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Shekhar Kapur


Bandit Queen turns 28: Manoj Bajpayee, Gajraj Rao, Saurabh Shukla recall how they became part of Shekhar Kapur's iconic film

January 27, 2022 3:07 pm

Bandit Queen, which completes 28 years of release, gave Bollywood a line-up of brilliant actors who went on to carve a niche for themselves, including Manoj Bajpayee, Saurabh Shukla and Gajraj Rao.

Shekhar Kapur on why projects like Sushant Singh Rajput-starrer Paani fall apart: 'The ambitions are different'

January 13, 2022 1:34 pm

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur spoke about why certain films like Paani never saw the light of day. Paani had the late Sushant Singh Rajput attached to star.

Not Amrish Puri, Anupam Kher was Mr India's Mogambo but was 'dropped' after 2-3 months

December 07, 2021 11:28 am

We revisit an interesting trivia about director Shekhar Kapur's beloved movie, Mr. India. The film's iconic villain was supposed to be played by Anupam Kher.

Shabana Azmi is in awe of her What’s Love Got To Do With It co-star Emma Thompson

July 13, 2021 1:55 pm

What's Love Got To Do With It marks the second collaboration of Shekhar Kapur and Shabana Azmi after their 1983 classic Masoom.

On Manoj Bajpayee's birthday, here's what his first directors Mahesh Bhatt, Shekhar Kapur said about casting him

April 24, 2021 9:18 am

On Manoj Bajpayee's 52nd birthday, we revisit the episode of Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai, where filmmakers Mahesh Bhatt, Shekhar Kapur and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra talked about working with the actor early in his career.

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.


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.