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Actress INDIA

Nandita DAS

Nandita DAS
Biography

Nandita Das has acted in over 30 feature films, in ten different languages, with directors like, Deepa Mehta, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Mrinal Sen, Shyam Benegal. She is known to never shy away from controversial issues and unconventional roles. Firaaq, her directorial debut feature film, won many awards and appreciation from around the world. She did her Masters in Social Work and continues to advocate issues of human rights. She has been a featured speaker at many reputed universities and forums. She was a member of the main jury at the Cannes Film Festival, 2005. The French Government conferred her with the Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. She has been the Chairperson of the Children’s Film Society, India. And recently she wrote, directed & acted in the play, Between the Lines.

Films presented at Cannes

MANTO 2018 Un Certain Regard Director, Script / Dialogue
Jury members
Member - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2013
Member - Feature films - 2005
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Directors

Anahita GHAZVINIZADEH

Anahita GHAZVINIZADEH

Arnaud DESPLECHIN

Arnaud DESPLECHIN

Director
Gaspar NOÉ

Gaspar NOÉ

Luc DARDENNE

Luc DARDENNE

Director
Marcel CARNÉ

Marcel CARNÉ

Moussa TOURÉ

Moussa TOURÉ

Director
Naomi KAWASE

Naomi KAWASE

Director, writer
Pietro GERMI

Pietro GERMI

Shiro TOYODA

Shiro TOYODA

Spike LEE

Spike LEE

Director
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