International Emmy Awards 2023: Ekta Kapoor honored with Directorate Award; says ‘This is for you India’


Ekta Kapoor has been honored with the International Emmy Directorate Award on the 51st International Emmy Awards, which is at the moment underway in New York City. The famend producer-filmmaker turned the primary Indian to win the distinguished  International Emmy Directorate Award. The award was introduced to her on the ceremony, by Deepak Chopra.

Ekta Kapoor receives the International Emmy Directorate Award

Ekta Kapoor was honored with the Directorate Award for her ‘trailblazing career and impact on the Indian television landscape’. She spoke to India Today publish receiving the award. She was seen wearing a lightweight orange-colored embellished outfit, holding the Emmy in her hand. She obtained emotional, and mentioned, “This is for you, India. We are bringing home your Emmy.”

Ekta Kapoor additionally took to her Instagram account to share a brief video clip that confirmed her Emmy Award. “India I’m bringing home YOUR Emmy @iemmys,” she wrote.

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Prior to receiving the distinguished award, Ekta Kapoor spoke with India Today and mentioned that she felt overwhelmed and humbled. “I think art and writing and storytelling have a far bigger impact than we gave it credit. Now to be honored by this global platform on a global stage, I just feel a little overwhelmed and humbled,” she mentioned, additional including that this honor has made her really feel ‘responsible’.

She added that she feels that she should use her voice for the good thing about others and to inform the tales of people that aren’t being heard.

It was in August this 12 months that Ekta Kapoor shared the information of her nomination, and wrote, “Overflowing with humility and exhilaration as I receive this recognition. The award holds a cherished spot in my heart, symbolizing a journey that transcends work. Representing my nation globally through this esteemed platform is an honor beyond words.”

Vir Das wins huge at International Emmys 2023

Meanwhile, Jim Sarbh and Shefali Shah, who had been nominated for Rocket Boys and Delhi Crime season 2, misplaced of their respective classes on the International Emmy Awards 2023. Comedian Vir Das received Best Comedy for his Netflix Special Vir Das: Landing. He shared the award with British teen sitcom Derry Girls-Season 3.

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