Shekhar Kapur

Supporting Actor ● Director ● Actor


Shekhar Kapur is an Indian film director, actor and producer known for his works in Hindi cinema. Kapur became known in Bollywood with his recurring role in the TV series Khandan in the mid-1980s and his directorial debut in the cult Bollywood film Masoom in 1983, which won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie for that year. He gained international recognition with the 1994 Bollywood film Bandit Queen based on the life of infamous Indian bandit and politician Phoolan Devi, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi, Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie and Best Direction for that year. It was premiered in the Directors Fortnight section of the 1994 Cannes Film Festival and was screened at the Edinburgh Film Festival. His historical biopics on Queen Elizabeth (Elizabeth (1998) and The Golden Age (2007)) won the BAFTA Award for Best Film and two Academy Awards. He has been the recipient of the Indian National Film Award, the BAFTA Award, the National Board of Review Award, and three Filmfare Awards. In 2010, he served as one of the Jury Members (International Competition) at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival.

Born on: 6 December, 1945

Born in: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

Tamil TBA
Supporting Actor
Hindi 2016
Supporting Actor
Hindi 2013
Supporting Actor
Hindi 2013
Supporting Actor
Tamil 2013
Supporting Actor
English 2012
Supporting Actor
Hindi 1991
Supporting Actor
Hindi 1989
Supporting Actress
Hindi 1988
Supporting Actor
Hindi 1984
Supporting Actor
Hindi 1980
Supporting Actor
Hindi 1979
Actor
Hindi 1979
Supporting Actor
Hindi 1978
Actor
Hindi 1978
Actor
Hindi 1975
Supporting Actor
Hindi 1974
Supporting Actor
Hindi TBA
Director
English 2009
Director
Hindi 1995
Director
Hindi 1987
Director
Hindi 1983
Director
Hindi 1998
Executive Producer
Hindi TBA
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Hindi 1987
Screenplay Writer