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Deepa Mehta


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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Known For

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

Filmography

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  Donkeyhead (executive producer) (completed)
 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

Spouse:

Paul Saltzman  (divorced)  (1 child)
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Personal Quote:

The first time I made magic was a moment when we were shooting 'Water'. It's where the little girl gives her 'ladoo', a sugary sweet, to the older woman and she watches her eat it. It was the expression on the little girl's face of - in a way she wanted it so much. There was the greed of the child as well as the acceptance that maybe it was the right thing to do. See more »

Trivia:

Sister of Dilip Mehta See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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