Shekhar Kapur

1945 - Today

Shekhar Kapur

Shekhar Kapur (born 6 December 1945) is an Indian film director, actor, and producer, known for his works in Hindi cinema and international cinema. Part of the Anand family, 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 for that year, before gaining widespread success with the science fiction film Mr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shekhar Kapur has received more than 1,674,361 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 985th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Shekhar Kapur ranks 985 out of 1,305Before him are Tarsem Singh, Abderrahmane Sissako, Jaume Balagueró, Idrissa Ouédraogo, Trey Parker, and William Desmond Taylor. After him are Matteo Garrone, Michael Chapman, Naomi Kawase, Stefan Ruzowitzky, Jaume Collet-Serra, and Bimal Roy.

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Among people born in 1945, Shekhar Kapur ranks 363Before him are Martin Shaw, Micky Dolenz, Filoimea Telito, Virginia Wade, Rainer Brüderle, and Sam Webb. After him are Robin Trower, Vincent Nichols, Bill Weld, Brian Doyle-Murray, Roberta Bondar, and George Pataki.

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Among people born in Pakistan, Shekhar Kapur ranks 75 out of 125Before him are Duleep Singh (1838), Yousaf Raza Gillani (1952), Reginald Dyer (1864), Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi (1941), Manoj Kumar (1937), and Muhammad Mian Soomro (1950). After him are Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry (1904), Bahlul Lodi (1406), Khushwant Singh (1915), Muhammad Zafarullah Khan (1893), Shaukat Aziz (1949), and Balraj Sahni (1913).