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Shekhar Kapur


Film, science and technology have ability to fire people's imagination: Shekhar Kapur

December 25, 2020 7:19 pm

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur was speaking at the virtual closing ceremony of International Science Film Festival of India (ISFFI).

Shekhar Kapur's next film stars Emma Thompson and Lily James

November 16, 2020 8:36 pm

What's Love Got to Do With It? marks Shekhar Kapur's return to the director's chair. His last film was the 2007 period drama Elizabeth: The Golden Age, featuring Cate Blanchett in the titular role.

FTII students want Shekhar Kapur to deal with fee hike issue

September 30, 2020 1:01 pm

Shekhar Kapur, an acclaimed director, has been appointed president of the FTII Society and chairman of the institute's governing council.

Resul Pookutty: Nobody gave me work in Hindi films after I won the Oscar

July 27, 2020 4:37 pm

Resul Pookutty's revelation comes days after music maestro AR Rahman's remark that a gang was working against him in Bollywood.

Manoj Bajpayee and Shekhar Kapur urge people to remember Sushant Singh Rajput as a fantastic actor

June 16, 2020 11:20 am

Manoj Bajpayee, who shared screen space with Sushant in Sonchiriya, shared his observations on Sushant Singh Rajput's working style. Shekhar Kapur on the other hand, regretted not staying in touch with the actor all this while.

Javed Akhtar questions Shekhar Kapur's claim over Mr India: I gave it all to you

February 29, 2020 8:41 am

Javed Akhtar replied to Shekhar Kapur's post regarding Mr India on Twitter, where he asked if a 'director had any creative rights over what he/she created.'

Song of the Month: The life philosophy behind Mr India's Zindagi ki yehi reet hai

February 24, 2020 5:28 pm

Shekhar Kapur and Sonam Kapoor recently expressed their displeasure over Mr India remake and rightly so. The 1987 comedy's popularity has been long-lasting, a feat that director Ali Abbas Zafar will find difficult to match. Same goes for its chartbuster music that remains one of its biggest draws.

Javed Akhtar slams Shekhar Kapur for calling himself a 'refugee', sparks debate

July 29, 2019 11:34 am

Kapur said how the intellectuals made him feel "small" and "insignificant" and only acknowledged him after his films were successful. "Then suddenly embraced me after my films. I still fear them. Their embrace is like a bite of snake."

Shekhar Kapur starts shooting for Pradhanmantri 2

July 16, 2019 10:53 am

The TV series Pradhanmantri, in its first season, chronicled the history of India and documented the landmark events during the tenure of several Prime Ministers of the country.

Anil Kapoor, Shekhar Kapur to collaborate 31 years after Mr India

May 17, 2019 5:22 pm

Anil Kapoor shared that he felt like deja vu as he discussed something new and super exciting with his Mr India director Shekhar Kapur.


10 must watch films that were submitted to Oscars by India

September 25, 2017 1:53 pm

Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' is India's latest entry to Oscars in the Best Foreign Language Film category. The trend was started in independent India in 1957 with Mehboob Khan directorial 'Mother India'. Over the years, there have been only three films that have actually made to the final Oscar nominations list. Scroll through for a list of top movies that were submitted to Oscars by India.