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Dilip Mehta


B: January 1, 1950 in Amristar, India

Dilip Mehta grew up in Delhi, India and went to the prestigious Doon School in Dehra Dun, graduating from the Delhi University with an Economics/Commerce degree. Along with his sister, Director/Producer Deepa Mehta, he was a founding member and partner of Sunrise Films Limited in Toronto, Canada which produced documentaries, television series and feature films during the 1980s and ’90s. An internationally renowned photojournalist, Dilip Mehta has photographed for some of the world’s leading publications such as National Geographic, Time, Newsweek, Figaro, Stern, The London Sunday Times and The New York Times amongst others. He was the Creative Producer of Deepa Mehta`s critically acclaimed Earth, and was the Production Designer and Associate Producer of the film, Water, shot on location in Sri Lanka. He currently divides his time between Toronto and Delhi.

Watch Dilip Mehta talk about The Making of Cooking With Stella.

Features & TV Movies:
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The Forgotten Woman (2008)

Cooking with Stella (2009)

Second Best (2010)
It’s Always Sunny in Mumbai (2015)