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Mira Nair

Mira Nair is a New York-based Indian film director. She was born in India and attended Delhi University[?] and Harvard. Her debut Salaam Bombay won the directors award at the Cannes Film Festival and was also nominated for an Oscar.

Her most recent work Monsoon Wedding, a film about a chaotic Indian wedding was awarded the prestigious Golden Lion award at the Venice film festival.

Her film credits include

  • So Far from India
  • Salaam Bombay (hello bombay)
  • Mississippi Masala
  • The Perez Family
  • Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love
  • My Own Country
  • Monsoon Wedding

She currently teaches at Columbia University in New York.

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