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Gurinder Chadha

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Gurinder Chadha, (born 10 January 1960) is an English film director of Kenyan Asian origin. [1]

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A. R. Rahman

Allahrakka Rahman (born A. S. Dileep Kumar, best known as A. R. Rahman, is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, and music producer. A. R. Rahman's works are noted for integrating Indian classical music with electronic music, world music and traditional orchestral arrangements. Among his awards are six National Film Awards, two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, fifteen Filmfare Awards and seventeen Filmfare Awards South. He has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award, in 2010 by the Government of India. In 2009, Rahman was included on the ''Time'' 100 list of the world's most influential people. The UK-based world-music magazine Songlines named him one of "Tomorrow's World Music Icons" in August 2011. South Indian fans of Rahman refer him with the nickname of "The Mozart of Madras", and "Isai Puyal" (the Musical Storm). With an in-house studio (Panchathan Record Inn in Chennai), Rahman's film-scoring career began during the early 1990s with the Tamil film Roja. Working in India's film industries, international cinema, and theatre, Rahman is one of the best-selling recording artists, with an estimated 200million units sold. In a notable two-decade career, he has been acclaimed for redefining contemporary Indian film music and contributing to the success of several films. Rahman has also become a notable humanitarian and philanthropist, donating and raising money for a number of causes and charities. In 2017, Rahman made his debut as a director and writer for the film Le Musk.

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Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging

Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging (1999) is a young adult novel by Louise Rennison.

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Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging is a 2008 British coming of age-comedy film co-written and directed by Gurinder Chadha.

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BAFTA Award for Best British Film

The BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Film is given annually by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts presented at the British Academy Film Awards.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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Bend It Like Beckham

Bend It Like Beckham is a 2002 British-German family romantic comedy sports film produced, written and directed by Gurinder Chadha, and starring Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher, Shaznay Lewis and Archie Panjabi.

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Bhaji on the Beach

Bhaji on the Beach (Hindi: भाजी ऑन द बीच) is a 1993 British comedy-drama film directed by Gurinder Chadha and written by Meera Syal.

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Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot is a 2000 British dance drama film about a boy becoming a professional ballet dancer, set in north-eastern England during the 1984–85 coal miners' strike.

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Birthday Honours

King's/Queen's Birthday Honours is, in some Commonwealth realms, the marking of the reigning monarch's official birthday by granting various individuals appointment into national or dynastic orders or the award of decorations and medals.

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Bride and Prejudice

Bride and Prejudice is a 2004 romantic drama film directed by Gurinder Chadha.

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British Academy of Film and Television Arts

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image – film, television and game in the United Kingdom.

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British Asian

British Asians (also referred as South Asians in the United Kingdom, Asian British people or Asian Britons) are persons of South Asian descent who reside in the United Kingdom.

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British Film Institute

The British Film Institute (BFI) is a film and charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom.

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British Indian

British Indians (also Indian British or Indian Britons) are citizens of the United Kingdom (UK) whose ancestral roots lie in India.

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Channel 4

Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.

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Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (born Chitralekha Banerjee, July 29, 1956) is an Indian-American author, poet, and the Betty and Gene McDavid Professor of Writing at the University of Houston Creative Writing Program.

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Dallas (1978 TV series)

Dallas is an American prime time television soap opera that aired on CBS from April 2, 1978, to May 3, 1991.

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Deadline Hollywood

Deadline Hollywood, also known as Deadline.com and previously known as news blog Deadline Hollywood Daily, is an online magazine founded by Nikki Finke in 2006.

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Desert Island Discs

Desert Island Discs is a radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4.

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Dominique Lapierre

Dominique Lapierre (born 30 July 1931 in Châtelaillon, Charente-Maritime, France) is a French author.

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DreamWorks Animation

DreamWorks Animation, LLC (more commonly known as DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation SKG, or simply DreamWorks) is an American animation studio that is a subsidiary of Universal Pictures.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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European Film Awards

The European Film Awards have been presented annually since 1988 by the European Film Academy to recognize excellence in European cinematic achievements.

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Evening Standard British Film Awards

The Evening Standard British Film Awards were established in 1973 by the British London area evening newspaper Evening Standard.

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Feature film

A feature film is a film (also called a motion picture or movie) with a running time long enough to be considered the principal or sole film to fill a program.

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Film director

A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.

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Freedom at Midnight

Freedom at Midnight (1975) is a book by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre.

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Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

The Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy has been awarded annually since 1952 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).

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Indian community of London

British Indians form the largest ethno-national group in London with a population of around 542,857 or 6.6% of the population.

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Indian diaspora in Southeast Africa

The Indian diaspora in Southeast Africa consists of approximately 3 million people of Indian origin.

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Indian independence movement

The Indian independence movement encompassed activities and ideas aiming to end the East India Company rule (1757–1857) and the British Indian Empire (1857–1947) in the Indian subcontinent.

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Indians in Kenya

Indians in Kenya (also referred to as Kenyan Asians) are citizens and residents of Kenya with ancestral roots in the Indian subcontinent.

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It's a Wonderful Afterlife

It's a Wonderful Afterlife is a 2010 British comedy film directed by Gurinder Chadha.

