Shekhar Kapur’s Epic Response On Not Owning A Car 

Name comes with fame and celebs of Bollywood have to maintain this. Once money comes, it increases the wishes to live luxurious life which include bigger house, cars etc. But, Bollywood has a gem named filmmaker Shekhar Kapur. He is different from others. As when a Twitterati comes to know that Shekhar Kapur uses autorickshaws on a regular basis instead of his personal vehicle, he amazes completely. The user wrote to him on social media, "I derive a strange comfort to know that celebs like you still use a rickshaw."

His response is worth to read which reflects his outlook towards his life in Mumbai as he said he finds no use of car in Mumbai to prove his self-esteem. He responded back to the user saying, "I don't own a car. It's silly to own a car in Mumbai. It takes 600,000 liters to make an average size car. Shouldn't we use that water to grow food instead?"

Earlier, he gave a statement that Bollywood celebrities owned more than twenty imported cars and invited tr** against him. He corrected the man trolling him by giving the statement that he did not need twenty cars to prove his self-esteem. For using auto rickshaw, he said that he did not own a car. 

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur is known for his films like Bandit Queen, Masoom and Mr. India. His film Bandit Queen which was based on the Indian bandit and politician Phoolan Devi earned him International recognition and he won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi. The film was also premiered in the Directors Fortnight section of the 1994 Cannes Film Festival and was also screened at the Edinburgh Film FestivalIn international cinema. He made biopics on Queen Elizabeth, Elizabeth and Elizabeth: The Golden Age was also won the BAFTA Award for Best Film and two Academy Awards. Shekhar Kapur is considered India’s one of the best filmmakers ever. His films gained so much appreciation from critics and audiences as well.

by Neetu Panwar | Wed, Jun 05 - 05:30 PM

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