Nandita Das Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Movies, Images


Nandita Das is an actor and director, she is one of the leading figures in the Indian film Industry. She has acted in more than 40 feature films in ten different languages. Das has been praised for various performances, including in Fire, Earth, Bawandar, Kannathil Muthamittal, Azhagi, Kamli, and Before The Rains. She made her directorial debut in Firaaq (2008), which was premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, travelled to more than 50 festivals, and won more than 20 awards. She also served on the jury of Cannes Film Festival. She served on the Cinefondation and short films jury alongside Jane Campion, Nicoletta Braschi, Maji-da Abdi, and Semih Kaplanoglu. She was commended for her contribution towards the development of Indo-French cooperation in the field of cinema. Check out below for Nandita Das Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Movies, Images and More.

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Nandita Das Profile And Career

Nandita Das was born on 7 November 1969. She is the daughter of Jatin Das who is an artist and her mother Varsha Das is a writer. She was born in Mumbai and grew up mostly in Delhi. She has completed her Schooling at the Sardar Patel Vidyalaya. She has received her bachelor’s degree in Geography from Miranda House and a Master of Social Work from the Delhi School of Social Work, both affiliated with the University of Delhi. She was the Yale World Fellow in 2014. She was one of the 16 emerging global leaders chosen from nearly 4000 applicants.

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Das has acted in more than 40 feature films with directors including Mrinal Sen, Shyam Benegal, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Mani Ratnam, and Deepa Mehta. Das started her acting career with the theatre group Jana Natya Manch. she has taught at the Rishi Valley School. She is best known for her performances in director Deepa Mehta films. She has acted in the films in ten different languages: Tamil, Malayalam, English, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Oriya, Marathi, Telugu and Kannada. She also acted in Khamosh! Adalat Jaari hai (2017), a Cineplay Production written by Vijay Tendulkar. In 2008, She completed filming her directorial debut, Firaaq. The film is a work of fiction, “based on thousand true stories” and is set a month after the 2002 Gujarat riots. Das married Saumya Sen. They started leapfrog media organisation, which was geared towards making socially conscious ad films. The couple got divorced in 2007. After dating Subodh Maskara, a Mumbai Industrialist, for a couple of months, She married him on the 2nd January 2010 and moved to Mumbai.

Nandita Das Biography

Name Nandita Das
Real Name Nandita Das
Nickname Nandita
Profession Indian film actress and director
Date of Birth 7 November 1969
Age 48
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Father Name Jatin Das
Mother Name Varsha Das
Religion Atheist
Educational Qualification Multimedia Graphics course
School Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi
College Miranda House, University College for Women, New Delhi
Hobbies Reading books
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Married Yes
Husband Name Subodh Maskara
Current City Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Nandita Das Movies – Actor

Year Title Role Language(s) Notes
1989 Parinati Hindi
1995 Ek Thi Goonja Goonja Hindi
1996 Fire Sita English
1998 1947 Earth Shanta, the Ayah Hindi Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut
Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa Nandini Mitra Hindi
Janmadinam Sarasu Malayalam
Biswaprakash Anjali Oriya
1999 Deveeri Deveeri (Akka) Kannada
Rockford Lily Vegas English
Punaradhivasam Shalini Malayalam
2000 Hari-Bhari Afsana Hindi
Saanjh Hindi Short film
Bawandar Sanwari Hindi,
Best Actress at Santa Monica Film Festival
2001 Aks Supriya Verma Hindi
Daughters of the Century Charu Hindi
2002 Aamaar Bhuvan Sakina Bengali Best Actress at Cairo Film Festival
Zee Cine Award for Best Actor – Female
Kannaki Kannaki Malayalam
Pitaah Paro Hindi
Azhagi Dhanalakshmi Tamil
Kannathil Muthamittal Shyama Tamil Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize
Lal Salaam Rupi(alias Chandrakka) Hindi
2003 Ek Alag Mausam Aparna Verma Hindi
Bas Yun Hi Veda Hindi
Supari Mamta Sikri Urdu
Shubho Mahurat Mallika Sen Bengali
Kagaar: Life on the Edge Aditi Hindi
Ek Din 24 Ghante Sameera Dutta Hindi
2004 Vishwa Thulasi Sita Tamil
2005 Fleeting Beauty Indian woman English
2006 Maati Maay Chandi Marathi Madrid International Film Festival (2007), Best Actress
Podokkhep Megha Bengali
Kamli Kamli Telugu Nandi Award for Best Actress
2007 Before the Rains Sajani English,
Provoked Radha Dalal English
Naalu Pennungal Kamakshi Malayalam
Paani: A Drop of Life Mira Ben Hindi Short film
2008 Ramchand Pakistani Champa Urdu Pakistani film
2011 I Am Afia Hindi
2012 Neerparavai Esther Tamil Nominated—SIIMA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Tamil
Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Tamil
2014 Rastres de Sàndal Mina English,
2016 Untitled Kutty Revathi Film TBA Tamil
2018 Dhaad Monghi Gujarati Released 17 years after being shot

Nandita Das as Director

Year Title Language Notes
2008 Firaaq Hindi
Urdu &
Best Film and Best Screenplay at Asian Festival of First Films
Purple Orchid Award for Best Film at Asian Festival of First Films
Special Jury Award at International Film Festival of Kerala
Special Prize at International Thessaloniki Film Festival
Filmfare Special Award
Nominated—Golden Alexander at International Thessaloniki Film Festival
2017 In Defence of Freedom Hindi Short film
2017 Manto Hindi

Nandita Das as Short Films

  • SAAYE – 2005
  • SAANJH – 1999

Nandita Das Awards

  • 2000 45th Filmfare Awards Won – Best Debut – 1947 Earth
  • 2001 Santa Monica Film Festival Won – Best Actress – Bawander
  • 2002 Cairo International Film Festival Won – Best Actress – Amaar Bhuvan
  • 2002 Tamil Nadu State Film Awards Won – Special Prize – Kannathil Muthamittal
  • 2005 Cannes Film Festival May 2005 – Das served as a Member of the Jury at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival
  • 2006 Nandi Awards Won – Best Actress – Kamli
  • 2008 Asian Festival of First Films
  • Won – Best Film – Firaaq
  • Won – Best Screenplay – Firaaq
  • Won – Foreign Correspondents Association Purple Orchid Award for Best Film – Firaaq
  • 2008 Government of France Won – Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
  • 2009 Kara Film Festival Won – Best Film
  • 2009 International Film Festival of KeralaWon– Special Jury Award – Firaaq
  • 2009 Thessaloniki International Film Festival
  • Won – Special Prize (Everyday Life: Transcendence or Reconciliation Award) – Firaaq
  • Nominated – Golden Alexander – Firaaq
  • 2010 Filmfare Awards Won – Special Award – Firaaq
  • 2013 2nd South Indian International Movie Awards Nominated – Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Neerparavai

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