"Blushing like a school girl ! A certificate for keeps ?? thank you ever so much @SAGawards @SHO_Homeland for this," the actress tweeted.

Nimrat, who was roped in to play a Pakistani ISI agent in the international series, was ennobled with a nomination along with the cast of the show in the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series category for the Screen Actors Guild Awards 2015.

While the show lost out to "Downton Abbey", Nimrat made her mark at the event's red carpet ceremony.Veteran actress Shabana Azmi congratulated Nimrat on the feat.

"@NimratOfficial congratulations Nimrat. U do us proud," she wrote. Nimrat shot to fame globally after her role in internationally acclaimed Indian movie "The Lunchbox".

The movie also got a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards nomination this year, but lost out to "Ida".

 

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