Shekhar Kapur

 

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Shekhar Kapur (born 6 December 1945) is an Indian film director and producer. He is a critically acclaimed director, rose to popularity with the movie, Bandit Queen. His historical biopics of Queen Elizabeth I (Elizabeth and its sequel Elizabeth: The Golden Age) garnered several Academy Award nominations, including two Best Actress nods for Cate Blanchett.

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Shekhar Kapur

Born 1945-12-06 (73 years ago) in Lahore, Punjab, British India.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
Bollywood Movie Award – Pride of India Award (Elizabeth) 1999 Elizabeth
BAFTA Award for Best British Film (Elizabeth) 52nd British Academy Film Awards 1999 Elizabeth
Filmfare Special Jury Award 44th Filmfare Awards 1999
National Board of Review Award for Best Director (Elizabeth) 1998 Elizabeth
Filmfare Award for Best Director (Bandit Queen) 42nd Filmfare Awards 1997 Bandit Queen
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie (Bandit Queen) 40th Filmfare Awards 1995 Bandit Queen
National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi (Bandit Queen) 43rd National Film Awards 1995 Bandit Queen
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie (Masoom) 30th Filmfare Awards 1983 Masoom
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
David di Donatello for Best European Film (Elizabeth: The Golden Age) 2008 David di Donatello Awards 2008 Elizabeth: The golden age
BAFTA Award for Best Direction (Elizabeth) 52nd British Academy Film Awards 1999 Elizabeth
Satellite Award for Best Director (Elizabeth) 3rd Golden Satellite Awards 1999 Elizabeth
BAFTA Award for Best British Film (Elizabeth) 52nd British Academy Film Awards 1999 Elizabeth
British Independent Film Award for Best British Independent Film (Elizabeth) British Independent Film Awards 1998 1998 Elizabeth
Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture (Elizabeth) 56th Golden Globe Awards 1998 Elizabeth
Filmfare Award for Best Director (Bandit Queen) 42nd Filmfare Awards 1997 Bandit Queen
Filmfare Award for Best Director (Masoom) 31st Filmfare Awards 1984 Masoom
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Suchitra Krishnamoorthi(Gifta: 1999–2007-02) 1999 2007-02 Gifta
Child

Kaveri Kapur

Parents

Sheela Kanta Kapur, Kulbhushan Kapur

Siblings

Neelu Kapur, Aruna Kapur, Sohaila Kapur

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Shekhar Kapur (born 6 December 1945) is an Indian film director and producer. He is a critically acclaimed director, rose to popularity with the movie, Bandit Queen. His historical biopics of Queen Elizabeth I (Elizabeth and its sequel Elizabeth: The Golden Age) garnered several Academy Award nominations, including two Best Actress nods for Cate Blanchett.

Content from Wikipedia provided under the terms of Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0).

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