Gurinder Chadha Quotes

If I'm in a gathering of filmmakers, I'm first and foremost a British Indian; if I'm in a gathering of British Indians, I'm a woman director. There are so many sides to who I am that I change all the time.

 
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Gurinder Chadha
Gurinder Chadha
  • Born: January 10, 1960
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Film Director, Screenwriter

Gurinder Chadha, OBE is an English film director of Kenyan Asian origin. Most of her films explore the lives of Indians living in England. This common theme among her work showcases the trials of Indian women living in England and how they must reconcile their converging traditional and modern cultures. Although many of her films seem like simple quirky comedies about Indian women, they actually address many social and emotional issues, especially ones faced by immigrants caught between two worlds.

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