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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

Salaam Bombay!
Salaam Bombay! Director
(1988)
Mississippi Masala
(1991)
Monsoon Wedding
Monsoon Wedding Director
(2001)

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 2018 A Suitable Boy (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2018)
  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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Other Works:

Directed TV commercial for Givenchy fragrance "Ange ou Démon" (Angel or Demon) featuring Uma Thurman as photographed by Declan Quinn. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Mirabai Films
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Personal Quote:

I grew up in a very small town which is remote even by Indian standards. I always dreamed of the world. See more »

Trivia:

Lost hours of footage for 'Monsoon Wedding' when the negative was shipped to New York and x-rayed. See more »

Trademark:

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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Libra

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