, Amazon Prime's The Remix and Netflix India's Sacred Games Nominated

 Here's why India is already trending at the soon-to-be-held 47th International Emmy Awards

Pratishtha Dobhal Updated: Sep 21, 2019 14:03:59 IST
#InternationalEmmys2019 | Radhika Apte, Lust Stories, Amazon Prime's The Remix and Netflix India's Sacred Games Nominated

The nominations for the 47th International Emmy Awards announced on 19 September by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, with 44 Nominees across 11 categories and 21 countries, has India trending and the Indian film industry abuzz with excitement. Actor Radhika Apte received the best actress nomination for her performance in Lust Stories in a segment directed by Anurag Kashyap, while Sacred Games competes with AMC and BBC co-produced McMafia. What’s more, Netflix’s Lust Stories received an Emmy nomination for best TV Movie/Mini-Series category as Amazon Prime Video’s The Remix competes in the non-scripted entertainment category.

Anurag Kashyap took to Instagram to announce the nominations. He wrote, “What a day.” 

Radhika Apte who was trolled last year for appearing in three Netflix originals finally got reel justice with two of the three Netflix originals she starred in, winning nominations at the International Emmy Awards 2019.

The winners of this year’s International Emmy Award will be announced on 25 November 2019 in New York. Can’t hardly wait to see India bringing the award home!

Find the full list of International Emmy Awards nominees here:


Arts Programming

  • Dance or Die, Netherlands
  • John and Yoko: Above Us Only Sky, UK
  • Michel Legrand, Sans Demi-Mesure, France
  • Ópera Aberta – Os Pescadores de Pérolas, Brazil


Best Performance by an Actor

  • Haluk Bilginer in Şahsiyet (“Persona”), Turkey
  • Christopher Eccleston in Come Home, UK
  • Raphael Logam in Impuros (“Impure”), Brazil
  • Jannis Niewöhner in Beat, Germany


Best Performance by an Actress

  • Radhika Apte in Lust Stories, India
  • Jenna Coleman in The Cry, UK
  • Marjorie Estiano in Sob Pressão (“Under Pressure”) – Season 2, Brazil
  • Marina Gera in Orok Tel, Hungary



  • Especial de Natal, Porta dos Fundos (“The Last Hangover”), Brazil
  • FAM!, Singapore
  • Kupa Rashit, Israel
  • Workin’ Moms–Season 2, Canada



  • A Primeira Pedra (“The First Stone–The Rise of Lynching in Brazil”), Brazil
  • Bellingcat–Truth in a Post-Truth World, Netherlands
  • Louis Theroux’s Altered States, UK
  • Witness: India’s Forbidden Love, Qatar


Drama Series

  • 1 Contra Todos (“One Against All”)–Season 3, Brazil
  • Bad Banks, Germany
  • McMafia, UK
  • Sacred Games, India


Non-English US Primetime Programme

  • Al Otro Lado del Muro, US
  • El Recluso, US
  • Falco, US
  • Magnífica 70–Season 3, US


Non-Scripted Entertainment

  • La Voz (“The Voice”)–Season 2, Argentina
  • Taboe (“Taboo”), Belgium
  • The Remix–India, India
  • The Real Full Monty: Ladies Night, UK


Short-Form Series

  • dxyz, South Korea
  • Hack the City, Brazil
  • Luottomies (“Wingman”)–Season 2, Finland
  • Wrong Kind of Black, Australia



  • 100 Dias Para Enamorarse (“100 Days to Fall in Love”), Argentina
  • La Reina del Flow (“The Queen of Flow”), Colombia
  • The River, South Africa
  • Vidas Opostas (“Tangled Lives”), Portugal


TV Movie/Mini-Series

  • Se Eu Fechar Os Olhos Agora (“If I Close My Eyes Now”), Brazil
  • Lust Stories, India
  • Safe Harbour, Australia
  • Trezor, Hungary
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