Gurinder Chadha's 'mainstream' vision of Britain (Video) See Video at BBC News - Hardtalk - Gurinder Chadha's 'mainstream' vision of Britain Gurinder Chadha is one of Britain's leading film directors. She makes films that are quintessentially British but that also reflect her experiences as the daughter of Sikh immigrants. She became known for Bend It Like Beckham, a major international hit. And her latest movie, It's a Wonderful Afterlife is another warm, feel-good production. Stephen Sackur asks Gurinder Chadha if happy endings fit in with the reality of life for young Asian women in Britain and whether they can be powerful political weapons?