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Mira Nair
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Born 15 October 1957 (1957-10-15) (age 63)
Alma mater
  • Film director
  • Film producer
Years active 1986– present
Children 1, Zohran Mamdani
Awards Padma Bhushan (2012)

Mira Nair (born 15 October 1957) is an Indian-American filmmaker based in New York City. Her production company, Mirabai Films, specializes in films for international audiences on Indian society, whether in the economic, social or cultural spheres. Among her best known films are Mississippi Masala, Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love, The Namesake, the Golden Lion winning Monsoon Wedding, and Salaam Bombay!, which received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and the BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language.

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