Sudipta Chakraborty won the Best Dubbing International for the film at the National Film Awards. She also won the Best Dubbing Artist award at the 2005 Mirchi Music Awards. She was also nominated for the best dubbing artist at the 12th Apsara Awards, the 4th, AFI Awards and the Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards in all three cases.
The film was released on 16 August 2003. It received critical acclaim and was a critical and commercial success. The film received four Filmfare Awards, including Best Film, Best Director and Best Actor, a National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Bengali, two BFJA Awards (for Best Actor and Best Actress) and two BFJA Special Awards (for Best Actor and Best Actress). The film had a record 1.78 crore nett in its first week and brought in thirty crore in 4 weeks. It became the highest-grossing Bengali film of all time surpassing Koi Mil Gaya (2001). It was also declared the highest-grossing Bengali film of the decade. The film won the National Film Award for Best Film at the National Film Awards 2003. The film was later dubbed into Hindi and released internationally 7211a4ac4a