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‘The White Lotus’, ‘Squid Game’ win top honors at Emmys


At the 74th annual Television Academy Awards, hosted by Kenan Thompson, 'Succession' was named an Outstanding Drama Series, 'Ted Lasso' took the prize for Comedy, while 'The White Lotus' won in Limited or Anthology category. 'Ted Lasso' starring Jaosn Sudeikis was in competition with 'Abbott Elementary', 'Barry', 'Curb Your Enthusiasm', 'Hacks', 'The Marvelous Mrs Maisel',...

US talent agency signs up ‘Squid Game’ actor Anupam Tripathi


Anupam Tripathi of 'Squid Game' fame has signed with Los Angeles-based talent agency CAA (Creative Artists Agency), according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Indian actor played Ali Abdul, a migrant worker from Pakistan, in the Korean series which created a splash on Netflix. Born in India, Tripathi, 32, began his career as an actor in...

SAG Awards: Will Smith, Michael Keaton top winners’ list


Actors Will Smith, Jessica Chastain, and the film 'CODA' took home the highest honors at the 28th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held this year at the Santa Monica Barker Hangar. In compliance with California Covid protocols, all attendees of the SAG Awards were required to show proof of vaccination to attend the ceremony. Korean hit...

‘Squid Game’ top contender for US year-end awards


The South Korean breakout hit 'Squid Game' has emerged as a big contender in the US year-end awards season, possibly to become the first Korean-made TV series winning a trophy at prestigious awards ceremonies. The highly competitive race for great TV shows and movies of the year is the biggest celebration for the US entertainment...

‘Squid Game’ turns Delhi-born Anupam Tripathi into global star


Delhi-born, South Korea-based Anupam Tripathi, who plays Pakistani migrant Ali Abdul in Netflix's 'Squid Game', is "only just coming to terms" with the phenomenal success of the show, according to Variety.com. Tripathi's character is one of the hundreds of deep-in-debt people roped into a deadly contest based on Korean playground games. "We felt that it...