Sagittarius Dec 06, 1945 Lahore Director and Producer
Shekhar Kapur is an Indian film director, actor and producer.
Kapur was born in Lahore, Punjab to Sheela Kanta, the sister of the famous Indian actor Dev Anand. 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. He 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 and The Golden Age won two Academy Award nominations.