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Deepa Mehta


Deepa Mehta (Hindi: दीपा मेहता) is an Indian-born Canadian film director and screenwriter.

Mehta attended Welham Girls High School and graduated from the University of Delhi with a degree in philosophy before immigrating to Canada in 1973.

Mehta embarked on her film career as a screenwriter for children's films. In 1991 she made her feature-film directorial debut with Sam & Me (starring Om Puri), a story of the relationship between a young Indian boy and an elderly Jewish gentleman in the Toronto neighbourhood of Parkdale. It won First H...
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