UK, USA, India


An exuberant family drama set in Mira Nair’s beloved Punjabi culture, where ancient tradition and dot-com modernity combine in unique and perfect harmony. As the romantic monsoon rains loom, the extended Verma family reunites from around the globe for a last-minute arranged marriage in New Delhi. MONSOON WEDDING traces five intersecting stories, each navigating different aspects of love as they cross boundaries of class, continent and morality. The film celebrates a contemporary India never before seen on screen.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Mira Nair

Written by: Sabrina Dhawan

Produced by: Caroline Baron, Mira Nair

Cinematography: Declan Quinn

Main Cast: Lillete Dubey (Pimmi Verma), Naseeruddin Shah (Lalit Verma)

Nominations and Awards

  • Screen International Award (for a non-European film) 2001