Emmy Award winner Vir Das poses with trophy, dedicates it to India

Professional comic artist Vir Das has won International Emmy Award for ‘Vir Das: Landing’ home.

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Comedian Vir Das was on cloud nine as he received the International Emmy Award for his comedy special 'Vir Das: Landing' home. He shared a picture with his trophy and expressed gratitude.

Taking it to his Instagram handle, Vir posted a series of pictures expressing his happiness. Sharing the pictures, he wrote, "For India. For Indian comedy. Every breath, every word. Thank you to the @iemmys for this incredible honour."

In another picture, he can be seen posing with Akash Sharma and Reg Tigerman.

As soon as he posted the photos, fans flooded the post with the wishes in the comments. 

Well-known actor Hrithik Roshan mentioned, “Congrats ! Well deserved”

One of the users wrote, "Wowww!!! Congratulations Vir! [?]"

Another user commented, "Come onnnnnnnn, Vir !! Big hugs for this honour. "

"This is massive! Congratulations!![?]," another user commented.

The Comedy category was a tie, with 'Derry Girls Season 3' also receiving the recognition.

While expressing his happiness after winning at International Emmy Awards, Vir said:

He added, "This award is not just a recognition of my work but a celebration of the diverse stories and voices from India. Stories that make us laugh, reflect, and, most importantly, unite. This one is for India, for indian comedy and for the community of artists at large."

'Vir Das: Landing' marks his fourth Netflix's comedy special that presents a show about what it means to be truly global while looking for home.

Before this, Vir's third standup special 'Vir Das: For India' received a 2021 International Emmy Nomination for "Best Comedy."