Nandita Das Biography and Filmography


Born in New Delhi to noted Indian painter, Jatin Das, originally from Orissa, and her Gujarati Jain mother, a writer, Varsha.
She went to Sardar Patel Vidyalaya,Lodhi Estate in New Delhi.

She received her bachelor’s degree in Geography from Miranda House (University of Delhi) and Post Graduation from the Delhi School of Social Work.

Nandita Das started her acting career with a theatre group called Jannatya Manch. She taught at the Rishi Valley School.
She is best known for her performances in Deepa Mehta Films Fire, Earth alongside Aamir Khan, Bawander (directed by Jagmohan Mundhra) and Amaar Bhuvan (directed by Mrinal Sen).