Assam’s celebrated fashion designer Sanjukta Dutta was conferred with the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018 in best fashion designer of the year category in Mumbai on Saturday.
When Dutta was nominated for the award, she wrote in a Facebook post“Sometimes I feel it too “overrated” dear God, do I deserve this much, “overwhelmed” is too small to express,”.
“Thank you everyone for all the support and love …Your blessings have made me what if am today,” she added.
Sanjukta was selected to design dresses for Hollywood celebrity for Cannes Film Festival 2018 Red Carpet event in December last year.
She also earlier designed beautiful attires for popular Bollywood celebrities like Priyanka Chopra, Bipasha Basu, Zareen Khan, Preity Zinta and many other renowned celebrities from different industries.
Born in Assam’s Nagoan district, Sanjukta did her Bachelors of Engineering from Assam Engineering College in 1995.
She worked at Assam Public Works Department (PWD) as an Assistant Engineer before becoming a fashion designer.