until the opening
of the Festival de Cannes 2019
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

Andrey ZVYAGINTSEV

Andrey ZVYAGINTSEV

Director, script writer
Elia KAZAN

Elia KAZAN

Director
Helmut KÄUTNER

Helmut KÄUTNER

Director
Jean-Paul RAPPENEAU

Jean-Paul RAPPENEAU

Director
Rory Alexander STEWART

Rory Alexander STEWART

Sergueï YOUTKÉVITCH

Sergueï YOUTKÉVITCH

Director
Ursula MEIER

Ursula MEIER

Director
Volker SCHLÖNDORFF

Volker SCHLÖNDORFF

Director
Vladimir PERISIC

Vladimir PERISIC

Director
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