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Nisha Ganatra was born in Vancouver, Canada, and raised in California in a traditional household. Ganatra is a graduate of the prestigious New York University (NYU) film school, where she studied with Martin Scorcese, Barbara Kopple, and Spike Lee. Chutney Popcorn (1999) was her feature film debut. See full bio »
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 2016 Shameless (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The F Word (2016)
 2016 You Me Her (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (2016)
- Episode #1.2 (2016)
 2015 Red Oaks (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Bar Mitzvah (2015)
- Swingers (2015)
 2015 Married (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Guardians (2015)
- Pimps (2015)
- Koreatown (2015)
 2015 Mr. Robot (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2015 The Mindy Project (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Fertility Bites (2015)
 2014 Transparent (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Looking Up (2014)
- Wedge (2014)
- Moppa (2014)
 2014 Code Academy (Short)
 2013 Pete's Christmas (TV Movie)
 2013 The Hunters (TV Movie)
 2012 Big Time Rush (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Big Time Gold (2012)
 2012 Haven (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Double Jeopardy (2012)
 2011 Futurestates (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Beholder (2011)
 2005/I Cake
 2004 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Cosmopolitan (2004)
 2003 Cosmopolitan (TV Movie)
 2002 The Challenge (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1997 Drown Soda (Short)
 1996 Junky Punky Girlz (Short)
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