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2. Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, History

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Two girlhood friends become sexual rivals at maturity.

Writers: Helena Kriel, Mira Nair, Wajida Tabassuh | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Naveen Andrews, Sarita Choudhury, Indira Varma, Ramon Tikaram

3. Vanity Fair (2004)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama

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53 Metascore

Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp (Witherspoon) defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia.

Writers: Matthew Faulk, Mark Skeet, Julian Fellowes, William Makepeace Thackeray | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Romola Garai, James Purefoy, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

4. The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012)

R | 130 min | Thriller

6.9
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54 Metascore

A young Pakistani man is chasing corporate success on Wall Street. He finds himself embroiled in a conflict between his American Dream, a hostage crisis, and the enduring call of his family's homeland.

Writers: Javed Akhtar, Ami Boghani, Mohsin Hamid, William Wheeler | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Riz Ahmed, Liev Schreiber, Kiefer Sutherland, Kate Hudson

5. The Namesake (2006)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama

7.6
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82 Metascore

American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.

Writers: Sooni Taraporevala, Jhumpa Lahiri | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Kal Penn, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Jacinda Barrett

6. Amelia (2009)

PG | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

5.8
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37 Metascore

A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.

Writers: Ronald Bass, Anna Hamilton Phelan, Susan Butler, Mary S. Lovell | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston

7. Monsoon Wedding (2001)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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77 Metascore

A stressed father, a bride-to-be with a secret, a smitten event planner, and relatives from around the world create much ado about the preparations for an arranged marriage in India.

Writer: Sabrina Dhawan | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Lillete Dubey, Shefali Shetty, Vijay Raaz

8. Made in Hollywood (2005– )

60 min | Talk-Show

5.5
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Creator: Cleveland O'Neal III | Stars: Kylie Erica Mar, Julie L. Harkness, Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay, Patrick Stinson

10. The Perez Family (1995)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

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In an attempt to secure a sponsor, an unlikely group of Cuban refugees become a "family" as the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service gives families priority over others. In the ... See full summary »

Writers: Christine Bell, Robin Swicord | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Marisa Tomei, Anjelica Huston, Alfred Molina, Chazz Palminteri

11. Mississippi Masala (1991)

R | 118 min | Romance, Drama, Comedy

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An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families... See full summary »

Writer: Sooni Taraporevala | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Denzel Washington, Sarita Choudhury, Roshan Seth, Sharmila Tagore

12. Words with Gods (2014)

Post-production

The first of four installments in the groundbreaking Heartbeat of the World anthology film series. Comprised of several short films by some of the world's most exciting directors, Words ... See full summary »

Writers: Jorge Guerricaechevarría, Álex de la Iglesia | Directors: Guillermo Arriaga, Hector Babenco, Álex de la Iglesia, Bahman Ghobadi, Amos Gitai, Emir Kusturica, Mira Nair, Hideo Nakata, Warwick Thornton | Stars: Sarai Givaty, Demian Bichir, Pooneh Hajimohammadi, Emir Kusturica

13. Hysterical Blindness (2002 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 99 min | Drama

6.5
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Two friends lament their unhappy single lives while searching for Mr. Right in 1980s New Jersey.

Writer: Laura Cahill | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Uma Thurman, Juliette Lewis, Gena Rowlands, Justin Chambers

14. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

15. Salaam Bombay! (1988)

113 min | Crime, Drama

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78 Metascore

The boy Krishna is abandoned by his mother at the Apollo Circus and she tells him that he can only return home when he can afford 500 rupees to pay for the bicycle of his brother that he ... See full summary »

Writers: Hriday Lani, Mira Nair, Sooni Taraporevala | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Shafiq Syed, Hansa Vithal, Chanda Sharma, Raghuvir Yadav

16. 8 (2008)

100 min | Drama

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8 shorts centered around 8 themes directed by 8 famous film directors involved and sharing their opinion on progress, on the set-backs and the challenges our planet faces today.

