Mira Nair is a Actor, Director, Writer and Producer Indian born on 15 october 1957 at Rourkela (Inde)
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Nationality IndeBirth 15 october 1957Mira Nair (born 15 October 1957) is an Indian film director, actor and producer based in New York. Her production company is Mirabai Films.
(61 years) at Rourkela (Inde
She was educated at the prestigious Miranda House of Delhi University and then at Harvard University. Her debut feature film, Salaam Bombay! (1988), won the Golden Camera award at the Cannes Film Festival and was a nominee for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. She used the proceeds of the film to establish an organisation for street children, called the Salaam Baalak Trust in India. She often works with longtime creative collaborator screenwriter Sooni Taraporevala, whom she met at Harvard.
She has won a number of awards, including a National Film Award and various international film festival awards, and was a nominee at the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, BAFTA Awards and Filmfare Awards. She was also awarded the India Abroad Person of the Year-2007.
In 2012 she was awarded India's third highest civilian award the Padma Bhushan by President of India, Pratibha Patil.
Her most recent films include Vanity Fair with Reese Witherspoon, The Namesake and Amelia
Jeunesse et formation
Mira Nair est née le 15 octobre 1957 à Bhubaneshwar, dans l'état d'Odisha, en Inde. Elle est la cadette d'une fratrie de trois enfants, issue d'une famille de la classe moyenne. Son père, Amrit Nair, fonctionnaire administratif et sa mère, Praveen Nair, assistante sociale travaillant auprès d'enfants illettrés. Elle fait ses études de sociologie dans les universités de Delhi et de Harvard qu'elle rejoint à l'âge de 19 ans avant d'en devenir boursière.