Birth Name: Veena Cabreros-Sud
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: June 25, 1967
Veena Sud is a Canadian-born American television writer, director, and producer. She was behind the shows The Killing and The Stranger, among others.
Her father was born in India. His surname is Punjabi. Her mother, whose surname is Cabreros, is from the Philippines. Veena was raised in Indian Hill, Ohio, U.S., near Cincinnati. She has a son.
Veena has stated:
Maybe it’s a generalisation but I think culturally things are changing [in the U.S.] We are becoming a little bit more aware and open to international [film and television] – like Bollywood. I’m Indian, I grew up well aware of Bollywood and Filipino cinema and international material. I think, as a diversifying country, hopefully we’ll get there.
Source: Death record of Veena’s father – http://www.familysearch.org