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Everyone was shocked when director Shekhar Kapur reached the stage handcuffed to receive the award.



Features oi-Filmibeat Desk | Published: Thursday, July 6, 2023, 17:32 [IST]

Shekhar Kapur, who is called a famous director, has always been telling the vision of seeing the world through his films. But the film ‘Bandit Queen’, directed by him, also reflects his point of view and is a wonderful film. However, let us tell you that making such a film is very difficult. This film was released in 1994 and created a stir everywhere in this film. Actually this film was made based on the life of Phoolan Devi. The film was even given the Filmfare Award for Best Feature Film. But people were surprised when the film’s director Shekhar Kapur reached the stage wearing handcuffs to receive the award. Actually, let us tell you that when this film ‘Bandit Queen’, based on the life of Phoolan Devi, came to the theatres, it was banned in many places. Some such scenes and things were shown in the film which should not be shown in theatres. Because of which this film was banned in many places and the ban did not show much effect on the film. But when this film came on the TV screen, everyone got goosebumps. Shekhar Kapur has recently shared an anecdote related to this film through social media. Was asked by FilmFare not to make any political or controversial statements for my award for Bandit Queen. The ceremony was being televised on National TV. And the film was banned anyway.. I kept my promise. Didn’t say a word .. but .. that’s how I went on stage .. handcuffed pic.twitter.com/8VBy4n23fv — Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) June 28, 2023 While doing this a picture was shared through social media. It was seen in this picture that he is being awarded for his tremendous work in Bandit Queen. But in the throwback picture it was seen with handcuffs on Shekhar Kapur’s wrist. He told the truth behind which and said why did he go on stage wearing handcuffs? On this, Shekhar Kapur said that “I was invited to give the award for the film. But the award function people refused to say anything on the stage. They told me that you are involved in the award show. So will happen and will take the award too but will not say anything. That’s why I tied handcuffs in my hands and went on stage wearing handcuffs and took the award. But let us tell you that during this, instead of thinking speech, he showed the handcuffs in his hand. Due to which he gave the message that “I want to speak a lot but cannot speak anything because I am tied up.” Stay updated with every news of the film industry and get movie reviews Allow Notifications You have already subscribed Shocked when director Shekhar Kapur reached the stage handcuffed to receive the award. Story first published: Thursday, July 6, 2023, 17:32 [IST]

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