`Bandit Queen` director Shekhar Kapur to direct The Matterhorn: A play on conquering Alps!

By Ankita Mohanty

Jan 22, 2018  Updated On : Apr 10, 2018

Veteran moviemaker Shekhar Kapur at age 71, continues to conquer new peaks. Best known for movies like `Bandit Queen`, `Mr. India` and `Masoom`.

His first theatrical is about conquering the highest peak of the Alps in Switzerland. It is called "The Matterhorn" authored by Michael Kunze

Kapur`s biopic on Queen Elizabeth - "Elizabeth" and `Elizabeth: The Golden Age`, had bagged the BAFTA Award for Best Film and two Academy Awards.

 Shekhar says he was attracted to the very idea of stage plays. He always wanted to do theatrical on the bond between mother nature and the human race. Legendary musician Albert Hammond would be working on the music.  

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