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Gurinder Chadha

Gurinder Chadha was born in Kenya, and grew up in Southall, London, England. She began her career as a news reporter with BBC Radio, directed several award winning documentaries for the BBC, and began an alliance with the British Film Institute (BFI) and Channel Four. In 1990, Chadha set up her own production company: Umbi Films. See full bio »

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 2015 Desi Rascals (TV Series documentary) (created by - 20 episodes)
- Episode #2.8 (2015) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.7 (2015) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.6 (2015) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.5 (2015) ... (creator)
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 2010 It's a Wonderful Afterlife (written by)
 2006 Paris, je t'aime (segment "Quais de Seine")
 2005 The Mistress of Spices (screenplay)
 2002 Bend It Like Beckham (written by)
 2000 What's Cooking? (written by)
 1994 A Nice Arrangement (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1993 Bhaji on the Beach (story)
 1990 I'm British But... (TV Short documentary) (written by)
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Gurinder Chadha OBE

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I knew from an early age that people didn't see the different sides of me. I formulated a kind of bi-cultural identity quite early and I was always very comfortable with it, but I knew people didn't quite see that. See more »


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