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Mira Nair

Actor / Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter | * 10/15/1957 (63) | Rourkela, Orissa (India)
Mira Nair (born 15 October 1957) is an Indian-American filmmaker based in New York City. Her production company, Mirabai Films, specializes in films for international audiences on Indian society, whether in the economic, social or cultural spheres. Among her best known films are Mississippi Masala, Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love, The Namesake, the Golden Lion winning Monsoon Wedding, and Salaam Bombay!, which received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and the BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Mira Nair

Padma Bhushan Caméra d'Or Golden Lion European Film Award for Best Non-European Film

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Movies with Mira Nair as Actress(9)

TV Shows/Series with Mira Nair as Actress(1)

as herself2004 Koffee with Karan

Movies with Mira Nair as Crew(31)

Directing/Director2016 Queen of Katwe
Directing/Director2014 Words with Gods
Directing/Director2013 The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Directing/Director2009 Amelia
Directing/Director2008 New York, I Love You
Directing/Director2008 Migration
Production/Executive Producer2008 Migration
Directing/Director2008 8
Production/Executive Producer2007 Positive
Directing/Director2006 The Namesake
Production/Producer2006 The Namesake
Directing/Director2004 Vanity Fair
Directing/Director2002 Hysterical Blindness
Directing/Director2002 11'09''01 - September 11
Directing/Director2001 The Laughing Club of India
Directing/Director2001 Monsoon Wedding
Production/Producer2001 Monsoon Wedding
Directing/Director1998 My Own Country
Production/Producer1998 My Own Country
Writing/Writer1996 Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love
Directing/Director1996 Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love
Production/Producer1996 Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love
Directing/Director1995 The Perez Family
Directing/Director1993 The Day the Mercedes Became a Hat
Directing/Director1991 Mississippi Masala
Directing/Director1988 Salaam Bombay!
Writing/Story1988 Salaam Bombay!
Production/Producer1988 Salaam Bombay!
Directing/Director1985 India Cabaret
Directing/Director1983 So Far from India
Directing/Director1979 Jama Masjid Street Journal

Full Name: Mira Nair
Citizenship: India
Born: Tuesday, 10/15 1957 (October) in Rourkela, Orissa (India) (current age: 63 years + 347 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Harvard University, University of Delhi
Employer: Columbia University
Spouses (current/former): Mitch Epstein, Mahmood Mamdani
Children: Zohran Kwame Mamdani
Mira Nair frequently works together with these people:
Declan Quinn (8x, Crew)
Natalie Portman (5x, Actress)
Dinaz Stafford (5x, Crew)
Mychael Danna (5x, Crew)
Mitch Epstein (5x, Crew)
Karan Johar (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9736, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 08/30/2021