- Birthday06 December, 2019
- Marital status:Separated
The man behind several internationally acclaimed films alongside some cult Bollywood films too, Shekhar Kapur is best known for his 1983 film ‘Masoom’. He began his career as an actor in ‘Jaan Hazir Hai’, and later acted in several films and TV shows as well. Anil Kapoor‘s forever famous ‘Mr. India’ and Phoolan Devi’s biopic ‘Bandit Queen‘ go to Kapur’s credit too! His 1998 British biographical period film ‘Elizabeth’ was nominated in seven categories for Academy Awards, and won one. The film also won the prestigious BAFTA award. He’s a recipient of Padma Sri Award, India’s fourth highest civilian honour. Kapur is presently set to make a series on the Egyptian queen ‘Cleopatra’.
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