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Shekhar Kapur

Born: December 6, 1945

Shekhar Kapur is an Indian film director and producer. 


He is a critically acclaimed director, rose to popularity with the movie, Bandit Queen. 

His historical biopics of Queen Elizabeth I (Elizabeth and its sequel Elizabeth: The Golden Age) garnered several Academy Award nominations, including two Best Actress nods for Cate Blanchett. 

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Poster of New York, I Love You
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New York, I Love You (2008)

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| 103 Min

Ten vignettes in New York City: a pickpocket meets his match; a young Hasidic woman, on the eve of her marriage, reveals herself to an Indian businessman; a writer tries a pick-up line; an artist seeks a model; a composer needs to read; two women connect; a man takes a child to Central Park; lovers meet; a couple takes a walk on their anniversary; a kid goes to the prom with a girl in a wheelchair; a retired singer contemplates suicide. There are eight million stories in the naked city: these have been ten of them.

63 2008 103
Poster of Elizabeth: The Golden Age
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Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

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| 114 Min

When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd advisor must act to safeguard the lives of her people. But when a dashing seafarer, Walter Raleigh, captures her heart, she is forced to make her most tragic sacrifice for the good of her country. The Golden Age tells the thrilling tale of one woman's crusade to control her love, destroy her enemies and secure her position as a beloved icon of the western world.

69 2007 114
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The Four Feathers (2002)

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| 132 Min

The story, set in 1875, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancée send him four white feathers which symbolize cowardice. To redeem his honor he disguises himself as an Arab and secretly saves the lives of those who branded him a coward.

65 2002 132
Poster of The Guru
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The Guru (2002)

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| 91 Min

A young Indian dance teacher named Ramu Gupta (Jimi Mistry) sets off for New York Citywith high hopes, only to find himself working as waiter in an Indian restaurant. Through an encounter with Sharonna (Heather Graham), a beautiful adult-film star, the shy, inexperienced Ramu is mistaken for the Guru of Sex and is suddenly propelled to stardom. Fame comes at a price, however, and Ramu must choose between his newfound fame and his growing love for the beautiful Sharonna.

54 2002 91
Poster of Elizabeth
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Elizabeth (1998)

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| 124 Min

This film details the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, as played by Cate Blanchett. The main focus is the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.

75 1998 124



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