Indian comedian Vir Das makes history with international Emmy Win for ‘Vir Das: Landing

Indian comedian Vir Das made history at the 2023 International Emmy Awards by winning the comedy award for his Netflix special, ‘Vir Das: Landing.’ He shared the award with the UK show ‘Derry Girls – Season 3.’


The nominated comedy special faced competition from shows in France and Argentina. Das, who wore a traditional black bandhgala set for the ceremony, expressed gratitude on Instagram, reflecting on his journey and acknowledging the support he received. 

This win follows his 2021 International Emmy Nomination for ‘Best Comedy’ for ‘Vir Das: For India.’ The International Emmy Awards ceremony, featuring nominees from 20 countries across various categories, took place in New York City.

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