Anasuya Sengupta

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Anasuya Sengupta
By Shashang Iyer/ The Telegraph, India

This list of award winners at the 2024 Festival de Cannes indicates the very high status of the Un Certain Regard (In Some Perspective) section. It ranks below only In Competition section.
Camera d’Or (Golden Camera), which were the best prizes that Indians had won till then, are listed next
When Anasuya won her prize, Indpaedia volunteers worked through the night to research and create a page about her because it was the highest prize ever won by an individual Indian till that day.

Anasuya Sengupta

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Life events

Anasuya Sengupta (left, green blouse) won the Best Actress Prize in the Un Certain Regard section for The Shameless (Switzerland, Bulgaria, France, Taiwan, India) dir: Konstantin Bojanov

Sources include The Telegraph, India/ AYUSHI DUTTA 17.05.24

Born: Kolkata

Jadavpur University: BA English literature degree,

Career aspiration: journalism

Stint in theatre

2013: shifted from Kolkata to Mumbai

2021: shifted to Goa

Met director Bojanov through Facebook


As an actress

Anasuya Sengupta

2009 Anjan Dutta’s Madly Bangalee, supporting actress

2009 The Waiting City actress

2011 Sugar Baby actress

2012 A Night with the Suspects actress

2013 Mandrake! Mandrake! actress

As a production designer

Anasuya Sengupta

2016 Sanjeev Sharma’s Saat Uchakkey

2021 Srijit Mukherji’s Forget Me Not, part of the Netflix anthology Ray

2021 Switchh

2012 Midnight's Children , on-set props/sets

2020 The Gone Game

As assistant to director etc.

Anasuya Sengupta

2009 The Waiting City, assistant to director

2012 Pehla Sitara second assistant director

The Shameless : a synopsis

Anasuya Sengupta in The Shameless (Switzerland, Bulgaria, France, Taiwan, India) dir: Konstantin Bojanov

In the dead of night, Renuka [Anasuya Sengupta] escapes from a Delhi brothel after stabbing a policeman to death. She takes refuge in a community of sex workers in northern India, where she meets Devika [Omara], a young girl condemned to a life of prostitution. Their bond develops into a forbidden romance. Together, they embark on a perilous journey to escape the law and forge their path to freedom.

Directed by : Konstantin BOJANOV

Year of production: 2024

Country: Switzerland, Bulgaria, France, Taiwan, India

Duration: 115

Omara Shetty and Anasuya Sengupta in The Shameless (Switzerland, Bulgaria, France, Taiwan, India) dir: Konstantin Bojanov

From Festival de Cannes

See also

Anasuya Sengupta

Cannes and Indian cinema

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