Mira Nair

Mira Nair

Mira Nair (born October 15, 1957 in Rourkela, Orissa, India) 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.

(From Wikipedia. Automatic image. Gender: Female)


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Ewan McGregor Mia Wasikowska Hilary Swank Richard Gere Ronald Bass Anna Hamilton Phelan AE Electra Productions Kate Hudson Kiefer Sutherland Liev Schreiber Riz Ahmed William Wheeler Ami Boghani Mohsin Hamid Cine Mosaic Mirabai Films The Doha Film Institute Walt Disney Pictures William Wheeler David Oyelowo Madina Nalwanga Lupita Nyong'o Martin Kabanza Tim Crothers

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Monsoon Wedding [DVD] [2002] Monsoon Wedding [DVD] [2002]
Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding is a return to the form of Salaam Bombay!, her 1988 feature. Nair's gift for observation of the everyday and love for her characters makes for a delightful film, with the whole web of family relationships that knit and break during a wedding being spun at a perfect pace. The excellent performances...
by Mira Nair, with Naseeruddin Shah, Lillete Dubey, Shefali Shetty, Vijay Raaz, Tillotama Shome, published by Vci.
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Monsoon Wedding [DVD] Monsoon Wedding [DVD]
The film's central story concerns a father, Lalit Verma (Naseeruddin Shah), who is trying to organize an enormous, chaotic, and expensive wedding for his daughter, for whom he has arranged a marriage with a man she has known for only a few weeks (Parvin Dabas as Hemant Rai). As so often happens in the Punjabi culture, such a wedding means...
by Mira Nair, with Naseeruddin Shah, Lillete Dubey, Shefali Shetty, Vijay Raaz, Tilotama Shome, published by Channel 4.
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The Reluctant Fundamentalist [DVD] [2012] The Reluctant Fundamentalist [DVD] [2012]
by Mira Nair, with Riz Ahmed, Kiefer Sutherland, Kate Hudson, Liev Schrieber, published by Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment.
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Kama Sutra [1997] All Region Kama Sutra [1997] All Region
Two girlhood friends become sexual rivals at maturity.
by Mira Nair, with Sarita Choudhury Indira Varma, published by .
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Amelia [DVD] Amelia [DVD]
With her lanky Middle-America looks and her toothy grin, Hilary Swank is a natural fit for the adventurous figure of Amelia Earhart, the world's most famous aviatrix. Amelia ticks through the major achievements of Earhart's career: her 1928 flight across the Atlantic (as a passenger, not a pilot), which made her the first airborne...
by Mira Nair, with Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston, published by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
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The Namesake [DVD] The Namesake [DVD]
Very good condition. Original artwork. Shipped direct from the UK. All discs 100% QA checked for read errors before dispatch. DVD case may show some signs of previous use. Disc may have some minor light surface scratches which will not affect playing. 100
by Mira Nair, with Irfan Khan, Kal Penn, Jagannath Guha, Ruma Guha Thakurta, Tabu, published by Twentieth Century Fox.
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