It is actress Nandita Das birthday. Let’s look at 7 facts about her
1. She has acted in more than 40 films in 10 different languages.
2. She made her Tamil debut with the 2002 film Azhagi as the hero’s school crush. Parthipen and Devayani were her co-stars.
3. She was part of Mani Ratnam’s Kannathil Muthamittal. Madhavan, Simran and Baby Keerthana were her co-stars. She won a special prize in the Tamil Nadu State Awards for this film.
4. She made her directorial debut with Firaaq in 2008. The film won 2 National Awards for Best Art Direction and Best Editing.
5. She also won 5 filmfare awards for her debut film as a director including critics award for Best Film and a special award for Nandita Das.
6. She has been awarded the Chevalier by the government of France. The other Tamil actors to receive it are Shivaji and Kamal.
7. She is the first Indian to be inducted to the International Hall of Fame of the International Women’s Forum.
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