Writers: Regine Abadia, Jane Campion, Erin Dignam, Gael García Bernal, Jan Kounen, Suketu Mehta, Rashida Mustafa, Gaspar Noé, Abderrahmane Sissako, Wim Wenders | Directors: Jane Campion, Gael García Bernal, Jan Kounen, Mira Nair, Gaspar Noé, Abderrahmane Sissako, Gus Van Sant, Wim Wenders | Stars: Nigist Anteneh, Tefera Gizaw, Fekadu Kebede, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson

17. Kaminey: The Scoundrels (2009)

130 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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The desperate lives of two estranged twin brothers converge over missing drugs, politics, racial prejudice, corrupt cops and an unplanned pregnancy.

Writers: Cajetan Boy, Supratik Sen, Abhishek Chaubey, Sabrina Dhawan, Vishal Bhardwaj | Director: Vishal Bhardwaj | Stars: Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Deb Mukherjee, Shivkumar Subramaniam

18. Discovery Atlas (2006– )

Documentary

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Stars: James Spader, Andre Braugher, Russell Crowe, Mira Nair

19. My Own Country (1998 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Drama

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"My Own Country" tells the story of an East Indian doctor who settles in Johnson City, Tennessee. The doctor's name is Abraham Verghese, and he specializes in infectious diseases. It's 1985... See full summary »

Writers: Abraham Verghese, Jim Leonard, Sooni Taraporevala | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Naveen Andrews, Glenne Headly, Hal Holbrook, Swoosie Kurtz

20. Tavis Smiley (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, Newt Gingrich, Harry Belafonte

21. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (2006– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.3
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Creator: Cleveland O'Neal III | Stars: Kylie Erica Mar, Darla K. Anderson, Jennifer Aniston, Ken Ralston

22. Migration (I) (2008)

12 min | Short, Drama

7.0
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Writers: Zoya Akhtar, Vishal Bhardwaj | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Shiney Ahuja, Tinnu Anand, Raima Sen, Ashok Beniwal

23. At the Movies (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Following the 18-year success of their reviews on The Movie Show (1986), renowned Australian critics and film supporters David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz take to a new show, where each ... See full summary »

Stars: David Stratton, Margaret Pomeranz, Judith Lucy, Jason di Rosso

24. Wanderlust (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, History

6.3
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A documentary on road movies and their effect on American culture.

Writers: Robert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman | Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Allison Anders, Jeanine Basinger, Robert Benton, Karen Black

25. Children of a Desired Sex (1987 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Mira Nair

26. Femme (2013)

90 min | Documentary, Crime

7.4
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A documentary featuring interviews with 100 influential women from around the world.

Writers: Amanda Estremera, Emmanuel Itier | Director: Emmanuel Itier | Stars: Sharon Stone, Maria Conchita Alonso, Joanna Angel, Karen Armstrong

27. Bollywood Calling (2003)

Not Rated | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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An alcoholic, cancer-ridden American film-maker decides to produce a Bollywood movie.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor | Stars: Pat Cusick, Navin Nischol, Om Puri, Perizaad Zorabian

28. My Karma (2004)

30 min | Short, Drama

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A sheep sacrificed at Kalighat temple reincarnates as a privileged/ rich man but still is a sheep- until in the same place he goes through another sacrifice-what happens now?

Director: Korak Day | Stars: Arjun Chakraborty, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Korak Day, Moon Moon Sen

29. Positive (II) (2007)

Short, Drama

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Writer: Rajesh Devraj | Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Krsh Chawla, Arjun Mathur, Boman Irani, Shabana Azmi

30. The Laughing Club of India (2001 TV Movie)

28 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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Portrait of the first laughing club in India, its founding by a doctor who believes that laughter is the best medicine, his outreach to schools, interviews with club members, scenes of ... See full summary »

Director: Mira Nair

31. Blood Brothers (2007)

13 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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Writers: Matthew Robbins, Anil Ahuja, Abhishek Chaubey, Supratik Sen, Ajit Ahuja, Chetana Kowshik, Vishal Bhardwaj | Director: Vishal Bhardwaj | Stars: Jazzy Doe, Siddharth, Pavan Malhotra, Tuhina Vora

32. India Cabaret (1985 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.2
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India Cabaret (1985) is a documentary by Mira Nair exploring the "respectable" and "immoral" stereotypes of women in Indian society told from the point of view of 2 strip-tease dancers in a... See full synopsis »

Director: Mira Nair

33. The Bengali Detective

Drama | Announced

A feature-length adaptation of the 2011 documentary about a private investigator in Kolkata, India.

