Nandita Das is a well-known actress as well a film director. She was born in 1969 in Mumbai but her childhood was mostly spend in Delhi. Name of her father is Jatin Das, who is a famous artist and her mother, Varsha is known to be a writer by profession. Her father belongs to Orissa and her mother have her roots in Gujrat. Her brother is known to be a creative designer who is widely loved for his work. She graduated in Geography from Miranda House in North Campus, Delhi University. She also did her Masters from Delhi University. For her Master’s she received her degree in Social Work from Delhi School of Social Work. Nandita had a rough personal life as it has been reported that she married twice and she ended up divorcing her husband in both the cases. Her most recent divorce was filled and approved in the beginning of 2017.
Nandita started her career with a theatre group known as Jana Natya Manch. She later acted in over 40 films. In some movies, she performed extremely well and she is received a lot of appreciation from the audience for the same. Some of her must watch movies are Fire, released in 1996, Earth, Released in 1998, and Bawandar. Released in 2000 and Before the Rain, released in 2007. In her lifetime, Nandita won over 14 awards. She had been honoured with Film fare Awards, Nandi Awards and a lot more.
Later in 2008, she started her career as a director and the first movie that she directed was Firaaq. Success came to her from this film itself as the movie was honoured with an award in Asian Festival of first Films which was held in Singapore in 2008. The movie won 10 international awards along with 10 national awards.
Nandita had also served as the jury member of Cannes Film Festival in 2005 and 2013.
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- Name: Nandita Das
- Date of Birth:Born in 1969
- Age:47/48 Years
- Place of Birth:Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
- Schools:Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, Delhi
- College:Miranda House, Delhi University
- Father: Jatin Das
- Mother: Varsha Das
- Brother: Siddhartha Das
- Marital Status: Divorced
- Affair/ Boyfriend: Soumya Sen (Ex-husband, divorced in 2007), Subhodh Maskara (Divorced in 2017)
- Zodiac Sign: Not Known
- Height: 57m
- Weight: 56Kg
- Figure Measurements: 34-26-34
- Eye Colour: Black
- Profession: Actress and Director
- Languages Known: Urdu, Odia,Hindi and English