Shoojit Sircar and Taapsee Pannu being awarded with a national awards for the best film in social issue category and in a interview given to IndianExpress Shoojit Sircar told “I am ecstatic but more than that I feel more responsible now. As the creative on the film, I feel all the more responsible after this award.” The filmmaker also expressed his gratitude as he said, “I want to thank my team, my writer, Mr. Bachchan and the whole cast and crew. It is my fourth consecutive year at the National Awards so I am very happy. I will be there to attend the awards.”
Special Screening was help in president house for this film and both Taapsee and Amitabh Bachchan were invited to watch the film with president.