Mira Nair

 

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Mira Nair (born October 15, 1957) is an Indian film director and producer based in New York. Her production company is Mirabai Films. She was educated at Delhi University and Harvard University. Her debut feature film, Salaam Bombay! (1988), won the Golden Camera award at the Cannes Film Festival and also earned the nomination for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. She used the proceeds of the film, to establish an organization for street children, called the Salaam Baalak Trust in India. She often works with longtime creative collaborator, screenwriter Sooni Taraporevala, whom she met at Harvard. She has won a number of awards, including a National Film Award and various international film festival awards, and was a nominee at the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, BAFTA Awards and Filmfare Awards. She was also awarded the India Abroad Person of the Year-2007, which was presented by Indra Nooyi, Chairperson and CEO, PepsiCo, Inc, and India Abroad Person of the Year-2006

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Mira Nair

Born 1957-10-15 (64 years ago) in Rourkela, Orissa, India.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
Bollywood Movie Award – Pride of India Award 2007
Gotham Independent Film Tribute Award Gotham Independent Film Awards 2007 2007
Zee Cine Special Award for International Cinema (Monsoon Wedding) Zee Cine Awards 2002 2002 Monsunbröllop
British Independent Film Award for Best Foreign Independent Film - Foreign Language (Monsoon Wedding) British Independent Film Awards 2002 2002 Monsunbröllop
Golden Lion (Monsoon Wedding) 2001 Monsunbröllop
National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi (Salaam Bombay!) 36th National Film Awards 1988 Salaam Bombay!
Caméra d'Or
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Feature Film (The Namesake) Gotham Independent Film Awards 2007 2007 The Namesake
César Award for Best Film from the European Union (11'09"01 September 11) 28th César Awards 2003 11'09"01 September 11
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Foreign Language Film (Monsoon Wedding) 8th Critics' Choice Awards 2002 Monsunbröllop
BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Language Film (Monsoon Wedding) 55th British Academy Film Awards 2002 Monsunbröllop
European Film Award for Best Non-European Film (Monsoon Wedding) European Film Awards 2001 2001 Monsunbröllop
Independent Spirit Award for Best Feature (Mississippi Masala) 8th Independent Spirit Awards 1993 Mississippi Masala
BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Language Film (Salaam Bombay!) 1990 British Academy Film and Television Awards 1990 Salaam Bombay!
Filmfare Award for Best Director (Salaam Bombay!) 35th Filmfare Awards 1990 Salaam Bombay!
César Award for Best Foreign Film (Salaam Bombay!) 14th César Awards 1989 Salaam Bombay!
Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (Salaam Bombay!) 61st Academy Awards 1988 Salaam Bombay!
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Mahmood Mamdani(Gifta) Gifta
Mitch Epstein(Gifta) Gifta
Child

Zohran Mamdani

Sibling

Vicky Nair

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Mira Nair (born October 15, 1957) is an Indian film director and producer based in New York. Her production company is Mirabai Films.

She was educated at Delhi University and Harvard University. Her debut feature film, Salaam Bombay! (1988), won the Golden Camera award at the Cannes Film Festival and also earned the nomination for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. She used the proceeds of the film, to establish an organization for street children, called the Salaam Baalak Trust in India. She often works with longtime creative collaborator, screenwriter Sooni Taraporevala, whom she met at Harvard.

She has won a number of awards, including a National Film Award and various international film festival awards, and was a nominee at the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, BAFTA Awards and Filmfare Awards. She was also awarded the India Abroad Person of the Year-2007, which was presented by Indra Nooyi, Chairperson and CEO, PepsiCo, Inc, and India Abroad Person of the Year-2006.

Her most recent films included Vanity Fair with Reese Witherspoon, The Namesake, and Amelia.

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