Nandita Das is an Indian film actress and director. She was born on Nov 7, 1969 at Mumbai, India. Nadita father Jatin Das is a Indian Oriya painter and mother varsha is a Gujarati Jain. She received her bachelor degree in Geography from Miranda House (University of Delhi) and Master of Social Work from the Delhi School of Social Work.
Nanditha Das married Saumya Sen in 2002, The couple divorced in 2009. On 2 January 2010 married Subodh Maskara. Nnditha Das and Maskara had a boy named Vihaan.
2000: 45th Filmfare Awards - Best Debut – 1947 Earth
2001: Santa Monica Film Festival - Best Actress – Bawander
2002: Cairo International Film Festival - Best Actress – Amaar Bhuvan
2002: Tamil Nadu State Film Awards - Special Prize – Kannathil Muthamittal
2005: Cannes Film Festival - Das served as a Member of the Jury at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival
2006: Nandi Awards - Best Actress – Kamli
2008: Asian Festival of First Films – Best Film – Firaaq
2008: Asian Festival of First Films - Best Screenplay – Firaaq
2008: Asian Festival of First Films – Foreign Correspondents Association Purple Orchid Award for Best Film – Firaaq
2008: Government of France – Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
2009: International Film Festival of Kerala – Special Jury Award – Firaaq
2009: Thessaloniki International Film Festival – Special Prize (Everyday Life: Transcendence or Reconciliation Award) – Firaaq
2010: Filmfare Awards – Special Award – Firaaq
2013: 2nd South Indian International Movie Awards
Nandita Das started her acting career with the theatre group Jana Natya Manch. Naditha was acted more than 30 feature films in ten different languages with many great directors like Mrinal Sen, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Shyam Benegal, Deepa Mehta, Mani Ratnam and others.
Nanditha has acted in films in ten different languages English, Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Marathi, Oriya and Kannada.
Nanditha Directional debut is Firaaq. The film won top honours at the Asian Festival of First Films 2008 in Singapore, where it won the awards for Best Film", "Screenplay / Script", and "Foreign Correspondents Assn. Purple Orchid Award for Best Film.
Movies acted by Nandita Das
1998: 1947 Earth(Hindi), Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa(Hindi), Janmadinam(Malayalam), Biswaprakash(Oriya)
1999: Deveeri(Kannada), Rockford(English), Punaradhivasam(Malayalam)
2000: Hari-Bhari(Hindi), Saanjh(Urdu), Bawandar(Rajastani)
2001: Aks(Hindi), Daughters of the Century(Hindi)
2002:Aamaar Bhuvan(Bengali), Kannaki(Malayalam), Pitaah(Hindi), Azhagi(Tamil), Kannathil Muthamittal(Tamil), Lal Salaam(Hindi)
2003: Ek Alag Mausam(Hindi), Bas Yun Hi(Hindi), Supari(Urdu), Shubho Mahurat(Bengali), Kagaar: Life on the Edge(Hindi), Ek Din 24 Ghante(Hindi)
2004: Vishwa Thulasi(Tamil)
2005: Fleeting Beauty(English)
2006: Maati Maay(Marati), Podokkhep(Bengali), Kamli(Telugu), Before the Rains(English), Provoked(English)
2007: Naalu Pennungal(Malayalam), Paani: A Drop of Life(Hindi)
2008: Before the Rains(English, Malayalam), Ramchand Pakistani(Urdu)
2011: I Am(Hindi)
2014: Rastres de Sàndal(Catalan)