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Mira Nair

Born on October 15, 1957 in Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India
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Born in India, filmmaker Mira Nair studied at the University of New Delhi before earning a degree in Sociology from Harvard in 1976. Based in New York City, she worked on her own independent short films, eventually winning the Best Documentary prize ... Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
2001 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Foreign Language Film Monsoon Wedding Nominated
2001 Venice International Film Festival Lanterna Magica Award (C.G.S.) Monsoon Wedding Won
2001 Venice International Film Festival Golden Lion Monsoon Wedding Won
1991 Venice International Film Festival Osella d'Oro for Best Story and Screenplay Mississippi Masala Won
1988 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Foreign Language Film Salaam Bombay! Nominated
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