Born: October 15,1957 Rourkela, Odisha, India
Spouse: Mitch Epstein,Mahmood Mamdani
Biography: Mira Nair is a US-based Indian film director and producer. She made her directorial debut with the critically acclaimed Salaam Bombay! in 1988. The movie went on to win the Golden Camera award at the Cannes Film Festival and was a nominee for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Nair has also directed movies such as Monsoon Wedding, Mississippi Masala, Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love, Vanity Fair, The Namesake, New York, I Love You and Amelia. She is also a recipient of India's third highest civilian award the Padma Bhushan.