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Nisha Ganatra

Actor / Film Director / Screenwriter | * 06/25/1974 (46) | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Nisha Ganatra (born June 25, 1974) is a Canadian-American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actress of Indian descent. She wrote, directed, and produced the independent comedy-drama Chutney Popcorn (1999) and later directed the independent film Cosmopolitan (2003) and the romantic-comedy Cake (2005). Ganatra has directed for numerous television shows, including The Real World, Transparent, You Me Her, Better Things, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. She also directed the comedy-dramas Late Night (2019) and The High Note (2020). Ganatra served as a consulting producer on the first season of Transparent, for which she was nominated for the 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Movies with Nisha Ganatra as Actress(2)

as herself2018 Half the Picture

Movies with Nisha Ganatra as Crew(15)

Directing/Director2020 The High Note
Directing/Director2019 Late Night
Writing/Writer2016 Center Stage: On Pointe
Writing/Writer2014 FUTURESTATES: Code Academy
Directing/Director2014 FUTURESTATES: Code Academy
Directing/Director2013 Pete's Christmas
Directing/Director2013 The Hunters
Production/Executive Producer2013 The Hunters
Directing/Director2008 Will You Merry Me?
Directing/Director2005 Cake
Directing/Director2003 Fast Food High
Directing/Director2003 Cosmopolitan
Directing/Director2001 Chutney Popcorn
Writing/Writer2001 Chutney Popcorn
Production/Producer2001 Chutney Popcorn

TV Shows/Series with Nisha Ganatra as Crew(7)

Directing/Director2019 Black Monday
Directing/Director2017 Dear White People
Directing/Director2017 Future Man
Directing/Director2015 Mr. Robot
Directing/Director2015 The Last Man on Earth
Directing/Director2013 Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Directing/Director2012 The Mindy Project

Full Name: Nisha Ganatra
Citizenship: Canada
Born: Tuesday, 06/25 1974 (June) in Vancouver (current age: 46 years + 211 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Educated at: New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Nisha Ganatra frequently works together with these people:
Mindy Kaling (6x, Actress)
Ike Barinholtz (4x, Actor)
B. J. Novak (4x, Actor)
Sam Esmail (4x, Crew)
Yassir Lester (4x, Actor)
Lang Fisher (4x, Crew)
Christian Slater (3x, Actor)
BD Wong (3x, Actor)
Michael Cristofer (3x, Actor)
Kor Adana (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:786727, Added: 11/06/2018, Last updated: 01/11/2021