Shekhar Kapur Net Worth

Shekhar Kapur Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Shekhar Kapur net worth is
$25 Million

Shekhar Kapur Wiki Biography

Shekhar Kapur (born 6 December 1945) is an Indian film director, actor and producer known for his works in Hindi cinema. Kapur became known in Bollywood with his recurring role in the TV series Khandan in the mid-1980s and his directorial debut in the cult Bollywood film Masoom in 1983, which won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie and Best Direction for that year.He gained international recognition with the 1994 Bollywood film Bandit Queen based on the life of infamous Indian bandit and politician Phoolan Devi, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi, Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie and Best Direction for that year. The film was premiered in the Directors Fortnight section of the 1994 Cannes Film Festival, and was screened at the Edinburgh Film Festival.His historical biopics on Queen Elizabeth Elizabeth (1998) and The Golden Age (2007)) won the BAFTA Award for Best Film, and two Academy Award nominations. He has been the recipient of the Indian National Film Award, the BAFTA Award, the National Board of Review Award, and four Filmfare Awards. In 2010, He served as one of the Jury Members (International Competition) at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival.

Full NameShekhar Kapur
Net Worth$25 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 6, 1945
Place Of BirthLahore, Punjab, British India [now Pakistan]
ProfessionActor, Director, Producer
EducationUniversity of Delhi, St. Stephen's College, Delhi
SpouseSuchitra Krishnamoorthi –
ChildrenKaveri Kapur
ParentsKulbhushan Kapur, Sheela Kanta Kapur
SiblingsSohaila Kapur, Aruna Kapur, Neelu Kapur
AwardsFilmfare Award for Best Director, Padma Shri, Filmfare Critics Award for Best Film, National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi, BAFTA Award for Best British Film, National Board of Review Award for Best Director, Filmfare Special Jury Award, Bollywood Movie Award – Pride of India Award
NominationsGolden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture, British Independent Film Award for Best British Independent Film, BAFTA Award for Best Direction, Satellite Award for Best Director, Bodil Award for Best Non-American Film, David di Donatello for Best European Film
MoviesElizabeth: The Golden Age, Paani, Elizabeth, Bandit Queen, Mr. India, The Four Feathers, Masoom, New York, I Love You, Teraa Surroor, Vishwaroopam, Toote Khilone, Ishk Ishk Ishk, Vishwaroopam 2, Bollywood: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told, Gawaahi, Jaan Hazir Hai, Drishti, Saatwan Aasman, Jeena Yah...
1I am far more comfortable with failure than I ever will be with success.
2There's a lot of imagination in Asia, and I believe that the next Google will come from there, and the next Pixar. I believe that the great new media companies will come out of Asia and surpass the big media conglomerates that exist right now in the west.
3I've never looked at film-making as a career. I've looked on film-making as an adventure. When you come down the mountain, you get ready to climb again.
1His film Time Machine (1991) starring Naseeruddin Shah, Rekha, Aamir Khan, Raveena Tandon was shelved after shooting about 80%.
2First wife name was Medha. She remarried singer Anup Jalota and became popularly known as Medha Jalota.
3Brother-in-law of Parikshat Sahni. Cousin Aruna's husband.
4Was suppose to launch Bobby Deol and Karisma Kapoor in a movie titled " Badal". He parted ways with Sunny Deol after shooting the movie for 20 days.
5Left the Bollywood movie Dushmani (1996) after shooting it 60%.
6Younger sister Sohaila Kapur is a actress, director, author.
7Directed Cate Blanchett in two Oscar nominated performances for the exact same role (Queen Elizabeth) but in different films: Elizabeth (1998) and Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007).
8Former Brother in law of Bollywood legend Late Navin Nischol. Sister Neelu Kapoor is the former partner of Nischol.
9Nephew of Late Dev Anand.
10Had a seven year long relationship with Shabana Azmi
11Qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales in the early 70's in London UK. Disillusioned and unmotivated my this conventional career, he abandoned his profession to pursue his artistic interests.
12Nephew of Late Vijay Anand.


