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Monday, December 4, 2017

Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor passes away at 79

Veteran Hindi film actor Shashi Kapoor passed away on 04 December 2017, Monday after prolonged illness. Shashi Ji was 79.

Shashi Kapoor was younger brother Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor and younger son of Prithviraj Kapoor. Birth name of the legendary actor was Balbir Raj Kapoor and he was born in Kolkata on 18 March 1938.
Shashi Kapoor

Shashi Kapoor was well-known for his roles in films like 'Deewaar' (1975), 'Satyam Shivam Sundaram' (1978), 'Junoon' (1978), 'Shaan' (1980), and 'Namak Halaal' (1982).

Shashi Kapoor married English actress Jennifer Kendal on 1958 and they were happy couple till the death of Jennifer on 1984. Shashi is survived by his daughter Sanjana, and sons Kunal and Karan.

In 2011, Shashi Kapoor was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Indian government. In 2015, he became the third in famous Kapoor family to be honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

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