Arunav Dutta from Jorhat, Assam has been conferred the Maharashtra Government State Award for Best Sound Design along with Oscar Winner Resul Pookutty for the Marathi Film, Kshitij – A Horizon.
The award ceremony will be held on April 30 in Mumbai.
After finishing his sound engineering from Jyoti Chitraban Film and Television Institute, Dutta began his career under the guidance of National Award and MPSE Golden Reel Award winner Amrit Pritam and Resul Pookutty at his studio.
Arunav has worked in more than 60 films including Ra One, ROBOT, Ghajni, English Vinglish among several others. He has an experience of nearly ten years.
Dutta became the second Assamese to have won the Maharashtra Government State Award after Amrit Pritam ,who won this prestigious Award in 2015 for the Marathi film A Rainy Day.