This marked Vir’s second Worldwide Emmy nomination and first win.His standup particular ‘Vir Das: For India’ obtained a 2021 Worldwide Emmy Nomination for ‘Finest Comedy’.
This yr, Das and Derry Ladies contended towards France’s ‘Le Flambeau’ and Argentina’s ‘El Encargado’ to say victory.
The award marks a milestone within the comic who reminisced his battle forward of the award present. In an Instagram put up, the star revealed that he as soon as even contemplated taking his life by suicide following the backlash for his satire poem at his US present.
“On the evening I used to be referred to as a terrorist, I used to be nominated for an Emmy Award,” he mentioned.
Recalling the authorized ordeal whereas on the resort referred to as the Beekman, Das revealed that he had suicidal ideas and considered leaping from his resort room. “Each flooring was hole on the within and it ignored the foyer. I simply keep in mind simply standng on my flooring, pondering, ‘I f***ed it up, they’re by no means going to let me… I ought to bounce’.”
Das concluded his video by saying, “I simply need you understand that love is taking part in proper beneath you. You simply cannot hear it within the darkness. You’ve got to hang around until daylight.”
For the massive evening, Vir wore a standard black bandhgala go well with.
The Worldwide Emmy Awards ceremony is being held in New York Metropolis. This yr’s nominations featured a numerous group of 56 candidates from 20 nations throughout 14 classes.