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.