The 2021 International Emmy Awards was the 49th edition of the annual ceremony held in New York City. The award recognised excellence in television programs produced and aired originally outside the U.S., and non-English language US primetime programs between the dates of January 1, 2020, and December 31, 2020.
From India, Nawazuddin Siddiqui was nominated for Best Actor for his performance in Serious Men, Sushmita Sen-led Aarya was nominated for Best Drama and comedian Vir Das was nominated for Best Comedy. However, India could not register a win in any of the above categories. Till date, the only Indian show to bag an Emmy is Delhi Crime which won Best Drama in 2020.
List of Winners of 2021 International Emmy Awards:
- Best Actor: David Tennant for Des (UK)
- Best Actress: Hayley Squires for Adult Material (UK)
- Best Drama Series: Tehran (Israel)
- Best Comedy Series: Call My Agent Season 4 (France)
- Best Documentary: Hope Frozen: A Quest To Live Twice (Thailand)
- Best Telenovela: The Song Of Glory (China)
- Best TV Movie / Mini-Series: Atlantic Crossing (Norway)
- Best Arts Programming: Kubrick By Kubrick (France)
- Best Short-Form Series: INSiDE (New Zealand)
- Best Non-Scripted Entertainment: The Masked Singer (UK)
- Best Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program: 21st Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards (USA)