Shekhar Kapur Overview

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Born: January 01, 1945

Shekhar Kapur first came to the notice of American audiences in 1998, when he directed the Academy Award®-winning hit Elizabeth, based on the life of Elizabeth I of England. His work on the film earned him a Golden Globe nomination for Best Director, in the Motion Picture category. The nephew of award-winning veteran Indian director Vijay Anand, Kapur is a veteran of "Bollywood," the Indian film industry. Kapur also has the distinction of being one of the first directors from India to burst... See All

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