Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who has been nominated within the Best Actor class on the International Emmy Awards for ‘Serious Men’, has opened up about how a lot awards maintain significance in his life.
For Nawazuddin, an award coming from a reputable place just like the International Emmy Awards is of utmost significance.
Talking to IANS about how vital awards are for him, Nawazuddin Siddiqui mentioned: “The place the award is coming from matters the most. That gives a sense of motivation to do good work…If the award function has credibility only. Like this is coming from Emmy, they have worked for their credibility. They have promoted good cinema.”
Does the International Emmy Awards nomination give a way of validation to Nawazuddin Siddiqui?
“More than validation it gives confidence in credibility. It makes it stronger that you are not in a rat race and that the formula work that has been going on is not that. It makes you feel strong as the work you are doing or choosing – you are on the right track,” he mentioned.
‘Serious Men’ relies on Manu Joseph’s guide by the identical identify. The movie, directed by Sudhir Mishra is a pointy tackle ambition and caste politics, put in perspective within the Indian context.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui had no concept that he could be nominated for his work and concluded by saying that it got here as a shock for him.
The International Emmy Awards are a separate occasion from the principle awards — generally known as the Primetime Emmy Awards. The International Emmy Awards honour excellence in tv programming produced exterior the US.
They have been hosted yearly by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences since 1973.