Deepa Mehta, an Indian born Canadian screenwriter and film director, is famous for her film production, the Elements Trilogy (Fire, Earth and Water). She is also the cofounder of the Hamilton-Mehta Productions along with her husband, David Hamilton (a film producer).
Deepa Mehta Facts:
Born: on 1st of January in 1950, at Amritsar, Punjab, India
Residence: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation: Film director, Screenwriter and Film producer
Years active: from 1976 till Present
Known for: Elements Trilogy
- Paul Saltzman (from 1973 to 1983)
- David Hamilton (till present)
Daughter: Devyani Saltzman
Brother: Dilip Mehta
- Welham Girls High School, Dehradun
- Graduation from the Lady Shri Ram College for Women
- Degree in philosophy from University of Delhi
Upcoming movies: Exclusion, Komagata Maru
Awards: Genie Award for Best Screenplay and IIFA Award for outstanding contribution to the International Cinema.