Mira Nair Overview

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Born: October 15, 1957

Born in India, Mira Nair was educated at Delhi University and Harvard University. She began her career as a director working on television documentaries before making her feature directorial debut with the Academy Award-nominated foreign language film Salaam Bombay! (1988). It was a big hit at the Montreal World Film Festival, where it won the Jury Prize, Most Popular Film and Prize of the Ecumenical Jury. Nair also received the Camera d'Or for Best First Feature at the Cannes Film Festival as... See All


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