If you thought 2016 had enough break-ups, wait for this year which has already begun on another divorce news coming from Bollywood. Nandita Das confirmed on January 1 that she was splitting from her husband Subodh Maskara after seven years of marriage.
The couple have a six-year-old son, Vihaan, and Nandita revealed that ensuring that he remained okay through their separation was their main goal. In an interview, the actress said, “Yes, it is true. Subodh and I have decided to separate. Thankfully, it is very amicable. Our son is our foremost priority and as parents of a delightful and sensitive child, we request that his and our privacy be respected. There’s nothing to hide and there’s nothing more to be said.”
Nandita and Subodh are jointly own Chotti Production Company, but it has not been revealed how the ownership will be distributed post their separation. Nandita was previously married Saumya Sen for seven years, but the pair separated in 2009. The actress has maintained that she and Saumya share a good relationship even after their separation. She then dated Subodh and the tied the knot with the Mumbai-based industrialist in 2010.
Nandita gave birth to Vihaan within a year of their marriage. She carved a name for herself in Bollywood by starring in critically acclaimed movies like 1947 Earth and Fire, as well as a large number of Bengali films. Lately, she took up the director’s chair with the 2008 film Firaaq, which is based on the 2002 Gujarat riots.