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Mira Nair


Accomplished Film Director/Writer/Producer Mira Nair was born in India and educated at Delhi University and at Harvard. She began her film career as an actor and then turned to directing award-winning documentaries, including So Far From India and India Cabaret. Her debut feature film, Salaam Bombay! was nominated for an Academy Award for Best ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 28 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Monsoon Wedding
Monsoon Wedding Director
(2001)
New York, I Love You
(2008)
The Namesake
The Namesake Director
(2006)
Salaam Bombay!
Salaam Bombay! Director
(1988)

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  Nafas (Short) (post-production)
 2016 Queen of Katwe (directed by)
 2014 Words with Gods (segment "God Room")
 2009 Amelia
 2008 8 (segment "How can it be?")
 2008 New York, I Love You (segment "Mira Nair")
 2008/I Migration (Short)
 2006 The Namesake
 2004 Vanity Fair
 2002 September 11 (segment "India")
 2002 Hysterical Blindness (TV Movie)
 2001 The Laughing Club of India (TV Short documentary)
 1998 My Own Country (TV Movie)
 1987 Children of a Desired Sex (TV Movie documentary)
 1985 India Cabaret (TV Movie documentary)
 1983 So Far from India (Documentary)
 1979 Jama Masjid Street Journal (Documentary)
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I was seen as an outsider in the beginning and then an object of great envy. All the national directors wanted to be international. They would come up to me and say, "If I cast Michael Caine and Sean Connery, do you think this will make it?" There was this fascination with the international that was totally wrong-headed. See more »

Trivia:

First read William Makepeace Thackeray's 'Vanity Fair' when she was 16. She would later adapt it into a film. See more »

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Credits are often set in an unusual typeface. End credits often feature pictograms, with the credit reel ending on a pictogram, as in Mississippi Masala and Kama Sutra.

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