Best Movies of Mira Nair

The Namesake (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 160 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $13.57M

Lead Role: Kal Penn, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Jacinda Barrett, | Director: Mira Nair,

American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.


Salaam Bombay! (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 159 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 78 | Earnings: $2.08M

The boy Krishna is abandoned by his mother at the Apollo Circus and she tells him that he can only return home when he can afford 500 rupees to pay for the bicycle of his brother that he ...


Monsoon Wedding (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 153 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $13.88M

A stressed father, a bride-to-be with a secret, a smitten event planner, and relatives from around the world create much ado about the preparations for an arranged marriage in India.


Queen of Katwe (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 148 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $8.81M

A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess.


The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 124 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 54 | Earnings: $0.52M

A young Pakistani man is chasing corporate success on Wall Street. He finds himself embroiled in a conflict between his American Dream, a hostage crisis, and the enduring call of his family's homeland.


Vanity Fair (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 117 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $16.12M

Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia.


Amelia (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 96 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 37 | Earnings: $14.24M

A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.


Mississippi Masala (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 66 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $7.31M

An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families...


Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 62 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $4.11M

Two female friends become sexual rivals at maturity.


The Perez Family (1995)

Aggregate Rating: 61 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $2.83M

In an attempt to secure a sponsor, an unlikely group of Cuban refugees become a "family" as the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service gives families priority over others. In the ...