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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), Bandit Queen (1994) and Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007). 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)
Masoom
Masoom Director
(1983)

Filmography

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  Vishwaroopam 2 (filming)
Col. Jaganaathan
 2018 Vishwaroopam 2
Colonel 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 Drishti
Nikhil
 1990 Nazar
Antique Dealer / Money Lender
 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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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
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Personal Quote:

I've never looked at film-making as a career. I've looked on film-making as an adventure. When you come down the mountain, you get ready to climb again. See more »

Trivia:

Had a seven year long relationship with Shabana Azmi See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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