DUBAI: A sitcom about an all-female Muslim punk band has been nominated in six categories for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards.
`We are Lady Parts’, a sitcom about an all-female Muslim punk band, was nominated in six categories– four in the Craft awards and two in the Television category.
British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the nominees for the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards on Wednesday.
Nida Manzoor, who created, wrote, and directed the sitcom, is nominated for the Writer: Comedy and Emerging Talent: Fiction awards, while Singaporean actress Anjana Vasan, who stars as lead guitar player Amina, is up for Female Performance in a Comedy Program.
The show is also nominated for the Scripted Comedy, Custom Design, and Scripted Casting awards
The Virgin Media BAFTA TV Awards ceremony takes place on May 8 and the TV Craft ceremony on April 24.