Dilip Mehta (director)

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Dilip Mehta (born 1952 in New Delhi) is an Indian-born Canadian photojournalist and director. Mehta 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.[1]

His directorial film debut The Forgotten Woman was inspired by his work on the set of Water.[2] He directed Cooking with Stella (2009), and co-wrote the script with his sister Deepa Mehta. His 2016 documentary Mostly Sunny is a profile of Bollywood actress and former pornographic star Sunny Leone.[3]


  1. ^ "Dilip Mehta". Contact Press Images. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  2. ^ Walker, Susan (22 April 2008). "Filmmaker Dilip Mehta finds hope in telling widows' stories". Toronto Star. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  3. ^ Mack, Adrian (11 January 2017). "Mostly Sunny director Dilip Mehta discovers it's much hotter in the shade". The Georgia Straight. Retrieved 13 January 2017.

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