Sooni Taraporevala

Screenwriter, Film director

1957 –

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Who is Sooni Taraporevala?

Sooni Taraporevala is an Indian screenwriter and photographer who is best known as the screenwriter of Mississippi Masala, The Namesake and Oscar-nominated Salaam Bombay, all directed by Mira Nair.

She directed her first feature film, based on a screenplay of her own, an ensemble piece set in Bombay, in Spring, 2007, entitled "Little Zizou.".

She was awarded the Padma Shri by Government of India in 2014.

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Born
1957
Mumbai
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  • India
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  • Harvard University
  • New York University

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on July 23, 2013

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