Nisha Pahuja
Nisha Pahuja

Nisha Pahuja is an Indian filmmaker, director, producer and writer who is known for To Kill a Tiger, Diamond Road, The World Before Her, and Bollywood Bound. To Kill a Tiger,’ directed by Delhi-born Nisha Pahuja, receives a nomination for Best Documentary Feature at the Oscars Award 2024.

Nisha Pahuja Biography

Nisha Pahuja, an Indian-born Canadian filmmaker based in Toronto, Ontario, has an impressive portfolio that includes ‘To Kill a Tiger.’ This acclaimed film has garnered 19 awards from prestigious festivals such as TIFF, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Doc Aviv, and the Canadian Screen Awards. Scheduled for a theatrical release in the US in the Fall of 2023, it has earned a spot on The New York Times’ “Most Anticipated Fall Releases” list. Additionally, Anne Thompson from IndieWire has recognized it on her Oscars’ Contenders list for 2024. Executive Producers for the film include Mindy Kaling and Dev Patel, alongside notable names such as Andy Cohen, Anita Lee, Atul Gawande, Andrew Dragoumis, and others.

Nisha Pahuja Age

Nisha Pahuja was born on 3 June 1978 in New Delhi, India.

Nisha Pahuja Early life

Nisha Pahuja moved from India to Canada with her family when she was a child in the early 1970s. Growing up, Pahuja faced adversity as she was bombarded with a new “western lifestyle”. Growing up Pahuja was strongly influenced by Bollywood films but her creative inclinations were more geared to Literature.

Nisha Pahuja Movie “To Kill a Tiger” Nominated for Oscars 2024

Nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 2024 Academy Awards, ‘To Kill A Tiger,’ a Canadian production directed by Delhi-born filmmaker Nisha Pahuja, explores the backdrop of a small Indian village. Pahuja, an Emmy-nominated director based in Toronto, celebrated the film’s world premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival, where it earned the prestigious Amplify Voices Award for Best Canadian Feature Film.

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