Shekhar Kapur

Shekhar Kapur

Highest Rated: 100% Jill Bilcock: Dancing the Invisible (2017)

Lowest Rated: 0% Vishwaroopam 2 (2018)

Birthday: Dec 06, 1945

Birthplace: Lahore, India

Although he wanted to pursue a career in show business, Shekhar Kapur studied business in order to please his parents. Emigrating to Great Britain, he spent several years working as an accountant and management consultant before he capitulated and answered the siren call of 'Bollywood'. Returning to Bombay, the darkly handsome. bearded Kapur embarked on a career as a print model and performer. While he found some success on the small screen, he came across as stiff, almost wooden in his film appearances. Abandoning acting, Kapur moved to the director's chair with the coming-of-age tale "Masoom/Innocent" (1983). Ironically, the man who was so ill-at-ease before the camera has proven to be an elegant and capable filmmaker, often eliciting strong and deeply felt performances from his casts.


Highest Rated Movies



0% 72% Vishwaroopam 2 Col. Jaganath (Character) $394.9K 2018
100% No Score Yet Jill Bilcock: Dancing the Invisible Himself (Character) - 2017
0% 31% Ishkq in Paris Unknown (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bollywood: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told Producer - 2011
34% 59% Elizabeth: The Golden Age Director $16.3M 2007
57% 40% The Guru Executive Producer $3M 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Four Feathers Director $18.3M 2002
82% 86% Elizabeth Director $30.1M 1998
No Score Yet 80% Dil Se Executive Producer - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dushmani: A Violent Love Story Director - 1995
100% 83% Bandit Queen Director $42K 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Nazar Antique Dealer/Money Lender (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Vision Unknown (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Falak Jimmy (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet 84% Mr. India Director - 1987
No Score Yet 94% Masoom Director - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Khanjar Ramesh (Character) - 1980


No Score Yet No Score Yet Udaan Unknown (Character) 2016-2019
56% 83% Will Executive Producer,


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