Nadda studied Literature at York University in Toronto, Ontario.
She made several award-winning short films, including Lost Woman Story, Interstate Love Story, So Far Gone and Damascus Nights before writing and directing features I Always Come to You, Unsettled and Sabah. She is known for shooting feature films in very short time spans. She went on to study Film Production at New York University"s Tisch School of the Arts.
Nadda made her feature film debut with Sabah starring actress Arsinée Khanjian in the title role.
The film earned Khanjian a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role at the Genie In 2012 Nadda reunited with her Cairo Time star Siddig to film Inescapable, a thriller which also featured Marisa Tomei and Joshua Jackson. Nadda is set to release her next film October Gale in 2014.
The film, a thriller set in Georgian Bay, would reunite her with her Cairo Time star Patricia Clarkson. The film premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.
In September of 2014 Nadda announced that she would be reuniting with Patricia Clarkson on a television series for Home Box Office titled Elisabeth.
Personal In September of 2014 Nadda announced that she was seven months pregnant.