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Vasundhara Das is a Actor and Playback Singer Indian born on 27 october 1977 at Bangalore (Inde)

Vasundhara Das

Vasundhara Das
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Nationality Inde
Birth 27 october 1977 (45 years) at Bangalore (Inde)

Vasundhara Das is an Indian singer, actress, composer, entrepreneur, speaker, songwriter and environmental activist. Vasundhara's films include Hey Ram (Tamil / Hindi)), Monsoon Wedding (English), Citizen (Tamil/Telugu), Ravana Prabhu (Malayalam), Lankesh Patrike (Kannada) and several others. Vasundhara has worked with composers such as A. R. Rahman, Vishal-Shekhar, Pritam and Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy to name a few. Vasundhara's current focus is on music composition at her Bangalore based studio called THE ACTIVE. She has also been involved in several independent projects such as Channel V Jammin', BBC's HIV awareness anthem for India 'Har Kadam', Mission Ustaad, Arya, Global Rhythms, Nylon Soundz and most recently, The Shah Hussain Project, a collaborative album with Sufi singer Mir Mukhtiyar Ali.


Vasundhara Das was born into a Tamil speaking Hebbar Iyengar Brahmin family in Bangalore. She studied at Cluny Convent High School, Bangalore, Sri Vidya Mandir, Bangalore and Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, graduating in Economics, Statistics and Mathematics. She began training in Hindustani classical music under her grandmother Indira Das and later trained under Lalita Kaikini and Pandit Parameshwar Hegde
In her college days, she was a lead singer of a girl band and soprano in the college choir. In an interview, she states that-"I got booed off the first time I sang on stage". She is multilingual and speaks Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, Spanish and English. Vasundhara married her long-time friend, Roberto Narain, a drummer.

Best films

Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
(Playback Singer)

Usually with

(5 films)
Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan
(1 films)
(3 films)
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Vasundhara Das (23 films)

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Corporate (2006)

Directed by Madhur Bhandarkar
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Bipasha Basu, Kay Kay Menon, Minissha Lamba, Raj Babbar, Navni Parihar, Rajat Kapoor
Roles Herself
Rating65% 3.2978253.2978253.2978253.2978253.297825
Corporate centers around the power games between two industrialists, The Sehgal Group of Industries (SGI) owned by Vinay Sehgal (Rajat Kapoor) and the Marwah Group of Industries (MGI) owned by Dharmesh Marwah (Raj Babbar). The two companies are traditional rivals in the food products business. Bipasha Basu plays Nishigandha Dasgupta aka Nishi, vice president of SGI, while Vinay Sehgal's brother-in-law Ritesh (Kay Kay Menon) joins in later as senior vice president.
Vajram (2004)

