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Mira Nair

Mira Nair (born October 15, 1957) is an Indian film director and producer based in New York. Her production company is Mirabai Films. She was educated at Delhi University and Harvard University. Her debut feature film, Salaam Bombay! (1988), won the Golden Camera award at the Cannes Film Festival and also earned the nomination for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. She used the proceeds of the film, to establish an organization for street children, called the Salaam Baalak Trust in India. She often works with longtime creative collaborator, screenwriter Sooni Taraporevala, whom she met at Harvard. She has won a number of awards, including a National Film Award and various international film festival awards, and was a nominee at the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, BAFTA Awards and Filmfare Awards. She was also awarded the India Abroad Person of the Year-2007, which was presented by Indra Nooyi, Chairperson and CEO, PepsiCo, Inc, and India Abroad Person of the Year-2006. Her most recent films included Vanity Fair with Reese Witherspoon, The Namesake, and Amelia. Description above from the Wikipedia article Mira Nair, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


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Born:
Oct 15, 1957 In Rourkela, Orissa, India
Movie/TV Credits:
11
First Appeared:
In the movie The Perez Family 1995-05-12
Latest Project:
Movie This Changes Everything 2019-06-28
Known For
Poster of This Changes Everything
Poster of The 4%: Film's Gender Problem
Poster of Solace in the Dark
Poster of Koffee with Karan
Filmography
Movie This Changes Everything Herself 2019-06-28
Movie The 4%: Film's Gender Problem Self 2016-03-08
Movie Water and Sugar: Carlo Di Palma, the Colours of Life Self 2016-09-11
Movie Les réalisatrices contemporaines: l'état des choses 2016-07-18
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Self 2015-08-02
Movie Restoring the Apu Trilogy Herself 2015-11-17
Movie Femme Herself 2013-09-21
Movie Solace in the Dark Herself 2011-09-11
Movie Lights, Action, Music Unknown 2007-08-06
Series Koffee with Karan Herself 2004-11-19
Movie The Perez Family Woman buying Flowers 1995-05-12