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Shekhar Kapur said that he is “proud” to be appointed an honorary scholar at the MIT Media Lab. (IANS photo)

LOS ANGELES —Veteran filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has announced that he has been appointed scholar at the MIT Media Lab, an interdisciplinary research laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

“Proud to be appointed honorary Scholar at MIT. Start my semester soon. It’s going to be the most exciting next phase of my life,” Kapur tweeted Oct. 29.

The laboratory is devoted to projects at the convergence of technology, multimedia, sciences, art and design.

Kapur is best known for directing films like “Masoom,” “Mr. India,” “Bandit Queen,” “Elizabeth” and “Elizabeth: The Golden Age.”

He is currently busy working on “Paani.”

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