Veteran actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has bagged the prestigious International Emmy Award 2019 for his web-series McMafia.
McMafia is a British crime drama television series created by Hossein Amini and James Watkins, and directed by Watkins. It is inspired by the book McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld by journalist Misha Glenny (2008).
The series, which stars James Norton as Alex Godman, the British-raised son of a Russian mafia boss living in London whose father is trying to escape from the world of organised crime, is co-produced by BBC, AMC Networks, and Cuba Pictures.
The series also stars David Strathairn, Juliet Rylance, Merab Ninidze, Aleksey Serebryakov, Maria Shukshina, Faye Marsay, David Dencik, Oshri Cohen, Sofia Lebedeva, Caio Blat, Kirill Pirogov, Karel Roden and Nawazuddin Siddiqui,
Nawazuddin just took to his social media and shared, “It’s a pure delight to be receiving d beautiful winner trophy at the #InternationalEmmyAwards2019 Gala in New York with one of my favourite Director #JamesWatkins for our work #McMafia…Congratulations @jginorton #DavidStrathairn @CubaPictures #HosseinAmini & Team @iemmys @BBC #BestDramaSeries”
Meanwhile on work front, Nawazuddin is currently busy with his home productions movie, Bole Chudiyan Bole, which is directed by debutante filmmaker Shamas Nawab Siddiqui, also starring Tamannaah Bhatia in the lead role.