Emmy Awards 2019: Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s McMafia wins best drama series


The 47th International Emmy Awards concluded at Hilton Hotel in New York. The who’s who of the entertainment industry from all across the world gathered to celebrate and honour the best of their industry.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's McMafia wins best drama series

At the event, Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s McMafia wins the best drama series at the 47th International Emmy Awards.

Soon after the win, the actor took to social media to express gratitude for the win.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s McMafia wins best drama series

“It’s a pure delight to be receiving the beautiful winner trophy at the International Emmy Awards Gala in New York with one of my favourite director James Watkins for our work #McMafia Congratulations @jginorton #DavidStraithirn @oshricohen #MerabNindzi & the Team #McMafia @iemmys @bbc #bestdramaseries,” Nawaz captioned his photograph with the show’s team.

The 45-year-old actor played Indian businessman Dilly Mahmood in McMafia.

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McMafia, produced by Cuba Pictures, revolves around Alex Godman (James Norton) a well-educated hedge-fund manager stuck with his Russian mafia family. The show is inspired by the 2009 non-fiction book of the same name by journalist Misha Glenny.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Nawazuddin is currently shooting No Man’s Land in New York.