Shekhar Kapur Net Worth

Shekhar Kapur Net Worth is
$25 Million

Shekhar Kapur Biography

He proved helpful at an oil firm and as an accountant and administration consultant. Shekhar Kapur was created in Lahore, Punjab, British India in December 1945.Shekhar Kapur Net Value: Shekhar Kapur can be an Indian actor, director, and producer who includes a net worthy of of $25 million. As an actor Kapur first made an appearance in the film Ishq Ishq Ishq in 1974., The Guru, Bollywood: THE BEST Love Tale Ever Told, and Venice 70: Potential Reloaded. Shekhar provides directed the movies Masoom, Mr. He was nominated for a Golden World Award for Greatest Director – FILM for Elizabeth in 1999. He has created the movies Dil Se.. He in addition has starred in the movies Jaan Hazir Hai, Toote Khilone, Jeena Yahan, Khanjar, Bindiya Chamkegi, Falak, Gawaahi, Drishti, Nazar, Saatwan Aasman, Vishwaroopam, Vishwaroop, Vishwaroopam 2, and Vishwaroop 2. Kapur has gained awards at the Atlantic Film Event, Filmfare Awards, and GQ Awards. India, Bandit Queen, Elizabeth, The Four Feathers, Elizabeth: The Golden Age group, New York, I REALLY LIKE You, Passage, and Venice 70: Future Reloaded.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameShekhar Kapur
Net Worth$25 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 6, 1945
ProfessionFilm producer, Film director, Consultant, Actor, Accountant
EducationUniversity of Delhi, St. Stephen's College, Delhi
SpouseSuchitra Krishnamoorthi, Medha Jalota
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 Yahan, Ishkq in Paris, Bindiya Chamkegi, Falak, Khanjar, Passage, Nazar, Time Machine, Agni Pareeksha, Yuva, Mallory

Interesting Facts

1 His film Time Machine (1991) starring Naseeruddin Shah, Rekha, Aamir Khan, Raveena Tandon was shelved after shooting about 80%.
2 First wife name was Medha. She remarried singer Anup Jalota and became popularly known as Medha Jalota.
3 Brother-in-law of Parikshat Sahni. Cousin Aruna's husband.
4 Was 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.
5 Left the Bollywood movie Dushmani (1996) after shooting it 60%.
6 Younger sister Sohaila Kapur is a actress, director, author.
7 Directed 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).
8 Former Brother in law of Bollywood legend Late Navin Nischol. Sister Neelu Kapoor is the former partner of Nischol.
9 Nephew of Late Dev Anand.
10 Had a seven year long relationship with Shabana Azmi
11 Qualified 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.
12 Nephew of Late Vijay Anand.


1 I am far more comfortable with failure than I ever will be with success.
2 There'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.
3 I'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.


All Shekhar Kapur pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 GQ Award GQ Awards, India Inspiration of the Year
2000 Special Award Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Outstanding Indian Achievement in World Cinema
1999 Special Award Filmfare Awards
1999 Guild Film Award - Silver Guild of German Art House Cinemas Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film) Elizabeth (1998)
1998 International Award Atlantic Film Festival Best International Feature Film or Video Elizabeth (1998)
1998 NBR Award National Board of Review, USA Best Director Elizabeth (1998)
1997 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Director Bandit Queen (1994)
1995 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Film - Critics Bandit Queen (1994)
1983 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Film - Critics Masoom (1983)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008 David David di Donatello Awards Best European Film (Miglior Film dell'Unione Europea) Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
2008 Silver Ribbon Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Best European Director (Regista del Miglior Film Europeo) Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
2000 Bodil Bodil Awards Best Non-American Film (Bedste ikke amerikanske film) Elizabeth (1998)
1999 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Director - Motion Picture Elizabeth (1998)
1999 David Lean Award for Direction BAFTA Awards Elizabeth (1998)
1999 Best Foreign Film Award Australian Film Institute Elizabeth (1998) Alison Owen (producer)

Tim Bevan (producer)

Eric Fellner (producer)
1999 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Director Elizabeth (1998)
1999 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Director Elizabeth (1998)



Adi Shankar's Gods and Secrets 2017 post-production
Vishwaroopam 2 filming Col. Jaganaathan
Teraa Surroor 2016 Rajeev Kaul
Iftar 2015 Short Ghalib's Voice (voice)
Ishkq in Paris 2013 Ranveer
Vishwaroopam 2013 Col. Jaganaathan
Saatwan Aasman 1992 Dev (as Shekhar Kapoor)
Drishti 1990 Nikhil
Nazar 1990 Antique Dealer / Money Lender
Gawaahi 1989
Udaan 1989 TV Series DM Sitapur
Falak (The Sky) 1988 Inspector - Jimmy (as Shekhar Kapoor)
Mahanagar 1988 TV Series
Uppanyas 1988 TV Series
Khandaan 1985 TV Series 1985
Bindiya Chamkegi 1984 Raj A. Kumar
Agni Pareeksha 1981
Pal Do Pal Ka Saath 1981
Bhula Na Dena 1981 Actor (uncredited)
Khanjar 1980
Jeena Yahan 1979 Shekhar
Toote Khilone 1978
Jaan Hazir Hai 1975
Ishq Ishq Ishq 1974


Paani 2020 announced
Will 2017 TV Mini-Series 2 episodes filming
Berlin, I Love You pre-production
Elizabeth: The Dark Age pre-production
Damien 2016 TV Series 1 episode
Venice 70: Future Reloaded 2013 Short co-director
Passage 2009/I Short
New York, I Love You 2008 segment "Shekhar Kapur"
Elizabeth: The Golden Age 2007
The Four Feathers 2002
Elizabeth 1998
Bandit Queen 1994
Mr. India 1987
Masoom 1983


Will 2017 TV Mini-Series executive producer filming
Elizabeth: The Dark Age executive producer pre-production
Damien 2016 TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Iftar 2015 Short executive producer
Venice 70: Future Reloaded 2013 Short producer - segment "Shekhar Kapur"
Bollywood: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told 2011 Documentary producer
The Guru 2002 executive producer
Dil Se.. 1998 executive producer


Paani 2020 screenplay / story announced
Elizabeth: The Dark Age pre-production
Venice 70: Future Reloaded 2013 Short segment "Shekhar Kapur"


India in a Day 2016 Documentary Creative Consultant


Living Idle 2017 Short very special thanks post-production
Tere Bin Laden 2010 special thanks - as Shekhar Kapoor
Omnibus 2002 TV Series documentary thanks - 1 episode
Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love 1996 thanks
Dushmani: A Violent Love Story 1995 thanks
1942: A Love Story 1994 thanks - as Shekhar Kapoor


This Space Available 2011 Documentary Himself
Bollywood: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told 2011 Documentary Himself
India's Got Talent 2009 TV Series Himself - Judge
VTV Interviews 2008 TV Series Himself
Cartelera 2007 TV Series Himself
HARDtalk Extra 2006 TV Series Himself
There Is No Direction 2005 Documentary short Himself
Bollywood Remixed - Das indische Kino erobert den Westen 2004 Documentary Himself
The 100 Greatest Movie Stars 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
Omnibus 2002 TV Series documentary Himself - Film Director
Bravo Profiles 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Rendevouz with Simi Garewal 1999 TV Series Himself
Kehta Hai Joker 1999 TV Series documentary Himself

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