Genres Drama
Actors Mammootty, Kausalya, Babu Antony, Vasundhara Das, Mithun Murali, Rajan P. Dev
Roles Gemini
Rating34% 1.712081.712081.712081.712081.71208
Vajram movie is about Devarajan (Mammootty), a Mafioso turned crane operator. Circumstances and the shenanigans of one of his relatives (Kalasala Babu) see to that Devarajan is separated from his rich wife Nanda (Nandini). In the event, he is also separated from his son Appu (Master Mithun).
Kadhal Virus
Directed by Kadhir
Actors Richard Rishi, Sridevi Vijaykumar, Abbas, Aachi Manorama, Manorama, Raghuvaran
Rating54% 2.7071852.7071852.7071852.7071852.707185
Deepak is a budding filmmaker trying to get his first production out. He meets and falls in love with Geetha, and decides to take his relationship with her further once his first film is made. Misunderstandings lead to their separation, and her eventual marriage to Rajiv, a struggling actor who is looking for a role in Deepak's next film.
Citizen (2001)
, 2h52
Directed by Saravana Subbiah
Genres Drama, Action, Crime
Actors Ajith Kumar, Meena, Vasundhara Das, Nagma, Rajesh, Nizhalgal Ravi
Roles Indu
Rating71% 3.596653.596653.596653.596653.59665
A district collector, a judge, and a police official are all kidnapped in broad daylight. The kidnapper cocking-a-snook at the establishment, calling himself 'Citizen' and appearing in different disguises to get at his targets. C.B.I. officer Sarojini (Nagma) finally traces the common factor among the kidnapped trio to the fictional hamlet of Athippatti, consisting of fishermen. But to her surprise both the village and its 690 odd inhabitants seemed to have been wiped away from the face of the official gazette maps. The diggings tell a story of a mass massacre that must have taken place about a couple of decades back. 'Citizen' is finally apprehended. He comes out with his story of the gory happenings at Athippatti and how he, as a little boy, had been the sole survivor of the nightmare that gripped the village that day from the map of India, twenty years back. The entire village was wiped off including women and children by the three kidnapped officials because of their greed for power and money. Ajith wants the citizenship of the three government officials revoked including their families as a punishment for their atrocities to the inhabitants of Athippatti.
Monsoon Wedding, 1h54
Directed by Mira Nair
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about families, Films about marriage
Actors Naseeruddin Shah, Lillete Dubey, Shefali Shah, Vasundhara Das, Vijay Raaz, Tillomata Shome
Roles Aditi Verma
Rating72% 3.648053.648053.648053.648053.64805
The film's central story concerns a father, Lalit Verma (Naseeruddin Shah), who is trying to organize an enormous, chaotic, and expensive wedding for his daughter, Aditi (Vasundhara Das), for whom he has arranged a marriage with a man, Hemant Rai (Parvin Dabas), she has known for only a few weeks. As so often happens in the Punjabi culture, such a wedding means that, for one of the few times in each generation, the extended family comes together from all corners of the globe, including India, Australia, Oman, and the United States, bringing its emotional baggage along.
Ravanaprabhu, 2h55
Directed by Ranjith
Genres Drama, Action
Actors Mohanlal, Revathi, Vasundhara Das, Siddique, Vijayaraghavan, Innocent
Roles Mundackal Janaki
Rating70% 3.5452053.5452053.5452053.5452053.545205
The story begins with the fall of Mangalasherry Neelakantan's (Mohanlal) son Karthikeyan (Mohanlal), as he ventures out to make money which ultimately makes him a liquor baron. The relationship between Neelakantan and Karthikeyan deteriorates, as the father does not approve of his son's money-making methods. Mundakkal Shekharan (Napoleon) comes into the picture again after spending a term in prison for killing one of Neelakantan's friends. He decides to finish the Mangalasherry family by confiscating the house which was kept as collateral for Bhanumathi's (Revathy) treatment. Bhanumathi passes away and Karthikeyan is now bent on taking revenge. Neelakantan loses his home and Karthikeyan ventures out in an attempt to reclaim his ancestral home. In the meantime, Karthikeyan abducts Shekharan's daughter Janaki (Vasundhara Das) in an attempt to blackmail him (Shekharan), during which they fall in love with each other. The remainder of the movie is about how Karthikeyan manages to get his ancestral home back while Shekharan's nephew Mundakkal Rajendran (Vijayaraghavan) makes attempts to kill Karthikeyan, but instead neelakandan gets killed and karthikeyan ventures out to kill Mundackal shekharan.
Hey Ram
Hey Ram (2000)
, 3h22
Directed by Kamal Haasan
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, Historical, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Bollywood
Actors Kamal Haasan, Shahrukh Khan, Atul Kulkarni, Hema Malini, Rani Mukherjee, Abbas
Roles Mythili Iyengar
Rating78% 3.947363.947363.947363.947363.94736
The film is about a protagonist's journey from religious hatred to love with the theme of the partition of Bengal in the background. Its relevance in the present Indian environment clouded by religious extremism was widely unrecognised. This is the story of Saket Ram, as narrated by his grandson. The film takes place as Ram, a retired archaeologist, lies on the deathbed, on 6 December 1999, the 7th anniversary of the destruction of Babri Mosque in Ayodhya.


Aegan (2008)
, 2h
Directed by Raju Sundaram
Genres Action, Romance
Actors Ajith Kumar, Nayantara, Navdeep, Nassar, Piaa Bajpai, Jayaram
Roles Playback Singer
Rating45% 2.256172.256172.256172.256172.25617
Aegan's story is based around Shiva (Ajith Kumar), a CBI officer, and his efforts to foil the terrorist John Chinnappa (Suman). Major Shiva is simultaneously attempting to mend relations with his father's estranged first wife and his half-brother Narain (Navdeep). Complications ensue.
Saawan... The Love Season, 2h3
Directed by Saawan Kumar Tak
Genres Drama
Actors Salman Khan, Saloni Aswani, Prem Chopra, Ranjeet, Johnny Lever, Kapil Jhaveri
Roles Playback Singer
Rating28% 1.418521.418521.418521.418521.41852
Saawan... The Love Season tells the story of a couple, Raj (Kapil Jhaveri) and Kajal (Saloni Aswani). They get married, and when they come back from their Honeymoon in Patiala, Kajal finds a man who predicts the future (Salman Khan). Whether it's the death of a person at 9 p.m. or a major accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, the man knows it all. He's a modern-day Nostradamus. When Kajal asks him about her future, he tells her she'd die two days later. Obviously, Kajal is shattered, she tells Raj who swears if anything happens to her, he would kill the Nostradamus. On the fateful day, Kajal is mistakenly shot by the cops outside a shopping mall and dies. Raj blames the Nostradamus for it, breaks into his house, bashes him black and blue and Nostradamus dies. When Nostradamus dies, Kajal, who is already pronounced dead, wakes up. She's alive now. She falls in love with Raj all over again, and with the help of Raj's friend Funsukh (Johny Lever) and his admirer, they get the couple re-married and they live happily ever after.
Aashiq Banaya Aapne
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Horror, Romance
Actors Emraan Hashmi, Sonu Sood, Tanushree Dutta, Navin Nischol, Ashwini Kalsekar, Preeti Ganguly
Roles Playback Singer
Rating43% 2.158442.158442.158442.158442.15844
Karan (Sonu Sood) loves Sneha (Tanushree Dutta) but is too introverted to ever express his feelings to her. Although Karan's feelings are evident to many, he is content in just seeing Sneha smile and never gathers the courage to tell her how he feels. On an occasion Karan invites Sneha to a party where she meets the charming and mischievous Vicky.