Actor Shashi Kapoor No More

bollywood actor shashi kapoor no more

bollywood actor shashi kapoor no more

Famous actor Shashi Kapoor of Hindi cinema died on Monday 4th December 2017. He was 79 years old. He was being treated at the Kokila Ben Hospital in Mumbai.
Shashi worked in 160 films of Hindi cinema (148 Hindi and 12 English). He was born on 18 March 1938 in Kolkata. Shashi Kapoor was a retired Indian film actor and producer. He had appeared in a large number of Hindi films as well as in a few English-language films. He had also been a film director and assistant director in the Hindi film industry. Shashi Kapoor was a member of the Kapoor family, a film dynasty in India’s Bollywood cinema. Kapoor was born in Calcutta (now Kolkata) during the British Raj. He was the 3rd and the youngest son of Prithviraj Kapoor, the younger brother of Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor, the widower of Jennifer Kendal (sister of actress Felicity Kendal), and the father of Karan Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor, and Sanjana Kapoor. In 2011, he was honoured with the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India for his contributions to Art-Cinema.In 2015, he was awarded the 2014 Dadasaheb Phalke Award, making him the third member of his family to receive the highest award in Indian Cinema after Prithviraj Kapoor and Raj Kapoor. He passed away on 04th December 2017 after prolonged illness at Mumbai.

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