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Shekhar Kapur


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.

Shekhar Kapur to direct drama on Amitav Ghosh's The Ibis Trilogy

March 25, 2019 9:25 pm

The show interweaves the lives of vividly drawn characters against the backdrop of the opium wars involving the countries India, China and America. The team is in the process of lining up a lead writer.

Shekhar Kapur is researching new forms of storytelling in virtual reality and artificial intelligence

June 13, 2018 2:39 pm

Shekhar Kapur who gained international recognition with the 1994 Hindi film Bandit Queen, will be soon seen in Kamal Haasan starrer Vishwaroopam 2. The film is set to hit the screens on August 10.

Shekhar Kapur: I want to make a film in India

April 14, 2018 1:08 pm

Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur said he is ready to come back and make movies in India. The director also said that Hindi cinema will have to pull up its socks to compete with regional cinema.

Here's why this 100-yr-old woman in MP moved director Shekhar Kapur

December 25, 2017 7:49 pm

The elderly woman, who earns a living selling tea outside a bank in Madhya Pradesh, has got everyone talking on Twitter after film-maker Shekhar Kapur shared her story. Many are motivated by her resilience and outlook in life and have expressed a desire to meet and help her.

On Shekhar Kapur's birthday, here's looking back at Mr India, the desi sci-fi film that can never be replicated

December 06, 2017 7:21 am

With perfectly crafted storyline, stellar performances, melodious songs and stars that must have been perfectly aligned, Shekhar Kapur gave us Mr India, a film that will be treasured for generations to come.

Director Shekhar Kapur is helming the Bruce Lee biopic titled Little Dragon

December 03, 2017 5:33 pm

Director Shekhar Kapur has signed up to co-write and direct a biopic on iconic star, Bruce Lee. The first draft script of the film titled Little Dragon was written by Bruce Lee's daughter, Shannon Lee.

Vishal Bhardwaj on Aarushi Talwar murder case verdict: It still pains me when I think about the Talwars' precious years lost in prison

October 12, 2017 6:34 pm

Aarushi Talwar murder case verdict: Vishal Bhardwaj who wrote the script of Meghna Gulzar durectorial Talvar said that he is overwhelmed and relieved to hear of the Talwars' acquittal and this has strengthened his faith in the Indian judicial system.


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.