Shekhar Kapur: News
Member of the famous Anand family of Bollywood and the fame of television series 'Khandan', Shekhar Kapur is an actor, director, and film producer in the Hindi cinema. At the behest of his parents, he pursued a career in accountancy and moved to the United Kingdom for several years. In 1975, he moved back to India and debuted in Bollywood with the movie 'Jaan Hazir Hai. After acting in a few Hindi films, Kapur switched his profession and started directing movies. He made his directorial debut with 'Masoom' in 1983. His most famous and remembered work is 'Mr. India' (1987) and 'Bandit Queen' (1994). 'Bandit Queen' got immense international recognition, after which he directed the Hollywood movie 'Elizabeth' (1998), which won a BAFTA for Outstanding British Film. Later, he also appeared as the judge of the talent-based reality show 'India's Got Talent' and was also selected on the jury of the Cannes Film Festival in 2010. In 2020, Kapur was made the president of the Film and Television Institute of India. He is also a recipient of the Padma Shri award.
06 Jun 2023Bollywood
Shekhar Kapur to direct 'Masoom' sequel: Report
Shekhar Kapur is one of the most adept filmmakers from India who has had a global appeal. Over decades, the master of the craft has produced stellar work on celluloid.
11 Dec 2022Rajkummar Rao
#NewsBytesExplainer: Everything about FTII—origin, courses, notable alumni, and legacy
The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), established in 1960 and situated in Pune, is a towering name in the Indian film circles.
06 Dec 2022Anil Kapoor
Happy birthday Shekhar Kapur: 5 films one should definitely watch
Shekhar Kapur is one of the best Indian filmmakers and there is no doubt about it.
13 Aug 2021Sridevi
On Sridevi's birth anniversary, let's remember Seema of 'Mr. India'
Mr. India is iconic today, for many reasons.
27 Jul 2020Bollywood
After Rahman, Resul Pookutty says Bollywood ignored him as well
Oscar award-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty has opened up about how Bollywood sidelined him after he won the coveted accolade.
20 Jul 2020Mumbai Police
'Paani' shelved over creative differences with Shekhar Kapur: Aditya Chopra
Sushant Singh Rajput-starrer planned film Paani was not made owing to creative differences with its director, Shekhar Kapoor, and not because of the late actor, filmmaker Aditya Chopra has told Mumbai Police.
28 Jun 2020Chhichhore
Sushant's cousin feels he was facing pressure from Bollywood
Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise has triggered discussions around pertinent issues like nepotism, favoritism, and bullying in the film fraternity.
28 Feb 2020India
'Mr. India' row: Javed Akhtar lashes out at Shekhar Kapur
The announcement of a planned reboot of the 1987 Bollywood movie Mr. India has got mired in a major controversy.
27 Feb 2020Zee Studios
Anil Kapoor was equally disturbed, Shekhar on 'Mr. India' row
The controversy surrounding a planned reboot of the 1987 movie Mr. India is getting messier with time.
23 Feb 2020Twitter
Time to test legally: Shekhar Kapur on 'Mr. India' remake
Earlier this week, Bollywood director Ali Abbas Zafar announced that he would soon helm a movie trilogy inspired by the iconic 1987 movie Mr. India, which was directed by Shekhar Kapur.
26 Dec 2019Samsung
NEON: Samsung's AI being that can become your best friend
Samsung is set to introduce an artificial intelligence-driven digital assistant at the CES 2020 which will kick off on January 7, 2020.
26 Jul 2019India
Five Chartered Accountants who pursued their dreams and passions
Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.
09 Jun 2018Bollywood
Vishwaroopam 2: Hindi trailer to be launched by Aamir Khan
Superstar Aamir Khan will be launching the Hindi trailer of Kamal Haasan's upcoming film "Vishwaroopam 2".
16 May 2018India
Boney and Anil won't make 'Mr India' sequel without Sridevi
The talks for the sequel of 1987 blockbuster 'Mr India' has been going on for more than a year now.
06 Dec 2017India
On Shekhar's birthday, we thank him for creating 'Mr. India'
Stellar filmmaker and producer, Shekhar Kapur and the man behind the film of the millennium 'Mr. India' turns 72 today.
14 Nov 2017India
Five movies that brings out our inner child
There are some movies which become an integral part of our lives and today we have compiled a list of movies that made our childhood awesome.
16 Oct 2017Bollywood
'Amrapali' director and actor Lekh Tandon dies, at 88
Veteran filmmaker and actor Lekh Tandon, who directed iconic movies like 'Amrapali' (1966) and was seen in others like 'Swades' and 'Rang De Basanti', passed away yesterday. He was 88.
04 Sep 2017India
Real life criminals who inspired Bollywood cinema time and again
Often filmmakers take inspirations from colorful personalities in real life to weave magic on the silver screen.
11 Oct 2016Richard Gere
Parmeshwar Godrej passes away
Parmeshwar Godrej, wife of Godrej Group Chairman, Adi Godrej passed away late last night.