Shekhar Kapur

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Shekhar Kapur was born on December 6, 1945 in Lahore, Punjab, British India [now Pakistan]. He is a director and actor, known for Elizabeth (1998), The Four Feathers (2002) and Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007). He was previously married to Suchitra Krishnamoorthi. See full bio »

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Elizabeth Director
Bandit Queen Director


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 2017 Will (TV Series) (4 episodes)
 2016 Science of Compassion (Documentary)
 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 (directed by)
 1995 Dushmani: A Violent Love Story (uncredited)
 1994 Tehkikaat (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
 1994 Bandit Queen
 1989 Joshilaay (uncredited)
 1987 Mr. India
 1983 Masoom
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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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Alternate Names:

Shekar Kapoor | Shekhar Kapoor


Suchitra Krishnamoorthi  (divorced)  (1 child)

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