Deepa Mehta


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Deepa Mehta is a transnational artist and a screenwriter, director, and producer whose work has been called "courageous", "provocative" and "breathtaking". Her visually lush and emotionally resonating films have played at every major international film festival; receiving numerous awards and accolades, and have been distributed around the world. ... See full bio »

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23 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Fire Producer
(1996)
(2002)
Water Director
(2005)
Heaven on Earth Producer
(2008)

Filmography

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  Donkeyhead (executive producer) (post-production)
 2020 Violation (executive producer)
 2019 Leila (TV Series) (Creative Executive Producer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2019) ... (Creative Executive Producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2019) ... (Creative Executive Producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2019) ... (Creative Executive Producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2019) ... (Creative Executive Producer)
- Episode #1.2 (2019) ... (Creative Executive Producer)
 2016 The Big Crunch (Short) (associate producer)
 2016 Fantassút (Documentary short) (producer)
 2012 Midnight's Children (executive producer)
 2009 Cooking with Stella (executive producer)
 2008 Heaven on Earth (executive producer)
 2008 The Forgotten Woman (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1998 Earth (producer)
 1996 Fire (producer)
 1991 Sam & Me (producer)
 1988 Martha, Ruth & Edie (producer - as Deepa Mehta Saltzman)
 1986 K.Y.T.E.S: How We Dream Ourselves (Documentary) (producer)
  Spread Your Wings (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 13 episodes, 1980 - 1981) (production - 2 episodes, 1979)
- Anessi in the Kingdom of Tonga (1981) ... (executive producer - as Deepa)
- Tanya's Puppet (1981) ... (executive producer - as Deepa)
- Richard and the Totem Pole (1981) ... (executive producer - as Deepa)
- Yang-Xun the Peasant Painter (1981) ... (executive producer - as Deepa)
- Yohannes and the Silver Cross (1981) ... (executive producer - as Deepa)
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Alternate Names:

Deepa | Deepa Mehta Saltzman | Deepa Saltzman
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I think it's slightly naive for me to think that films make a difference. But what it can do is start a dialog and provoke discussion. See more »

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Emigrated to Canada in 1973. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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