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Nalin Kumar Pandya or Pan Nalin is an Indian filmmaker. Nalin is best known for directing award-winning films like Samsara, Valley of Flowers, and Ayurveda: Art of Being. His debut film, Samsara went on to win awards like "Grand Jury Prize – Special Mention" at AFI Fest and "Most Popular Feature Film" at Melbourne International Film Festival in 2002.


Nalin was born as Nalin Kumar Pandya in a small town in Gujarat, India. His father owns a tea stall at Khijadiya railway station near Amreli.[1] Nalin' debut feature was Samsara (2001).[2]


  • 1991 The Khajuraho (short)
  • 1993 The Tulkus
  • 1994 The Nagas (documentary)
  • 1995 The Doubt (short)
  • 1996 Kaal
  • 1997 The Devadasi (documentary)
  • 1997 Eiffel Tower Trilogy: Height, Weight & Gravity (short)
  • 1999 Amazing World India (documentary)
  • 2001 Samsara
  • 2001 Ayurveda: Art of Being (documentary) [3]
  • 2006 Valley of Flowers
  • 2009 Echo of Eco (short)
  • 2013 Faith Connections (documentary)
  • 2015 Angry Indian Goddesses
  • 2017 Beyond The Known World

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  1. ^ "From a tea stall in Amreli to Hollywood – The Times of India". The Times of India. 12 May 2008.
  2. ^ "Aamir Khan, Kate Winslet to work together on partition film?". Economic Times. 21 May 2009.
  3. ^ Kehr, Dave (17 July 2002). "FILM REVIEW; Rapt Look at a Holistic Medical Art From India". New York Times.

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