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It's a Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American Christmas fantasy comedy-drama film produced and directed by Frank Capra, based on the short story and booklet The Greatest Gift, which Philip Van Doren Stern wrote in 1939 and published privately in 1945.

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Jane Austen

Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.

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Kenya Colony

The Colony and Protectorate of Kenya was part of the British Empire in Africa from 1920 until 1963.

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Koffee with Karan

Koffee with Karan is a talk show on STAR World India and STAR Plus, hosted by film producer and director Karan Johar.

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Larry Collins (writer)

Larry Collins, born John Lawrence Collins Jr., (September 14, 1929 – June 20, 2005) was an American writer.

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Locarno Festival

The Locarno Festival (formerly called the Festival del film Locarno and commonly referred to as the Locarno Film Festival) is an annual film festival held every August in Locarno, Switzerland.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London College of Communication

London College of Communication (LCC) (formerly the '''London School of Printing and Graphic Arts''' and then London College of Printing and, briefly, London College of Printing and Distributive Trades) is a constituent college of the University of the Arts London, located in Elephant and Castle.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Mistress of Spices

The Mistress of Spices, (1997), set in contemporary Oakland, California, is a novel by Indian American writer and University of Houston Creative Writing Program professor Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

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Mumbai

Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

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Nairobi

Nairobi is the capital and the largest city of Kenya.

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Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures Corporation (also known simply as Paramount) is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994.

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Paris, je t'aime

Paris, je t'aime (Paris, I love you) is a 2006 anthology film starring an ensemble cast of actors of various nationalities.

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Partition of India

The Partition of India was the division of British India in 1947 which accompanied the creation of two independent dominions, India and Pakistan.

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Paul Mayeda Berges

Paul Mayeda Berges (born September 11, 1968 in Torrance, California) is an American screenwriter and director.

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Prejudice

Prejudice is an affective feeling towards a person or group member based solely on that person's group membership.

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Production company

A production company, production house, or production studio is a company that produces performing arts, new media art, film, television, radio, comics, interactive arts, video games, websites, and videos.

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Punjab, India

Punjab is a state in northern India.

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Purab Aur Paschim

Purab Aur Paschim (English: East and West) is a 1970 Indian patriotic film.

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Ramayana

Ramayana (रामायणम्) is an ancient Indian epic poem which narrates the struggle of the divine prince Rama to rescue his wife Sita from the demon king Ravana.

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Robert K. Elder

Robert K. Elder (born January 20, 1976) is an American journalist, author and film columnist.

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Screenonline

Screenonline is a website about the history of British film, television and social history as documented by film and television.

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Screenwriter

A screenplay writer (also called screenwriter for short), scriptwriter or scenarist is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs, comics or video games, are based.

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Sikh

A Sikh (ਸਿੱਖ) is a person associated with Sikhism, a monotheistic religion that originated in the 15th century based on the revelation of Guru Nanak.

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Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire is a 2008 British drama film directed by Danny Boyle, written by Simon Beaufoy, and produced by Christian Colson.

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Southall

Southall is a large suburban district of west London, England, and part of the London Borough of Ealing.

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Stephen Schwartz (composer)

Stephen Lawrence Schwartz (born March 6, 1948) is an American musical theatre lyricist and composer.

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Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival, a program of the Sundance Institute, takes place annually in Park City, Utah.

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Sydney Film Festival

The Sydney Film Festival is an annual film festival held in Sydney, Australia, usually over 12 days in June.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Film That Changed My Life

The Film That Changed My Life (also known as The Film That Changed My Life: 30 Directors on Their Epiphanies in the Dark) is a non-fiction collection of interviews compiled by American journalist, author and film columnist Robert K. Elder.

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The Indian Express

The Indian Express is an English-language Indian daily newspaper.

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The Mistress of Spices

The Mistress of Spices is a 2005 film by Paul Mayeda Berges, with a screenplay by Gurinder Chadha and Berges.

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Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF, often stylized as tiff) is one of the largest publicly attended film festivals in the world, attracting over 480,000 people annually.

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University of East Anglia

The University of East Anglia (abbreviated as UEA) is a public research university in Norwich, England.

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Viceroy's House (film)

Viceroy's House is a 2017 British-Indian historical drama film directed by Gurinder Chadha and written by Paul Mayeda Berges, Moira Buffini, and Chadha.

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What's Cooking?

What's Cooking? is a 2000 British/American comedy-drama film directed by Gurinder Chadha and starring Mercedes Ruehl, Kyra Sedgwick, Joan Chen, Lainie Kazan, Maury Chaykin, Julianna Margulies, Alfre Woodard, and Dennis Haysbert.

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Who Do You Think You Are? (UK TV series)

Who Do You Think You Are? is a British genealogy documentary series that has aired on the BBC since 2004.

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Women's cinema

Women's cinema is a variety of topics bundled together to create the work of women in film.

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Writers Guild of America Award

The Writers Guild of America Awards for outstanding achievements in film, television, radio and video game (added in 2008) writing, including both fiction and non-fiction categories, have been presented annually by the Writers Guild of America, East and Writers Guild of America, West since 1949.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gurinder_Chadha

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