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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

Did you know Neena Gupta auditioned for Bandit Queen?

Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan had composed the music of the movie. 

Apr 08, 2019, 10:24 AM IST

Audience lapping up fresh ideas, content-driven films: Shekhar Kapur

The Padma Shri awardee, however, pitched for promotional events before a film's release to ensure its maximum reach.

Feb 01, 2019, 17:12 PM IST

Can't watch any of my films: Shekhar Kapur

The filmmaker is known for directing films like "Masoom", "Mr. India", "Bandit Queen", "Elizabeth" and "Elizabeth: The Golden Age".

Nov 30, 2018, 17:16 PM IST

Shekhar Kapur makes short film on water crisis

Shekhar Kapur's "Paani" might not have seen the light of the day, but that hasn't deterred him from making a film on water crisis.

Oct 11, 2018, 14:45 PM IST

Shekhar Kapur wants to direct Kamal Haasan

Kamal has written, directed and produced Vishwaroopam 2, in which he also plays the lead role of a RAW agent.

 

Jun 11, 2018, 16:46 PM IST

Shekhar Kapur says time to take away tag of regional cinema

Internationally acclaimed Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, jury chairperson of the 65th National Film Awards, says the tag of "regional cinema" must not be attached to Indian movies in languages other than Hindi.

Apr 15, 2018, 15:54 PM IST

Adil Hussain hails Shekhar Kapur for understanding cinema

Critically acclaimed actor Adil Hussain has hailed internationally acclaimed filmmaker and the chairperson of the jury of the 65th National Film Awards Shekhar Kapur for his understanding of cinema.

Apr 14, 2018, 16:31 PM IST

Shekhar Kapur opens up on Sridevi winning National Award for 'Mom'

'Mom' is helmed by Ravi Udyawar and presents the story of a mother who sets out to avenge her step-daughter. 

Apr 13, 2018, 18:30 PM IST

Shekhar Kapur to head the jury for 65th National Film Awards

Veteran director Shekhar Kapur has been appointed chairman of the central panel of the 65th National Film Awards, sources in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said today.

Mar 28, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

Shabana Azmi turns 67, B-Town calls her inspirational

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who turned 67 on Monday, was wished a year full of love by Bollywood celebrities including Shekhar Kapur, Anil Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor, who described her as inspirational.

Sep 18, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

Shekhar Kapur has no plans to direct 'Mr India' sequel

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, who directed the 1987 hit "Mr India", said he had no intention to step in for the sequel.

Sep 15, 2017, 19:44 PM IST

Bollywood celebrities wish Happy Onam

Bollywood stars like Anupam Kher, Hema Malini and Sridevi wished people prosperity and happiness on the festival of Onam on Monday.

Sep 04, 2017, 14:22 PM IST