Dilip Mehta (born in 1952 in New Delhi) is a photojournalist and director. Mehta, a Canadian citizen, divides his time between New York City, Delhi and Toronto. His work as a photojournalist has appeared in The New York Times, Newsweek, National Geographic and Time. Mehta's five-year coverage of The Bhopal gas tragedy won him numerous prizes including the World Press award and Overseas Press award. His next directorial project Cooking with Stella is co-written with his sister Deepa Mehta, a director and screenwriter best known for her Academy Award nominated film Water. His directorial debut The Forgotten Woman was inspired by his work on the set of Water.