And Mira Nair, the award-winning director of "Monsoon Wedding," "Vanity Fair" and so many other films, joins us from New York. Before becoming a filmmaker, Mira Nair was originally interested in acting, and at one time she performed plays written by Bengali artist Badal Sarkar. Mira Nair, Director: Monsoon Wedding. Best Actress RUBY RUIZ in ISKA . She began her film career as an actor and then turned to directing award-winning documentaries, including So Far From India and India Cabaret. The director — whose films have launched careers, won international awards, and dazzled audiences with their earthy sensuality — looks back on four decades of “riling people up.” NEW DELHI: Mira Nair, two episodes of whose six-part television series "A Suitable Boy" will close the 45th Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, received the Jeff Skoll Award for Impact Media on Monday evening at a remotely conducted TIFF Tribute Awards ceremony. Based on Vikram Seth̵… The Love and Irreverence of Mira Nair. Buy movie tickets in advance, find movie times, watch trailers, read movie reviews, and more at Best Actor KHALID AHMED in WAITING. Best Short Short W. Best Short Documentary FINDING ELIJAH. She began her film career as an actor and then turned to directing award-winning documentaries, including So Far From India and India Cabaret. Prime News, National and International, Cinema, Television, New Delhi, September 17:- Mira Nair, two episodes of whose six-part television series “A Suitable Boy” will close the 45th Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, received the Jeff Skoll Award for Impact Media on Monday evening at a remotely conducted TIFF Tribute Awards ceremony. Mira Nair Award for Rising Female Filmmaker LANIE ZIPOY for THE SUBJECT . Mira Nair, two episodes of whose six-part television series 'A Suitable Boy' will close the 45th Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, received the Jeff Skoll Award for Impact Media on Monday evening at a remotely conducted TIFF Tribute Awards ceremony. https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/mira-nair-receives-tiff-tribute-award Her debut feature film, Salaam Bombay! New York Vision Award #LIKE . While she studied at Harvard University, Nair joined the theater program and won a Boylstone Award for performing Jocasta's speech from Seneca's Oedipus. Best Production BEFORE THE FIRE . Best Short LITTLE BROTHER. A fascination with Vice-President elect Kamala Harris could drive American audiences towards Mira Nair’s mini-series “A Suitable Boy,” the director says. Accomplished Film Director/Writer/Producer Mira Nair was born in India and educated at Delhi University and at Harvard. Thank you so much for being with us. MIRA NAIR: It's lovely to … Mira Nair Career Info. Mira Nair (born 15 October 1957) is an Indian-American filmmaker based in New York City. Accomplished Film Director/Writer/Producer Mira Nair was born in India and educated at Delhi University and at Harvard.