Bollywood is buzzing with good wishes and congratulatory messages for team Scared Games and Lust Stories for the prestigious Emmy Nominations.
Netflix’s Sacred Games Season 2 and anthology Lust Stories has received an International Emmy Award nomination in different categories. The show, which stars Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, has been co-directed by Neeraj Ghaywan and Anurag Kashyap.
The Netflix film – Lust Stories – is a collection of four shorts by Kashyap, Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar and Dibakar Banerjee. Actress Radhika Apte is among the nominees for Best Performance by an Actress.
Actor Farhan Akhtar took to his social media profile and praised the entire team of Lust Stories. He wrote, “Congratulations #ZoyaAkhtar @karanjohar #AnuragKashyap @DibakarBanerjee for the Emmy nomination. Rooting for you. #LustStories @RSVPMovies”
Filmmaker Kunal Kohli also shared, “Congrats Karan Ronnie & Ashi. Will have to wish Zoya & Anurag off-Twitter. Love & hugs!P.S. (Karan-Ronnie sounding Karan-Arjun’ish)”
Actor Rajkummar Rao wrote, “I am so so proud of @radhika_apte @karanjohar #AnuragKashyap #ZoyaAkhtar #Dibakar #VikramMotwane @RonnieScrewvala #AshiDua @NetflixIndia team Sacred Games & team Lust stories. Congratulations. This is HUGE. #EmmyAwards2019 @iemmys”
And finally the man himself, Ganesh Gaitonde aka Nawazuddin Siddiqui shared, “Congratulations #AnuragKashyap you beauty, the epitome of innovation in Cinema, making Indians proud across the world, First for GOW being the only Indian film shortlisted by the Guardian & secondly Sacred Games being nominated at the Emmy’s 3 Cheers to Vikram, Neeraj & Team SG”