Shekhar Kapur


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Shekhar Kapur was born on December 6, 1945 in Lahore, Punjab, British India. He is a director and actor, known for Elizabeth (1998), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) and Bandit Queen (1994). He was previously married to Suchitra Krishnamoorthi. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Elizabeth Director
(1998)
Bandit Queen Director
(1994)
(2002)

Filmography

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 2017 Will (TV Series) (4 episodes)
 2016 Damien (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Beast Rises (2016)
 2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded (Documentary) (co-director)
 2009/I Passage (Short)
 2008 New York, I Love You (segment "Shekhar Kapur")
 1998 Elizabeth
 1994 Tehkikaat (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 1994 Bandit Queen
 1987 Mr. India
 1983 Masoom
Show Show Actor (23 credits)
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Other Works:

Magazine article: 'Tragedy of a real bandit' by Shekhar Kapur, The Independent Arts & Books Review, 30 May 2008, The Indpendent Newspaper [UK], Independent News & Media Limited

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2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Shekar Kapoor | Shekhar Kapoor
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Personal Quote:

There's a lot of imagination in Asia, and I believe that the next Google will come from there, and the next Pixar. I believe that the great new media companies will come out of Asia and surpass the big media conglomerates that exist right now in the west. See more »

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Brother-in-law of Parikshat Sahni. Cousin Aruna's husband. See more »

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