June 3, 1965 |
Malini Chib (cousin)
Shonali Bose (
Bengali: সোনালী বোস) (born 3 June 1965) is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer. She is known for the biographical social drama
Amu (2005), which was based on her own novel of the same name. Amu, which explores the suppressed history of the genocidal
attacks on Sikhs in Delhi in 1984, was critically acclaimed upon release and earned her the
National Film Award in the
Best Feature Film in English category.
 Her next film, the 2015 drama
Margarita with a Straw, was a major critical and commercial success as well.