Onir (born on May 1, 1969) is an Indian film director, editor, writer and producer. His full name is Onirban Dhar. He was born in a small town in Bhutan. In 1986, he moved to Kolkata where he studied comparative literature. He graduated from Jadavpur University in 1989. He can speak Bengali, Russian, German and Tamil. His directorial debut, My Brother... Nikhil (2005), deals with themes such as AIDS and homosexuality. Onir is currently shooting I Am which consists of five short films exploring such themes as child abuse and same-sex relationships.