Born: January 10,1960
Spouse: Paul Mayeda Berges
Biography: Gurinder Chadha is a British director of Indian origin. She made her directorial debut with the film Bhaji on the Beach. The movie opened to positive reviews and awards. It won the BAFTA Nomination for Best British Film of 1994 and the Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Newcomer to British Cinema. Her other films include Bend It Like Beckham (2002), Bride and Prejudice (2004) and Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008). Her most recent film was It’s A Wonderful Afterlife, released in 2010. She also wrote the screenplay for The Mistress of Spices in 2005.