Shekhar Kapur

Shekhar Kapur, AR Rahman and Shyamal Vallabhjee come together to fight depression

Director Shekhar Kapur, Oscar winner AR Rahman and life coach Shayamal Vallabhjee have come together to create awareness on mental health and promote positive mental wellbeing.

Jul 28, 2020, 12:02 PM IST

Shekhar Kapur warns why 'Paani' might come true in future

Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was signed for the film, but it got shelved a few years ago.

Jul 25, 2020, 17:18 PM IST

If 'Paani' gets made, Shekhar Kapur will dedicate film to Sushant Singh Rajput, but he wants partners with 'humility, not in 'arrogance'

'Paani' was announced years ago by Shekhar Kapur with Sushant in the lead and it was backed by Yash Raj Films (YRF)

Jul 22, 2020, 14:43 PM IST

When Shekhar Kapur convinced Jugal Hansraj to act in 'Masoom'

"Masoom" is Shekhar Kapur's first directorial film. It featured Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi, with Jugal Hansraj and Urmila Matondkar as child actors.

Jul 07, 2020, 15:38 PM IST

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Sanjana Sanghi records statement, Shekhar Kapur to be interrogated soon

So far, statements of 28 people, including family members of Sushant, his close friend Rhea Chakraborty, casting director Mukesh Chhabra and others, have been recorded in his death case.

Jun 30, 2020, 19:59 PM IST

Sushant Singh Rajput lost 7 films despite the success of ‘Chhichhore’, claims Sanjay Nirupam

Sanjay Nirupam’s tweet resonates with what filmmaker Shekhar Kapur had said after the Sushant’s death on Sunday. He tweeted that he “knew the story of the people that let the actor down as he would weep on his shoulder.”

Jun 16, 2020, 13:10 PM IST

Bollywood news: 'Mr India' will always be important film for me, says Anil Kapoor

The film narrated the story of a poor man (Anil) who gives shelter to orphans. After he accidentally discovers his late scientist father's invisibility device, he uses it to save India from the clutches of the villain Mogambo, played with iconic lavishness by the late Amrish Puri.

May 26, 2020, 07:43 AM IST

Shekhar Kapur mulls legal action against makers of 'Mr India' remake

Shekhar Kapur also hinted that he may take legal action against the makers of the remake.

Feb 24, 2020, 14:30 PM IST

Sonam Kapoor on Mr India remake: Disrespectful, no one bothered to ask my father or Shekhar Kapur

Sonam Kapoor lashed out at filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar for not "bothering to consult" her father Ani Kapoor and Shekhar Kapur about 'Mr India' remake.

Feb 22, 2020, 15:47 PM IST

Shekhar Kapur returns as director

The filmmaker will reunite with "Elizabeth" writer Michael Hirst for a new series titled "Ibis Trilogy", based on novelist Amitav Ghosh's historical fiction trilogy of the same name.

Dec 04, 2019, 19:01 PM IST

Shekhar Kapur glad he didn't compromise on 'Masoom'

Released in 1983, "Masoom" narrates the story of a man whose life turns upside down when he gets to know that he has an illegitimate son from a past affair. 

Aug 01, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

Go to psychiatrist: Javed Akhtar tells Shekhar Kapur

Veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar has got into a Twitter spat with filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, asking the latter to visit a psychiatrist.

Jul 29, 2019, 06:38 AM IST

My life story not worth filming, says Shekhar Kapur

"Am lucky I am still surviving, still flowing, and still relevant."

Jun 17, 2019, 19:49 PM IST

Shekhar Kapur working on 'Pradhanmantri 2'

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, who had a stint on Indian television with "Pradhanmantri", says he is now working on the second season of the show.

Jun 05, 2019, 16:15 PM IST

Anil Kapoor dedicates 32nd anniversary of 'Mr. India' to Veeru Devgan

Veeru Devgan, father of actor Ajay Devgn, died here on Monday, family sources said. He was 85.

May 29, 2019, 16:02 PM IST

Only tech can't make films successful: Anil Kapoor

Veteran actor Anil Kapoor, who built up curiosity on his upcoming project with acclaimed director Shekhar Kapur, says that though technical advancement has made it easier for the new generation to make films like "Mr. India" it cannot guarantee a movie`s success.

May 19, 2019, 10:06 AM IST

Anil Kapoor, Shekhar Kapur tease new project

There`s a new project in the pipeline for Shekhar Kapur and actor Anil Kapoor, who made a formidable director-actor pair in the iconic 1987 film "Mr. India", and it may even be a sequel.

May 17, 2019, 15:43 PM IST

Hope Shekhar Kapur will make 'Paani': British writer

British writer-producer David Farr still has faith in Shekhar Kapur and his dream to create "Paani". He says the script for the ambitious project exists, and he hopes to see the Oscar-nominated filmmaker bring its world alive on the screen someday.

May 13, 2019, 12:34 PM IST

'Bandit Queen' is my best film: Shekhar Kapur

Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur says his directorial 'Bandit Queen', which released in 1994, is his best film because it was shot completely intuitively.

Apr 25, 2019, 11:30 AM IST

Rise & fly again soon: B-Town on Jet Airways crisis

For some, Jet Airways was their first choice of travel, and for some it felt like a "home" in the sky. A stream of Bollywood celebrities turned emotional as Jet Airways announced temporary suspension of flights, leaving thousands of its employees, passengers and fans in the lurch.

Apr 18, 2019, 19:49 PM IST