Nandita das Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Nandita das Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Nandita Das (Odia: born 7 November 1969) 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.

Das has served twice on the jury of the Cannes Film Festival. In 2005, she served on the main competition jury alongside Fatih Akin, Javier Bardem, Salma Hayek, Benoît Jacquot, Emir Kusturica, Toni Morrison, Agnès Varda, and John Woo. In 2013, she served on the Cinéfondation and short films jury with Jane Campion, Maji-da Abdi, Nicoletta Braschi, and Semih Kaplanoğlu.

In 2011, she was made Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the French Government, one of the nation’s highest civilian awards. She was commended for her “contribution towards the development of Indo-French cooperation in the field of cinema.” In 2009, France released a stamp featuring Das, from artist Titouan Lamazou’s project “Women of the World.”

Das was the first Indian inducted into the International Hall of Fame of the International Women’s Forum in Washington, DC. She was recognized in 2011 for “her sustained contributions to the arts and to the world as one of the most gripping cinema arts leaders of our time.” Her fellow inductees were Anna Fendi, Heidi Klum, and Madam Chen Zhili.

Real NameNandita Das
Profession(s)Actress
NicknameNot Known
Height (Approx)in centimeters- 158 cm
in meters- 1.58 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 2”
Weight (approx)in Kilograms- 50 kg
in Pounds- 110 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.) 33-25-34
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
  Manto director Nandita Das: 'I didn't want to make another film after Firaaq'
Personal Life———–
Date of Birth7 November 1969
Age (as in 2020)50 Years
Birthplace/BornMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownDelhi, India
SchoolSardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi, India
CollegeMiranda House, University of Delhi, New Delhi
Delhi School of Social Work, Delhi
Educational QualificationBachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Geography
Master of Arts (M.A.) in Social Work
DebutBollywood: Parinati (1989)
Hollywood: Fire (1996)
Malayalam: Janmadinam (1998)
FamilyFather– Jatin Das (Painter)
Mother– Varsha Das (Writer)
Brother– Siddhartha Das (Creative Designer)
Sister– N/A
ReligionAtheist
HobbiesNot Known
Nandita Das Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Biography & More » StarsUnfolded
Boys Affairs and More———-
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsSubodh Maskara
Husband/SpouseSaumya Sen (m. 2002-div. 2009)
Subodh Maskara (m. 2010-Separated in 2016 & have applied for divorce)
ChildrenDaughter– N/A
Son– Vihaan Maskara (b. 2010, s/n of Subodh Maskara)
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Favorite Things———-
HusbandSaumya Sen (m. 2002-div. 2009)
Subodh Maskara (m. 2010-Separated in 2016 & have applied for divorce)

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