Nandita Das conferred with highest civilian awards of France

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nandita-das Bollywood actress Nandita Das has been conferred with one in every of the very best civilian awards of France.

Critically acclaimed actress-turned-director Nandita Das has been conferred with the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters, one in every of the very best civilian awards of France, for her contribution to the event of Indo-French cooperation in cinema.

The actress, known for her performances in films like ‘Fire’, ‘Earth’ and ‘Bawander’, Friday received the award from French Ambassdor Jerome Bonnafont.

The award is given to writers, filmmakers, musicians and alternative artists and persons who have distinguished themselves within the field of art, culture and literature or for his or her contribution to the influence of arts in France and throughout the planet.

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, famous photographer Goraey and author Upamanyu Chatterjee are among previous Indian recipients of the award instituted by France in could 1957.

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