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International Emmy Awards 2023: Jim Sarbh reacts, says the nomination is a testament to…

Shefali Shah and Vir Das are the other Indian actors to be nominated

International Emmy Awards 2023: Jim Sarbh reacts, says the nomination is a testament to…
Rocket Boys 2 - Jim Sarbh.

Last Updated: 05.40 AM, Sep 27, 2023


Jim Sarbh has reacted to being nominated for the International Emmy Awards 2023. The actor has been nominated in the Best Performance by an actor category for his role in Rocket Boys. On the SonyLIV show, Jim plays the role of Dr. Homi Bhabha. Soon after, he shared a press statement expressing how he felt on being nominated.

What Jim said

“I am overwhelmed and excited to be nominated under the Best Actor category at the International Emmy Awards for my portrayal of Dr. Homi Bhabha in Rocket Boys. It is an honor to be recognized amongst such talented individuals from across the world. This nomination is a testament to the hard-working, dedicated, and extremely talented cast and crew, who brought the incredible story of Dr. Sarabhai and Dr. Bhabha to life. I loved working on Rocket Boys, a project that salutes India’s scientists, artists, and leaders, the pioneers of a newly birthed nation,” the actor shared.

What is Rocket Boys about

Rocket Boys is the real-life story of two of the most iconic Indian scientists, Dr. Homi Bhabha and Dr. Vikram Sarabhai. The show focuses on how they dreamt about launching a rocket into space and made it possible. The Indian TV series further explores details of their personal lives and how they were on the professional front too. It takes events from their lives and makes them come alive on the small screen.

Other Indian actors at the Emmys

Apart from Jim, two other Indian actors have been nominated for the Emmys. They are, however, nominated in different categories. While Jim is among one of the Indians nominated in the Best actor category, Shefali Shah is a strong competitor for Best Actress. She has been nominated for her role in Delhi Crime season 2. This is her second time being nominated for the Emmy awards, for the same show. Vir Das, on the other hand, has been nominated in the comedy category for his act in Vir Das: Landing. Various moments from the show have gone viral on the internet and has landed him an Emmy nomination too.

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