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Born: 15 Sep 1950, in Amritsar, Punjab, India
Deepa Mehta’s first Indian release Fire (1996), a tale of love between two co-sisters in a middle-class Delhi family created a huge st.....Read biography
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Oscars 2021: Deepa Mehta’s Funny Boy out of the race for Best International Feature Film award
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences rejected the entry from Canada for having too much dialogue in English.
Funny Boy trailer: Charming, sweet introduction to a complex story
Deepa Mehta's film is based on the best-selling Canadian novel of the same name by Shyam Selvadurai.
Canada selects Deepa Mehta’s Funny Boy as international feature entry for 2021 Oscars
Mehta’s Water (2005), starring Lisa Ray and John Abraham, had also been selected as Canada’s entry for the 79th Oscars.