Disney+ Hotstar, India’s largest premium streaming platform is thrilled to announce that its gripping crime drama web series, Aarya, has been nominated at the 49thInternational Emmy Awards. Starring the Bollywood superstar Sushmita Sen, Aarya bagged the nomination in the ‘Drama Series’ category, becoming the first show from the Disney+ Hotstar content offering to be nominated at the prestigious Emmy’s.
We are extremely proud and honoured to be nominated at one of the most esteemed global award platforms that recognise creativity, talent and storytelling at its best. I congratulate the entire crew of Aarya and our team at Disney+ Hotstar for underlining India’s creative talent to the world.This momentous nomination only propels us further to bring the best of entertainment at our viewers’ doorstep with the best of talent, pathbreaking narratives and storytelling at an unparalleled scale,” said Gaurav Banerjee, President & Head – Content, Disney+ Hotstar& HSM Entertainment Network, Star & Disney India.
Excited about the win, actor Sushmita Sen said, “It is surreal to know that Aarya has been recognised globally amongst the Best Drama series in the world and to be nominated at a platform as prestigious as the International Emmy Awards is phenomenal. I am overwhelmed with the love and faith viewers across the world have put into our labour of love and want to thank each one from the bottom of my heart for the encouragement. With a power-packed combination of Disney+ Hotstar and Ram Madhvani, I am now looking forward to recreating the magic of the International Emmy Nominated Series in Season 2!”
Director Ram Madhvani added, “It’s a feeling of pride and humility and true happiness to have been nominated for the International Emmy Awards. Congratulations to the entire team and cast of Aarya for their immense support, belief, and love. And to the full team at Disney+ Hotstar and Endemol Shine. This nomination truly validates the full team’s hard and dedicated work. As Disney+ Hotstar gears up to release the second season of Aarya, fans can load up on their popcorn because with this recognition, we are sure that it’s a show one can not miss binging on.