(1934–2007) was an Indian
film producer and director who had worked in North America, Europe, Middle East and South-East Asia .
His works include: India : The Lotus and The Cross
, The Courtesans of Bombay
, and The Red Bindi
. He was the winner of the prestigious UNESCO & HOT DOCS awards for Skin Deep: Science of Race
(1). He was also a recipient of the Golden Sheaf award of Berlin Festival, Brittanica award, U.K., Red Ribbon Award, New York Film Festival, and various awards from Columbus & Yorkton Festivals.
Vishnu Mathur lived in Toronto, London, Singapore, Mumbai, Delhi and independently worked for the CBC, WGBH, Discovery Channel, BBC & Channel Four networks.