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Das, Nandita 1969-

Works: 97 works in 324 publications in 10 languages and 4,352 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Film remakes  Christian films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Historical films  Musical films  Social problem films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Other, Narrator, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Nandita Das
Most widely held works by Nandita Das
Fire by Deepa Mehta( Visual )

55 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a barren, arranged marriage to an amateur swami who seeks enlightenment through celibacy, Radha's life takes an irresistible turn when her beautiful young sister-in-law seeks to free herself from the confines of her own loveless marriage and [falls] into the supple embrace of Radha."--Container. Banned in India, this film was the first to confront lesbianism in that country
Earth( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Hindi and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic drama set in 1947 in Lahore before India and Pakistan became independent, where Hindu, Sikh, Parsee, and Muslim share a peaceful co-existence. Events are seen from the point of view of eight-year-old Lenny, a girl from an affluent Parsee family. Lenny's nanny, Shantya, is involved with the Muslim Masseur. When a train of Muslims arrives at the local depot and all the passengers are found murdered, the various sects turn against each other, and the city is soon aflame
Kannathil muthamittal = A peck on the cheek( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Tamil and Undetermined and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amudha, adopted by Thiru and Indira and growing up with the couple's two sons, is blissfully unaware of her parentage, until the couple decides to inform her of it on her ninth birthday
Before the rains( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Hindi and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a British spice planter falls in love with his alluring servant, an idealistic young man finds himself torn between his ambitions and his family, his village, and his past. Loyalties are tested and destinies decided as two worlds collide
Earth by Deepa Mehta( Visual )

53 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story set within the upheaval and violence of 1947 India in which much of the action is seen through the eyes of a little eight-year-old girl named Lenny
Provoked : a true story by Jag Mundhra( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to bear the brutality and repeated rapes by her alcoholic husband, Kiranjit Ahluwalia, a Punjabi housewife and mother of two in London, sets him on fire and kills him. Charged with first-degree murder, she is sentenced to life imprisonment, where she befriends her cell mate. Moved by her story, the cell mate asks her step-brother, a highly respected queen's counsel to file her appeal
1947 earth( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in Hindi and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the city of Lahore in 1947, this films chronicles the fate of a religiously diverse group of working-class friends during the partition of India and Pakistan
Ramchand Pakistani( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Hindi and Urdu and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama derived from a true story of 2002, a period of high tension on the Indian Pakistan border. "A 7 year old Pakistani boy and his father belonging to the untouchable Hindu caste accidentally cross the border and spend years in an Indian jail while the mother on the other side doesn't know what has happened to them".- IMDB
Janmadinam by Suma Josson( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in Malayalam and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarasu has come to the hospital to deliver her baby. Amma, her mother, is with her, to assist her. The actual time-span of the film is a single night which the mother and the daughter spend at the hospital. Sarasu, a TV-reporter working in Bombay, keeps a diary into which she pours her inner-most feelings. We find out that Sarasu was forced by her father to marry Raghu, although she was in love with Ajay, a cameraman. A few months after her marriage, she passes through Bombay to join her husband. On the way, she meets Ajay in his flat. This is during the 1993 communal violence in Bombay. In the aftermath of this meeting, Sarasu is finally forced to make a choice. And Amma realizes that she also has to take a stand, as a result of Sarasu's choice. It is this unspoken, unseen, subtle tension between mother and daughter, and a slow psychological unfolding of the personal histories of the main characters, which form the content of this film
Firāāq = Firaaq = Firaq( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of the 2002 riots between the Hindus and the Muslims in Gujarat, the lives of people from different walks of life are all tested, from a couple desperately trying to decide whether or not to stay in their home, to a woman who must deal with the guilt of sending someone away, to a group of men bent on revenge
Bawandar = Sandstorm by Jag Mundhra( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in Hindi and Rajasthani and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rural woman is gang-raped by upper-class men in her village when she speaks up against the prevalent custom of child marriage. Instead of hanging her head in shame, as she was expected to do, she decides to knock the doors of justice
Hazaar chaurasi ki maa by Govind Nihalani( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Hindi and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of her son sets a middle aged, traditional, submissive woman on a path of self discovery. She begins to recognize her own alienation from the bourgeois society that her son had rebelled against
I am by Onir( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in Hindi and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I AM is about issues and dilemmas that bruise the modern Indian society. Unraveling and exploring these tribulations, the film unfolds many a tale of individuals struggling to find their identity, and uphold their dignity in a world that is callous, cold and unsympathetic
Hari-bhari by Shyam Benegal( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of five women of a Shaikh Muslim Landholding family: a grandmother, her daughter, her two daughter-in-laws, and a grand-daughter. Each woman faces a crisis that helps develop an awareness of female health problems and their rights over their own bodies
Padakshepa = Footsteps by Chris De Burgh( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Bengali and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely widower begins an unusual bond with a 5-year-old girl, where he rediscovers what life is really like in his twilight years
A drop of life( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the future, a tale of two women whose disparate lives intersect after a pay water meter is installed in a village in India with disastrous consequences
Lal Salaam : revolution is always written in blood( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in Hindi and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man and his fiancee are waiting until he finishes his MBBS before marriage. His brother is hot-headed and joins a rebellious group, the Nexalites, who are trying to overcome government injustices. The fiancee tries to convince the brother not to be involved because of the violence they practice, but ends up joining the movement herself. When the young man returns from his studies, he tries to work with non-violence to fight for justice
Bas yun hi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bas Yun Hi is a romanrtic comedy about 10 days in the lives of a group of urban Indians in their late 20's - their relationships, issues, lifestyle etc. The action begins when the assistant director prankster Aditya accidentally finds the stock broker Rohan's much discussed Kundli, and in it a description of the girl he is destined to marry. This description of course does not remotely resemble Tara, Rohan's financial analyst fiancee
Śubha maharat̲a( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Bengali and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 20 years, Padmini, a retired film star comes to India from the US to launch her second husband Sambit as the director of his debut film in Kolkata. Kakoli, the proposed heroine of the film, is infamous for her narcotics addiction. On the first day of the shoot, Mallika, an aspiring journalist who lives with Rangapishima, her widowed aunt, appears for her maiden film assignment. Mallika accompanies Kakoli home after the shoot for an exclusive interview, only to remain the lone witness to Kakoli's sudden accidental death. The media is ripe with assumptions, and the police are misled with ever-changing clues. At this point a second death occurs. Rangapishima, an avid fan of Padmini, intervenes and conducts an investigation of her own, setting the stage for a complex dramatic narrative
Pitaah( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudra's family lives in a small basti in the village of Shikarpur which is under the rule of a despot. After the despot's sons rape Rudra's nine-year-old daughter, he decides to take the law into his own hands
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Das, Nandita

Nandita Das 1969-

Nandita Das actrice et réalisatrice indienne

Nandita Das actriz e directora de cinema india

Nandita Das attrice indiana

Nandita Das Indiaas filmregisseuse

Nandita Das Indian actress and film director

Nandita Das Indische Schauspielerin und Filmregisseurin

Nandita Das indyjska aktorka

Nandita Das pemeran asal India

Дас, Нандита

Нандита Дас индийская актриса и режиссёр

Нандіта Дас індійська акторка та кінорежисерка

ננדיטה דאס

نانديتا داس

ناندیتا داس بازیگر و کارگردان هندی

نندتا داس

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नन्दिता दास

नन्दना सेन

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