Veteran bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor dies at 79

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December 4, 2017

December 4, 2017

Actor Shashi Kapoor has died at the age of 79 in Mumbai. He had been admitted to Kokilaben Hospital. Actor Mohit Marwah took to Twitter to share the news.

    My favourite shashi kapoor rests in peace today will be remembered always pic.twitter.com/hv2KQOgOyf

    — Mohit Marwah (@mohitsmarwah) December 4, 2017

Shashi Kapoor was a member of the Kapoor family, a film dynasty in India’s Bollywood cinema. Kapoor was born in Kolkata during the British Raj. He is 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.

 


Courtesy/Source: HT

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