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

Akira KUROSAWA

Akira KUROSAWA

Script Writer
Ken LOACH

Ken LOACH

Director
Laura SAMANI

Laura SAMANI

Director
Nicole GARCIA

Nicole GARCIA

Director
Olivier ASSAYAS

Olivier ASSAYAS

Director
Raymond DEPARDON

Raymond DEPARDON

Script Writer, Director
Shôhei IMAMURA

Shôhei IMAMURA

Script Writer
Victor ERICE

Victor ERICE

Director
Xavier DOLAN

Xavier DOLAN

Director, Actor
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