Shefali Shah and Jim Sarbh missed out on the International Emmys for Best Actress and Best Actor for their performances in Delhi Crime and Rocket Boys respectively. The Best Actress award went to Mexican actress Karla Souza for her role in Dive. Other nominees in the category were Connie Nielsen in the Danish project The Dreamer – Becoming Karen Blixen and UK's Billie Piper in I Hate Suzie Too. The Best Actor prize was taken by UK's Martin Freeman for his role in The Responder.
Delhi Crime, which is in its second season, is a police procedural starring Shefali Shah as police officer Vartika Chaturvedi. Season One of the show, based on the 2012 Delhi gang rape, won Best Drama Series at the International Emmy Awards in 2020. Season two is based on the criminal group known as the "Chaddi Baniyan Gang." Rocket Boys, also in its second season, is based on the lives of physicists Homi J Bhabha, played by Jim Sarbh, and Vikram Sarabhai, played by Ishwak Singh.
Vir Das scored his second nomination and first win for Best Comedy Series. Producer Ekta Kapoor is this year's recipient of the International Emmy Directorate Award.