Nandita Das

Nandita Das

 Actress
 Mumbai, Maharashtra
 07-Nov-1969
 Parinati (1989)

About Me

Das was bornto Jatin Das, a popular artist, and Varsha, a writer. She has a younger brother who works as a creative designer. She studied at the Sardar Patel Vidyalaya. Later, she received her bachelor's degree in Geography from Miranda House and a Master of Social Work degree from the Delhi School of Social Work, both affiliated to the University of Delhi. Nandita Das was a Yale World Fellow 2014. She has acted in over 40 feature films in ten different languages. Nandita Das started her acting career with the theatre group Jana Natya Manch. She taught at the Rishi Valley School. In 2008, she completed filming her directorial debut, Firaaq, which received a critical acclaim. The film's stellar cast includes Naseeruddin Shah, Raghubir Yadav, Paresh Rawal, Deepti Naval, Sanjay Suri, Tisca Chopra, Shahana Goswami and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The film winning much appreciation from critics and audiences and has won over 10 international awards and 10 within the country. Das lent her voice to narrate the children's audiobook series. In 2002, Das married Saumya Sen, and then the couple divorced in 2007. She married Maskara and they had a baby boy named Vihaan.

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