Deepa Mehta Indian film director

Deepa Mehta is a 72 years old Indian film director from Amritsar, Punjab. She was born on January 01, 1950 in Amritsar, Punjab.

Deepa Mehta



Deepa Mehta OC OOnt is an Indo-Canadian film director and screenwriter most known for her Elements Trilogy Fire Earth and Water ; 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 and the first to receive an Oscar nomination.
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Is Deepa Mehta still alive?

Yes, Deepa Mehta is still alive Last check: 8 months ago



Deepa Mehta had three marriages.

Paul Saltzman

Paul Saltzman, Director

She married with Paul Saltzman in 1973. Deepa Mehta was 23 and Paul Saltzman was 30 years old. After 10 years, they break up in 1983.

David Hamilton

David Hamilton, Writer

David Hamilton (photographer)

David Hamilton (photographer), British photographer


She has one child, Devyani (42) . When her first child, Devyani Saltzman, was born, Deepa Mehta was 30 years old.


Deepa Mehta has 1 sibling. Canadian photographer Dilip (2 years younger)


Deepa Mehta Movies (26)

There are 26 movies of Deepa Mehta.

Her first feature film was Midnight's Children (2013). She was 63 when she starred in this movie. Since 2013, she has appeared in 26 feature films. The last one is Sam & Me (1991). .

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Deepa Mehta movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films she starred in are as follows:

Deepa Mehta TV Shows (2)

Her first TV Show was Danger Bay (1985).

Awards (7)

Awarded Canada's Walk of Fame in 2016 , awarded Order of Ontario in 2013 , awarded Officer of the Order of Canada in 2013 , awarded Governor General’s Performing Arts Award , awarded Governor General's Performing Arts Awards in 2012 ,


She graduated from University Of Delhi

Where does She lives?

She is living in Toronto.

Other facts about Deepa Mehta

Deepa Mehta's Child

Deepa Mehta's Brother


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