Nandita Das Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Biography & More

Real Name Nandita Das
Nickname Not Known
Profession Actress
Famous Role Shanta in Bollywood film Earth (1998)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 158 cm
in meters- 1.58 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 2”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 50 kg
in Pounds- 110 lbs
Figure Measurements 33-25-34
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 7 November 1969
Age (as in 2017) 47 Years
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Delhi, India
School Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi, India
College Miranda House, University of Delhi, New Delhi
Delhi School of Social Work, Delhi
Education Qualifications Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Geography
Master of Arts (M.A.) in Social Work
Film Debut Bollywood: Parinati (1989)
Hollywood: Fire (1996)
Malayalam: Janmadinam (1998)
Family Father– Jatin Das (Painter)
Mother– Varsha Das (Writer)
Brother– Siddhartha Das (Creative Designer)
Sister– N/A
Religion Atheist
Hobbies Not Known
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date 22 December 2002 (with Saumya Sen)
5 January 2010 (with Subodh Maskara)
Affair/Boyfriend Subodh Maskara
Husband Saumya Sen (m. 2002-div. 2009)
Subodh Maskara (m. 2010-Separated in 2016 & have applied for divorce)
Children Daughter– N/A
Son– Vihaan Maskara (b. 2010, s/n of Subodh Maskara)

nanditaSome Lesser Known Facts About Nandita Das

  • She does not smoke
  • She does not drink alcohol.
  • She is the daughter of the famous Indian painter Jatin Das.
  • A threatre group Jana Natya Manch she started her career.
  • In Patinati Bollywood film, she got her breakthrough role in 1989.
  • Hindi, English, Malayalam, Oriya, Kannada, Rajasthani, Bengali, Tamil, Urdu, Marathi, Telugu, and Catalan are the different languages she has worked with.
  • She was the member of the jury twice at the Cannes Film Festival in 2005 & 2013.
  • She has been awarded by the Government of France for her contribution towards arts in Orde des Arts et des Lettres.
  • She was the first Indian to be inducted into the International Women’s Forum’s hall of fame for her contributions towards arts.
  • In 2008, she released her directorial debut film, Firaaq (2008), in 3 different languages namely Hindi, Urdu & Gujarati.
  • She won several awards for her film Firaaq, such as Best Film and Best Screenplay at Asian Festival of First Films, Purple Orchid Award for Best Film 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 2002, Das married Saumya Sen. The couple began Leapfrog, a media organisation geared towards making socially conscious ad films. The couple divorced in 2007. After dating Subodh Maskara, an industrialist based out of Mumbai for a couple of months, she married him on 2 January 2010 and moved to Mumbai. Das and Maskara had a baby boy named Vihaan. In January 2017, the couple announced that they have parted ways. Das has remained an atheist throughout her life.
  • Nandita Das is a featured speaker who has spoken at various platforms, both in India and around the world. She spoke at MIT on 12 April 2007 after a screening of Fire.
  • She had also worked in a Pakistani film named Ramchand Pakistani (2008) as Champa.


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