Actor Qais Khan discusses his programme, Tehran, which received a Golden Globe nomination at the 49th International Emmy Awards in New York.
Actor Qais Khan is basking in the newfound glory of his Israeli thriller Tehran winning the top prize at the 49th International Emmy Awards in New York, and the aftershocks are already affecting his career.“I felt overwhelmed at first when I heard the news about our show winning at the Emmys. It feels amazing to be a part of such a good show which has left impressions on people’s minds.” Khan continues, “I believe that it’s a victory for the whole team as without the team effort and coordination it wouldn’t have been possible”.
He then adds that, “I have to credit our amazingly talented co-stars and the crew who worked tirelessly to make this show reach to heights. So now when the world is talking about the show, what more an artist wants beyond the appreciation of the audience.”
He also revealed certain things ,like, “And fulfilling. I remember that I was about to do another project, but at the same time, I received this one (Tehran) and I considered doing the character so I feel I made the right choice ”.It’s rewarding to be a part of a show that’s gaining international acclaim.
The actor, who was also featured in BellBottom earlier this year, talks about what the win means for his career. “It has already started changing things for me. First, I got to work with such a brilliant set of people, and I learnt a lot from them. Since the world is talking about the show, it has brought us to people’s attention so I believe it is and will be beneficial for my career,” he says. “I’ve been shortlisted for some international projects,” he says now. “At the time, I’m unable to discuss them. Also, I’m excited to work on some Indian projects,” he says.