Nandita Das is an Indian actress. Das gained popularity in the 1990′s by starring in Deepa Mehta films like Fire (1996) and Earth (1998).
Nandita Das the dusky beauty is determined to make a mark in quality films. She has come into her own, with her kind of talent and choosy nature. She is the daughter of painter Jatin Das.
She has debut in Hindi cinema with a controversy film Fire in 1998, which was based on a lesbian relationship. She says that the scenes and situations in Fire were not created to titillate. Rather, she clarifies that the character in Fire enters a lesbian relationship only due to circumstances. The young actress says she has no regrets doing the film.
After that she has done many Art and Commercial Hindi films. In 1998 her another film was Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa. Then in 1999 Rockford and 1947 Earth opposite Aamir Khan and Rahul Khanna, which was also a contrversial film. Hari Bhari in 2000 and Bawandar in 2001.