Shekhar Kapur is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer Indian born on 6 december 1945 at Lahore (Pakistan)
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Nationality IndeBirth 6 december 1945
(73 years) at Lahore (Pakistan
Padma Shri, Filmfare Awards
Shekhar Kapur (born 6 December 1945) is a Indian film director, producer and actor.
Kapur was born in Lahore, Punjab to Sheela Kanta, the sister of the famous Indian actor Dev Anand. Kapur rose to popularity with the 1994 Bollywood film Bandit Queen based on the life of infamous Indian bandit and politician Phoolan Devi. His historical biopics on Queen Elizabeth (Elizabeth (1998) and The Golden Age (2007)) won seven Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actress for Cate Blanchett.