Adi Shankar's Gods and Secrets2017post-production
Vishwaroopam 2filmingCol. Jaganaathan
Teraa Surroor2016Rajeev Kaul
Iftar2015ShortGhalib's Voice (voice)
Ishkq in Paris2013Ranveer
Vishwaroopam2013Col. Jaganaathan
Saatwan Aasman1992Dev (as Shekhar Kapoor)
Nazar1990Antique Dealer / Money Lender
Udaan1989TV SeriesDM Sitapur
Falak (The Sky)1988Inspector - Jimmy (as Shekhar Kapoor)
Mahanagar1988TV Series
Uppanyas1988TV Series
Khandaan1985TV Series 1985
Bindiya Chamkegi1984Raj A. Kumar
Agni Pareeksha1981
Pal Do Pal Ka Saath1981
Bhula Na Dena1981Actor (uncredited)
Jeena Yahan1979Shekhar
Toote Khilone1978
Jaan Hazir Hai1975
Ishq Ishq Ishq1974


Will2017TV Mini-Series 2 episodes filming
Berlin, I Love Youpre-production
Elizabeth: The Dark Agepre-production
Damien2016TV Series 1 episode
Venice 70: Future Reloaded2013Short co-director
New York, I Love You2008segment "Shekhar Kapur"
Elizabeth: The Golden Age2007
The Four Feathers2002
Bandit Queen1994
Mr. India1987


Will2017TV Mini-Series executive producer filming
Elizabeth: The Dark Ageexecutive producer pre-production
Damien2016TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Iftar2015Short executive producer
Venice 70: Future Reloaded2013Short producer - segment "Shekhar Kapur"
Bollywood: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told2011Documentary producer
The Guru2002executive producer
Dil Se..1998executive producer


Paani2020screenplay / story announced
Elizabeth: The Dark Agepre-production
Venice 70: Future Reloaded2013Short segment "Shekhar Kapur"


India in a Day2016Documentary Creative Consultant


Living Idle2017Short very special thanks post-production
Tere Bin Laden2010special thanks - as Shekhar Kapoor
Omnibus2002TV Series documentary thanks - 1 episode
Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love1996thanks
Dushmani: A Violent Love Story1995thanks
1942: A Love Story1994thanks - as Shekhar Kapoor


This Space Available2011DocumentaryHimself
Bollywood: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told2011DocumentaryHimself
India's Got Talent2009TV SeriesHimself - Judge
VTV Interviews2008TV SeriesHimself
Cartelera2007TV SeriesHimself
HARDtalk Extra2006TV SeriesHimself
There Is No Direction2005Documentary shortHimself
Bollywood Remixed - Das indische Kino erobert den Westen2004DocumentaryHimself
The 100 Greatest Movie Stars2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Omnibus2002TV Series documentaryHimself - Film Director
Bravo Profiles2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Rendevouz with Simi Garewal1999TV SeriesHimself
Kehta Hai Joker1999TV Series documentaryHimself

Won Awards

2012GQ AwardGQ Awards, IndiaInspiration of the Year
2000Special AwardAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyOutstanding Indian Achievement in World Cinema
1999Special AwardFilmfare Awards
1999Guild Film Award - SilverGuild of German Art House CinemasForeign Film (Ausländischer Film)Elizabeth (1998)
1998International AwardAtlantic Film FestivalBest International Feature Film or VideoElizabeth (1998)
1998NBR AwardNational Board of Review, USABest DirectorElizabeth (1998)
1997Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest DirectorBandit Queen (1994)
1995Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest Film - CriticsBandit Queen (1994)
1983Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest Film - CriticsMasoom (1983)

Nominated Awards

2008DavidDavid di Donatello AwardsBest European Film (Miglior Film dell'Unione Europea)Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
2008Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest European Director (Regista del Miglior Film Europeo)Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
2000BodilBodil AwardsBest Non-American Film (Bedste ikke amerikanske film)Elizabeth (1998)
1999Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Director - Motion PictureElizabeth (1998)
1999David Lean Award for DirectionBAFTA AwardsElizabeth (1998)
1999Best Foreign Film AwardAustralian Film InstituteElizabeth (1998)
1999OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest DirectorElizabeth (1998)
1999Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest DirectorElizabeth (1998)

Known for movies

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