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Chadha, Gurinder

Works: 102 works in 397 publications in 9 languages and 8,598 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Musical films  Sports films  Short films  Fantasy films  Teen films  History 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Librettist, Film editor, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Restager , Creator, fmd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gurinder Chadha
Bend it like Beckham by Gurinder Chadha( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen year-old Jesminder's parents want her to be a nice, conventional Indian girl. But she just wants to play soccer like her hero, David Beckham. For Jess, that means kicking a ball around the local park with the lads until she's spotted by Jules, who invites her to join the local women's team
Bride & prejudice by Gurinder Chadha( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian woman attempts to marry her four daughters off to prosperous bachelors. In the process, several of the daughters fall for men their families do not approve of
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

41 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
What's Cooking? by Ann Cook( Visual )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Los Angeles' Fairfax district, four households celebrate Thanksgiving amidst family tensions. In the Nguyen family, the children's acculturation and immigrant parents' fears collide. In the Avila family, Isabel's son has invited her estranged husband to their family dinner. Audrey and Ron Williams want to keep their own family's ruptures secret from Ron's visiting mother. In the Seelig household, Herb and Ruth are unwilling to discuss that their grown daughter is living with her lover, Carla
Angus, thongs and perfect snogging by Gurinder Chadha( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and French and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the verge of turning 15, Georgia sets her sights on Robbie, the gorgeous new guy at school who plays bass for the Stiff Dylans. Sadly, he is already dating her evil archrival: blonde, perfect Lindsay. With her flamboyantly dressed cat Angus and her girl posse, the Ace Gang, by her side, Georgia sets her plan in motion to nab the boyfriend of her dreams, and have the best birthday party ever
The mistress of spices by Paul Mayeda Berges( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and German and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tilo is an immigrant from India, and a shopkeeper, who is also the "Mistress of Spices." The spices which she gives to her customers help them to satisfy their needs and desires. Her life changes when she falls in love with Doug, an American man
Bhaji on the beach by Gurinder Chadha( Visual )

68 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a group of Indian women living in England who are brought together by a day at the beachat Blackpool. In the course of their day together their ordinary lives become an extraordinary celebration
The power of speech( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If the words and delivery are powerful, they echo down the centuries." - Maya Angelou. The spoken word has been used with immense power throughout history for good and evil, as this examination of the effectiveness of oratory makes clear. Examples of effective oratory include speeches by 14th-century tax protester John Ball, 19th-century slave Sojourner Truth, and 20th-century preacher Martin Luther King, Jr. Each speaker's technique is analyzed within the context of delivery, why the speech is being delivered, and to whom
Pain, passion, and profit by Gurinder Chadha( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anita Roddick shows how the women of Africa have business acumen; she interviews African women who run their own businesses
I'm British but--( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British citizens of South Asian heritage talk about their ethnic and national identities and present examples of a fusion of British and ethnic culture in various entertainment media and fashion
The English file by Clive Oxenden( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five video programs on various aspects of literary style. In part one, three works are compared and contrasted to illustrate differing points of view and writing styles. The second part discusses strategies used by writers to engage their readers. The openings of three novels are broken down into their multiple literary components: narration, characterization, setting, opening sentence, language, and imagery. In part three, examples of how great orators have used their skills for good and evil illustrate the immense power of the spoken word. Part four analyzes three poems and three distinctly different writing styles and offers interpretations in various media. The final part examines one of literature's universal themes, the transformation of characters. The program covers the motives prompting each transmutation, how the agony of change affects the characters and influences their actions, and the degree to which their lots are diminished or improved
Coup de foudre à Bollywood by Gurinder Chadha( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Accroc aux traditions indiennes, Mme Bakshi est en quête de bons partis pour ses quatre filles. Indien, célibataire et fortuné, voilà les qualités requises pour devenir un époux idéal. Mais la somptueuse Lalita tient tête à sa mère : elle est bien décidée à choisir elle-même son mari. Lorsque Darcy, un riche américain, tombe sous le charme de Lalita
Acting our age a film about women growing old( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the assistance of the filmmaker, residents of London residing in a home for South Asian elderly, shoot their own video. They interview a wide range of subjects ... from people on the street to members of Parliament. This spirited video reveals generational attitudes, crosscultural values, and everyday problems faced by older, often neglected British citizens
What do you call an Indian woman who's funny?( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By looking at four East Indian women cabaret performers and comedians, film explores who sets the agenda for comedy. Film questions if humor is culturally specific and what type of humor "makes it" into television and appeals to mainstream audiences. Comedian's jokes and off camera commentary center around the East Indian cultural experience in Great Britain
Balle balle! Amritsar to L.A.( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It all begins in Amritsar when the determined Mrs. Bakshi sets out to find marriage matches for her four beautiful daughters while there's a lavish wedding party in town."--Container
The way it was by Geoffrey Kaye( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compates and contrasts three accounts of a 19th century battle between the British and Russian armies to illustrate differing points of view and writing styles. Analyzes them within the context of who wrote them, for whom, and why. Considers the importance of understanding an author's purpose and investigates the impact a writer's relationship to his or her audience can have on the form and point of view of what he or she writes
Bend it like Beckham by Narinder Dhami( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes: 1 booklet (production and biographical information, cast and credits, synopsis), 2 black and white still photographs, 1 color advertisement
It's a wonderful afterlife( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British comedy horror in which an Indian mother takes her obsession with marriage a little too far. Widow Mrs Sethi (Shabana Azmi) is desperate to see her only daughter, Rupi (Goldy Notay), get married. When Rupi is rudely rejected by a series of suitors, Mrs Sethi resorts to cooking her killer curry in order to bump them off, one by one. But the spirits of her victims soon come back to haunt her as they are unable to be reincarnated until their murderer dies. Mrs Sethi must now kill herself in order to free the spirits, but is determined to get her daughter married off before she enters the afterlife
Bend it like Beckham : the musical by Howard Goodall( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 2002 film of the same name, the musical made its West End and world premiere at the Phoenix Theatre in May 2015
Angus, thongs and perfect snogging the perfect soundtrack( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging is a hilarious coming of age story directed by Gurinder Chandra (Bend It Like Beckham) - and is a very British take on the American High School films. The Soundtrack which is featured dominantly during the film contains great tunes from The Ting Tings, Lily Allen, Scouting For Girls and the band formed for the film; Stiff Dylans
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.19 for Bend it li ... to 1.00 for What's lov ...)

What's Cooking?
Alternative Names
Chanda, Gurinda 1957-

Chanda, Gurinder 1957-

Gurinder Chadha

Gurinder Chadha britische Filmregisseurin

Gurinder Chadha Indiaas filmregisseuse

Gurinder Chadha Indian film director

Gurinder Chadha regista britannica

Gurinder Chadha reżyserka brytyjska

Гуриндер Чадха

Чадха, Гуриндер

Գուրինդեր Չադհա

گاریندر چادا کارگردان هندی

गुरिंदर चड्ढा

गुरिन्दर चड्डा

ਗੁਰਿੰਦਰ ਚੱਢਾ

ഗുരീന്ദർ ഛദ്ദ


チャーダ, グリンダ


Bend it like Beckham