WFTV Event: Nina Nannar in conversation with WFTV Patron Gurinder Chadha

1st July 2019 18:15

ITV, 2 Waterhouse Square | London, EC1N 2AE 

Monday 1 July 2019 from 18:15 to 20:00 

Please join us for an exclusive evening with ITV News Arts Editor, Nina Nannar and WFTV Patron and award-winning filmmaker, Gurinder Chadha.

Hosted at the ITV, Nina will be interviewing Gurinder and discussing some of her latest work; Beecham House which airs on ITV from Sunday 23 June, and coming-of-age comedy film, Blinded by the Light which is due for release on Friday 9 August.


Gurinder Chadha OBE is one of the U.K.’s most respected filmmakers. She has produced, directed and written seven award-winning films, including Bend it like Beckham, Bhaji on the Beach, Bride & Prejudice and Viceroy’s House, which have been critical and international box office successes. Gurinder was recently named the most prolific female director working today by the BFI’s Filmography study.

Gurinder also founded Bend It TV and recently joined forces with Fremantle Media to create diverse Scripted and Non-scripted TV content. Bend It TV currently has commissions for returning premium drama series with ITV Drama, BBC Drama and Sky Atlantic.



Nina Nannar is the Arts Editor of ITV News which she joined in 2002 from the BBC. The job involves specialist arts and media coverage for ITV, including covering the Oscars every year and interviewing the biggest names in film, music and TV. She is also a regular contributor to ITV programmes on entertainment, and popular culture. She is also a reporter on ITV’s On Assignment programme, with recent documentaries including groundbreaking treatments in San Francisco in the battle against Aids and HIV,  the obesity epidemic amongst America’s poorest people and the moves to find alternative food sources in the world.

Nina started out at the BBC as a trainee, then working on regional and national television and radio, including presenting Asian Perspective for 3 years, a live news and current affairs programme on BBC Radio Five Live. In 2007 Nina was awarded an Honorary doctorate for Services to the Media.



This event is open to WFTV members only.  If you are not already a member and would like to join, please click here. If you have any issues, please email