Vir Das' 'For India' gets nod from Emmy awards

Updated: Sep 24, 2021

Produced by Weirdass Comedy, For India focused on India and being an Indian. The stand-up special was the comedian's ode to India.

Stand-up comedian and actor Vir Das' special 'For India' that aired on Netflix India has earned a nomination in the 2021 International Emmy Awards for the Best Comedy. Das will compete with Call My Agent Season 4, Motherland Christmas Special and Promesas De Campana in the said category.


The actor's featured in the stand-up special on India’s Republic Day in January 2020. It focused on India and being an Indian. The actor dedicated the series to India through his own experiences, both big and small, and embodied a whole variety of topics. The show was produced by the actor's production house, Weirdass Comedy.


Sharing the news, the elated actor said, “I'm so honoured to be nominated, but I'm just so happy it's for a show about my culture and my people and how funny we are. The special was my love letter to India and this is just unbelievable.”

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