Deepa Mehta Profile
Deepa Mehta was born in India and received a degree in philosophy from the University of New Delhi. She began her cinematic career writing scripts for children’s films. In 1991, Mehta produced and directed her first feature film "Sam & Me", the poignant story of an unlikely friendship between two men, both outcasts of sorts, who form a deep and permanent bond despite the fact that neither is welcome in the other’s world. "Sam & Me" won the very first Honourable Mention by the Critics in the prestigious Camera D’Or category in the 1991 Cannes Film Festival.
In 1992, she directed a one hour episode of the "Young Indiana Jones Chronicles",..