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The Best Nandita Das Movies  

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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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Shabana Azmi, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Nandita Das
Fire is a 1996 Indian-Canadian romantic drama film written and directed by Deepa Mehta and starring Shabana Azmi and Nandita Das. It is the first installment of Mehta's Elements trilogy; it is ...more
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Aamir Khan, Gulshan Grover, Shabana Azmi
Earth is a 1998 Indian period drama film directed by Deepa Mehta. It is based upon Bapsi Sidhwa's novel, Cracking India,. Earth is the second installment of Mehta's Elements trilogy. It was ...more
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Prakash Raj, Siddharth, R. Madhavan
Kannathil Muthamittal is a 2002 Tamil drama film directed and produced by Mani Ratnam. It features P. S. Keerthana, Madhavan and Simran in the leading roles with Nandita Das, J. D. Chakravarthy, ...more
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Rahul Bose, Thilakan, Indrajith Sukumaran
Before the Rains is a 2007 Indian-British period drama film directed by Santosh Sivan. The film is adapted from a story from the 2001 anthology Israeli film Asphalt Zahov. It was filmed on ...more
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Sandstorm Gulshan Grover, Nandita Das, Deepti Naval
Bawandar is a 2000 Indian film, based on the true story of Bhanwari Devi, a rape victim from Rajasthan, India. The film depicts the personal trauma, public humiliation and legal injustice that ...more
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Amitabh Bachchan, Raveena Tandon, Manoj Bajpai
Aks is a 2001 Indian Hindi supernatural thriller film directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.
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Amitabh Bachchan, Shreeram Lagoo, Satyendra Kapoor
Laawaris is a blockbuster Bollywood drama film released in 1981 directed by Prakash Mehra. The film became known for its hit song "Mere Angene Mein, Tumhara Kya Kaam Hai" rendered ...more
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Mammootty, Sukumari, Nandita Das
Wishwa Thulasi is a 2004 film directed by Sumathy Ram. The film is in Tamil, with English subtitles. This film's score and soundtrack were composed by Ilayaraaja and M. S. Viswanathan. It was ...more
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Anupam Kher, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, Nandita Das
Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa is an Indian feature film that deals with the life of a woman who loses her son, a Naxalite, to the violence that is a result of his adopted ideology. The film is directed ...more
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Sharmila Tagore, Raakhee Gulzar, Nandita Das
Shubho Mahurat is an award-winning Indian Bengali feature film directed by Rituparno Ghosh. The film is based on Agatha Christie's Miss Marple story The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side.
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Jagathy Sreekumar, Kavya Madhavan, Mukesh
Naalu Pennungal is a 2007 Malayalam film produced and directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan based on four short stories written by Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai. The film stars Padmapriya, Geethu ...more
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Robbie Coltrane, Miranda Richardson
Provoked is a 2006 British film, directed by Jag Mundhra. It stars Aishwarya Rai, Naveen Andrews, Miranda Richardson, Robbie Coltrane, Nandita Das and Steve McFadden. The film is loosely based ...more
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Deveeri Nandita Das, Bhavana, Jayashree Basavaraj
Deveeri is a 1999 Kannada language film based on the novel Akka by noted Kannada writer P. Lankesh. The novel was adapted for the movie by his daughter Kavita Lankesh. The film won the 1999–2000 ...more
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Shabana Azmi, Nandita Das, Rajit Kapur
Hari-Bhari is 2000 Hindi film by Shyam Benegal, starring Shabana Azmi, Rajit Kapur, Rajeshwari Sachdev, Surekha Sikri and Nandita Das in lead roles. The film revolves around the story of five ...more
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Punaradhivasam Nandita Das, Saikumar, Manoj K. Jayan
Punaradhivasam is a Malayalam movie by V. K. Prakash starring Nandita Das and Manoj K. Jayan released in the year 2000. This movie received the awards for National Film Award for Best Feature ...more
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Vivek, Nandita Das, Vadivelu
Azhagi is a Tamil romantic drama film directed by Thangar Bachchan. The film is critically acclaimed and stars Parthiban, Nandita Das and Devayani. The film's score and soundtrack are composed ...more
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Nandita Das, Soumitra Chatterjee, Tota Roy Chowdhury
Podokkhep is a 2006 Bengali film by Suman Ghosh.
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Pitaah Sachin Khedekar, Sanjay Dutt, Om Puri
Pitaah is a 2002 drama film directed by Mahesh Manjrekar.
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Nandita Das, Nagesh Kukunoor, Jayant Kripalani
Rockford is a 1999 coming-of-age film directed by Nagesh Kukunoor.
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Bas Yun Hi Nandita Das, Purab Kohli, Tannishtha Chatterjee
Bas Yun Hi is a 2003 comedy musical romance film written by Raja Menon, Pratap Raju and directed by Raja Menon.
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Anupam Kher, Nandita Das, Bharath Gopi
Ek Alag Mausam is 2003 Hindi language movie directed by K.P.Sasi and starring Nandita Das, Anupam Kher, Renuka Shahane, Rajit Kapur, Arundathi Nag, Sreelatha and Sally Whittaker.
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I Am Juhi Chawla, Rahul Bose, Nandita Das
"I AM is about issues and dilemmas that bruise the modern Indian society. Unravelling and exploring these tribulations, the film unfolds many a tale of individuals struggling to find their ...more
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Sold Gillian Anderson, David Arquette, Seema Biswas
Sold is a 2014 drama film directed and written by Jeffrey D. Brown and Joseph Kwong.
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Nandita Das, Maria Wasti, Noman Ijaz
Ramchand Pakistani is an Urdu-language Pakistani drama film directed by Mehreen Jabbar and produced by Javed Jabbar. The film features Nandita Das, Rashid Farooqi, Syed Fazel Hussain, Maria ...more
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Rahul Bose, Nandita Das, Vineet Kumar
Ek Din 24 Ghante is a 2003 Bollywood thriller film directed and written by Anant Balani and starring Rahul Bose and Nandita Das. The film premiered on 7 November 2003. Director Anant Balani died ...more