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Shocking! Vir Das Stopped At Bengaluru Airport With His Emmy Trophy, Here’s What Really Happened

Last Updated: November 26, 2023, 16:48 IST

Vir Das was recently awarded the International Emmy Award.

Vir Das was recently stopped at the Bengaluru airport with his Emmy Award.

Vir Das was recently awarded the coved Emmy Award for Comedy at the International Emmy Awards 2023. The comedian won the award for his popular Netflix special Vir Das: Landing. While traveling with his award, he was recently stopped at the Bengaluru airport by security check staff.

The comedian had a hilarous banter with the security staff. Taking to his X handle, he opened up about the same. He shared that that one of the officers asked if it was an idol with sharp edges. He then clarified that it was award.

His tweet read, “Bengaluru airport security. Officer: bag me murti hai?

Me: sir Puruskar hai. Officer: acha. Is me ke sharp. Point hai? Me: sir sharp nahi hai. Uska pankh hai. Officer: acha acha. Dikhaiye.I open the bag. He looks at the award. Lifts it up. It’s not sharp.”

The tweet read, “Officer: accha hai. Badhai ho. Kya karte ho? Me: Comedian sir. Joke sunata hoon. Him: joke ke liye puruskar milte hain? Me: mujhko bhi ajeeb laga sir. We both laugh. I put it back in the bag. I head to my flight.”

The comedian won the award for his popular Netflix special Vir Das: Landing. The comedian shared the award with Derry Girls Season 3. Both titles were nominated alongside France’s Le Flambeau annd Argentina’s El Encargado.

Speaking about his win, Vir said, “This moment is truly surreal – an incredible honor that feels like a dream. Winning an Emmy for ‘Vir Das: Landing’ in the ‘Comedy Category’ is not just a milestone for me but for Indian comedy as a whole. It’s heartening to see ‘Vir Das: Landing’ resonate globally, thanks to Netflix, Akash Sharma and Reg Tigerman who made it special. My journey from crafting local stories to receiving a global accolade has been both challenging and rewarding, and Netflix has been instrumental in that growth. I’m excited about the continued exploration of diverse narratives, from Noida to the International Emmys – India gets you there.”

He also shared pictures with the trophy on social media.

The International Emmy Awards ceremony were held in New York City on November 20. While Vir won, Shefali Shah lost out on her Emmy. The actress lost the award to to Mexican actress Karla Souza for her performance in the series ‘La Ca­da [Dive]’. The actresses were nominated alongside Connie Nielsen for the Danish project The Dreamer, Becoming Karen Blixen, and Billie Piper in I Hate Suzie Too.

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