Breaking News of the moment comes from Mumbai, where Legendary Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor died at an age of 79.
Romantic screen icon of ‘70s and ‘80s, Shashi Kapoor died at 5:20 pm in Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. He had been admitted to the hospital on Sunday night.
Actor Randhir Kapoor, son of veteran actor Raj Kapoor, confirmed the news.
“Yes he has passed away. He had kidney problem since several years. He was on dialysis for several years,” Randhir Kapoor told PTI.
According to media reports, Funeral of Shashi Kapoor will be held tomorrow morning.
Born on March 18, 1938, to the illustrious and formidable theatre and film actor Prithviraj Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor hit the spotlight at the age of four, acting in plays directed and produced by his father. He started acting in films as a child artiste in the late ‘40s.
His best known performances as a child actor were in Aag (1948) and Awaara (1951), where he played the younger version of the character played by Raj Kapoor. Shashi Kapoor also worked as assistant director in the ‘50s.
He made his debut as a leading man in the 1961 film Dharmputra and went on to appear in more than 116 films during ‘70s and until the mid ‘80s.
Some of his memorable films include Deewar, Kabhie Kabhie, Namak Halal, Kaala Pathar and others.
He was honoured with Padma Bhushan in 2011 and received the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award in 2015.
Shashi Kapoor was married to actress Jennifer Kendal and is survived by his sons Karan and Kunal and daughter Sanjana Kapoor.
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