Ground Report | New Delhi: Indian matchmaking gets Emmy nomination; Netflix’s much-loved show, ‘Indian Matchmaking’ starring Seema Taparia has bagged a nomination at the 73rd Annual Emmy Awards. It was nominated in the Unstructured Reality Program category. Indian Matchmaking stars Sima Taparia, a real-life matchmaker from Mumbai who finds matches for Indian families across the globe.
Indian matchmaking gets Emmy nomination
The show has been nominated in the Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program category. This show has been nominated with many web shows like Below Dec, Sailing Sunset, RuPaul Drag Race. The Emmy Awards are scheduled to premiere on 19 September 2021.
The Indian Matchmaking Show premiered on 16 July 2020. It is an 8-episode series produced by Smriti Mundhra. Mumbai’s marriage matchmaker Seema Taparia has been seen in this TV series who helps single boys and girls to find their perfect partners. The show was presented as half reality and half documentary.
In which eight clients were shown, for whom Seema was seen looking for a relationship. She used to do matchmaking after getting to know the opinion of the parents of the boy and the girl and other people about them. The show got mixed reviews. Some people gave it positive reviews and some trolled badly.
While it’s packaged as a reality show (a concept that many tout as a script), desi Twitter had come under fire on streaming onchoes for allowing such shows on its platform.
Now, Tweeple is in shock as the show is nominated for Emmys. While some have called it ‘retrograde’, others jokingly said that the stars of Seema Chachi have finally aligned.
Here’s a look at some of Twitter reactions:
What is the story of Indian matchmaking?
Indian Matchmaking is one such show of Netflix on which different reactions of people were revealed. Some people praised the show, while some criticized it and said that we are living in the 21st century, now all this does not happen. Actually, Mumbai’s marriage matchmaker Seema Taparia played the lead role in the show, who finds perfect relationships for single boys and girls. The show was released like some truth and some documentary.