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Shekhar Kapur

Shekhar Kapur (Hindi: शेखर कपूर) is an Indian film director and producer. He is a critically acclaimed director, rose to popularity with the movie, Bandit Queen. He was nominated for Academy awards for Elizabeth and its sequel Elizabeth: The Golden Age.

Early life
Kapur was born in Lahore, British India (modern day Pakistan) to Kulbhushan Kapur, a doctor who had a flourishing practice, and Sheel Kanta, a journalist and a keen actress who performed on stage. The nephew of actors Vijay Anand and Dev Anand, he was discouraged to get into show business by ...

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Delayed Bollywood Projects
Bollywood Most Delayed Projects
The movie making process is not an easy one, it takes a lot of time for the director and producer to finalise the star cast, the script and location etc. Once this job is done, the shooting starts and again the ...
Mini From Masoom - The 'Lakdi Ki Kathi' Girl Found!
Masoom, directed by Shekhar Kapur and released in 1983 is one of the best films that Bollywood has ever had. We all know where the central characters of the film are today. Whether it be Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi or Urmila ...
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Why Hrithik Roshan Is Not In Shekhar Kapur Paani
Why Hrithik Roshan Is Not In Shekhar Kapur's Paani?
Paani, Shekhar Kapur's ambitious project is ready to go the floor and the the critically acclaimed director has roped Sushant Singh Rajput for the lead role. The movie has been in the pipeline for many years and rumour was that Hrithik ...
Kamal Hassan's Vishwaroopam 2 shot at Bangkok airbase
Kamal Hassan's prestigious project Vishwaroopam 2, a sequel to Vishwaroopam, is being filmed in Thailand. Along with the lead stars, the other casts like Shekar Kapur and Andrea Jeremiah are part of the latest shooting schedule. The actor-turned-director is shooting ...
Vishwaroopam 2 Bangkok Airbase
Ranbir Not Replaced Hrithik Paani Shekhar Kapur
Ranbir hasn't replaced Hrithik in Paani: Shekhar Kapur
Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has slammed the rumours that he has replaced Hrithik Roshan with Ranbir Kapoor in his ambitious project Paani. The speculation were being made after the Oscar-nominated Bollywood director recently had a casual meeting with the Rockstar actor. Shekha...
Shekhar Kapur lauds Paan Singh Tomar
Paan Singh Tomar is getting rave reviews from people across the globe on Twitter. Renowned filmmaker Shekhar Kapur applauded the effort of the makers and actors of the film. Paan Singh Tomar is all set to become the biggest hit of ...
Paan Singh Tomar Shekhar Kapur Twitter
Shekhar Kapur Raj Kanwar Obsession Tragedy
Shekhar Kapur recalls Raj Kanwar's obsession, tragedy
Bollywood director Raj Kanwar, who died in Singapore on February 3, had worked as an assistant to filmmaker Shekhar Kapur. While attending his funeral, Shekhar Kapur, who was shocked by his sudden death, recalled his obsession to films and the biggest ...
Bollywood celebrities attend Raj Kanwar's funeral
Two days after he died in Singapore due to kidney ailment, Bollywood filmmaker Raj Kanwar was cremated here today. Kanwar had passed away in Singapore on February 3. He was reportedly suffering from kidney ailment from the past one year and ...
Raj Kanwar Funeral Bollywood Celebrities
Hrithik Roshan Paani Script
Hrithik Roshan tried to change Paani script?
Hrithik Roshan is in the news again for all the wrong reasons. The grapevine abuzz with the news that he tried to change the script of his forthcoming film Paani, but the actor said that it’s just a rumour.“Another unwanted rumour ...
Speculations about Hrithik staring Paani
Over the last few weeks, there have been continued speculations over Hrithik Roshan's presence (or the lack of it) in Shekhar Kapur's Paani. While there has been a continued silence on the part of the makers, what cannot be ignored is ...
Hrithik Paani
Shekhar Out Talent
Shekhar opts out from India's Got Talent
The suspense over who will adjudicate India’s Got Talent 2 seems to be lifting. Initially, the jury was to be retained until Shekhar Kapur got busy with Mr. India. Anurag Basu was being talked about as a possible replacement, but as ...
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