Writer: D.V. DeVincentis | Director: Mira Nair

34. The Fabulous Picture Show (2006– )

History, Talk-Show

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Creator: Amanda Palmer | Stars: Amanda Palmer, Mohamed Al Daradji, Scandar Copti, Cherien Dabis

35. Dadi's Family (1980)

59 min | Documentary

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Writers: Michael Camerini, Rina Gill | Director: Michael Camerini

36. Imbabazi (2013)

Drama

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After being imprisoned for the killing of ethnic Tutsis during the Rwandan genocide, Manzi must face the emotional and psychological consequences of his most personal crime: the murder of his best friend's family.

Writers: Joel Karekezi, Casey Schroen | Director: Joel Karekezi | Stars: Wilson Egessa, Okuyo Joel Atiku Prynce, Rehema Nanfuka, Brenda Ibarah

37. Prarambha (2008)

Short

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Writers: Mubina Rattonsey, Ritesh Menon, Kamal K.M. | Director: Santosh Sivan | Stars: Saroja Devi B., Jayanthi, Prabhudheva, Ramya

38. So Far from India (1983)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Mira Nair

39. Jama Masjid Street Journal (1979)

Documentary

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Director: Mira Nair

40. Worldwide Exchange (2005– )

News

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Stars: Ross Westgate, Stephane Pedrazzi, Nicole Lapin, Christine Tan

41. Women on Top: Hollywood and Power (2003 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

6.4
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Writer: Roberta Grossman | Director: Blake West | Stars: Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Penélope Cruz, Andrea Fellers

42. The Media Show (1987–1990)

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Stars: Emma Freud, Muriel Gray, John Hegarty, Judith Williamson

43. Bollywood Remixed - Das indische Kino erobert den Westen (2004)

77 min | Documentary

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Writer: Herbert Krill | Director: Herbert Krill | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Gurinder Chadha, Pak Daddy

44. A Pizza Story (2008)

Short, War

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With a child's understanding but the heart of a warrior, 8-year-old Eliana Jennen embarks alone on a courageous quest to find her father, Capt. Lance Jennen, stationed in Iraq.

Writer: Parthiban Shanmugam | Director: Parthiban Shanmugam | Stars: George Lee Clark, Janis Dunckel, Allen Facemire, Shayne Goldberg

45. The Day the Mercedes Became a Hat (1993)

10 min | Short, Drama

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The story is inspired by the assassination of Chris Hani, leader of the South African Communist Party.

Director: Mira Nair

46. Lights! Action! Music! (2007 TV Movie)

91 min | Documentary

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A wonderful journey through the meaning and relevance of film music composition. Featuring great, albeit brief, insights from some of the modern greats.

Writer: Steve Cohen | Director: Dan Lieberstein | Stars: John Barry, Terence Blanchard, Carter Burwell, Francis Ford Coppola

47. World of Film: India (1992 TV Mini-Series)

28 min | Documentary

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A tour of Bollywood and Indian Parallel cinema.

Stars: Raj Babbar, Amitabh Bachchan, B.R. Chopra, Rita Gam

48. DVD Extra: Monsoon Wedding (2001)

Short

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Stars: Caroline Baron, Lillete Dubey, Mira Nair, Naseeruddin Shah

49. Five Directors on 'The Battle of Algiers' (2004 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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Stars: Spike Lee, Mira Nair, Julian Schnabel, Steven Soderbergh

50. The 17th Annual Gotham Awards (2007 TV Movie)

News

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Writers: Adele Merlino, Christopher Wangro | Director: Amir Sukalic | Stars: Nicky Arezu Akmal, Javier Bardem, Michael Bloomberg, Philip Bosco