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Shekhar Kapur


Shekhar Kapur was born on December 6, 1945 in Lahore, Punjab, British India. He is an actor and director, 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
Elizabeth Director
(1998)
Bandit Queen
Bandit Queen Director
(1994)
The Four Feathers
(2002)

Filmography

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 2018 Vishwaroopam 2
Col. Jaganath
 2016 Teraa Surroor
Rajeev Kaul
 2015 Iftar (Short)
Ghalib's Voice (voice)
 2013 Ishkq in Paris
Ranveer
 2013 Vishwaroopam
Col. Jaganaathan
 1992 Saatwan Aasman
Dev (as Shekhar Kapoor)
 1990 Nazar
Antique Dealer / Money Lender
 1990 Drishti
Nikhil
 1989 Gawaahi
Ranjeet Choudhary
 1989 Udaan (TV Series)
DM Sitapur
 1988 Falak (The Sky)
Inspector - Jimmy (as Shekhar Kapoor)
 1988 Mahanagar (TV Series)
 1988 Uppanyas (TV Series)
 1985 Khandaan (TV Series) (1985)
 1984 Bindiya Chamkegi
Raj A. Kumar
 1981 Bhula Na Dena
Actor (uncredited)
 1980 Khanjar
 1979 Jeena Yahan
Shekhar
 1978 Toote Khilone
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Show Show Producer (9 credits)
Show Show Writer (4 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 »

Official Sites:

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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 »

Trivia:

Wanted to launch his niece Nomita Nischal (Morrison) for the film Champion opposite Bobby Deol in 1991. This was to be Bobby Deol's launching film. Nomita is also the daughter of actor Navin Nischol. The film Champion was previously being made by Shekhar Kapur with Sunny Deol and a 15 year old Tabu. When that film was shelved , Shekhar decided to revive the same script for Bobby Deol. Dharmendra ... See more »

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