Ismail Merchant

Indian-born film producer and director

Ismail Merchant (born Ismail Noor Muhammad Abdul Rahman; 25 December 1936 – 25 May 2005) was an Indian movie producer and director. He worked for many years with Merchant Ivory Productions. He was the domestic partner of James Ivory. Merchant was born in Bombay, Bombay Presidency.

Merchant died in Westminster, England[1] from problems caused by stomach surgery and ulcers, aged 68.[2]

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  1. "Births, Marriages and Deaths 1538 - 2006". Archived from the original on 31 August 2009. Retrieved 31 October 2011.
  2. "Ismail Merchant passes away at 68". Us.rediff.com. 2005-05-26. Retrieved 2016-06-05.