Who's Anasuya Sengupta, who scripted history at Cannes Film Festival?


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Anasuya Sengupta, a Kolkata-born actor, has made international headlines with her lead role in The Shameless, a film directed by Bulgarian filmmaker Konstantin Bojanov. The movie premiered in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2024 Cannes Film Festival and Sengupta was adjudged the Best Actress, making her the first Indian actor to clinch this honor. Upon receiving her award, Sengupta dedicated it "to the queer community and other marginalized communities all around the world."