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The Best Nandita Das Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 488 votes 106 voters 14.9k views

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List of the best Nandita Das movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Nandita Das's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Nandita Das movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Nandita Das movies will be at the top of the list. Nandita Das has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Nandita Das movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Nandita Das films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Nandita Das role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Nandita Das performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Items on this list include Deveeri and Azhagi.

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  • 1
    Fire is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Fire

    Shabana Azmi, Kulbhushan Kharbanda

    Released1996

    Directed byDeepa Mehta

    Fire is a 1996 Indian-Canadian romantic drama film written and directed by Deepa Mehta and... more on Wikipedia
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    Earth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Earth

    Aamir Khan, Gulshan Grover

    Released1998

    Directed byDeepa Mehta

    Earth is a 1998 Indian period drama film directed by Deepa Mehta. It is based upon Bapsi... more on Wikipedia
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    Sandstorm is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Sandstorm

    Gulshan Grover, Nandita Das

    Released2000

    Directed byJag Mundhra, Jagmohan Anand

    Bawandar is a 2000 Indian film, based on the true story of Bhanwari Devi, a rape victim from... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Before the Rains is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Before the Rains

    Rahul Bose, Thilakan

    Released2007

    Directed bySantosh Sivan

    Before the Rains is a 2007 Indian-British period drama film directed by Santosh Sivan. The... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Lawaaris is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Lawaaris

    Amitabh Bachchan, Shreeram Lagoo

    Released1981

    Directed byPrakash Mehra

    Laawaris is a blockbuster Bollywood drama film released in 1981 directed by Prakash Mehra. The... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    The Reflection is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    The Reflection

    Amitabh Bachchan, Raveena Tandon

    Released2001

    Directed byRakeysh Omprakash Mehra

    Aks is a 2001 Indian Hindi supernatural thriller film directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.
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    Vishwa Thulasi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Vishwa Thulasi

    Mammootty, Sukumari

    Released2004

    Directed bySumathy Ram

    Wishwa Thulasi is a 2004 film directed by Sumathy Ram. The film is in Tamil, with English... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Provoked is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Provoked

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Robbie Coltrane

    Released2006

    Directed byJag Mundhra

    Provoked is a 2006 British film, directed by Jag Mundhra. It stars Aishwarya Rai, Naveen... more on Wikipedia
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    Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa

    Anupam Kher, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan

    Released1998

    Directed byGovind Nihalani

    Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa is an Indian feature film that deals with the life of a woman who loses... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Naalu Pennungal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Naalu Pennungal

    Jagathy Sreekumar, Kavya Madhavan

    Released2007

    Directed byAdoor Gopalakrishnan

    Naalu Pennungal is a 2007 Malayalam film produced and directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan based... more on Wikipedia
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    Punaradhivasam is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Punaradhivasam

    Nandita Das, Saikumar

    Released2000

    Directed byV. K. Prakash

    Punaradhivasam is a Malayalam movie by V. K. Prakash starring Nandita Das and Manoj K. Jayan... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 12
    Hari-Bhari: Fertility is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Hari-Bhari: Fertility

    Shabana Azmi, Nandita Das

    Released2000

    Directed byShyam Benegal

    Hari-Bhari is 2000 Hindi film by Shyam Benegal, starring Shabana Azmi, Rajit Kapur, Rajeshwari... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Footsteps is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Footsteps

    Nandita Das, Soumitra Chatterjee

    Released2006

    Directed bySuman Ghosh

    Podokkhep is a 2006 Bengali film by Suman Ghosh.
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    Azhagi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Azhagi

    Vivek, Nandita Das

    Released2002

    Directed byThangar Bachan

    Azhagi is a Tamil romantic drama film directed by Thangar Bachchan. The film is critically... more on Wikipedia
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    Ek Alag Mausam is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Ek Alag Mausam

    Anupam Kher, Nandita Das

    Released2003

    Directed byKP SASI

    Ek Alag Mausam is 2003 Hindi language movie directed by K.P.Sasi and starring Nandita Das,... more on Wikipedia
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    Pitaah is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Pitaah

    Sachin Khedekar, Sanjay Dutt

    Released2002

    Directed byMahesh Manjrekar

    Pitaah is a 2002 drama film directed by Mahesh Manjrekar.amazon_watch buy button
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    I Am is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    I Am

    Juhi Chawla, Rahul Bose

    Released2010

    Directed byOnir

    "I AM is about issues and dilemmas that bruise the modern Indian society. Unravelling and... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Rockford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Rockford

    Nandita Das, Nagesh Kukunoor

    Released1999

    Directed byNagesh Kukunoor

    Rockford is a 1999 coming-of-age film directed by Nagesh Kukunoor.
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    Bas Yun Hi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Bas Yun Hi

    Nandita Das, Purab Kohli

    Released2003

    Directed byRaja Menon

    Bas Yun Hi is a 2003 comedy musical romance film written by Raja Menon, Pratap Raju and...amazon_watch buy button
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    Supari is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Supari

    Irrfan Khan, Rahul Dev

    Released2003

    Directed byPadam Kumar

    Supari is a Hindi action film, released in 2003, directed and produced by Padam Kumar and... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 21
    Kannathil Muthamittal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Kannathil Muthamittal

    Prakash Raj, Siddharth

    Released2002

    Directed byMani Ratnam

    Kannathil Muthamittal is a 2002 Tamil drama film directed and produced by Mani Ratnam. It... more on Wikipedia
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    Kagaar: Life on the Edge is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Kagaar: Life on the Edge

    Om Puri, Nandita Das

    Released2003

    Directed byN. Chandra

    Kagaar: Life on the Edge is a 2003 drama crime fiction film written by Sujit Sen and directed...amazon_watch buy button
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    The Day of Birth is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    The Day of Birth

    Nandita Das, Surekha Sikri

    Released1998

    Directed bySuma Josson

    The Day of Birth is a 1998 film directed by Suma Josson.amazon_watch buy button
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    Ek Din 24 Ghante is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Ek Din 24 Ghante

    Rahul Bose, Nandita Das

    Released2003

    Directed byAnant Balani

    Ek Din 24 Ghante is a 2003 Bollywood thriller film directed and written by Anant Balani and... more on Wikipedia
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    Poet of Politics is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nandita Das Movies
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    Poet of Politics

    Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan

    Released2012

    Directed byShyam Benegal

    Poet of Politics,is a Bengali language film set in Bangladesh. Poet of Politics is film based... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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