Nandita Das

Actor · Director · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 54
Nandita Das is an Indian actor and director. She has acted in over 40 feature films in ten different languages. Das won accolades for numerous performances, including in Fire (1996), Earth (1998), Bawandar (2000), Kannathil Muthamittal (2002), Azhagi (2002), Kamli (2006), and Before The Rains (2007). Her directorial debut Firaaq (2008), premiered at... read more

Nandita Das is an Indian actor and director. She has acted in over 40 feature films in ten different languages. Das won accolades for numerous performances, including in Fire (1996), Earth (1998), Bawandar (2000), Kannathil Muthamittal (2002), Azhagi (2002), Kamli (2006), and Before The Rains (2007). Her directorial debut Firaaq (2008), premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and traveled to more than 50 festivals, winning more than 20 awards. Her second film as a director was Manto (2018). Based on the life of 20th Century Indo-Pakistani short story writer Sadat Hasan Manto, the film was screened at Cannes Film Festival in the "Un Certain Regard" section. In September 2019, Das produced a two-minute Public Service Announcement music video India's Got Colour. The music video is about the issue of colourism and urges the audience to celebrate India's diversity of skin colour.

Born

Friday, 07 November 1969

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Actress Filmography

Virata Parvam 2022
Call My Agent Bollywood Nandita Das 2021
Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai? Stella 2019
Dhaad 2018
Traces of Sandalwood Mina 2014
Neer Paravai older Esther / Esther 2012
Ramchand Pakistani Champa 2008
Before the Rains Sajani / Sajaani 2008
Naalu Pennungal The Spinster 2007
Provoked Radha Dalal 2007
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Virata Parvam 2022
Call My Agent Bollywood Nandita Das 2021
Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai? Stella 2019
Dhaad 2018
Traces of Sandalwood Mina 2014
Neer Paravai older Esther / Esther 2012
Ramchand Pakistani Champa 2008
Before the Rains Sajani / Sajaani 2008
Naalu Pennungal The Spinster 2007
Provoked Radha Dalal 2007
Wonder Pets! Bengal Tiger 2005
Vishwa Thulasi Thulasi 2004
Shootout Self 2003
Shubho Mahurat Mallika Sen 2003
Ek Alag Mausam Aparna Suresh Verma 2003
Bas Yun Hi Veda 2003
My Land Sakina 2002
Kannathil Muthamittal M.D. Shyama / Shyama 2002
Pitaah Paro 2002
Aks Supriya Verma / Supriya 2001
Rockford Lily Vegas 1999
The Young Rebel 1999
Earth Shanta 1998
Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa Nandini Mitra 1998
Fire Sita 1997
Parinati Lakha 1986

Director Filmography

Manto 2018
Firaaq 2009
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