Asia content awards are run by Busan international film festival to honour and showcase the best ott and tv content across the Asian Continent. Netflix India has been nominated for the Asia Content Award 2021. Let’s see to which show and actors this honourable nomination are rewarded.
For the Best OTT original and technical achievement award, Ray is nominated. It’s a series of 4 thriller short stories adapted from the filmmaker Satyajit Ray. Satyajit Ray is famous for its thriller detective stories. Finest actors like Ali Fazal, Radhika Madan, Manoj Bajpayee and Kay Kay Menon are seen in the series. It’s directed by Sirjit Mukharjee, Vasan Bala and Abhishek Chaubey.
Ali Fazal, best actor for Ray
Mirzapur fame Ali Fazal is nominated for best actor in the series Ray. He’s seen in the “Forget me not segment” as a cut-throat corporate shark who never forgets anything and has a memory of a computer until things take a wrong turn.
He made his Bollywood debut in 3 Idiots as Joy. Later was seen in Always Kabhi Kabhi. Fukrey was his 1st successful movie and he’ll be seen in the upcoming Hollywood movie Death on the Nile. His performance as Guddu in Amazon Prime’s Mirzapur has become iconic.
Nushrratt Bharuccha, best actress for Ajeeb Dastaans
Nushrratt is seen in the segment Khilauna of Ajeeb Dastaans. Ajeeb Dastaans is an anthology of thriller and heartbreaking stories on Netflix. Nushrratt portrayed the role of Meenal, a household maid of the colony of prestigious people. She shared her gratitude through her Instagram post with a caption “Ecstatic to be nominated by @busanfilmfest 2021 for its 3rd Asia Contents Awards. Feel honored to see my name alongside other talented actors from different countries. Ajeeb Daastaans journey is still getting sweeter by the day.”
Nushrratt made her bollywood debut in Jai Santoshi Maa 2006, she got the fame after leading Pyar Ka Punchnama. After that she’s seen in Dream Girl, Sonu ke Titto ki sweety and Chhalaang.