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Gurinder Chadha Poster

Biography

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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 10 January 1960Nairobi, Kenya

Mini Bio (1)

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.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Paul Mayeda Berges (? - present) (2 children)

Trivia (5)

Married a Japanese-American.
She was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2006 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to the British Film Industry.
Started her own production company, Umbi Films, in 1990.
Gave birth to twins (her first and second child) at age 47, a son Ronak Berges and a daughter Kumiko Berges on June 7, 2007. Children's father is her husband, Paul Mayeda Berges.
West London, England [August 2008]

Personal Quotes (2)

Writing film scripts is the hardest thing in the world. A script has to go to five or six drafts and you need the feedback of other people, and to keep coming back with a fresh eye, honing it down.
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.

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