Chutney Popcorn


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Fast Food High

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Cast Member

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Nisha Ganatra

"Ganatra brings to her films a certain energy and creativity that mark the best indie features."
     -- Filmmaker Magazine

[nisha on set]

Nisha’s acclaimed début feature, Chutney Popcorn with Jill Hennessy, won Audience Awards at the Berlin International Film Festival, Newport Film Festival, Paris International Film Festival and Madrid International Film Festival and Best Feature Film Awards at the Outfest Los Angeles and San Francisco Gay and Lesbian film festivals.

Her sophomore feature, Cosmopolitan starring Carol Kane and Roshan Seth premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival and was selected by Input as one of the top ten films shown on public television. It was the only narrative film chosen for this distinction.

Nisha directed Cake with Heather Graham, Sandra Oh, Taye Diggs, Cheryl Hines, and Sarah Chalke for LIONSGATE Entertainment and First Look International Pictures.

Nisha’s work for television includes the Real World New York and theRoad Rules/Real World Challenge for MTV and the movie FAST FOOD HIGH starring Alison Pill and she wrote the The Cheetah Girls: One World for Disney.

She recently completed Beholder for the ITVS/PBS series FUTURESTATES, a modern day TWILIGHT ZONE series starring Jessica Pare (MadMen), Michael McMillian (True Blood), Rupak Ginn (Royal Pains), Michael Mosley (Scrubs) and Elaine Hendrix.

Her latest feature film, Raga Beats is being produced by Laurence Mark Productions (JULIE AND JULIA, DREAMGIRLS) and she is currently prepping the feature film Just Unmarried with producers Bill Kelly (Enchanted) and Sunil Perkash (SALT, Enchanted)

Nisha has also been presented with Women In Film’s Original Vision Award, the Max Factor Filmmaker Award and was selected as one of Filmmaker Magazine’s Indie Filmmakers to watch.

[April 2012]

External Links

Nisha's Website (2014)

External Site Nisha Ganatra - IMDb

External Site Jill Hennessy - IMDb

External Site Carol Kane - IMDb

External Site Roshan Seth - IMDb

External Site Heather Graham - IMDb

External Site Sandra Oh - IMDb

External Site Taye Diggs - IMDb

External Site Cheryl Hines - IMDb

External Site Sarah Chalke - IMDb

External Site Alison Pill - IMDb

External Site Jessica Paré - IMDb

External Site Michael McMillian - IMDb

External Site Rupak Ginn - IMDb

External Site Michael Mosley - IMDb

External Site Elaine Hendrix - IMDb

External Site Bill Kelly - IMDb

External Site Sunil Perkash - IMDb

External Site  March 2010 in LA with Jill Hennessy


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