Bollywood legend Shashi Kapoor dies at 79!
Posted December 4, 2017, 8:01 pm at 20:01
Legendary Hindi actor, Shashi Kapoor died at the age of 79 due to prolonged illness. He has primarily worked in Hindi cinema as an actor. He produced and directed few films. He is known as one of the most charming and enigmatic actor ever in the history of Hindi cinema. The legendary actor was born on March 18th, 1938, in Calcutta (now Kolkata), Bengal Presidency. Along with Hindi films, he has acted in many English films even towards the end of the 20th century.
He is survived by his three children Kunal Kapoor, Karan Kapoor and Sanjana Kapoor. He got married to Jennifer Kendal in 1958, who passed away in 1984. She is an English actress, who spent much of her youth in India.
Actor Randhir Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor’s nephew stated that ‘he was on dialysis for several years. He has been suffering from a kidney problem. He passed away today evening.’ The Kokilaben Hospital (in Mumbai) authorities have confirmed that Shashi Kapoor passed away at 5:20 pm today evening.
Shashi Kapoor made a rare appearance two years ago at an event. He was awarded the ‘Dadasaheb Phalke Award’.
He is well known Sharmilee, NamakHalaal and PyarKiyeJaa. PM Modi and other well-known individuals from Bollywood, Politics and society have expressed their deep condolences.
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