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  • Pankaj Tripathi, Kirti Kulhari, Atul Kulkarni, Zoya Hussain, Anshumaan Pushkar, among others, are nominated for the Coveted Filmfare OTT Awards 2021

    Published on December 6, 2021

    Hotstar Specials’ Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors, Grahan, OK Computer and City of Dreams 2 bag nominations at the prestigious Filmfare OTT Awards 2021

    After making global waves with Aarya’s recent International Emmy nominations, Disney+ Hotstar continues to add to its list of accolades – this time on home grounds!  With four Hotstar Specials’ in the race to win the prestigious Filmfare OTT Awards this year, Disney+ Hotstar has reasons to celebrate for bagging 20 nominations across 12 categories! Hotstar Specials’ Grahan, received the maximum of 10 nominations, followed by Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors,  bagging six, OK Computer receiving three and City of Dreams 2 with one nomination.

    Reaffirming its promise of unparalleled entertainment experience and powerhouse talent, this year’s Filmfare OTT awards include several Hotstar Specials’ talent nominated across categories, including Anshumaan Pushkar (Grahan), Pankaj Tripathi (Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors) and Atul Kulkarni (City of Dreams 2) for Best Actor, Series (Male), Drama as well as  Vijay Varma (OK Computer) for Best Actor, Series (Male), Comedy. Kirti Kulhari and Zoya Hussain bagged the nomination in the category of Best Actor, Series (Female), Drama and Anupriya Goenka for Best Supporting Actor, Series (Female), Drama for their breath-taking performances in Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors and Grahan respectively.

    Hotstar Specials’ Grahan has nominations for Best Series, Best Director, along with additional nominations for Best Music, Best Production Design, Best Cinematography, Best Editing and Best Costume. Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors has been nominated for Best Series, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay. Additionally, OK Computer has bagged a well-deserved nomination for Best VFX (Series) – Imagery.

    Gaurav Banerjee, President & Head Content, Disney+ Hotstar & HSM Entertainment Network, said, “At Disney+ Hotstar, it has been our endeavour to bring to audiences stories that are unconventional and an entertainment experience that is unparalleled. We are thrilled with the several nominations for Grahan, Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors, OK Computer, as well as City of Dreams 2, at the coveted Filmfare OTT awards. I would like to congratulate the amazing creative teams behind the shows. It further encourages us to consistently rise above convention and bring to our viewers compelling content and the best of entertainment!”

    Best Actor, Series (Male), Drama nominee for Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors, Pankaj Tripathi said, “It fills me with immense joy that Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors has received multiple nominations at the prestigious Filmfare OTT Awards. It is a true recognition of the time and effort devoted by its talented team at Applause Entertainment to bring Madhav Mishra’s story on screen. To have been nominated for Best Actor is an added joy for me. The fact that I also get to share this joy with my colleague Kirti Kulhari is a bonus. I hope it motivates our team further to keep working on such phenomenal stories.”

    Disney+ Hotstar offers an unmatched entertainment experience to users with the world’s best stories and LIVE sporting action coming together on one platform – where subscribers can enjoy mega-blockbuster films directly releasing on the platform, the best of global movies and shows dubbed in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu, best animation films, kids favourite characters, exclusive Hotstar Specials shows in seven languages LIVE sporting action and much more! 

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