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'Paani' written 15 years ago: Shekhar Kapur

‘Paani’ written 15 years ago: Shekhar Kapur


Acclaimed director Shekhar Kapur, who has termed his new work “Paani” a mission, says he had written the film 15 years back. “When first wrote ‘Paani’? 15 years ago. But no one thought it would be such a big issue
'Life Of Pi' a must watch, says Karan Johar, Shekhar Kapur

‘Life Of Pi’ a must watch, says Karan Johar, Shekhar Kapur


Filmmakers Karan Johar and Shekhar Kapur can’t stop praising Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee’s “Life Of Pi”, based on Yann Martel’s Booker Prize winning novel of the same name. The movie opened here Friday in four languages – English, Hindi, Tamil
Film actors were the first Indian icons: Shekhar Kapur

Film actors were the first Indian icons: Shekhar Kapur


Noted filmmaker Shekhar Kapur feels that Indian film stars were the first, truly Indian icons in the decades after independence. “In its first 50 years, Indian cinema held the country together. The commonality among most Indians was cinema. Cricket, television
Filmmaking losing its iconic identity: Shekhar Kapur

Filmmaking losing its iconic identity: Shekhar Kapur


New Delhi, Can you shoot a video on your phone? If yes, you’re a filmmaker, says Shekhar Kapur, who feels technology has made filmmaking an easier form of art. “Filmmaking is a different ballgame now altogether. You can upload your
Shekhar Kapur not replacing Hrithik with Ranbir Kapoor

Shekhar Kapur not replacing Hrithik with Ranbir Kapoor


Shekhar Kapur is surprised that his casual meeting with Ranbir Kapoor has sparked speculation that the actor will replace Hrithik Roshan in the filmmaker’s ambitious “Paani” project. “Oops! Can’t I meet an actor I like without setting of rounds of
Hazare's is the most secular movement - Shekhar Kapur

Hazare’s is the most secular movement – Shekhar Kapur


Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur feels that ‘Anna Movement’ is the most secular movement in the history of independent India. “Anna Hazare is the most secular movement in the history of independent India. Attempts 2 brand it otherwise r provoked
Shekhar Kapur on Cannes feature film jury

Shekhar Kapur on Cannes feature film jury


New Delhi, Internationally acclaimed Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur will be on the jury panel at the prestigious 63rd Cannes Film Festival, being held May 12-23. Kapur, known for his movies “Masoom”, “Mr.India” “Bandit Queen” and international projects “Elizabeth” and “Elizabeth
Nothing impossible for uncle Dev Anand and me - Shekhar Kapur

Nothing impossible for uncle Dev Anand and me – Shekhar Kapur


Mumbai, Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, who has made up with his uncle Dev Anand after eight years, describes the legendary actor as a “karmyogi, completely fearless” and says he is in many ways like the evergreen star. “It was
Shekhar Kapur remembers 1984 sikh massacre

Shekhar Kapur remembers 1984 sikh massacre


New Delhi, (BollywoodNewsWorld.com) Moved by renowned journalist Rahul Bedi’s recent recollection of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, internationally acclaimed Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has come out with his own memories of the “savagery”. “How does a city descend into savagery? A
'Kaminey' takes Indian cinema beyond Tarantino, says Shekhar Kapur

‘Kaminey’ takes Indian cinema beyond Tarantino, says Shekhar Kapur


New Delhi, Internationally acclaimed Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur is quite impressed with Vishal Bharadwaj’s “Kaminey” and says the film “catapults Indian cinema in modernity beyond (Quentin) Tarantino”. “The greatest thing about Vishal Bharadwaj’s ‘Kaminey’ is that you cannot work out