Big win for ‘Mirzapur’, Konkona at Asian Academy Creative Awards

Amazon original ‘Mirzapur’ as well as actors Konkana Sen Sharma and Amruta Subhash have bagged the top honors at the Asian Academy Creative Awards 2021.

The awards gala, held recently in Singapore, honored people in the creative field working across various platforms from the Asia-Pacific region. A total of 38 prizes were handed to Asian-made TV and streaming content.

Amazon original ‘Mirzapur’ season two won in the best original program by a streamer/OTT category.

“A heartfelt thanks to every actor and every person working extremely hard behind the camera to make Mirzapur a memorable viewing experience for the audiences. Thank you, Asian Academy Creative Awards, for recognizing our efforts,” the show’s creator Puneet Krishna said.

Konkana won the best actress award for her portrayal of Bharti Mondal in ‘Geeli Puchhi’ segment of Netflix anthology ‘Ajeeb Daastaans’.

Amruta Subhash was awarded the best actress in supporting role trophy for playing Lily, a bar dancer, in the Netflix series ‘Bombay Begums’.

Filmmaker Umesh Bisht’s Netflix movie “Pagglait” also bagged two awards — the best original screenplay and the best sound awards.

The best actor in a leading role went to Lee Je-hoon for the Korean series ‘Move to Heaven’, which also won the best drama series award.

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