Nandita Das, New Chairperson Of CFSI
Actress-director Nandita Das has been appointed the new chairperson of the Children's Films Society of India (CFSI).
"The tenure of her appointment ... shall be for a period of three years or until further orders, whichever is earlier," said a source.
Earlier, the post was held by actress-social activist Nafisa Ali. But she resigned to contest the Lok Sabha election from Lucknow on Samajwadi Party ticket this year.
Nandita Das, who is best known for her performances in Deepa Mehta's "Fire and "Earth", is the daughter of celebrated Indian painter “Jatin Das”.
The 39-year-old recently donned the directors's hat for "Firaaq".