BirthdayDecember 6, 1945
Age70
HoroscopeSagittarius

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Shekhar Kapur

    Full name: Shekhar Kapur
    Also known as: Shekhar Kapur, Kapur, Shekhar
    Professions: Actor, Director, Producer

  2. Shekhar Kapur Known for

    Elizabeth (1998), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), New York, I Love You (2008), The Four Feathers (2002)

  3. Shekhar Kapur Biography

    Shekhar Kapur (born 6 December 1945) is an Indian film director, actor and producer known for his works in Hindi cinema. Kapur became known in Bollywood with his recurring role in the TV series Khandan in the mid-1980s and his directorial debut in the cult Bollywood film Masoom in 1983, which won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie and Best Direction for that year.He gained international recognition with the 1994 Bollywood film Bandit Queen based on the life of infamous Indian bandit and politician Phoolan Devi, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi, Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie and Best Direction for that year. The film was premiered in the Directors Fortnight section of the 1994 Cannes Film Festival, and was screened at the Edinburgh Film Festival.His historical biopics on Queen Elizabeth Elizabeth (1998) and The Golden Age (2007)) won the BAFTA Award for Best Film, and two Academy Award nominations. He has been the recipient of the Indian National Film Award, the BAFTA Award, the National Board of Review Award, and four Filmfare Awards. In 2010, He served as one of the Jury Members (International Competition) at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival.

  4. Shekhar Kapur Family

    Spouse: Suchitra Krishnamoorthi –
    Childrens: Kaveri Kapur

  5. Sources

    https://shekharkapur.com
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki?curid=232224
    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001408