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FIFTH ANNUAL IAAC FILM FESTIVAL: Indian Independent & Diaspora Films
- November 2-6, 2005.
 
HONOREES 2005
 
MADHUR JAFFREY
MADHUR JAFFREY Stage, screen & TV actress, director, radio host, award-winning illustrator, author of scores of best-selling cook books, Madhur has performed in India, the U.K. and all over the United States.

Radio credits
Announcer, disc jockey & actress, All India Radio; Desdemona in Othello, BBC Radio.

Television credits
The Bloodless Arena, BBC TV, The Nurses, U.S.Steel, The Jack Benny Show, The Armstrong Circle Theatre, The Ant Keeper, NBC. Lovematch '86 BBC TV, A Wanted Man '89 BBCTV, Firm Friends '92 ITV, Peacock Spring '95.

Stage credits
Shakuntala, King of the Dark Chamber, Brouhaha, A tenth of an Inch Makes a Difference, The Guide, Conduct Unbecoming, Medea '86, My Ancestor's House '92, Two Rooms '93, Six degrees of Separation '94, Last Dance at Dum Dum '99. Film Credits: Parable, The Guru, Autobiography of a Princess, Heat & Dust, The Assam Garden '85, A Perfect Murder '87, Vanya on 42nd Street '94, Flawless '99, Chutney Popcorn 2000, Cotton Mary 2000, ABCD 2001.

Awards
Muse Award for Outstanding Vision & Achievement, NYWFTV 2000; Award for Excellence in acting & cookery, Gov. Pataki '99; Tarknath Das Award, Columbia U for contribution to Indo-American understanding thru acting and cooking, Glenfiddich Award for Best Radio/TV Broadcasting 1982.

Madhur's cookbooks include An Invitation to Indian Cooking '73, World of the East Vegetarian Cooking '81, Eastern Vegetarian Cooking '83, Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cookery '82, A Taste of India , Madhur Jaffrey's Cookbook '89, Madhur Jaffrey's Far Eastern Cookery '89, A taste of the Far East '93, Quick & Easy Indian Cookery '94, An Indian Spice Kitchen, Market Days '95, The Essential Madhur Jaffrey and Madhur Jaffrey Cooks Curries '96, An Invitation to Cooking '99, Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian '2000. She has conducted cooking classes and lectured on cooking both on TV and on tour around the world. Madhur has also published two children's books Seasons of Splendour '85 and Robi Dobi, The Marvellous Adventures of an Indian Elephant '97. She wrote and presented TV documentary Listening To Volcanos for BBC in '92.
   

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