An overwhelming sense of exult is how actor Rajesh Tailang greatest describes his response to the Best Drama Series award for Delhi Crime at the 48th International Emmy Awards.
The actor, who received accolades for his portrayal of cop Bhupendra Singh in the Netflix crime drama based mostly on the December 2012 gang rape case in New Delhi, additionally had a prophetic second.
“I was the only person in the team who was sure that we would win it after the nominations were announced. So now that it came true and I could not be happier,” he shares.
Talking about being part of the hart-hitting sequence, Tailang says, “It was a big deal to be on this show. At first we all felt so enraged and it was the general feeling about Nirbhaya incident. That emotion showed on screen and that is what was appreciated as well. It was very special show for us, it was not like any other project.”
The actor says he appears to be like at this win as the victory for not simply the team of Delhi Crime however everybody who has dared to do one thing completely different.
“This is not just for this one series, this is a proud moment for all of us in Indi and it is not about only OTT or a series. It is like getting an Oscars for TV, which it truly is,” he provides.
While he’s having fun with the second all he can, Tailang is optimistic that such a win will present actors like him a variety of alternatives.
“I am not sure how much of this win changes an actor’s career. This is for the whole team of Delhi Crime. But now more people around the world are going to watch it for sure. You get more eyeballs and indirectly it does help an actor,” he says.
Post the victory, the actor spoke to director Richie Mehta in London and co-star Rasika Dugal. But is hoping to have a grand celebration as soon as everybody will be at one place. “There will be a celebration when we all can be together and we will celebrate this success for sure. The Covid situation also has to be kept in mind,” he concludes.