Cannes 2024: Anasuya Sengupta returns to India post winning Best Actress Un Certain Regard for The Shameless; gets warm welcome

Anasuya Sengupta, who recently won the Best Actress award in the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival 2024, was warmly welcomed on her return to India.

Updated on May 26, 2024  |  04:13 PM IST |  82.1K
Cannes 2024: Anasuya Sengupta returns to India post winning Best Actress Un Certain Regard for The Shameless; gets warm welcome
Anasuya Sengupta returns to India post winning Best Actress Un Certain Regard (Pic Courtesy: Anasuya Sengupta Instagram)

The 77th Cannes Film Festival proved to be a great event for Indian artists. Anasuya Sengupta created history by winning the Best Actress award in the Un Certain Regard segment for the film The Shameless at the prestigious platform.

Anasuya has now returned to India after attending Cannes 2024 and was received with a warm welcome at the Delhi airport.

Anasuya Sengupta spotted at Delhi airport upon her return from the Cannes Film Festival

Today, May 26, Anasuya Sengupta was captured by the paparazzi at the Delhi airport as she returned from Cannes, France. Her happiness at being bestowed with the Best Actress honor in the Un Certain Regard section was unmissable, as she wore a beaming smile on her face.

Anasuya was seen wearing a light blue top with black pants and a shimmery jacket. She was welcomed with several flower bouquets and was even adorned with a garland. Anasuya held the Indian flag in her hand and posed alongside the tricolor. 

Watch the full video shared by ANI right here!


For the uninitiated, Anasuya became the first Indian to be awarded Best Actress in the Un Certain Regard section. Her film, The Shameless, directed by Konstantin Bojanov, is adapted from William Dalrymple’s novel Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India. Anasuya portrays the character of Renuka, who escapes from a brothel in Delhi after killing a police officer.

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Anasuya also had an interaction with the above-mentioned portal at the airport. Talking about her feelings, she stated, "It feels great. I just want to go back to the family and take a rest for 2 days. I will be back after that. I want to thank everyone."

Check out the tweet here!


Payal Kapadia’s film All We Imagine as Light wins the Grand Prix at Cannes 2024

Meanwhile, in another wonderful news for India, All We Imagine as Light, directed by Payal Kapadia, won the Grand Prix at the awards ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival yesterday. It is the second-highest honor at the festival after the Palme d'Or, which was awarded to Sean Baker’s Anora. 

ALSO READ: Cannes 2024: Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor, Karan Johar send love to Payal Kapadia and team All We Imagine as Light over Grand Prix win

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