By Monisha G Kumar Last Updated:
Nandita Das is on cloud nine as her movie, Swigato released with positive reviews. The film, directed by Nandita, stars standup comedian and host, Kapil Sharma and actress, Shahana Goswami in the lead roles. In a recent interview, Nandita, who is counted as the most versatile actress and director, opened up about her personal life.
In a conversation with ETimes, Nandita talked about her separation from her husband, Subodh and stated that the couple had compatibility issues, because of which they decided to part ways. When asked whether it was a difficult decision for her, Nandita stated:
“Relationships are important, honesty for me is more important than keeping a farcical relationship. I know lots of those relationship who are still in their marriage but what kind of relationships they have. I and Subodh have a very amicable relationship and my child is the most precious thing in my life and his happiness supersedes everything else.”
When the interviewer asked Nandita what made her take the decision to separate, the actress called it very personal and shared that it is never one thing that leads to a separation. Revealing how sometimes two good people feel that they are not amicable. Revealing how she and her ex-husband, Subodh got married in haste, Nandita stated that they had just known each other for three months before they decided to tie the knot.
In the same conversation, Nandita also talked about being a single parent and juggling between her work and her child. Talking about the same, she stated:
“I have gone through my phases of deep guilt, especially jab mai Manto bana rahi thi. I was just separated, and his first day of Spring break was of my first day of shoot with Gurdas Maan. Dhai sau villagers the jab hum 45 degree ki heat me shoot kar rahe the aur mera bacha mere kamar ke saath atka hua tha, but these are experiences. There are challenges but there are great rewards.”
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For the unversed, Nandita Das and Subodh Maskara got married on January 2, 2010. Soon the couple embraced parenthood and welcomed their baby boy, Vihaan on August 11, 2010. However, in the year 2017, Nandita and Subodh decided to part ways and got divorced amicably. Since then, Nandita has been raising her son as a single parent.
Apart from being a filmmaker, Nandita has acted in over 40 feature films.