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Nandita Das Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : November 19, 2019

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Short Biography

Nandita Das was born on 07-11-1969 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. She is an Indian Film Actress, Film Director, Writer, Author & Screenwriter who well known for her work in Bollywood, Hollywood, Lollywood, Odia, Kannada, Rajasthani, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam & Gujarati cinema.

Nandita Das Complete Bio & Career

Nandita Das got her early education-in Sardar Patel Vidyalaya. Later, she obtained a bachelor's degree from Miranda House of Delhi.She had started acting during school time. After graduation in the field of  Geography, she worked as a teacher at Rishi Valley School for just 6 months. In 1987, she made her acting debut from the film ace Bollywood director Prakash Jha's film Parineeta. She came into limelight when she played her first significant role in the Deepa Mehta's directed film, 'Fire' and '1947 Earth' in 1998.
For that film, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. And some of the challenging role she portrayed in the films such as Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa, Rockford,  Hari-Bhari, Aks and Daughters of the Century. In these films, her characters show the social reality and advanced socialism. In 2002, she worked in the Hindi film Bawandar, and her acting was highly praised as she was awarded by the Best Actress at Santa Monica Film Festival. In the same following year, she acted in the films Aamaar Bhuvan, and Pitha and  Lal Salaam films. Moreover, she won the Zee Cine Award for Best Actor – Female for her work in the film Aamaar Bhuvan. In 2003, in the movie Supari, Nandita Das won the heart of her audience by playing a negative role. 
In the subsequent time, she played special roles in the social and reality-based films such as Kagaar: Life on the Edge, Fleeting Beauty(English), Maati Maay(Marathi- won the  Madrid International Film Festival (2007), Best Actress) and Kamli(Telugu-won the Nandi Award for Best Actress). Her one of the most challenging film was Jag Mundhra directed film Provoked (English) as Radha Dalal. She is very particular in choosing a role in the film, but Nandita Das has played mostly broad roles in the films. Some of Nandita Das's roles show serious social issues such as striving for human rights and the difficulties encountered by modern women. Apart from acting she also has directed some films such as Firaaq, which was released in English, Hindi, and Urdu based on common-public issues. 

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Nandita Das Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Jatin Das ( Painter) and Varsha Das. She has a brother named Siddhartha Das. She is married to Subodh Maskara a film producer since 2010. The couple together has a son named Vihaan Maskara. Previously, she was married to Saumya Sen from 2002 to 2009. 

Father Jatin Das

Life's Important Dates Of Nandita Das

Body Measurements

Breast Size 33
Waist Size 25
Hip Size 34
Body Figure 33-25-34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi, India
College Miranda House, University of Delhi, New Delhi
Delhi School of Social Work, Delhi
Qualification Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Geography
Master of Arts (M.A.) in Social Work
Hobbies Listening Music, Yoga
Marital Status Married
Debut Bollywood - Parinati (1989)
English Film - Fire (1996)
Malayalam - Janmadinam (1998)
Odia Film - Biswaprakash (1998)
Kannada Film - Deveeri (1999)
Bengali Film - Aamaar Bhuvan (2002)
Tamil Film - Azhagi (2002)
Urdu Film - Supari (2003)
Marathi Film - Maati Maay (2006)
Telugu Film - Kamli (2006)
Gujarati Film - Dhaad (2018)
Best Movies 1947 Earth (1998), Bawandar (2000), Aamaar Bhuvan (2002), Kamli (2006), and Neerparavai (2012) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Priyanka Chopra
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Place Goa, Dubai
Favorite Food Fish

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Nandita Das

  • In 2002, at the Cairo Film Festival, she received the Best Actress Award for Outstanding Performance for the film Amar Bhuvan
  • She was selected as a jury member of the Cannes Film Festival on May 2005.
  • In 2001, at the Sant Monika Film Festival, she won the Best Actress Award for her excellent appearance in the film Bawandar.
  • In 2000, she won the 45th Filmfare Awards for Best Debut for her film 1947 Earth.
  • Her directed film Firaaq won many awards such as Best Film and Best Screenplay at Asian Festival of First Films, Special Jury Award at International Film Festival of Kerala, Special Prize at International Thessaloniki Film Festival and Filmfare Special Award.
  • In 2013, she supported the "Dark is Beautiful" campaign just for making attention to the outcomes of bias based on skin color in India.

Nandita Das Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

52 years, 10months, 20 days old age Nandita Das will turn 53 on 07 November, 2022. Only 1 months, 10 days, 7 hours,16 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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