One of the most critically acclaimed actresses of our times, Nandita Das has completed her debut feature film as a director- 'Firaaq... In Such Times'.
The movie which features seasoned actors like Shahana Goswami, Naseeruddin Shah, Raghuvir Yadav, Paresh Rawal, Deepti Naval and Tisca Arora, tells a plot about how violence affects people's lives.
The movie cinematographed by one of her colleagues Ravi K Chandran, is edited by Sreekar prasad. The music composer of this move is Rajat Dholakia.
'Nanditha is more interested to sent her '' non-formula film'', a collection of five different stories, to festivals since her film is all about violence in lives. The actress who felt much consumed with her debut film feels that she will not be able to direct another in the near future. She claims that the language used in her movie is conversational, meaning free use of Hindi, English and Urdu.
Nandhitha herself has scripted the movie with collaboration from Suchi Kothari, one of her friends who live in Auckland.
The actress who is more known for her powerful performances in 'Fire', 'Bawander', Punaradhivaasanm, Kannaki, Diveree, '1947 Earth' and 'Maati Maay', but distanced herself completely from acting in her first directorial venture.