Legendary Bollywood Actor Shashi Kapoor Passes Away At 79 After Prolonged Illness

Published on: 4/12/17 5:38 PM

RIP Legendary Bollywood Superstar Shashi Kapoor

After prolonged illness, famous legendary Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor took his last breath at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. He was 79 years old and was suffering from Kidney related problems for a quite long time. He was admitted to Mumbai based Kokilaben Hospital where he has undergone several dialysis rounds.

Shashi Kapoor was born as Balbirraj on March 18, 1938, at Calcutta. He was the son of Prithviraj Kapoor and Ramsarni Mehra Kapoor and was youngest among his brothers Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor. 

  1. 1 Innocent childhood


  2. 2 Began his career as a child artist in movies like Aag, Sangam and Awaara


  3. 3


  4. 4 The Fantastic Five


    Prithviraj Kapoor (middle) along with Randhir Kapoor sitting on his lap. Shammi Kapoor and Raj Kapoor standing at the back and Shashi Kapoor sitting near to Prithviraj Kapoor.

  5. 5 Got nickname "Taxi" from elder brother Raj Kapoor


  6. 6 Made his debut as a Lead role in the movie "Dharmputra" in year 1961

  7. 7 As a Kashmiri Boatman In Movie 'Jab Jab Phool Khile'

  8. 8 "Mere Paas Maa Hai"

  9. 9

  10. 10 In Lady Avatar

  11. 11 Shashi Kapoor with Wife Jennifer Kendal


  12. 12 Family Pic


    Shashi Kapoor with his wife Jennifer Kendal, two sons Karan and Kunal and daughter Sanjana Kapoor.

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  14. 14 Trimurti - Shashi Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor And Raj Kapoor


    Shashi Kapoor was youngest among his brothers Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor.

  15. 15 Awarded by Padma Bhushan And Dadasaheb Phalke Award

    For his contribution to Indian Art and cinema, he was awarded by Padma Bhushan in 2011 and Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2015.

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