Where does creative inspiration spring from? At TEDIndia, Hollywood/Bollywood director Shekhar Kapur (“Elizabeth,” “Mr. India”) pinpoints his source of creativity: sheer, utter panic. He shares a powerful way to unleash your inner storyteller.
Shekhar Kapur is a visionary filmmaker and storyteller who works at the intersection of art, myth and activism.
Why we should listen
Golden Globe-winning director Shekhar Kapur makes lush, international period films — such as Elizabeth and The Four Feathers — and Indian hits like Mr. India and Bandit Queen. Most recently, Kapur’s short film “Passages”” is part of the October 2009 film anthology New York, I Love You. Also this October, he sat on the judging panel for 1 Minute to Save the World, a competition for short films about climate change