Deepa Mehta

Deepa Mehta

Born: January 01,1950 Amritsar, Punjab, India

Spouse: Paul Saltzman,David Hamilton (canadian Producer)

Children: Devyani Saltzman

Zodiac: Capricorn

Biography: Deepa mehta, oc oont (hindi: दीपा मेहता, [d̪iːpaː ˈmeːɦt̪aː]; born 1 january 1950) is an indo-canadian film director and screenwriter, most known for her elements trilogy, fire (1996), earth (1998), and water (2005); among which earth was sent by india as its official entry for the academy award for best foreign language film, and water was canada's official entry for academy award for best foreign language film, making it only the second non-french-language canadian film to put forth for consideration in that category (the first being zacharias kunuk's 2001 inuktitut-language feature, atanarjuat), and the first to receive an oscar nomination.

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