Shekhar Kapur Reveals He Is Dyslexic; Shares, ‘I Compensated My Dyslexia By Imagining Everything Visually’

Shekhar Kapur recently took to Twitter to reveal that he was diagnosed with dyslexia and was thankful he didn’t have to go to special schools that restricted his creativity

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Shekhar Kapur Reveals He Is Dyslexic; Shares, ‘I Compensated My Dyslexia By Imagining Everything Visually’
Over the course of his career, filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has entertained the audience with movies like Mr. India, Bandit Queen, The Four Feathers and many more. Having a huge following on his social media, Kapur often takes to his official handles to talk about the life lessons he has received. He recently took to social media and revealed how he is completely dyslexic. He went on to share that he has been searching for artists and musicians who are suffering from dyslexia as well.

On Monday afternoon he tweeted, “Lessons of Life : I’m completely dyslexic. And finding more and more artists poets musicians suffer from dyslexia too. Are you? With #AI I’ve developed a love for visual mathematics, but in school developed a hatred for Maths…ofcourse ! With #dyslexia numbers made little sense.” ALSO READ: While Shekhar Kapur Dedicates A Post To His Gorgeous Daughter Kaveri, Madhuri Dixit Is Overwhelmed As Son Leaves India For Further Studies

Soon after his tweet, Kapur’s old tweet from 2018 also went viral where he had revealed that apart from dyslexia, he also had intense attention deficit disorder, ADD. He had gone on to express how thankful he is that there weren’t any special schools during his time or they would have “beaten out all the rebellion in me.” In another tweet he shared how he compensated for his disability by imagining everything visually or as a rhythm or the tonality. He even remembers “telephone numbers as musical rhythms.” ALSO READ: Shabana Azmi And Shekhar Kapur Reunite After 38 Years; Start Filming For The Rom-Com ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It’ In London-EXCLUSIVE

On the work front, Shekhar’s last directorial venture was ‘What's Love Got to Do With It’. Starring Shabana Azmi, Emma Thompson, Lily James, Shazad Latif, Sajal Aly, Oliver Chris, Asim Chaudhry, Jeff Mirza, Alice Orr-Ewing, and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, the movie was released in 2022. He is currently working to make an Indian Harry Potter. It is being said that the project will be an equivalent to the original franchise.
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