10 things you would love to know about Nandana Sen

10 things you would love to know about Nandana Sen

  • She has worked in films like Tango Charlie, My Wife's Murder, Marigold, Seducing Maarya, Perfect Mismatch etc..

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  • She played the role of Rani Mukerji's younger sister in Black.

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  • Her first stint with cinema was while still a student when director Goutam Ghose gave her the opportunity to play the lead role in his dark and disturbing psychodrama The Doll as one of the targets of a middle-age man's sexual obsession.

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  • Nandana wrote and directed various short films, including her thesis film Arranged Marriage which was shown at multiple film festivals.

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  • Nandana Sen studied literature at Harvard University, where she got the Detur Prize for topping her class in first year. In fact every year of her university life, she won both the John Harvard Scholarship and the Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Award for Academic Achievement of the Highest Distinction.

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  • Nandana Sen's first piece of writing was published when she was a child in the magazine Sandesh, selected by Satyajit Ray.

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  • Wikipedia describes her as an international actor, writer, and child-rights activist.

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  • Before marrying John, the talented actress was in a relationship with Ghajini producer Madhu Mantena for nine long years.

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  • She is married to John Makinson CEO and chairman, Penguin Publishing.

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  • Nandana is the daughter of Nobel Laureate, Bharat Ratna Amartya Sen and Padma Shri writer Nabaneeta Dev Sen. She is the foster daughter of author Shobha Dey.

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  • Ever since the promos of Rang Rasiya, the film based on Raja Ravi Varma's life hit the theatres, news has centered more around Nandana Sen, who plays the painter's muse, than the film itself. Even after Rang Rasiya's release, Nandana's bold scenes are drawing more attention than her acting or abiding charm. But she is, as Shobha Dey calls her-the no nonsense Sen who had such a profound faith in herself that she dared to play the role of a woman whose naked body, the painter's works showcase. Here are some interesting facts about this bold girl. Have a look!

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