Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh and more stars congratulate Anasuya Sengupta on her historic win at Cannes Film Festival 2024 | Bollywood

The eminent Indian actress Anasuya Sengupta has etched her name in history by clinching an acting accolade at the Cannes Film Festival, courtesy of her stunning portrayal in “The Shameless,” showcased in the festival’s Un Certain Regard category. Bollywood luminaries including Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Hansal Mehta, and Zoya Akhtar have taken to Instagram to extend their heartfelt commendations to the star for this unprecedented victory. (Also read: EXCLUSIVE| Anasuya Sengupta discusses her groundbreaking moment at Cannes, recounts emotionally charged acceptance speech)

Several Bollywood personages extended their congratulations to Anasuya Sengupta.

Bollywood’s Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh Laud Anasuya’s Triumph

In a gesture of support, Alia Bhatt re-posted a news feature from the Hindustan Times on her Instagram Stories and added, “Hearty congratulations to you,” also tagging Sengupta’s handle. Fellow actresses Bhumi Pednekar and Samantha Ruth Prabhu echoed this sentiment, sharing enthusiastic congratulations on their Instagram Stories as well.

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Alia Bhatt via Instagram Stories.
Alia Bhatt celebrates Anasuya’s win on Instagram Stories.

Ranveer Singh exclaimed his pride in Anasuya, sharing an Instagram story embellished with the Indian flag and clapping hands emojis. Ayushmann Khurrana expressed, “Anasuya, this is indeed a glorious moment for all of us! Enormous congrats to you and The Shameless team.” Huma Qureshi also joined in the accolades, while Hansal Mehta and Zoya Akhtar congratulated her on this momentous milestone for India.

Ranveer Singh via Instagram Stories.
Ranveer Singh shows his support for Anasuya via Instagram.

Additional Insights

In a recent exchange with Hindustan Times, Anasuya shared her elation over the affection she’s received: “The outpouring of love and pride from home is overwhelming. I’m eager to return to my kin. The anticipation of reuniting with my family is immeasurable,” she remarked.

The film’s description, as provided by the festival’s site, states: “Under the cloak of darkness, Renuka flees from a brothel in Delhi following a fatal attack on a police officer. She seeks sanctuary among a group of sex workers in North India, where she crosses paths with Devika, a young girl doomed to a life of prostitution. A profound relationship blossoms into a clandestine romance, and together, they set out on a hazardous quest for liberation.” In this poignant narrative, Anasuya Sengupta takes on the role of Renuka, while Omara Shetty portrays Devika.

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