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India's Cricket Web Series 'Inside Edge' Nominated For International Emmy Awards 2018

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| September 28 , 2018 , 15:22 IST

Amazon production Indian cricket-themed series "Inside Edge" has been listed in the International Emmy Awards nomination for the best drama category. The team is ecstatic.

According to variety.com, the show will compete against buzzy Spanish series "Money Heist", Brazil-produced "One Against All" and "Urban Myths", which was on Sky in the UK, as per the nominations announced on Thursday.

The cricket-themed series was produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani under their banner Excel Media and Entertainment Private Limited. The "Inside Edge" came as Amazon's original web series from India in July 2017.

The story of "Inside Edge" described cricket and its dark side, which involves the business world, the world of glamour and entertainment and politics that goes around it.

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The series was well explained through characters which were played by Richa Chadha, Vivek Oberoi, Tanuj Virwani, Sidhhant Chaturvedi, Sanjay Suri, Sarah Jane Dias, Sayoni Gupta and Angad Bedi.

According to media reports actress, Richa Chadha looked excited to hear about the Emmy nomination, and took to his Twitter account to describe it, "Despite detractors, was always proud to be part of India's first original series! It's now nominated for the International Emmys! Congratulations team- especially to our team of writers, and again Excel Entertainment for having and keeping the faith!"

It is learnt that the actors have already started working on the second season.

Richa, who was spotted in Georgia for a quick shoot, further added, "You all know the second season is turning out to be awesome. Loads of love. Gonna work harder and smarter!"

Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi also took to his twitter account and said, "This is incredible! Humbled and ecstatic at the same time. Kudos to the team 'Inside Edge'. Thank you so much, everyone, for the love, we will definitely blow your mind away in Season 2."

The awards gala will take place in New York from November 19 and this year, some 44 shows across 11 categories and 20 countries have been nominated.