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Deepa Mehta

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Year Of Induction: 2016
Area Of Recognition: Film
Born: January 1, 1950
Birth Place: Amritsar, India

Deepa Mehta is an Oscar-nominated, transnational filmmaker whose work is celebrated on an international scale. Her emotionally resonating, award-winning films have played every major film festival, and many remain audience favourites.  She is best known for her Elemental Trilogy: Earth, Fire and Water. Other films include: Bollywood/Hollywood, Heaven on Earth, and the epic adaptation of Midnight’s Children, Salman Rushdie’s three-time Booker Prize winning novel. 

Her work challenges traditions and stereotypes and is always daring, fearless and provocative.