The director of Anuranan, Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, was
awarded the Emerging Film-Maker Award at Santa Cruz Film Festival,
held between 9 and 17 May in California. The Emerging Film-Maker
Award is bestowed upon a debutante film-maker. The Santa Cruz Film
Festival screened 148 films from 26 countries, where
Anuranan was selected for the competitive section.
Anuranan was presented by Shemaroo Entertainment and
Screenplay Films, with Rahul Bose, Rituparna Sengupta, Raima Sen
and Rajat Kapoor playing lead roles.