SunstarTV Bureau: After the great success and a big win of web series ‘Delhi crime’, actress Shefali Shah’s excitement spilled onto Instagram.
Delhi crime won the best drama series award at the 48th International Emmys on Monday.
This Netflix series is a seven part sequence, written and directed by Richie Mehta, featuring Shefali Shah in the lead role.
Shefali plays the role of DCP Vartika Chaturvedi, who leads a thorough search for culprits of the horrific 2012 Delhi gang-rape and murder, in the web-series.
Sharing a snippet from the award show, which was held virtually due to the corona virus pandemic, Shefali Shah excitedly captioned, “OMG, OMG, OMG.” Delhi Crime is the first web-series from India to win an International Emmy Award”.
The video, recorded by Shefali Shah, shows director Richie Mehta delivering a quick speech after winning the award. In the background, Shefali can be heard screaming “Oh my god” with joy.
The series also stars Rajesh Tailang, Rasika Dugal, Adil Hussain, Vinod Sherawat, Mridul Sharma, Gopal Datt Tiwari, Gaurav Rana, Yashaswini Dayama, Jaya Bhattacharya, Anurag Arora and Sidharth Bhardwaj, among many others.
When Delhi Crime was nominated for the International Emmy Awards in September, Shefali Shah shared a still from the series and wrote: “Easily one of the most-richest experiences of my life. And the pride I feel just to be a part of it is indescribable. #DelhiCrime”.